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trampoline and lawn applications revisted

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ant, Apr 24, 2005.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    how many of you move them?

    some i will move and some i wont....
    the one that is falling apart i will applicate around.
  2. LonniesLawns

    LonniesLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from KS
    Messages: 317

    I won't touch them -- just spray around them and under them. Do you move wswingsets and other structures in the yard?
  3. Green Dreams

    Green Dreams LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 593

    Me too....
  4. Enviro Green

    Enviro Green LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    Kids toys get moved. Big things, I don't touch, not my job. Dog toys get moved too, birdbaths get dumped if they get fert in them, dog water bowls, etc. Trampolines, spray under and roll on.

  5. lawnboyCO

    lawnboyCO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    Yeah I hate trampolines, but it is just an "everyday" part of the job, I just spray under them and when I'm doing granular I just push my spreader under them til it hits the tramp bar and shuts off my spreader, then go to the other side and do it. What I'm really getting sick of is those huge plastic toys for kids that when you pick them up they fall apart into like 4 pieces. Tennis balls and dog bones are getting quite annoying also.
  6. Eclipse

    Eclipse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,149

    I agree I can't stand these things either :angry:
  7. MrBarefoot

    MrBarefoot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 515

    I used to move trampolines, but I stopped after someone pointed out a potential liability. If I move a trampoline and it comes apart during use and someone gets hurt, then regardless of the real reason it came apart, I could find myself on the receiving end of a lawsuit.

    I will not move them anymore.

    Kids toys, dog toys, dog dish's, little things I pick up and move off the lawn before I treat. That is just common sense.
  8. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    thanks for your posts....after reading them i came to the conclusion that most are made of mesh and you can just spray right through the top of them. The bouncy part. I have found that you need to go slightly slower though to account for the added splasha nd run-off from the spray that doesn't make it through the mesh.
  9. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    just kidding :)
    i pulled that from the original post....

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