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Ok there is a little sarcasam there.

Post what you hate to mow / trim around

Mine would be playgroud equitment
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Those little effing $3 SOLAR LIGHTS!!!


Aside from the obvious pain in the a$$ to mow/trim around, I chopped one right in two with the string trimmer. Cheap, plastic stake - I barely touched it and "ZIP!"

Cheese and rice, I HATE when they put those things in the GRASS.
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Dog excrement!
They are suppose to pick it up (the customer not the dog) but they always seem to miss a pile or 2!
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Those little effing $3 SOLAR LIGHTS!!!


Aside from the obvious pain in the a$$ to mow/trim around, I chopped one right in two with the string trimmer. Cheap, plastic stake - I barely touched it and "ZIP!"

Cheese and rice, I HATE when they put those things in the GRASS.
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Had a client who installed about 40 of them all along the lawn border. I was not happy when I saw them. The next week I came back and they were all gone.

I guess there was a crime spree in the neighborhood that week, not a solar light to be seen. Only time I didn't feel bad that someone got ripped off.
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Without a question Granite, where I live it is far too plentiful so people use it for decoration, then you have pieces pop up through your lawn after a hard winter, a small piece exposed could end up being half the size of a truck underground.

It does look nice on a lawn but OMG it can be time consuming.
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baby trees are a p.i.t.a to get around ,just barely clip it with the trimmer and its gone just as quick as the grass around it.

those solar lights are also a huge p.i.t.a
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Those little effing $3 SOLAR LIGHTS!!!


Aside from the obvious pain in the a$$ to mow/trim around, I chopped one right in two with the string trimmer. Cheap, plastic stake - I barely touched it and "ZIP!"

Cheese and rice, I HATE when they put those things in the GRASS.
ARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!!! !

I swear I'm just going to mow 'em down. I guess I'll have to bag the "clippings" though.
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How about small children LOL.
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How about small children LOL.
I will not mow with children out on the property period, once one enters my view blades are disengaged and the mower idled down and then shut off until I know that they understand they need not be around while we are working.

I do the same thing for adults as some of them seem to have no problem approaching someone (whether on a machine or just trimming) from behind either.
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I had to mow around dog poo today.

Client on vacation, but dogs home and being let out - nobody scooping though.

He gave me the option of waiting 'til they return (because he knows I don't mow unless poos are cleaned up prior), but since he's a good customer, I let him slide on this one. Fortunately I didn't "slide" on anything today.
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