leave attack plan

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by whtrash73, Nov 5, 2006.

  1. whtrash73

    whtrash73 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 46

    my first year with leave clean-up.whats the best leave clean-up plan from start to finish??:drinkup:
  2. first off you have to have the right equipment , such as this. :clapping: :clapping:

  3. noseha

    noseha LawnSite Senior Member
    from MI
    Posts: 554

    start at the first house, go Thur your list until your at the last house.
  4. wski4fun

    wski4fun LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 323

    start furthest from the truck. Work the perimeter first and blow leaves until they stop blowing easily. Tarp the majority of these leaves to the truck. Repeat until all the leaves are gone. If you have a leaf plow then you can use that instead of tarps. I don't always like the leaf plow becuase it packs them in and alot of times makes it more difficult raking them into the leaf loader. If you have alot of acorns and other crap in the grass a push blower with a backpack blower working in tandem works well for me.
  5. Tom c.

    Tom c. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 218

    i start at the flower beds and blow into the lawn and then use mower to vac up the leaves. If theres large piles then just bag them. Mowers with mulching blades work well1 hope this helps
  6. whtrash73

    whtrash73 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 46

    thanks for the help..where can i get one of those fancy craftsman leave machines??

    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,534

    Ah, Sears??

    Very cool JB
  8. Uranus

    Uranus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
    Posts: 1,624

    Whats a leave clean-up?
    I do leaf clean-ups.
    Blow the beds, one way or another get the LEAVES to your truck or into the woods, mow up the remander of LEAVES and then LEAVE.
    LEAVE the tarp at home.
    Tarps are for homeowners.
  9. WJW Lawn

    WJW Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,330

    JB!! I WANT THAT! lol
  10. PMLAWN

    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,534

    So how do YOU get them on the truck??

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