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Old 04-23-2012, 07:55 PM
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What to do in the winter

To you guy that just do spraying and fertilizing, what do u do over the winter month? Right now I work full time on a golf course and do lawn work on the side. I want to go full time with lawn work but the winter months scare me (nov-march). Atleast with the golf course I can collect unemployment over the winter. I am just trying to get some Ideas?
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Old 04-23-2012, 08:22 PM
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Work 60 hours per week in summer--you don't need to do much in the winter. I used to write all five of my newsletters, prepare my renewal letter, refine my program, shop for fert, and drink a lot of diet soda. Feel free to call each customer and thank them for shopping with you. Ask them if there is anything you could improve, and ask for referrals.
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Old 04-23-2012, 10:39 PM
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Old 04-23-2012, 10:48 PM
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Plow snow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



.........or piss and moan cause it isn't snowing.
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Old 04-24-2012, 05:14 AM
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Plow snow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



.........or piss and moan cause it isn't snowing.
Lol.

I plow snow as well.
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Old 04-24-2012, 05:54 AM
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Not much snow in Texas.
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:25 AM
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Not much snow in Texas.



Really? LOL


Actually I think northern Texas got more snow than we did in northern Illinois last winter. Seemed like everytime I watch the weather there was snow in Texas and Oklahoma.
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:36 AM
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Really? LOL


Actually I think northern Texas got more snow than we did in northern Illinois last winter. Seemed like everytime I watch the weather there was snow in Texas and Oklahoma.
The Pan Handle gets some for sure but we get nothing to build a business upon.

It is the ideal time to aerate and start the Pre-emergent program. Some clean ups, Trimming and stuff but not much work.
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:27 PM
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Winterize lawns.
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:51 PM
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Winterize lawns.
you should do that in the late fall.
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