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And why are homeowners allowed to do their own lawn?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by grandview (2006), Apr 10, 2012.

  1. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,466

    All I'm saying is they want us to be licensed to do this type of work and to make sure we understand what happens when you use to much product and get fined for using to much. Yet the homeowner goes and buys almost the same stuff and destroy his yard and cause runoff and pollute the land ,but that is ok because its his property.
     
  2. ETM

    ETM LawnSite Senior Member
    from Georgia
    Posts: 509

    keep electing democrates and you get what you get.GOVERMENT CONTROL. That's all it is grand. They charge you because you let them. I pay $80 per year and I make it up.It's called cost of doing business. I used to be a homeowner and did my own and I bet it's was better than anything you got. I just thought I knew alot.Don't get me wrong I see where you are coming from but this is America and if the dumb mass elect bama again you aint seen nothing yet.:usflag:
     
  3. fl-landscapes

    fl-landscapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,542

    Trust me understand what your saying.
     
  4. fl-landscapes

    fl-landscapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,542

    So true, and so scary. People better get off the couch and to a voting booth in november:usflag:
     
  5. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,647

    That's the first thing I noticed!
     
  6. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,466

    Actually we have idiots on both sides in NY. They jacked it up for the money then they gut the DEC who is in charge of these things. Our one elected official came up with a great plan to make more money for the State. Golf courses have to pay a water tax on the water they use to water their course,even if you don't use public water and pump from your own pond.They have to submit how much water they will pump from it then get as tax bill. As for cost,it used to be 50 a year for a license and 200 for 3 years for the business. Not it's 200 a yr for the license and 1000.00 for 3 yrs for the business.
     
  7. ETM

    ETM LawnSite Senior Member
    from Georgia
    Posts: 509

    Sorry you have to deal with idiots running your state. Here the new dot regs are getting out of hand. When you go over 10001 lbs you have to have dot# and that opens up a big can of worms. To much to list here. So that ends my grass cutting and just sticking to spraying. Good luck grand and remember we still live in America; for how much longer depends on us in November.
     
  8. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 7,961

    Lordy Lordy.

    There is evidence that the homeowner is responsible for much of the pollution from herbicides and fertilizers. However this is still America.
     
  9. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,466

    Where you been? Thats been on the books for a long while.
     
  10. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 15,782

    I have one in my hood that looks just like that...just so happens another LCO that lives in my hood takes care of it.
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