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Old 04-17-2005, 06:02 AM
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At least in my area, seems the grass is growing much more slowly than usual. Almost like a mini-drought in April. Usually by now the lawns are growing like crazy. When it's slow, people take their sweet time, shop around, etc.
thats what Im thinking too around here..its kinda slow(crazy weather) and the'll wait till they have full grass then call wanting it mowed,we wish they would call us before time so we can plan it.Or at least thats how we are. But like HOOLIE said they may be just takin their time.I wish I lived south!
the mowing must be better than this cold a$$ Maine
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Old 04-20-2005, 02:10 PM
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You may not be doing anything wrong, if they are getting multiple estimates your chances of getting the account will obviously go down. I try to strike up a quick conversation about something, just a little chit-chat, loosens them up, they see you as a person vs. "the lawn service"

At least in my area, seems the grass is growing much more slowly than usual. Almost like a mini-drought in April. Usually by now the lawns are growing like crazy. When it's slow, people take their sweet time, shop around, etc.
Good point. "person vs. "the lawn service"
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