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Old 08-27-2004, 02:11 PM
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Your Touch to the Perfect Lawn....

What is it that you do to make each lawn "perfect"? Something that you feel is a trademark for your work? That finishing touch. Just curious to see what each of us takes pride in....
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Old 08-27-2004, 02:19 PM
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well obviously striping....making sure that the edge where the sidewalk meets the grass gets beveled with the string trimmer....

flowers and lots of them...red white and blue
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Old 08-27-2004, 05:01 PM
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It is all in the trim work!

I have seen too many LCOs in such a hurry with the trimmer that it looks like a so so job. I take longer per lawn and trim it right.

In fact, I have had people call me on my day off to ask how I did the trim work. Of course I said it was an old family secret. Then I would see them peeping out the windows the next time I cut their lawn. :-)
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Old 08-27-2004, 07:52 PM
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i don't leave untill i'm satisfied. i've held myself to a higher standard for so long that it just comes as second nature now.
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Old 08-27-2004, 07:55 PM
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it's all in the trimming and straight lines...i double trim and it ALWAYS looks great. trim vertical then come back and make sure it is level with rest of the grass.
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Old 08-27-2004, 08:03 PM
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I pay particularly close attention to the areas where grass meets pavement ( street, walks, driveway) and make sure those areas are detailed. Landscape beds edged and paved surfaces blown completely clean of all clippings and dirt.
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Old 08-27-2004, 08:05 PM
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I used to try to be perfect... no longer. Over-all general appearance should be better than most of the competition.. but not perfect.
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Old 08-27-2004, 08:21 PM
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no clumps in grass. I see alot of companies in my area(not just scrubs) leave clumps all over the lawn. it makes you wander how they keep clients
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Old 08-27-2004, 08:32 PM
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Old 08-27-2004, 10:03 PM
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Good replies.

I agree on edging and grass clumps. I see a lot of LCO's leaving clumps too, and just don't get it.
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