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how often do you edge

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by calsconstruction, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. calsconstruction

    calsconstruction LawnSite Member
    Posts: 14

    how often do you edge bluegrass, not trim but edge
  2. dishboy

    dishboy LawnSite Platinum Member
    from zone 6
    Posts: 4,005

    One to three times a season, the rest of the time I can duplicate that edge with the trimmer.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    i use my string trimmer for edging. i do it every week
  4. greenScape09

    greenScape09 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 56

    Here in MI i edge every 2-3 cuts! may be a little over board but once you keep up on it, it only takes 2 sec's to edge and i'm picky
  5. M & MD Lawn

    M & MD Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 520

    every week with the edger, i have bluegrass at my house and a few customers
  6. Darryl G

    Darryl G LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,033

    Not trying to be a smart butt, but as necessary. Maybe once a month but I don't do it on any set schedule. Maintain weekly with string trimmer. Not many accounts around here have hard edges to cut. Mostly it's asphalt and that's done with a string trimmer.
  7. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,742

    every week!!
  8. Landscape Poet

    Landscape Poet LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,637

    Once a week down here.
  9. RCSindiana

    RCSindiana LawnSite Member
    Posts: 74

    Not often enough for my competition :) I love seeing the 3" gap the inexperienced guys have dug down a sidewalk with the trimmer.
  10. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,795

    we edge in everything every week with trimmers, rarely use and edger as it does not do an nice job like a trimmer at clean cutting the grass. we use an edger for removing dirt and overgrown lawn edges. but we have almost only cool season grasses, if i had to mow warm season grasses every day that have stolons i would use the edgers prob every week.

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