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Old 05-13-2014, 05:12 PM
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Somebody PLEASE!!!!!!!! make it stop RAINING
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:31 PM
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^^^um I would like rain every other day. Instead of cutting 1x a week, I'm cutting every 5 days or 2x extra a month ='s $$$$$$$$$$$$$
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:39 PM
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Where is everyone finding workers? I need at least one guy with experience if anyone knows someone.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:51 PM
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^^^um I would like rain every other day. Instead of cutting 1x a week, I'm cutting every 5 days or 2x extra a month ='s $$$$$$$$$$$$$
Where do you have time with all this rain let alone the customers that won't complain when the bill comes with 2 extra cuts for the month? Lol
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Old 05-13-2014, 06:12 PM
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Must not have a full route if you can cut every five days. I just want to get everyone cut before it's 10" long.
Can't get any mulch down either!
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Old 05-13-2014, 06:29 PM
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Where do you have time with all this rain let alone the customers that won't complain when the bill comes with 2 extra cuts for the month? Lol
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I have a different approach . I actually speak w/ my customers . I tell them right off the bat that when it gets over 4"...or when you don't see the "lines" , i'll be by to cut it. All of my customers have 250k houses on up to 900k. These people don't worry about an extra 1 or 2 cuts ...I don't have contracts, so I'm able to cut as much as I like...they trust me. They just want to come home after work knowing that they don't have to cut the lawn-- a stiff drink and a swim in the pool is on their mind.
People don't like clumps and I don't leave clumps , I live in the same city as my customers and drive by quite a bit monitoring the lawns progress. MOST people have sprinklers and a fertilizer program...='s $$$$$$$$$$ for me ---everytime it rains...$$$ for me

On the other hand, when its dry and they don't want to water, I just wait until its ready. In the downtime I do maintenance, suggest bed fluffing/ mulch or just walleye fish in the Detroit river / Lake Erie
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Old 05-13-2014, 06:31 PM
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Must not have a full route if you can cut every five days. I just want to get everyone cut before it's 10" long.
Can't get any mulch down either!
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Correct, i don't...20 customers
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:18 PM
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Must not have a full route if you can cut every five days. I just want to get everyone cut before it's 10" long.
Can't get any mulch down either!
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This is what I'M Talking About
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:32 PM
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Correct, i don't...20 customers
Hey nothing wrong at all with that! I swear I made my most money when I had 40 lawns.
I would pay you to take me walleye fishing! I've been wanting to get a charter for years. Just never get around to it.
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Old 05-13-2014, 07:44 PM
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Hey nothing wrong at all with that! I swear I made my most money when I had 40 lawns.
I would pay you to take me walleye fishing! I've been wanting to get a charter for years. Just never get around to it.
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