Western PA Landscapers!

Discussion in 'Network: North' started by 93Chevy, Feb 18, 2011.

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  1. Roger

    Roger LawnSite Fanatic
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    I cut a couple today that are irrigated. But, in both cases, the sprinkler system is nearly worthless. In one case, most all the front yard was brown, dry, and no growth. One place in the backyard had some green, but only near the sprinkler head.

    In the second case, the green was located just near the sprinkler heads. The distribution is horrible.

    However, I think in both cases, they started the procedure way too late. The turf was already reach the dormant state when they started. People think that my magic, overnight, the brown will turn to lush green turf. Once the turf reaches dormant, or near-dormant stage, it takes lots of water to bring it back.
     
  2. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I took this pic around 2pm today.


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    Ack.



    I took this pick of my back yard a week or two ago...

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    Double ACK!!!
     
  3. McG_Landscaping

    McG_Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    luckily they have been watering for w few weeks now. I will post pics of the one here in a minute. i cut a good 2.5-3" off of the super green one
     
  4. McG_Landscaping

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    it sure was nice to see some green grass!

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  5. McG_Landscaping

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  6. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
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  7. McG_Landscaping

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  8. Pressedun

    Pressedun LawnSite Fanatic
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    I hear ya man, have 6 irrigated that will need regular cutting, bad other than that.
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  9. Pressedun

    Pressedun LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'll be lucky if I get to cut more than one day per week in July, bad for business but good for getting some much needed things done and relaxing a bit.
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  10. Bumpmaster

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    Anyone still mowing grass or did everyone go on vacation?
     

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