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Old 04-05-2014, 10:30 PM
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Back at it weekly. Started in Late Feb. when the surges started happening and have not looked back. My properties right now are tight. Business is good as I continue to pick up business from neighbors who look at their lawn and the neighbors we service and see that everything is tight on ours and theirs are hit and miss.
I pay my guys a full 40 during the off season anyways even if they do not hit it, so it cost me nothing more than the petro to do this but has gained me several accounts so far this year.
Viburnum have been crazy as hell. I honestly do not know how those who are not using PGR and still trying to keep it EOW are doing it. The growth on them the last month has be out of control.
Pollens and leaves are playing hell with my nose. Citrus is in full bloom, oak leaves falling like crazy. Got two colder days this week so hoping many properties will be tight next week as I have a couple of installs going on that I can shift the labor burden too.

I have a serious hatred for sweet viburnum right now. I could of gone every week starting mid march but I always start weekly April 1.
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Old 04-06-2014, 02:05 AM
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Days are getting longer and temps are going above 75 in the day time. Lawns are growing fast enough to need a weekly mowing. For a while there, the zoysia and bermuda were not growing much in a month.
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Old 04-08-2014, 12:22 PM
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This has to be the longest pollen and leaf season I have ever seen. There are live oaks around here that have not dropped yet.
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Old 04-08-2014, 04:58 PM
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This has to be the longest pollen and leaf season I have ever seen. There are live oaks around here that have not dropped yet.
It is a little crazy, but it was 50 degrees during the night a week ago, what the heck is going on this year?
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Old 04-08-2014, 05:02 PM
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I'm still mowing EOW on some accounts. Crazy year indeed, one week it's 90 degrees outside and the next it's a couple days with a high of 60.
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Old 04-08-2014, 11:49 PM
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This has to be the longest pollen and leaf season I have ever seen. There are live oaks around here that have not dropped yet.
Dang....that's crazy. All ours are done and ill tell you this was the worst year for allergies.
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Old 04-13-2014, 09:11 AM
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This has to be the longest pollen and leaf season I have ever seen. There are live oaks around here that have not dropped yet.
You ain't kidding. We are still doing cleanups. The SA is taking a bit of a beating from all the raking.
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Old 04-13-2014, 09:14 AM
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I have a serious hatred for sweet viburnum right now. I could of gone every week starting mid march but I always start weekly April 1.
PGR time. Did the first round last month. This is going to be a hot and wet summer I think.
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Old 04-13-2014, 09:38 AM
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I usually start first cuts in about a week from now.
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Old 04-13-2014, 10:17 AM
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I usually start first cuts in about a week from now.
Brother, you know you're in the Florida forum right? All are welcome of course.
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