Why double dip when you can triple!

Discussion in 'Florida Lawn Care Forum' started by Tri-City Outdoors, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. Tri-City Outdoors

    Tri-City Outdoors LawnSite Member
    Posts: 152

    I love this time of year. Getting paid great for maintenance and install after install.

    I have one crew doing big paver/landscape installs. Got one crew doing maintenance and small landscaping. I've be doing a little thing or two myself everyday. I Just might retire one day after all.

    Cheers to winter time in Florida!
     
  2. Tell me about it. I made $1100 in 6 hours on a job the other day. All hand tools too.
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  3. Landscape Poet

    Landscape Poet LawnSite Gold Member
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    Yep good times. Last week in my first week off I had 13 pallets of St. Augustine going in, had 21 yards of mulch installed , 5 palm trees trimmed, two different sets of viburnum that were over 15 foot lowered to just under 10 foot, a couple of very small installs....all while getting expense information ready from the comfort of my couch. I live for winter here in CFL. We were able to do just a little spraying or shrub trimming on maybe a third of the properties this week as the turf has slowed to nothing and started going off color. Life is good. :dancing::dancing:
     
  4. zturncutter

    zturncutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,308

    Shhhhhhhhh not so loud :cool2:
     
  5. Hahahahaha....but, all the northern guys say Florida sucks....
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  6. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
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    I would like think things are looking good all over the world as well as our country. I am seeing tons of port a potties all over my town again, meaning construction is on the rise. I would hate to give Obama the credit because the world economy in general is also on the rise. But I have to admit I am in better shape now than I have been since Hurricane Charlie. How ever I down sized big time and no long have the huge expense of children in college.

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  7. williams lcm

    williams lcm LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Most of the St.augustine really could be cut every 3 weeks. It is just not growing. Even my St.Aug lawn that is well fertilized has come to a standstill. I am still cutting bi-weekly just to mulch up leaves ect on customer properties.
     
  8. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Gold Member
    Male, from Ark
    Posts: 3,404

    I have one more in med school for 3 more years after this year. Maybe I can breathe easier after that. In the mean time you can send me any contributions if it would make you feel better.
     

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