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Old 01-06-2012, 04:02 PM
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Lawn painting requires no special licensing...it does however take some practice to get it right and to make money with it
I've never heard of lawn painting...

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Old 01-06-2012, 06:41 PM
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I was out today checking some of my higher end clients properties and was amazed that the st augustine grass wasn't affected by this last freeze, still green. I had to cut them, but all the bahia grass is toast, totally brown and looks dead.
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Old 01-06-2012, 07:08 PM
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For the most part it's the frost that gets the SA. Even then it takes a pretty heavy frost to send into dormancy for more than a few days. That's especially true with Floratam. Hard freezes and many hours below freezing can damage them, but it's generally the frost that damages the SA and the freeze that gets the plants.
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Old 01-06-2012, 07:41 PM
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I was out today checking some of my higher end clients properties and was amazed that the st augustine grass wasn't affected by this last freeze, still green. I had to cut them, but all the bahia grass is toast, totally brown and looks dead.
Brown Bahia means no cutty for two monthy....hopefully they are monthly and not per cut...
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Old 01-06-2012, 08:30 PM
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I will not touch Bahia without a year contract. Unless managed properly, it can be a nightmare.

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Old 01-06-2012, 08:32 PM
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I will not touch Bahia without a year contract. Unless managed properly, it can be a nightmare.

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I don't do Bahia anymore, but if I did, it would only be monthly. The per cut is lose lose for the lco.
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Old 01-06-2012, 08:48 PM
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We still do three horse farms that I've had for years. these are high end training facilities, two thoroughbreds and one show/jumping horses.

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We still do three horse farms that I've had for years. these are high end training facilities, two thoroughbreds and one show/jumping horses.

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I would prob do those too. I'm talking about 1/4-1 acre lots. Big horse farms are a different story.
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Old 01-06-2012, 09:02 PM
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Had a heavy frost Thursday morning, the Captiva looks untouched Looked like crap August through October, but it's the greenest thing around right now.
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Old 01-06-2012, 09:03 PM
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We still do three horse farms that I've had for years. these are high end training facilities, two thoroughbreds and one show/jumping horses.

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Those people actually have money. Most of the homes around here with Bahia can't really afford a service.
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