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Im a one man show what do you use to haul off grass cuttings?

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I used to use a blower and a tarp if they didnt want the clippings left in..Recently i picked up a backpack vac that i plan on using this season
theres thousands of models of backpack vacs so i dont wanna give a specific model since its a lower end and not sure how itll hold up
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Mulch it back into lawn.... free fertilizer your taking off. Other wise I just use the plastic trash cans or bulap sac material
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Mulching is equal to one fert app per year
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We mulch however if the customer is complaining the grass is growing too fast we have an Agri Fab lawn sweeper that we can pull while mowing to collect the clippings. The Power Flow units for my Deere units is simply not worth the expense as we may only collect clippings from a half dozen lawns a year.
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The only complaint I get from mulching so far is it causes thatch....... witch it dont
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The only complaint I get from mulching so far is it causes thatch....... witch it dont
What do you say when a customer complains about that?
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