Stripes and mulch job

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by mowinginva, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. mowinginva

    mowinginva LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 440

    Here are some pics of our 1st stripes of the season as well as a couple snapshots of a mulch job we did.




  2. 2brothersyardcare

    2brothersyardcare LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,116

    nice that get edged?
  3. Kennedy Landscaping

    Kennedy Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,597

    Nice work, that black mulch is really starting to grow on me alot lately. I can't hardly find it around here though.
  4. 4.3mudder

    4.3mudder LawnSite Silver Member
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    I like the mulch job, but not the color, I hardly recommend black to customers because it looks like dirt. Overall nice.
  5. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,795

    color is truly in the eye of the beholder. i am color blind so the darker the mulch, the more the plants stand out!!!! light colored mulch just does not look right as the plants blend in too much for me to see them well. customers may see that way too, to each his own.
  6. 4.3mudder

    4.3mudder LawnSite Silver Member
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    I just really like the red mulch in everything. To me, it helps the plants and hedges stand out more.
  7. J & D Greens

    J & D Greens LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 765

    Nice stripes, is the mulch recycled tires?
  8. Sherry Lawn and Landscape

    Sherry Lawn and Landscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    nice stripes man, you like the standers? Thats all we use
  9. CoupesCuts

    CoupesCuts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 207

    eek. Red mulch is the worst. About 6-7 years ago everyone went bonkers over the stuff. It was used everywhere. No matter where you drove in town you saw red mulch and belgium block. Thank god thats over. We've all gotten smart and moved on to black or brown. I personally stay away from those too. The best mulches up here are hemlock and sweet peet. I use one or the other for all my jobs. No dye, just natural color.
  10. 4.3mudder

    4.3mudder LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,227

    Well, around in the area that I do, a lot of people do not even have flower beds with anything in them. So, red around here you are hardly able to find. I have seen brown, and a litte bit of black. Sometimes, nothing at all, it just being dirt. But, everyone has their own opinions, and the customers really like going with the red.

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