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Old 05-03-2010, 06:57 AM   #16
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hmmmmm, i 'spose i could take a shot at the grass killer spray. right now, my grass is getting very long on both sides of the fence so something has to be done. like int he corners of the fence where it takes a 90 degree turn, thats the worst. mainly because i cant get the mower or a weed wacker in there. but the grass is only high and in bunches around each fence pole. in between the poles i am able to push the push mower under neath

right now i think im going to have trim the grass out with garden scissors, (only way to "fine tune" the grass growth). then spray

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That sounds like a good plan. BTW, make sure you buy the weed killer in a concentrate. You'll get a lot more for your money.
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Where possible use your foot to push fence back a little between posts (few inches). Tilt the weedeater at the posts.
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I asked my Dad how he keeps the grass cut along his chain fence (it always looks nice and tidy - but they don't have a fence guard of any type) - he said he uses a hedge trimmer like this: http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...atalogId=10053, not a weed whacker.

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I asked my Dad how he keeps the grass cut along his chain fence (it always looks nice and tidy - but they don't have a fence guard of any type) - he said he uses a hedge trimmer like this: http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...atalogId=10053, not a weed whacker.

I works, though, apparently!

Does he have the chain link fence going all the way to the ground, or cut off at the desired grass level?
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I asked my Dad how he keeps the grass cut along his chain fence (it always looks nice and tidy - but they don't have a fence guard of any type) - he said he uses a hedge trimmer like this: http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...atalogId=10053, not a weed whacker.

I works, though, apparently!
He uses a hedge trimmer to cut the grass by the fence? WOW that is dedication. I just got the B&D Hedge Hog to trim my hedges - I never thought about using it on grass. Does he get down on his knees to do it?
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yeah, im still in favor of the grass killer route
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Mulch it with a strip of crusher fines to a width of a few inches on either side of the fence. This should keep down 90% or more of the weeds, and an annual walk-around with weed killer should take care of the rest. No whacking needed.
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