Mowing Inside A Swiming Picture

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by luckylawnboy, May 15, 2001.

  1. luckylawnboy

    luckylawnboy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 431

    Check out this picture of an old swimming pool that was filled in on the sides and used as a yard. It is hard to tell how deep and steep it really is in the picture.

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  2. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,085

    Can Someone Say.......

    LAZY!!! :confused:
     
  3. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
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    how hard could it have been to bring in a few dump truck loads of soil to fill it properly. its right next to the road. instead it makes the lawn look like crap. i think guidos right LAZY and CHEAP!!!
     
  4. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028

    Is it swampy?
    My experience is that if they just fill it without cracking all the concrete on the botto, it becomes a quicksamd pool eventually.
     
  5. joshua

    joshua LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,226

    all i can do is laugh, thats funny how stupid and lazy people can be. :blob3:
     
  6. CSRA Landscaping

    CSRA Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,232

    The more I think about that bathtub full of dirt with grass on top, the less I like it .... DID they break up the bottom, at least?
     
  7. Greenkeepers

    Greenkeepers LawnSite Senior Member
    from NE Ohio
    Posts: 695

    Lazy , cheap, stupid all of the above. Or did they just think that mother nature would fill it up with dirt???? I can't believe that it would have sunk that much.
     
  8. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Posts: 3,010

    I think I'd have filled the "CEE-MENT pond" with bass and bluegill!:p

    GEO
     
  9. luckylawnboy

    luckylawnboy LawnSite Senior Member
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    After reading all the post it brought some ideas to me. I am trying to get the lady to let me fill it and seed it for her, but she is tight and does not want to spend the money, but she pays Scotts Lawn to spray the thing it seems like 6 times a year and pay me to mow the lawn every 5 days at $40 a cut. but won't spend the money to fill it in.
     
  10. Island Lawn

    Island Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 632

    Just a thought, why not figure out what it would take, and make out a proposal?
     

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