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How do you attack a yard?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by shiznitttt, Jul 16, 2004.

  1. shiznitttt

    shiznitttt LawnSite Member
    Posts: 34

    Just starting out, and was wondering if you guys edged, weedeat, and then mow? Maybe this is a stupid question, but my curious mind was wondering how the "big" mow a yard. thanks.
  2. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,140

    Jump out and mow it, trim everything including edging along the walks, then blow off and leave.
  3. shiznitttt

    shiznitttt LawnSite Member
    Posts: 34

    I have noticed when I mow first, I need to go back over the yard to pick up clipping from the trimming.
  4. spcfoor

    spcfoor LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 261

    I mow then trim then blow. the only time i trim first is if the weeds are really long and i know that it would look bad if I mowed first. If you trim every week then it shouldn't be a problem.
  5. odorisio

    odorisio LawnSite Member
    Posts: 64

    one guy grabbs the mower, the other grabbs the trimmer, they do it in synch covers both issues, one clippings are mulched and trimmer guy catches whatever the mower misses.
  6. Longstar

    Longstar LawnSite Member
    Posts: 62

    I think it looks good to edge first then mow and trim. I usually like for the edger to go first then the mowers can go. this picks up the edge trimmings and mulches them with the rest of the grass.
  7. all degree

    all degree LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 344

    I like to sneak up on the lawn so it doesnt expect the attack. It also fun to hear the grass scream when you surprise it...
  8. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,569

  9. jbell113

    jbell113 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 654

    alldegree thats funny as S%&t LMAO
  10. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    Mow, edge, trim and blow. Unless stated like above, if its out of control, trim and edge first.

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