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DAM&%$ Pine Needles!

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Green-Cuts, Apr 13, 2006.

  1. Green-Cuts

    Green-Cuts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 154

    Does any one have any tricks or tips on getting pine needles up?

  2. QualityLawnCare4u

    QualityLawnCare4u LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,758

    I have 2 ways I do it. If there is a minimal amount my Lazer z bagger will suck them right up. If they are thick I go over them one time with my Deere mulching them up with gators and then back over it with the Exmark, but be sure to charge much more if they are real bad. I have windrowed it and when I got the pile in the middle rake it on a tarp, but this only works if its not real thick. You want to see some straw, come on down to south Georgia! I have said this more than one time, the lazer z with the dump from the seat bagger makes you dislike pine straw a whole lot less, it made my life a lot easier and I used to hate straw.
  3. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    My favorite method is to let someone else do it lol
  4. Green-Cuts

    Green-Cuts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 154

    That is a good method but does not pay me....LOL

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