leaf cleanup

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnandplow42, Mar 22, 2005.

  1. lawnandplow42

    lawnandplow42 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 508

    Hey guys. For fall leaf cleanup, what is your method of picking up/disposing leaves? I know the common method is blowing them into piles, and sucking them up with a truck mounted vaccum. Another method i see used is bagging them with a mower's bagger, but then do u dump the bags into the truck? thanks
  2. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,309

    Do a search there are thousands of threads with alot of great ideas.
  3. lawnandplow42

    lawnandplow42 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 508

    will do, thanks
  4. ECS

    ECS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,733

    I use the mower and bag all the leaves and haul them to the dump in bags.
  5. LB1234

    LB1234 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,208

    have the leaf loader...also use the blow into pile, rake on tarp, and drag method.
  6. Roger

    Roger LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,943

    What kind of bags do you use? How do you load the bags? Are they disposabale? How big? Do you only use them for leaves, or for grass too?
  7. bplawncare

    bplawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 29

    we mulch the hell out of them then we bag em up
  8. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 927

    We use an infrarader, then dump them into a sentile. We can average 12 cleanups a day on 1/2 acre properties this way. Equipment maintenance is key though, and parts are getting harder to find.

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