Start up dates for New England Guys

Discussion in 'Network: North' started by dmk395, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ma
    Posts: 992

    I usually get out and start the first round of spring cleanups around March 20, last year it was March 18. I'm still not out yet, thinking possibly Friday, however realistically probably more like April 1. I'm in southeastern Mass...how is everyone else looking?
     
  2. oldlawnguy

    oldlawnguy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 11

    I have some small shrub removal job set for tomorrow and some plow damage to put back this week. Cleanups will hopefully start next week...
     
  3. ashgrove landscaping

    ashgrove landscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,446

    Still snow covered and wet here. Probably around the 10-15 of April. Last year was silly. March 20. Earliest ever.
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  4. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,501

    At least 6 inches of snow on the ground here. Plowed snow-piles are still 4 or 5 feet high at the end of each driveway. Last year we worked 8 days in March. I bet we start this year on April 8.
     
  5. LandFakers

    LandFakers LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 6,229

    Ive been out for a few cleanups so far. But Ill start cutting probably the 2nd-3rd week of april. My personal lawn is already started to grow.
     
  6. DavidsonLandscaping

    DavidsonLandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 303

    Getting everything ready, not starting until the second week of april
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  7. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ma
    Posts: 992

    I'm planning on starting April 1. It's amazing I have accounts only 9 miles away and one has no snow, other has 4 foot snow banks!
     

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