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Mondragon Lawn and Trees

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Mondragon Lawn Serv, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,953

    Looks good. We have a hard time getiting knock-out roses that size. And do you put any kind of starter on them? They tell me color spot has one of their subs near Giddings somewhere.
     
  2. Mikegyver

    Mikegyver LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,810

    Question, do you trim your sasanquas (camellias) like a normal hedge? One of our customers wants the "natural" look. They are next to a house and the previous company let them get too tall. They were just trimming them like a normal hedge. Any thoughts on this? I am probably going to hack quite a bit off and let them grow out???? Not sure yet.
     
  3. Mondragon Lawn Serv

    Mondragon Lawn Serv LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 633

    Most of our installs are at new homes. We bring in a mix soil/ rose mix soil and they've done great for us. We do fertilization once we maintain the property as a monthly customer. There's some rose fertilizer that we get from John Deere Landscape supplier and has worked great on already established knockouts. The biggest issue is usually the soils Ph level hence why we usually bring our own soils. Hope I was able to.help somehow
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  4. Mondragon Lawn Serv

    Mondragon Lawn Serv LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 633

    The best thing is to let it grow out but remember they don't grow fast. I would say leave it as is and just let it grow and as it grows take out unwanted and shape it up. They're gorgeous plants and usually hard to grow down here BC it's so hot. Most of ours are under large tress and have done well thank goodness for big trees
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  5. Mondragon Lawn Serv

    Mondragon Lawn Serv LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 633

    It's been a great year so far we have past half of last years revenue in a little less than three months so I'm glad in the direction we're going this year. It's been a few stressful days and night with lots of work and long nights dealing with my last semester in college. as for now this is what we have so far. Simple new home installation and just a little stripes for the new season, we need the rain badly!!

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  6. RLS24

    RLS24 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,597

    Read through a good chunk of this....you have a really great business going there!

    Just out of curiosity, what makes you want to go with the Wright ZK over another Toro Grandstad? a few pages ago you were praising the Toro and I see now that you would like to buy the Wright? I have Wrights myself and I think they are a fantastic machine, just curious what sparked your change of heart from the Toro.
     
  7. Mondragon Lawn Serv

    Mondragon Lawn Serv LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 633

    We have not decided on which mower to get yet we're still looking at our options. The grandstand is superior on the small 36" deck I prefer the wider.tires that the rapid height from wright and to me the deck is better on the toro. We tried out the zk but are still attempting to get a grandstand demo 60" with the efi. It's gonna be hard to beat the zk though. The engine and toros deck is what's keeping us from purchasing the zk right now. Every mower has ups and downs you gotta go with the one that gives you the most ups and not what people like. It's a business so we need to do business decisions
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  8. LandFakers

    LandFakers LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 6,227

    Finally made my way throught the whole thread. Everything looks really nice! Keep it up
     
  9. RLS24

    RLS24 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,597

    You're right about that! If it helps any, I have been very pleased with my Wright I'll be going into the 3rd season with it now and I have nothing bad to say about it.
     
  10. Mikegyver

    Mikegyver LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,810

    Looking good man!
     

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