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Getting a little scared

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ALBsun1, Mar 31, 2006.

  1. ALBsun1

    ALBsun1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 114

    In these parts, the Maryland, D.C. area, and probably a lot of the mid atlantic region, we haven't had rain for about a month and a half. Couple that with hardly any snow and moisture during the winter. It should be raining all the time this time of year to get that grass growing. I am getting nervous, not to mention pissed off. I want to start cutting yesterday.
  2. jetcleaned

    jetcleaned LawnSite Member
    Posts: 16

    yeah im down here in va beach and its slow
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Right now I feel like a working girl in church...real nervous
  4. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
    Posts: 6,074

    It's been raining here for the last couple of hours. Hopefully it continues.
  5. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,810

    We're supposed to get some rain over the next few days. It looks like the grass will need cutting starting next week. I hope we have a repeat of last spring... just enough rain to show up each week without double cutting.

    Try getting paid in advance to avoid the worries.......
  6. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Send it east Jodi when ya had enough :)
  7. mulcahy mowing

    mulcahy mowing LawnSite Senior Member
    from ma
    Posts: 721

    it's going to rain here right when i have cleanups to do:hammerhead:
  8. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,653

    Trust me, it's going to rain...
    It has to, it's the law.

    We still got time, plenty of it.
    Try and relax, I got the last of my machines into spring 06's maintenance schedule today - Might I suggest going over each machine meticulously, check everything out and fix or adjust anything that's out of whack: Doing this can save you considerable down-time because once it gets busy, the machines may have to go all year without anything but the bare basics.
    But if you're really worried:
    To make it rain, you need to wash and wax your car, preferrably all by hand and the more detailed, the better. Then, do the truck and trailer same way. If it doesn't take you at least 3-4 hours each, do it again.

    I did it last year, so it's your turn :)
  9. PGA

    PGA LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 710

    That sucks ALB.

    Probably a good time to be selling mulch or landscaping. Gotta plan ahead for these things.

    I thought it would be bad here in KS but everythings is green and growing now.
  10. FinerCutslawnCare

    FinerCutslawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,385

    Its been raining here the last 3 days, I could send you some if you wanted me to....Greenest i have seen alot of my lawns in awhile!

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