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New lawn obstacles

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GroundKprs, Aug 8, 2003.


What would you do

  1. Leave it untrimmed

    8 vote(s)
  2. Hand trimmers

    2 vote(s)
  3. bobbygedd them

    7 vote(s)
  4. other

    9 vote(s)
  1. GroundKprs

    GroundKprs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,969

    Tell us how you'd handle this one. The clematis has filled the original trellis, so they added fencing next to trellis to allow more space for vining.


    Now the yard boy's problem is how to handle the trimmimg, LOL.


    Would you: (1) just leave it until they ask why it's not trimmed; (2) go get the hand trimmers and just eat the extra time; (3) give them a bobbygedd: "Lose the fence or lose this yard boy"; or (4) some other way.
  2. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Posts: 4,205

    Edge the bed out further.
  3. GroundKprs

    GroundKprs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,969

    That is the end of the bed. Grass on other side of fence would grow back onto this side if bed was extended.
  4. GLAN

    GLAN Banned
    Posts: 1,647

    ^ there's your answer

    An alternative would be to reinstall that wire right up against the fence
  5. GLAN

    GLAN Banned
    Posts: 1,647

    Looks like grass along the entire fence on the other side. So what's the problem with making the bed longer to the right?
  6. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,150

    I'd break out the Roundup. If they didn't like that then I'd have to bobbygedd them!!!
  7. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    is it wood or vynil fencing?? Ifs it wood. maybe get some electrical staples and attatch it to the fence so its off the ground...

    my $.02

  8. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
    Posts: 6,074

    One idea I could see working would be to use a growth regulator on that small area.
  9. Frank2

    Frank2 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 102

    Jim....choice #3 was great. I'm laughing my #$@ off!!
  10. bobbygedd; you're famous, you are now a landscaping term...

    I agree with GLAN push it back to the fence, then you can trim and not have to fit trimmer through it.

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