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Old 05-11-2011, 10:31 PM
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7 am to 12 we work.....12-12:30 lunch......12:30 to 2 we work....2 until 3 SIESTA...3-4 work....home by 4-4:30.....on extremely hot days.....lol
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:47 PM
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Ok, thanks for the reply. That's exactly what I was wondering. Are you guys doing 6 days a week? When hurricane season comes around is the grass growing more steadily? Thanks man.
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Old 05-12-2011, 08:56 PM
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I change direction whenever I can. However, some of my cookie cutter yards in newer developments can only be mowed one way.
just asking but is this because you refuse to use a smaller mower?

i haven't ever seen a yard that can only be mowed one way.

even my cookie cutter yards can be mowed with the different directions, i just have to use a smaller mower to do it.
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Old 05-13-2011, 12:27 AM
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I see stripes on all grasses except for st augustine and centipede here. If the lawn is mowed with a properly adjusted reel mower that will leave a stripe.
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Old 05-13-2011, 05:12 PM
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Gotcha, so I take it that St Aug is mostly down in Florida then? Thanks for the replies guys
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Old 05-13-2011, 05:17 PM
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Gotcha, so I take it that St Aug is mostly down in Florida then? Thanks for the replies guys
Yes, SA is the predominant turf in most newer communities. Zoysia is probably second. Bahia is for cheapskates. Bermuda is actually making a comeback as residential turf. When properly maintained it is beautiful.
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Old 05-13-2011, 06:14 PM
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O ok. I really didn't drive into any gated communities or anything like that, mostly subdivisions and businesses etc so it was all looking the same really. I noticed more tree care companies down there actually.

Does the grass cutting schedule increase all that much when the wet season comes in?
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Old 05-13-2011, 06:25 PM
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Hell yes. Getting ahead before the rain is your best bet. Weeds grow while you watch. You find out real quick who put pre em down and who didn't. It becomes a constant game of catch up during the wet season. And before I get called an elitist, SA can found throughout the southern states all the way to CA.
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Old 05-13-2011, 06:32 PM
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Ok I see.

So you guys are constantly scraping the decks of the mowers and working in the rain? Just trying to get as much info as possible considering I may end up moving down next year.
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Old 05-13-2011, 06:38 PM
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Nope, won't cut in rain for 2 reasons. I respect my clients lawns by not rutting them, second this is the lightning capital. Have never had deck problems. Before you relocate realize their are 30 new start ups for every established (5 yrs +) LCO down here. We mow year round and prices aren't what the northern guys get.
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