LANDSCAPE SPECIALISTS

Common Mowing Errors

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Putting bystanders or partner at risk while operating power equipment
Failure to wear safety gear
Mowing over loose rock or gravelly areas


Slashing and girdling trees and shrubs with whip
Scalping and cutting too closely with whip


Mowing too low on soft, thatchy or mossy lawns and embankments
Scalping hilltops with mower.
Hitting sprinkler heads with mower


Cutting back flower beds with edger
Cutting gulleys along walkways with edger
Failing to define flowerbeds with edger


Stepping in flower beds
Leaving clumps of grass clippings in lawns and beds.
Leaving gates open
Leaving hoses and garden furniture in unorderly manner.

Those who fail to learn from past mistakes are destined to repeat them.

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