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Old 03-27-2005, 01:25 PM
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Bed edging waste- how do you dispose?

Wondering what you guys do with your edging waste when you're edging beds. I usually haul it and dump it in the woods, but it's too much labor. I was thinking of just burrying the waste under the new mulch. My fear is that the roots from the sod will grow through the mulch later on. How do you guys get rid of it?
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Old 03-27-2005, 02:23 PM
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Getting rid of edging sucks but I dont know another way to do it than you described. If you flip it green side down and smash it into the ground it wont grow through the mulch but it isnt really good for the plants to continually do this. We do it sometimes to save a little dump time and labor.
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Old 03-27-2005, 02:56 PM
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Use a power bed edger and it will just be pulverized soil.....smooth it out in the bed with a garden rake and mulch away......no extra labor

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Old 03-27-2005, 04:55 PM
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What kind of power bed edger are you using
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Old 03-27-2005, 05:13 PM
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I tell the client that the edging is to be distributed within the property.

If I have to haul it I will charge 65.00 per load wether it be a shovel full or a
pick-up load.

99.00 % of the time they find a place on the property to dispose of it.
The other 1.00 % I get paid.

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Old 03-27-2005, 05:18 PM
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I tell the client that the edging is to be distributed within the property.

If I have to haul it I will charge 65.00 per load wether it be a shovel full or a
pick-up load.

99.00 % of the time they find a place on the property to dispose of it.
The other 1.00 % I get paid.


I like it CoffeeCraver!!

Same way I do it. Funny enough thoug, often times people here actually pay me to haul it off. Good clean fill...Lots of nitrogen...Some people just really have no idea what their yard will benefit from!
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Old 03-27-2005, 07:39 PM
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Use a power bed edger and it will just be pulverized soil.....smooth it out in the bed with a garden rake and mulch away......no extra labor

Derek
These things are a couple of G's aren't they? Maybe I 'll rent one. I'm tired of all the extra work. I've got too much now.

Thanks.
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Old 03-27-2005, 08:15 PM
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it depends on the grass type.

with grasses like berbuda that have really aggressive rhizomes, we wheel barrow it up and dispose of it.

with st augistine, centipede, zoysia, and all the rye's, we just rake it up into the bed. It never regrow's.
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Old 03-27-2005, 08:58 PM
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I also rake it in to the bed with a bed edger most times but we must realize this is not good for the plants in the long run.
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Old 03-27-2005, 09:01 PM
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I also rake it in to the bed with a bed edger most times but we must realize this is not good for the plants in the long run.

Why do you think it's not good for the plants?

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