Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-03-2006, 11:26 PM
Guthrie&Co Guthrie&Co is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: nc
Posts: 785
Anyone planting again this year

Well we just picked up a new planting machine a few months ago and i a looking forward to a new planting season. i cant wait to use the machine. it sure will make life alot easier this year. i was looking at a planter the other day and the planting rate was around 1200 and hr! talk about knocking it out
__________________
These messages are brought to you by the number eleventy seven.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-04-2006, 06:45 PM
Buster57's Avatar
Buster57 Buster57 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Sherwood, Oregon
Posts: 29
I will be planting douglas firs this year but 1200/hour is an incredibly high rate!
All I can say is Wow!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-04-2006, 09:52 PM
Guthrie&Co Guthrie&Co is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: nc
Posts: 785
Buster, have you guys tried chemical mowing over convential mowing? it is supposed to last around 3 weeks longer than the regular
__________________
These messages are brought to you by the number eleventy seven.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-05-2006, 11:42 PM
Guthrie&Co Guthrie&Co is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: nc
Posts: 785
Almost ready to plant just a few more weeks. Hows yours going buster?
__________________
These messages are brought to you by the number eleventy seven.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-16-2006, 12:38 AM
desert rose gardening desert rose gardening is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: jacumba ca
Posts: 387
I planted 1,000 by hand in January with a planting bar on a hill side. Maybe 100 a hour if I'm lucky.I have to do it the hard way, clear the land put up rabbit fence then run drip lines to all the trees.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:16 PM.

Page generated in 0.07085 seconds with 7 queries