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Old 07-10-2011, 10:59 PM
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I am not sure but I think that may create some rutting issues which my clients will not appreciate

I thought you didn't care about ruts.

Anyway, who's worried about ruts... seems clumping may be more of an issue.....




A couple of passes should take care of that.
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Old 07-10-2011, 11:05 PM
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And all the hedges too.
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Old 07-10-2011, 11:22 PM
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And all the hedges too.

Hey Keith... develop gills yet?

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Old 07-10-2011, 11:33 PM
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Yep.

What's your Captiva doing? Mine is fungus-ridden right now and had a bout with webworms.
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Old 07-10-2011, 11:37 PM
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Yep.

What's your Captiva doing? Mine is fungus-ridden right now and had a bout with webworms.

They gave up on it and changed back to SA. Too many problems with it they said.

My guess is they wouldn't follow a reasonable watering program even after repeated consultations.

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Old 07-10-2011, 11:58 PM
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Mine was beautiful until two weeks ago. One thing it did though. It grew a lot more in a week than it did last year. From the March through June, it really needed to be cut every seven days. Of course if you let it go, it never gets out of hand.

You are probably about right. Failure to water would surely do it in. I went out of town for a week in May and left the sprinklers off. 8 to 9 days without water was too much. I ended up losing a spot and had to patch it in. Luckily I had donor section in a corner of the backyard that I grew from sprigs.
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Old 07-11-2011, 12:05 AM
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Well, they went from over watering -creating the conditions for fungus- to believing the claim that it needs less water. Then back to over watering. End result was a patchy lawn and you know how long it takes to grow back and fill in bare spots.

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I thought you didn't care about ruts.

Anyway, who's worried about ruts... seems clumping may be more of an issue.....




A couple of passes should take care of that.
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It is not that I am not concerned about ruts...I will not stop production because of a little moisture though. These people expect you to get their lawn cut - well in order to make any real money, especially as a solo operator, that means productions does not stop except in case of a emergency. Like I said before, that or they can choose to pay me enough were I can making a living cutting only about 20 yards a week during the rainy season. I think we all know that is not going to happen.
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Old 07-11-2011, 11:47 AM
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It is not that I am not concerned about ruts...I will not stop production because of a little moisture though.

Relax. I was just busting your chops.

But curious, you don't have your clients on contract?

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Old 07-11-2011, 12:46 PM
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It is not that I am not concerned about ruts...I will not stop production because of a little moisture though. These people expect you to get their lawn cut - well in order to make any real money, especially as a solo operator, that means productions does not stop except in case of a emergency. Like I said before, that or they can choose to pay me enough were I can making a living cutting only about 20 yards a week during the rainy season. I think we all know that is not going to happen.
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