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Old 08-21-2006, 07:40 PM
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I used to have more crabgrass lawns to keep me going in the summer but most tall fescue has gone dormant without watering here
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Old 08-21-2006, 09:42 PM
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I'm skipping lots of lawns. I was working 8 - 10 hours a day, now I'm usually done in 4 - 6 hours. I hope it rains soon. I work in Dundalk, Middle River and White Marsh areas.
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Old 08-22-2006, 08:27 AM
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Jeffex, I talked to my daughter in Mayo, MD last night and she said the lawn is toast. She's on a well so I told her not to water it and we'll set her up with a overseed this fall.
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Old 08-22-2006, 03:58 PM
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Southern MD is pretty dry too
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Old 08-22-2006, 07:51 PM
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I wouldn't water on a well either!! I saw a drill rig on rt 32 yesterday drilling a new well. Someone must have run dry $$$$$ . I commited to watering in july and my lawn looks good.
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Old 08-22-2006, 08:52 PM
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If you can't water a lawn consistently and thoroughly, you should just let it go dormant in dry conditions. It usually recovers in the fall. I have a well, and haven't watered my lawn in 13 years. We had our well deepened and a new well pump put in two years ago, and it is $$$$$. Trust me.
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Old 08-23-2006, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by StBalor
I skipped alot last week and the ones i cut i know will not be growing this week. I am just gonna take the next few days off and get my kids school shopping done. We got a little rain last night, but no where near enough. I also have lawns in laurel, Md. They seem to have been hit the worst, i have not cut them in a month.

Hey Aaron, I think I've seen you around before, do you do work in severn? Up by goldenpine circle?
Yeah thats part of my area. Have I seen you around? What's your company name?
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Old 08-23-2006, 03:00 PM
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I live in carroll county and our water ain't cheap. However, I fell a sleep one night last month and the sprinkler ran for 8 hrs. and my bill was only $40 more than usual. I didn't have to water again for a month even during that spell of 100 degree temps. I just like my lawn to look good when I get home and as long as there are no restrictions I'll pay the water bill. I just can't see why people let hundreds of dollars in landscape plants and trees dry up and die because they are too lazy to water them.
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Old 08-23-2006, 05:23 PM
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Here in the South of England it's been dry for weeks. I've been mowing every third or fourth week, but this afternoon it rained a bit with further rain forecast for the rest of the week, thank goodness.
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Old 08-24-2006, 07:13 AM
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How many start ups in the baltimore area will drop off after a month of no money. when it does rain there will be easy pickingsfor the guy who weathered this drought to pick up new clients. Prepare your advertising foraeration and seeding now and let them fly when it rains.
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