what do you do?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by HOLLYWOOD6973, Aug 12, 2004.

  1. HOLLYWOOD6973

    HOLLYWOOD6973 LawnSite Member
    from PGH PA
    Posts: 76

    what do you guys do when you don't finish your lawns by Friday because of rain and you have something to do on Saturday. like a wedding
     
  2. BladesAway

    BladesAway LawnSite Member
    from Ok
    Posts: 74

    I always try to get out of weddings. Sounds like a good reason to me. You can always talk to the customers and put off whoever agrees to it otherwise have a great day mowing on saturday.
     
  3. Littleriver1

    Littleriver1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 811

    Get your butt over there a cut that grass baby. The only thing a customer dislikes more than you not being there on time is, not seeing a simle on your face.
     
  4. Littleriver1

    Littleriver1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 811

    You didn't say who's wedding. If it's yours take the best man with you to cut grass so you get done early. If your the best man take the bride to be with you.
     
  5. Lawn Dog2001

    Lawn Dog2001 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,027

    What time is your wedding? Any chances of working in the morning and attending the wedding in the afternoon?

    Or use this as an excuse to skip the ceremony and head straight to the reception after work. That way you can skip the boring stuff and head staright for the booze.
     
  6. grassyfras

    grassyfras LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,473

    Theres nothing u can do then tell your customers and do it sunday
     
  7. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,246

    mowing the day after you go to a wedding:confused: OUCH!!!lol
     
  8. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Posts: 4,205




    The wedding waits........................
    Or run on sunday.
    You can cut till it's time for the wedding and cut sunday or monday to recuop. Depends how lenient your customers are.
    We will be cutting on saturday because it is supposed to rain a good bit on friday(tommorow)
    I've got plans for saturday that were made a bit ago but guess what? The plans will wait a few hours till the cutting is finished.
    It sucks sometimes but it's part of being in a seasonal business.
     
  9. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    try to get some work in before the wedding, and after the wedding
     
  10. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 1,309

    Call the customers explain and see how they feel, mow before/after the wedding if possible, Sunday if people don't mind.
     

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