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Old 05-10-2000, 10:02 PM
MRPLOW MRPLOW is offline
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I've been doing lawn care for about 10 years and this is the fastest grass growing I have ever seen. Taking off 6 to 10 inches at a time with many lawns around and or over a foot of growth in one week. Is anyone else experiencing this?
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Old 05-10-2000, 10:10 PM
John DiMartino John DiMartino is offline
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I have noticed the same thing-I think its a result of the bad drought last year+ the wicked T-storms we are getting are adding a lot of N to the rain water,fertilizing it more than we want<p>----------<br>John D<br>
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Old 05-10-2000, 10:12 PM
lawnforce1 lawnforce1 is offline
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Here in E. Tennessee we are mowing the tallest grass ever! We almost have to mow some accounts twice a week.
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Old 05-10-2000, 10:30 PM
Eric ELM Eric ELM is offline
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We have had a lot of lightning with storms in Illinois too, so the grass is growing big time here. <p>----------<br>&lt;a href=&quot;http://pages.prodigy.net/eric.erickson/&quot;&gt;Eric@ELM&lt;/a&gt;<br>
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Old 05-10-2000, 10:34 PM
bdemir bdemir is offline
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im in michigan and the grass grows so fast two days later you cant tell its been cut. Wow!!! i have never seen this before.
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Old 05-11-2000, 11:45 AM
Greenkeepers Greenkeepers is offline
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MR PLOW-<p>Same thing here in NE Ohio (Medina County - 25 min south of cleve.) I was thinking of trying to convince my customers to go on about a 4 day cycle while the growing season is like this. <p>Mike<br>Greenkeepers
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Old 05-11-2000, 12:16 PM
AGG Lawn Maintenance AGG Lawn Maintenance is offline
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Just went to check on my guys. Its seem like we are all in the same boat. We had to double cut a couple of lawns today. I guess the grass is making up for the drought we had last year in New Jersey. The grass should start to slow down once the Temperture says consistently hot.<br>Travis<br>AG&G Lawn Maintenance
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Old 05-11-2000, 01:09 PM
DMC300 DMC300 is offline
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Go ahead,rub it in...<p>----------<br>DON<br>LIANNES' MOWING
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Old 05-11-2000, 04:54 PM
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In Indiana its growing crazy too..Its been a real pain trying to schedule cuttings..from once a week to about every five days...Maybe this will make some of my customers go to the monthly contract instead of per cutting...
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Old 05-11-2000, 05:43 PM
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You guys better enjoy it while it last. We always get an earlier start than you here in the south. But the drought usualy hits here first. The grass has about 2 weeks to live here and then we start reading its last rites. 90 degree temps and no rain combo. I saw on the news last night that we are in the same weather conditions as last year. The top weather losers disagree about the end of La nina and even if it ended today the drought will continue the rest of the summer. So there nanananana
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