The season's comin to an end!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 94gt331, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. 94gt331

    94gt331 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I't that time of the year again for us seasonal landscapers about one or two more months left. I have 5 more landscape jobs to do and 1 more round of mowing and where going to start picking up leaves from Nov1 -dec1 and then hopefully maybe aliitle of snow. But im lookin forard to puttin the equiptment away for 3 months. I allways like takin a break from running my buisness for a few months. How's other LCO's doing this fall and what's ur winter plans. I do some farm work over the winter for some spendin money.:usflag:
     
  2. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
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    We have a lot of green trees here were 2 weeks off because of all that extra rain this season. So we will mow 1 week into Nov guaranteed and probably 2 weeks into Nov. Last season it cuts ended in Oct. Then comes the fun part 100 plus clean ups in the 3-6 weeks before we get taken out by a snow storm. If all goes well we finish around Dec 15 if it doesn't go well it can drag deep in to Jan .
     
  3. 94gt331

    94gt331 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    You lookin forward to ur break from work or do work anywhere over the winter.
     
  4. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Winter is merely a series of a few 3 and 4 day weekends and occasionally we take a whole 10-14 days off in a row in the beginning. No sooner then that ends then its time to do taxes, reports, new contracts and new plans basically the winters off is a myth here.
     
  5. 94gt331

    94gt331 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Winter is a great time to do buisness planning and contracts i agree. I like to also do maint on the equiptment. I got lots of equiptment to clean up and repair.
     
  6. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Maybe one or two more mowings here. Got a full fall clean up schedule for November. One big project that will last 2-3 more weeks. Got to get my plows ready to go!!
     
  7. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'm winding down here too. I'll probably cut up until December and call it a year. No snow to speak of here.
     
  8. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'll be ready for winter (except for the snow and freezing temps part). Its been a busy year for me and I'm definately in need of a little break.

    I've got at least a month before I'm done with everything. Leaves are falling here pretty steadily here. As long as we don't get snow too early, I'll be doing clean-ups until Dec. 1st, maybe a little longer...usually after Thanksgiving it is just a select few customers who want their lawns cleaned up, so I won't be too busy after that.
     
  9. dieseltech

    dieseltech LawnSite Senior Member
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    The grass is slowing down here too...time to pick up the leaves and dust off the snowblowers and the plow. I think im gonna switch up my advertising next season so ill probly get to work on that as well.
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