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Old 04-08-2014, 08:07 AM
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Yup, it's spring time. It crazy how fast it goes from sitting around and being bored, to so busy that the schedule is full and I'm pulling my hair out trying to make room for everything in our schedule. Too many estimates and meeting new customers - can't get much accomplished myself.
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Old 04-08-2014, 09:34 AM
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I'd take a picture of mine but I don't know how to do panoramic shots
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Old 04-08-2014, 10:06 AM
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I wish I had that problem. I got 2 new customers via my website this past week. I mailed out a handful of postcards, nothing from those yet but it's only been a couple of days on those. Not really sure what to expect in the near future. The web presence appears to be pretty minimal in my area.
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Old 04-08-2014, 10:57 AM
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Almost all our stuff is word of mouth. No extra advertising this year. We are running one radio ad but that is more branding than advertising for work.
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I'm in the Bangor area hoping all the snow will go away.
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Old 04-08-2014, 09:44 PM
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Haha....perfect!!
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Old 04-26-2014, 04:21 PM
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Okay, how is everyone doing? Believe it or not, I'm appreciating the slightly cooler weather because it's keeping the grass from taking off too soon before we can get everything cleaned up. I expect we will be mowing by the middle to end of this week - of course it's looking like rain near the last half of the week - ah well.

How are you all making out?
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Old 04-26-2014, 04:30 PM
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Same boat, glad grass isn't ready yet. Still have another week or two on cleanups, mulch.

I'll definitely be happy to get back to regular mowing
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Old 04-26-2014, 06:19 PM
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Too many requests for landscape work, not enough requests for mowing service. I'm to the point where I can't mow everything in 1 day and the 2nd day is not nearly full.

I'm also to the point where I'm going to have problems balancing both jobs even though I work nights and took much of May off as vacation to make sure all the properties get mulched ect.

Deffinatly approaching the cross roads here. I'm hoping the lawn requests come in the next week or 2 as things green up.
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Old 04-26-2014, 07:56 PM
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About 50/50 mowing and landscaping requests right now. Few new ones each week. TML - just wait till mid-May til mid-June. Everyone procrastinates and then panics and calls last minute. You'll get a dozen or more with 2 feet high grass calling to get their lawn back in shape hahaha.
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