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Cutting your own yard..

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Bagit, Jul 16, 2006.

  1. Bagit

    Bagit LawnSite Member
    Messages: 200

    After a hot sweaty day of mowing/discharging, how many of you go home and sneak out your bagging system to cut you own yard? I do because i spend a little time in my yard/flower beds and i can't stand to get a bunch of grass clippings all over my shoes. Also it keeps the kids from tracking :walking: clippings in the house.
     
  2. Green-Pro

    Green-Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,420

    No bagging here. Heck my lawn is on the route, I don't want to cut it myself, lawn crew does that.
     
  3. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I've put sharp blades on my machine just to cut my yard then swap again, but only once. Now as far as the bagging, I would sure hate for someone to see me bagging my own when I flat out refuse to do it for any customers, but then I hate bagging so there's little fear :laugh:
     
  4. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 992

    No bagging...period!:laugh:
     
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    My last home was 8.2 acres. I used to bag it every Saturday. Then I woke up one day and said f*** this. :nono:
     
  6. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Messages: 4,899

    never bagged and any more it does not look like theres much mowing being done. LMAO
     
  7. Liquidfast

    Liquidfast LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 739

    This topic is the perfect example of the old saying....

    An auto mechanic drives a piece of chit car.

    A roofer needs a roof.

    A LCO has a badly kept lawn.
     
  8. naturescape

    naturescape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,696

    WHY would I bag my lawn when I know's it's the worst thing you can do, and when I can make a lawn look PERFECT by knowing how to leave clippings behind??
     
  9. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 8,636

    I don't bag and the clippings are minimum. Due to the fact that I know what I am doing and have the Exmark power going on and sharp blades:weightlifter:
     
  10. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    Yep we bag the clippings for our yard. Not only is our yard small, I wouldn't have it any other way especially around the pool. no one likes stepping in grass clippings then getting in the pool. :hammerhead:
     

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