View Poll Results: Trimming-Before or after mowing

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  • Trim before mowing

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    104 65.00%
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    Trimming-Before or after mowing

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    Last edited by TruClone; 06-24-2014 at 12:04 PM.

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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    I prefer after- know what you missed up close to buildings/house/trees/landscaping. I also love the look of a freshly edged sidewalk/driveway.



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    Trim after about every 4th or 5th mow.

    I also shave after shower.



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    I trim after mowing ... sometimes a month or so after. The poll needs a Rarely Trim option.



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    I trim before I mow. The reason being that you have all the taller grass laying in your yard/sidewalk. I blow the grass off the walks/driveway back into the yard. When you mow you then mulch all of it up so you do not have to rake.



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    Quote Originally Posted by urb1 View Post
    I trim after mowing ... sometimes a month or so after. The poll needs a Rarely Trim option.
    Do not know how to edit the poll.



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    I trim and edge after mowing. That way I know how far I have to trim the grass along the house so it looks good. Where I live, the grass will grow over the sidewalk (it uses runners to spread), so I am lucky enough to edge weekly (or more) during the summer.



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    As long as she trims first for that nice bikini line, I am OK with it. But love it when she mows!!!!



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloner29 View Post
    As long as she trims first for that nice bikini line, I am OK with it. But love it when she mows!!!!
    I thought everyone has mowed for the past 20 years???



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    Recently converted to "before". Otherwise I spend too much time trying to get closer than I need to with the mower. Plus, like you said, the mower can blow a lot of the grass off the sidewalk/driveway.


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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    Quote Originally Posted by TruClone View Post
    I trim before I mow. The reason being that you have all the taller grass laying in your yard/sidewalk. I blow the grass off the walks/driveway back into the yard. When you mow you then mulch all of it up so you do not have to rake.
    Every word of this



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    Trimming before you mow is like wiping before you poop, it just doesn't make sense.



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    You mow everything you can and then you trim what the mower couldn't get to.



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Trimming before you mow is like wiping before you poop, it just doesn't make sense.
    neat



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    Re: Trimming-Before or after mowing

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Trimming before you mow is like wiping before you poop, it just doesn't make sense.
    Try it next time, it will change your life.



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