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Old 04-24-2014, 11:57 PM
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Mulch Photos

This was the first time I mulch this site

I had to remove the old mulch since it was to deep and to high on the trees.


There wasn't no tree rings So I made new rings this help on the trimming

My Turf Teq made some nice rings only took maybe a min to dig each ring

Here is a few pics
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Old 04-25-2014, 12:13 AM
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Here is a few more

The last guy that mulch the pine trees they buried the bottom limbs So that tells you mulch was to deep

Deep mulch on trees isn't healthy for the trees

It was mazing how much I removed VS The amount I put back at 2''-3'' depth

There was many trees was foot deep. People keeps adding and adding

The guy that did it 2 years ago Charge by the yard more yards he puts down more money he make and That came from his mouth
So if job calls for 10 yards he'll put down 20 yards.
This is way everybody does it around here and they don't even dig tree rings just lay on top of the ground.
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Old 04-25-2014, 10:23 AM
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Great Job!

That's really cool that you have the Turf Teq.... I have been looking at them...

Walker actually makes a bed edger attachment but the Turf Teq does other things as well... Do you love it?

I like the look of raised mulch beds but it needs to be done correctly, as you say, without the mulch suffocating the trees, bushes, etc.

I have been mulching properties for quite some time so I can easily eyeball how many yards I will need.

However,

Once the mulch calculators came out on the internet it was like the clouds parted...

Last year and this year I will print them out and give them to the customer.... Keeps everything honest and they know that I am not ripping them off.

It has also got me more jobs because of the ones that show how many bags of mulch would be needed too....

Homeowner always want to buy bags and have me spread it.... NO more!
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Old 04-25-2014, 10:32 AM
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Nice job! keep up the good work
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Old 04-25-2014, 10:51 AM
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What do you mean they dont cut tree rings? They just lay the mulch on the grass and pile it up instead of cutting out grass and dirt prior to putting the mulch down?
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Really shouldn't dome up mulch around tree trunk.
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Old 04-25-2014, 09:20 PM
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Great Job!

That's really cool that you have the Turf Teq.... I have been looking at them...

Walker actually makes a bed edger attachment but the Turf Teq does other things as well... Do you love it?

I like the look of raised mulch beds but it needs to be done correctly, as you say, without the mulch suffocating the trees, bushes, etc.

I have been mulching properties for quite some time so I can easily eyeball how many yards I will need.

However,

Once the mulch calculators came out on the internet it was like the clouds parted...

Last year and this year I will print them out and give them to the customer.... Keeps everything honest and they know that I am not ripping them off.

It has also got me more jobs because of the ones that show how many bags of mulch would be needed too....

Homeowner always want to buy bags and have me spread it.... NO more!
Turf Teq is dream that came true I had a Brown I hated that brown
Turf Teq any body run it as long you can fallow the line I let my Grandma run it she is 91
I bought mine in 08 thinking it was
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Old 04-25-2014, 09:27 PM
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What do you mean they dont cut tree rings? They just lay the mulch on the grass and pile it up instead of cutting out grass and dirt prior to putting the mulch down?
Yep there was no tree ring ever dug most people plant a trees never digs one

On top things the tress was never planted right They planted really high the wire basket was sticking out when I removed the old mulch They was planted 6-8 inches to high
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Old 04-26-2014, 11:08 PM
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Very nice improvement.
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Great Job!

That's really cool that you have the Turf Teq.... I have been looking at them...

Walker actually makes a bed edger attachment but the Turf Teq does other things as well... Do you love it?

I like the look of raised mulch beds but it needs to be done correctly, as you say, without the mulch suffocating the trees, bushes, etc.

I have been mulching properties for quite some time so I can easily eyeball how many yards I will need.

However,

Once the mulch calculators came out on the internet it was like the clouds parted...

Last year and this year I will print them out and give them to the customer.... Keeps everything honest and they know that I am not ripping them off.

It has also got me more jobs because of the ones that show how many bags of mulch would be needed too....

Homeowner always want to buy bags and have me spread it.... NO more!
That's a great idea! We've all had the jobs where we've bought less than we bid for but showing them how many bags it'd be (if they're that type of client that would want to attempt the work themselves), would be a good way to help push the sale.
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