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Old 09-01-2013, 08:34 AM
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Id get a decitaced mulch plate, then do as you said mulch them up and them bag them. I don't think your wagon will handle the hauling, but if you run over the leaves a few times they may make good mulch and you might be able to dump them on the nature trails???

Congrats on your success you fellers are AWESOME!
As stated above...mulch as many as you can...then bag or convince customers to get hard sided containers...

My brother and I had somewhat the same setup when your age, except 21inch push lawnboys ...learned how to work...save some time for being with friends and socializing also important
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Old 09-01-2013, 03:17 PM
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What do you guys think of the pricing?
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Old 09-02-2013, 12:03 AM
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You guys are doing really good for yourself. Keep up the good work. Are you trying to put some to the side for your first pickup?
For leaves I always mulch. It's beneficial to the yard and I don't have to haul away or move the leaves. Your pricing sounds about right most my small yards are $30 or $35 a cut.
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Old 09-02-2013, 06:52 PM
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You guys are doing really good for yourself. Keep up the good work. Are you trying to put some to the side for your first pickup?
For leaves I always mulch. It's beneficial to the yard and I don't have to haul away or move the leaves. Your pricing sounds about right most my small yards are $30 or $35 a cut.
Here in va there are a lot of leaves mulching dosent leave a clean appearance. Having to take a mulching kit off then to put a bagger on would be a pain. We have done like the op posted use the full bagger to mulch leaves.
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Old 11-03-2013, 08:09 AM
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First Fall cleanup yesterday. pictures coming later today
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Old 11-03-2013, 08:59 AM
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Is that a 34 or is it bigger? Still petty much how I started out... Doing lawns in my own neighborhood.
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Old 11-03-2013, 11:23 AM
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First Fall Clean Up

First Fall clean up ever. It's just me doing things now as my brother decided this kind of work isn't for him. It took me 2 hours from start to finish. I charged $75 (I know you probably can't believe this but I had originally quoted $60 before thinking it would take an hour.) Took me a while to get a system down but all is good now and I've already scheduled another clean up with a different customer. Let me know what you think!
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Old 11-29-2013, 09:07 PM
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Finished a leaf clean up today. There were too many leaves to mulch in the clients fenced in back yard so I tarped them and finished up with my Gravely.
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Finished a leaf clean up today. There were too many leaves to mulch in the clients fenced in back yard so I tarped them and finished up with my Gravely.
That looks really awesome man. The Gravely leaves a nice finished look.
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