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JD Mowers and Lawn Care
06-13-2007, 12:49 PM
So I was wondering how you guys handle rainy day make-up. Lets say it rains for 2-3 days and you aren't able to mow. Do you do the normal accounts and stuff the other ones in? Do you just say hey, 3 days late, I might as well wait for the normal mowing time next week? Do you throw together another temp crew to hack em out? Thanks in advance.

coif_kid
06-13-2007, 01:15 PM
Honestly, I don't let myself ever get behind that much. If I have one rain day I may take it off, but two in a week and I'm working through the second day unless it's completely pouring. Usually, it is spitting or a light rain outside. A little rain never killed anyone and if you have the right equipment, the lawn looks just as good.

Bigray
06-13-2007, 05:20 PM
here in fl. in the past we have had trop. storms throwing off bands of rain for 2-3 days i just cont. w/ the schedule where i had stopped. i will also work on saturdays and hire extra help that is how i deal w/ it.

JD Mowers and Lawn Care
06-16-2007, 01:06 PM
I bag most my lawns. DO you guys bag, mulch or side discharg when mowing in the rain?

Bigray
06-16-2007, 01:44 PM
i have a mulching deck on my lazer. not a option dry or wet.

evergreenedmond
06-16-2007, 01:49 PM
We pick op right where we left of, we've had rain for the past 2 days so my guys started with thursday's yards today then they will start on friday's tonight or tomorrow. Also I when we get behind like this I'll move my bed crew & landscape crews over to help the mow crews. Yes we bag 90% of our lawns & the rain can make it a little difficult.

Bigray
06-16-2007, 01:53 PM
evergreenedmond, is it normal in your area to bag ?

lucky4511
06-16-2007, 11:19 PM
rain??? what's that?