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Old 04-27-2010, 12:52 PM   #1
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Spring Cleaning Acorns


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I have a couple huge oak trees that have dropped a ton of acorns. Is there a easier way to get them picked up besides using a hard rake and raking the whole yard?

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Shop vac?
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Could you hire out a bunch of squirrels?

The shop vac thing made me laugh. There's an old retired dude by me who every spring is out shop-vac'ing a very long ditch on his property getting all of the gravel and whatnot out of his grass from the previous winter's snow plowing by the county. I can't imagine ever having that much time on my hands. He's out there for DAYS with his lawn mower / trailer with a generator on it and an extension cord plugged into a shop-vac.
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I'll take em... :P
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He's out there for DAYS with his lawn mower / trailer with a generator on it and an extension cord plugged into a shop-vac.

Have you tried a lawn vacuum? Looks like a lawn mower- lot of people use them in the fall for getting up leaves.
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Have you tried a lawn vacuum? Looks like a lawn mower- lot of people use them in the fall for getting up leaves.
I've got one of those, I'll have to lower it and give that a shot. Not sure if it quite has the suction of a vacuum though.
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I've got one of those, I'll have to lower it and give that a shot. Not sure if it quite has the suction of a vacuum though.
It does not
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I heard the acorns really distroy the mower so I am hesitant to invest the money in one.
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I've always used a rake
I used to rake them into a corner & the squirrels would take most of them



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