1st cut of the year!!!!!

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by dtelawncare, Mar 12, 2006.

  1. dtelawncare

    dtelawncare LawnSite Member
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    I had planned to start cutting the first week in April. Friday i had a customer call and tell me his backyard needed to be cut as soon as I could get to it. Of course I pulled up first thing next morning. Being that I am only 9 months into the biz this got me excited about the year. Sorry to go on and on but just wanted to see if evryone else gets excited about the first cut of the year.
     
  2. YotaNate

    YotaNate LawnSite Member
    Posts: 46

    I mowed my first yard of the season today. Two more people want their's done next week. Not to bad for the 2nd week of March. If we get any rain at all, its going to be crazy very soon.
     
  3. PMLAWN

    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,535

    Once in Dec, Once in Jan, Weekly started Feb 27th
     
  4. SpudsM15

    SpudsM15 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 627

    we've been working on clean ups throughout the winter...
    Started working everyday all day last week, Mulching, spring c/u's of course we cut the lawns nice and low for the fert and lime app's
    Good luck to everybody this year...
     
  5. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,170

    We've been mowing on and off all winter. I never had to winterize the mowers. We are back to full mowing (around 110 yards) this week along with mulch, pinestraw, installations etc..
     
  6. B&D Lawn Care

    B&D Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 342

    I've been mowing on and off all winter but they are starting to come back to me. Should be at full steam in 2 weeks.
     
  7. chriscraft

    chriscraft LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 390

    um we are supposed to have 5 inches of snow in 3 days, Ice shanties are still on the bay, 4-5 weeks anyway here
     
  8. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,690

    Our first cut of the year was Jan 1st, which followed the last cut of the previous year, Dec 31st. 12 months to the mower here!
     

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