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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by crazyscaper, Sep 23, 2003.

  1. crazyscaper

    crazyscaper LawnSite Member
    Posts: 24

    how long should i wait b4 cutting afer chemlawn has come. the other day i cut liek a1/2hr after they cam at one of my customers homes. BTW she is dropping them and having me do the fertilizing.
  2. mike9497

    mike9497 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 954

    if im already there i just do it.i have also been in the middle of cutting a lawn then the dumb*** chemlawn guy starts his app
  3. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,137

    Don't even get me started on that. I almost got into a physical fight with a guy one time. I don't understand how that company stays in business.

  4. sharpcutter

    sharpcutter LawnSite Member
    Posts: 87

    Had a guy with no ppe on at all start his app. We were standing within 15' of him. No warning, just started spraying. Oh yea, he did this while the wind was blowing our way. Almost blew a gasket. Needless to say, this one got reported.
  5. lawnMaster5000

    lawnMaster5000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 589

    early this summer i witnessed a chemlawn guy pour about 5-10lbs of fertilizer down the storm drain before putting the spreader back into the truck. Due to the time of year it was probably a weed/feed/insect - brutal on any ecosystem.

    No i didnt report this one, b/c i couldnt find who i was supposed to report this too. The local police were no real help.

    Is there a national chem reporting agency or anything?
  6. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 976

    If you go to the blue pages, or government listings you'll find a number to the EPA or the Department of Agriculture. Either one will be able to take a report or answer any questions you may have about pesticides.
  7. narly1_2000

    narly1_2000 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 101

    Hey, these chemlawn dudes have a job to do as well.Try to get the fertilizing too. Tell the customer its in his/ her best interest
  8. maple city

    maple city LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 305

    You should wait 24-48 hours after granular fertilizer is applied before mowing.

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