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Old 05-03-2014, 03:32 PM
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I want that gas can! lol
People that have those old cans dont know how good they have it!
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:27 PM
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That's just how I started man! I was doing what you were doing in high school and used the same Toro mower! You're on the right path man and if you stick with it you can really have a good, solid business! Keep up the work
Thanks man, I really appreciate the encouragment. The little Toro has never let me down, amd I love it. I plan to stick with the business, and I hope to one day have a successful, all service company. Good luck this season!
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:28 PM
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People that have those old cans dont know how good they have it!
Oh yeah, all you can buy are the no-spill gas cans right? I had to buy one as a mix can. I never knew how lucky I was to have this older can.
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:33 PM
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Ok, I am going to try and post some before and afters of a small planting job I just finished up, as well as good picture of my new to me truck. I planted the arbor vitae and knockout roses last year, clients want to slowly add stuff to the bed. Hostas were there orginally.

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Stihl BR 600 Backpack Blower
Stihl HSE 60 Hedge Trimmer
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:36 PM
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Here are the after pictures:
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Stihl BR 600 Backpack Blower
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Old 05-06-2014, 07:37 PM
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Lastly, a good picture of my new to me truck.
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Old 05-06-2014, 10:59 PM
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Good for you, enjoy yourself!
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Old 05-06-2014, 11:17 PM
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Congrats on the truck! But I do have to say, the mulch needs a lot of work....a true edge isn't just taking a spade and making a straight line or edge line around the bed...you actually have to dig it out so it holds the mulch. Also, it needs to go on thicker. On that bush tear out where you put mulch down you needed at least three inches because there was no mulch originally. Make sure you pull the weeds and take the mulch all the way to the edges of beds and keep it the same depth throughout. Also dont mix mulch with rock.
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Old 05-16-2014, 08:33 PM
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Good for you, enjoy yourself!
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Congrats on the truck! But I do have to say, the mulch needs a lot of work....a true edge isn't just taking a spade and making a straight line or edge line around the bed...you actually have to dig it out so it holds the mulch. Also, it needs to go on thicker. On that bush tear out where you put mulch down you needed at least three inches because there was no mulch originally. Make sure you pull the weeds and take the mulch all the way to the edges of beds and keep it the same depth throughout. Also dont mix mulch with rock.
Thanks man! She's got some performance mods on her I didn't know about till later, but its cool.

As to the mulch, yeah I admit, after reviewing the pictures, it does look crappy. For edging beds, do you use a spade or a bed re-definer? As for the rest of the job, I am going to make it a point to go back and fix it. The weeds you see are actually stumps where the plants are trying to come back. I need to dig those up or grind them. Any suggestons for that? Thanks for the criticism, I needed that.
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Toro 20' Gas Push Mower
Toro Gas Straight Shaft Trimmer
Stihl BR 600 Backpack Blower
Stihl HSE 60 Hedge Trimmer
Stihl MS 180 C Chainsaw
Toro Corded Electric Blower/Shredder
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Old 05-17-2014, 09:04 AM
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Big day for me today. Doing a mulch job, but it's also a special day. Today is my 18th birthday! I am an adult now. It doesn't feel like it, but maybe that's because I am a year older than most people I know.
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