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Old 10-22-2013, 08:46 PM
B16bri B16bri is offline
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bagging clippings

Hey guys how many of you guys bags your clippings is it a common practice or do you try and cut the grass often enough that the clippings are short and can be left on the lawn
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:51 PM
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Some of my really high end small lawns I will bag. It's easier to bag and get a half a bag full for the entire lawn than spend the extra couple minutes blowing clippings off of the sidewalks and it potentially looking a little worse. If it's a bi-weekly cut I will bag. Between these two circumstances I only bag about 15% of my clients.
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:02 AM
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I bag probably 30-40% of my customers. Almost all the accounts that I use the Honda or exmark 26" on I bag.
Most are bi-weekly, so leaving the clippings would not look as good.
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Old 10-23-2013, 11:38 PM
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Yes, I do.
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Old 10-23-2013, 11:56 PM
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I bag often, however I live in the Northeast where it is more common. Is it possible to have lawns look good with side discharging or mulching? Absolutely. Frequency of the mowing, blades, decks, grass type, machines..... This all comes into play and it seems that a lot of guys are constantly trying to find the ultimate way to not have to bag their clippings. And FYI grass clippings returned to the turf is good for a healthy lawn. But it has to be the right amount..... And it has to be ONLY grass, not pine needles or other foreign material.....
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Old 10-24-2013, 01:28 PM
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haven't bagged clippings since I ran a 21" snapper in 1984.
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Old 10-24-2013, 04:31 PM
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I bag about 1/3rd of my lawns. Mostly the very small where it is difficult to discharge the grass. I even have lawns that are bagged around the house and the outer parts of the lawn are discharged. If the grass is a bit heavy a quick sweep with the blower and the clipping disperse into the turf.
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Old 10-24-2013, 07:03 PM
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Old 10-24-2013, 07:20 PM
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I bag 25% of my lawns. Clipping collection incurs extra charge.
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Old 10-24-2013, 11:59 PM
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