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landscape curbing

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by mp067, Apr 15, 2008.

  1. mp067

    mp067 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    anyone doing concrete landscape curbing for customers? i m in Pa. and keep hearing about this.
  2. mp067

    mp067 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    quess nobody is doing this or has heard of this???
  3. fool32696

    fool32696 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 993

    There are some guys doing it around me but I think it's tacky and just a trend that will soon fade.
  4. maccurb

    maccurb LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    I have been doing it for a couple of years in Downingtown, Pa area. It been very slow the concept hasen't caught on.
  5. mverick

    mverick LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 307

    we do.

    but we do all types of curbing we can. they want it, we'll lay it.
  6. csl

    csl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 235

    curbing is huge up here. however, i dont know a single person that ADDS it to their services and makes money. we have two guys locally that only do curbing and are booked weeks in advanced. another local landscape company, a rather large one, added curbing, failed miserably, then went back to the specialists. i thinks its too much to just add on to services. its way more precise ( i.e. mixing right, troweling, coloring) then people realize.
  7. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 946

    Personally, I HATE the concrete curbing.

    There's a fair amount of it down here, and I think that it's just tacky and distracts the eye from the garden and home...

    I wouldn't get in to it even if there were big $$$ to be made, but that's just me...
  8. STL Ponds and Waterfalls

    STL Ponds and Waterfalls LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,174

    I do not miss curbing at all but it does have it's place in some designs. I only use natural stone edging now, but that's do to me curbing for 3 years. It's not terribly hard work but it's not for everyone.
  9. mp067

    mp067 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    thanks for the responses, something to think about

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