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View Poll Results: What do you do with your clippings?
Bag, dump on site 17 9.14%
Bag, Haul away 69 37.10%
Mulch 58 31.18%
Discharge 79 42.47%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 186. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-07-2013, 06:30 PM
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Only a few jobs around here get bagged and they are very high end locations like opryland.
To answer your question they get dumped on burn pile it burns 365 days a year never goes out.
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Old 12-07-2013, 10:19 PM
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I have mulcher and bagger Walkers. Sometimes with a little grass in the box and a mulcher deck on the customers think i`m bagging when I am in fact mulching! But I do some bagging and it does look great but can`t be done wet due to plugging the unit up.... We back up the Walker thru the trailer and ramp system into a 12` dump bed. Got to get rid of it and push a button. Sometimes compost at my property, sometimes it goes to the dump. It does get heavy!!!!
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Old 12-08-2013, 04:28 PM
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This thread basically duplicates the other discussion thread, titled "Leaves, leaves and more leaves!" But the subject matter and recommendations are essentially the same.

1) Just mulch if at all possible. Granted, it doesn't make the lawn look as "clean" as bagging, but its easier and beneficial for he lawn.
2) If, and only if, bagging is essential. Then re-purpose the clippings as compost.
3) Find a local nursery, tree farm, or any crop farm that would gladly take clipping off your hands.
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Old 12-08-2013, 06:01 PM
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I feed my clippings to my wife's horses and goats. They love the stuff. Need to keep tabs on herbicide & pesticide applications though.
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Old 12-17-2013, 10:43 AM
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A Little of All 3

We do a little of both. We try to keep bagging to a minimum and prefer to mulch. But we will haul it away in bags or the truck if we need to. My parents 5 acres provide a decent place to unload when I can't put it out front of my house!
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