Spring Clean up question?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Ben's Landscape, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Ben's Landscape

    Ben's Landscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,438

    I was looking to buy a push blower definatly by the fall but this year we have gotten a lot of accorns. Last year i did a spring clean up that i got this year also but the thing is that the property has a ton of accorns. Last year i had my brother with me and i bought anouther 8001 redmax. this year i was thinking should i buy a wb blower?

    Do they push accorns? or am i better off with the two blowers? I was thinking around a 8hp one. Any other suggestions to make this job easyer this year? Thanks
  2. jdo150

    jdo150 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 74

    I find that its better to do acorns with back packs or to just rake them up. It sucks to rake but to me its the best way to get ride of them.
  3. Ben's Landscape

    Ben's Landscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,438

    I can dump them on site so i can just blow them into the woods. i would fill a truck with acorns if i had to take them hahaha.
  4. Outdoors_Unlimited

    Outdoors_Unlimited LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 449

    I usually just rake the acorns. A blower will move them, but its a much nicer job if you rake em.
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  5. MyPoorLawn

    MyPoorLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    Find a Deer Hunter, they come rakem up for free :)
  6. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,491

    Acorns have to raked. Major pita and everyone you miss will probably sprout a little tree.
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    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,222

    We blow them as far as we can then power broom them into piles and pick them up.
  8. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,176

    Some guys on here said they use there little wonder hpv vacums and it works good idk never have done anything like this before.
  9. TopNotchLawnCare

    TopNotchLawnCare LawnSite Member
    from IL
    Messages: 189

    I have two propertys that have alot of acorns and I use my BR600 to blow them into the woods. Works great.
  10. Flatop

    Flatop LawnSite Member
    Messages: 236

    Or bag them and sell them to the hunters. Price of apple corns are getting expensive.

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