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Polar Ice Cap is Getting Thicker

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LAWNS AND MOWER, Feb 5, 2004.


    LAWNS AND MOWER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,129

    OK all, I'm way past going stir crazy!! Between snow,sleet,freezing rain, more snow, more sleet and more freezing rain I haven't seen bare ground in 6 weeks. I can count on one hand how many days I've worked since Turkey Day. The only exercise I've experienced this winter is shoveling my own driveway, clicking on the mouse, and doing 12 ounce curls!!
  2. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    I am sick and tired on the snow up here. The past 3 weeks we received just about 3 1/2 feet of snow.
  3. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,332

    I am about ready to turn my side lot into a hockey rink.It melts a little, then refreezes at night.I can't even walk on my sidewalks b/c they have 2" of ice on them.I'm gonna have to start wearing golf spikes to take the dogs out to pee in the yard.I haven't seen grass for 5 weeks here.I got a new mower the other day, and it's killin me to look at all my equipment just sitting there in the garage so lifeless.I can't wait until the first nice day after the snow melts because the neighbors are going to really hate me when I get it all out and start 'em up at the same time.It's been 2 1/2 months since I've heard a mower or weedeater run.Man, I must be sick or something...<a href='http://www.smileycentral.com/?partner=ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/28/28_3_7.gif' border=0></a>Is it spring yet????
  4. GreginAlaska

    GreginAlaska Banned
    Posts: 829

    Well, when I left work yesterday it was -42 F and there is enough ice on the Arctic Ocean that Armstrong Oil has a drilling rig sitting on it as they get ready to move it north of our plant to drill a wildcat.
  5. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,332

    Greg, we had some friends from Morgantown that moved to Alaska 2 years ago.Pam said the beauty of the state more than makes up for the temps and long nights.I just feel sorry for their two weimerieners.Poor dogs probably had to have Gore Tex coats and boots made for them...lol.Man , -42 is #$% cold!<a href='http://www.smileycentral.com/?partner=ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/28/28_3_1.gif' border=0></a>

    LAWNS AND MOWER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,129

    Seems as if this thread relates to all lawn care pro's when it comes to the off season. My question is....."Why was this moved to the off-topic forum??"
  7. muxx

    muxx LawnSite Member
    Posts: 187

    Same here in Ohio. To cold to even have the interest to work on anything. I am thinking of starting a smaller lawn care business in FL around Ocala. Then I can help out in the winter months.
  8. Shuter

    Shuter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,171

    It's not bad in my area. The frost line just hit 24" deep. Might be able to work around May.
  9. hmmm guess that global warming thing hasn't made it here yet.
  10. Willis

    Willis LawnSite Member
    Posts: 176

    Time to get in shape for spring.

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