When does Everybody start doing Fall Clean-Ups

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by MICHPLOWER, Aug 15, 2010.


    MICHPLOWER LawnSite Member
    Posts: 98

    Just wondering when every body else starts doing fall clean-ups. I like to start in mid October if weather here in Michigan allow us to.
  2. ChevHayes

    ChevHayes LawnSite Member
    Posts: 86

    Start when the leaves drop...
  3. wrgrounds

    wrgrounds LawnSite Member
    from WI
    Posts: 34

    Mid October here also. Usually finish up around Thanksgiving.
  4. capelawncare.com

    capelawncare.com LawnSite Fanatic
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  5. PPS.inc

    PPS.inc LawnSite Member
    from Earth
    Posts: 116

    cut till last week of october. clean-ups start the second week of november. Most times about 10-15% of the leaves are down by mid october. Thats wasting time in my mind.
  6. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,380

    I used to try to get a jump on things and start in late August but the customers got pissed when I raked green leaves out of the trees.
  7. sven1277

    sven1277 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 636

    We switch over to leaf cleanups beginning of November. We will continue right up to Christmas if weather allows.
  8. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,647

    Usually after halloween right up to thanksgiving.
  9. starry night

    starry night LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,754

    I apologize in advance for being a ----head.

    But this same stupid thread shows up every year.
  10. Turf Commando

    Turf Commando LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,186

    LOL. I bet...

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