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Old 04-29-2010, 10:17 PM
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Mulching in 40 mph winds.

Sucks,

one of the worst ideas I've had in a while. I kept getting pelted with mulch when pushing the wheelbarrow. First thing I did when I got home was to take out my contact lenses and take a shower.

One area I mulched was in the corner of the house where the wind would swirl and pick up the mulch. Luckily the HO had a hose and I watered it down to help settle it.
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Old 04-29-2010, 10:20 PM
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Man, those winds today here in Central Illinois were brutal. I agree with ya White Gardens, haha.
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Old 04-29-2010, 10:23 PM
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Yea, we had some tough spots in Massachusetts today too. I had a small mulch job today also and it SUCKED.....
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Old 04-29-2010, 10:29 PM
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No fun, I've had similar experiences in tennis where the wind whistles on your bottle every time you try to drink, I'm sure the wind was less than 40 mph, but it was still difficult to play.
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Old 04-29-2010, 10:30 PM
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had that yesterday and today, we had guys mulching today and i bet it sucked almost as bad as the grass clippings pelting me in the face all day long at 40mph
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:02 AM
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Same here man, was gonna spray some weeds and grass in beds but decided to wait. I hate the wind.
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:05 AM
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try laying weed mat in that crap! i did that today and lost a hold of a 100 foot roll. those things are long when they come completely unrolled. but the mulch after wasnt to horrible. but did suck.
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Old 04-30-2010, 05:48 PM
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try laying weed mat in that crap! i did that today and lost a hold of a 100 foot roll. those things are long when they come completely unrolled. but the mulch after wasnt to horrible. but did suck.
yeha they are, like 100 ft!
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Old 05-01-2010, 07:56 AM
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Yea tell me about it I took the afternoon off to play golf...that didn't go so well
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Old 05-01-2010, 09:12 AM
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Yea tell me about it I took the afternoon off to play golf...that didn't go so well


One of the few time you probably aim out of bounds and hope the wind pushes you back into the fairway.
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