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Old 04-15-2003, 01:28 PM
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Midwest clean-ups

Just like the other post for the NE. This is for the midwest.

I just finished a cleanup. BIG MISTAKE taking this one. Way underbid this one! Live and learn I guess. This lady hadn't done any clean ups in at least 2 or 3 years. last years perinals were so thick and the new ones were coming up around them. The thorns on the bushes kept snagging me, what a nightmare!

She also wan't the beds turned over and a sharp edge put between the bed and turf. this also was never done. Seeing that i yet have anything for this type of work besides the trusty hoe, shovel, rake. My back hurts, my hands hurt. aghhhhh.

Thank goodness i have no more of those and am concentrating on cuts now only.
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Old 04-15-2003, 03:52 PM
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I think we have all had a few of those type of cleanup nightmares. Toss in some swirling wind to make it worse. One more reason to do a better job in the Fall, it makes the task much easier come Spring.

Hopefully this bidding oversight will pay off throughout the rest of the season.
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Old 04-15-2003, 07:49 PM
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did a clean-up the other day that did not have a fall clean-up, charged her 100.00 difference from the regular price. been windy here as well, not quite cutting yet.
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Old 04-15-2003, 11:41 PM
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no cutting, about half cleanups done alot
of blowing leaves hard to make stuff
look nice.

Supposed to have some snow, its
lightning now so ill have 2 days off now.
Were real dry,
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