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Trimming around screen rooms???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by SWFLawns, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. SWFLawns

    SWFLawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    Having a hard time weed eating around screen rooms when the screen runs all the way to the ground and the grass goes all the way to the screen.
    There must be a technique for this that I haven't tried, no? I don't want to replace a bunch of screens so if anyone has any advice it would be appreciated.
  2. Green Machine Mowing

    Green Machine Mowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 251

    you could spray and kill the grass about an inch out from the screen, then with the trimmer you could just tapper down to the dead grass
  3. SWFLawns

    SWFLawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    Thought about that. I don't know how my customers would take the strip of dead grass.....

    Thanks for the response.
  4. punt66

    punt66 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,538

    A piece of luan cut the long way about 8" high as a backer. I havent done that but i know people who have.
  5. billslawn89

    billslawn89 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,364

    this is what i do also, just a thin spray line with roundup and i think it gives it a real neat look. remember, just spray 1/2 inch to 1 inch width along the screening. any bigger then it will look bad and the home owner will probably complain. :drinkup:
  6. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,010

    Excellent idea. Will give that a try for sure.

  7. SWFLawns

    SWFLawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    It is a great idea and we will be giving it a try. :cool2:
  8. punt66

    punt66 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,538

    No Problem.

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