1. CuttingEdgeLandscaping

    CuttingEdgeLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 14

    anyone know a good technique to get large areas of mulch smooth. i just did 70 yards and some of the larger beds (4,000 sq. ft.) have a ripple looking effect. i would like to make them look smooth. i thought about trying a chain link fence and dragging it over the area, but don't know if that will be effective. thanks in advance.
     
  2. lawncare18

    lawncare18 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 742

    I have had a great deal of sucess using a fan metal rake. Flip the rake upside down and drag lightly through the mulch. This will give you a very good end result.
     
  3. CuttingEdgeLandscaping

    CuttingEdgeLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 14

    thanks. i will try that.
     
  4. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    A landscapers graderake will do it also useing the flat side and just lightly running it over.
     

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