Do you mow when it's raining?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by HighGrass, Jul 23, 2004.

  1. HighGrass

    HighGrass LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Z5 MA
    Posts: 1,237

    ...and if you do, how do you keep the lawn from looking like crap?
     
  2. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    If I am out and it just a sprinkling, I will keep mowing. Once this year I put on my rain suit it was coming down that much. It's raining now and has been for 5-6 hours. I wont go out now, but will hope to in a few hours...either that or do it tomorrow, but I dont want to mow on saturday.
     
  3. Gravely_Man

    Gravely_Man LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,076

    Some times you just have to mow the in the rain. The companies in the state of Washington have to do this all of the time. I just slow down and occasionally have to double mow to spread the clippings out. I raise the deck on the second pass.

    Gravely_Man
     
  4. ince8728

    ince8728 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 249

    it started pouring after only 2 commercial accounts so we got called back.
     
  5. txlawnking

    txlawnking LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,905

    Not unless I wanted to go Mud riddin'. Around here we have thick Gumbo mud.. I prefer to keep the few customers I have, and rutting their yard wouldn't do that..:(
     

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