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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bigpappaab, Dec 7, 2010.
Which do you all prefer, mulching or bagging?
Mulch virtually all accounts. Have two or three out of about 140 that demand bagging. Removing all that bio-mass (and with it nitrogen and other nutrients that can be returned to the soil) off of turfgrass isnt a good idea IMO.
That is my opinion exactly. I prefer mulching, but some people are just set on bagging. I cant figure why they would want to throw away free fertilizer.
I side discharge or mulch 99.9% of the time. On the rare chance I do bag, I have to have a place to dump the grass on site. I wil not haul away grass clippings under any conditions. If a prospective customer demands bagging, I can usually talk them out of it, if not I pass the job on to my buddy who is set up to bag.
if given those 2 options i would bag. i have had bad experiences with mulching. and i was doing everything right. had the mulch kit, the mulch blades. the people that tried to help me solve my problem couldn't even figure it out.
i side discharge everything and bag when needed. plus i have an account or 2 that insists on bagging.
What is bagging ?
Mulch or side throw everything.
I bag most of my accounts. There are a a handful that I mulch or side discharge, but for the most part I bag. Yes, I have to take care of the clippings at the end of the day but I don't have to blow off clippings from driveway/sidewalks, no worrying about clumps in the lawn, etc.
just use the orange line sammy and you'll be fine.......
I mulch unless the customer asks for bagging and then charge extra for it/ i have the mulch kit for my lazer worked pretty good but have to raise the deck a bit when grass is high and definitely sharpen blades every day
Side discharge. As a Christams present to myself I'll be adding an Operator Controlled Discharge Chute (OCDC) to keep clippings out of beds and off driveways. Only a few of my lawns during spring growth make me wish I had a baggin system, but we just cut them every 4 or 5 days, and if we have to we double cut it.