Do you trim around everything?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ALarsh, May 11, 2008.

  1. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 2,412

    Do you trim around all obstacles, every tree and every landscape bed every week on every property?
  2. billslawn89

    billslawn89 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,364

    yep! make it look professional. thats why we do what we do....well i guess most of us do, the mow, blow and go guys don't..but me, yeppers, in this to be professional looking, not another grass cutter,
  3. Indy Kyle

    Indy Kyle LawnSite Member
    Posts: 157

    Why wouldn't you?
  4. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 616

    Everything except exotic cars and dog crap.
  5. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,335

    I trim as needed. Not going to waste time and money trimming around something that could go another week just to say that I did.

    Same thing with edging, about half my lawns DO need edged every week, but the rest get done every other week.
  6. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,220

    I take it that you have never had those 6 7 and 8:00 phone calls
  7. tras

    tras LawnSite Member
    Posts: 170

    For the most part i trim every time but depending on the week(rain, temp. ect.) it may not need it too bad so i will occasionally not.
  8. gravedigger5

    gravedigger5 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 505

    I trim everything and if it gets trimmed it gets blown also
  9. bigclawn

    bigclawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 413

    The customer will ALWAYS notice what you do not do. No point in giving them a reason to look at other crews work or talk with their neighbors. Do good quality each and every time on every property--make no excuses.
  10. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Posts: 3,599

    if it needs it

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