Method of dealing with leaves

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GTLC, Nov 4, 2003.

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your preferred method of dealing with leaves

  1. Bag

    5 vote(s)
    16.7%
  2. Mulch

    11 vote(s)
    36.7%
  3. Rake

    5 vote(s)
    16.7%
  4. Vacuum

    11 vote(s)
    36.7%
  5. other

    3 vote(s)
    10.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. GTLC

    GTLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 700

    Your method of dealing with leaves
     
  2. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 1,309

    We either blow them to the truck vac or suck them up with the Walkers. The truck vac is a life saver, so much more productive.
     
  3. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Posts: 1,557

    Up until now we use blowers and rakes but next time we will use the new accelerator bagger i just ordered.
     
  4. Cheesedawg1

    Cheesedawg1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 283

    I plan on using my walk behind to pick it up?? I hope this will work, Not sure considering I am farely new to this.
     
  5. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,849

    other: Echo 750T
     
  6. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    cheesedawg, i use walkbehinds for this. what kind of mower? what size? how many hp?
     
  7. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,217

    A Ginat Vac 25HP Truck Loader, Giant Vac 8HP Push Blower, 2 Redmax 4300 Back Pack blowers, and a Trac Vac for My ZTR does the job very well.:D
     
  8. LawnMower

    LawnMower LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 653

    This year I'm using my Protro Catcher on the back of my Bob Cat ZTR. I can dump it from the seat. I can also put buckets in it so I don't have to dump it on the ground.....very nice.

    I also have a catcher for my walk behind.

    Next year if I can afford it I'm going to be getting the truck vac like normal landscapers, haha.
     
  9. landscaper3

    landscaper3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,354

    our way

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