Any of you have wash out yet?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by KirbysLawn, Sep 19, 2000.

  1. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    With TS Gordon passing by tonight we here in the Charlotte area have had a 5-6 hour s l o w rain. It has been perfect for the lawns I've aerated so far. It will also make the ground perfect for the ones I have to do tomorrow. Have any of you suffered heavy downpours causing your seed to wash out? Hope not.

  2. osc

    osc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 502

    In Ohio, many contractors have had their seed wash all summer long with 2" downpours in one hour. We've had several of those this year. I had a residential property go from normal one day to having 2 riverbeds 5' wide carved around either side of the house. After I seeded and strawed.
    I've went through a lot of erosion control netting this year.
    It has been good for seed germination though.
  3. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    Here in Delaware it must have rain at least 2"-2.5". Every things soaked!! I'll start aerating on Friday. Plugs should pull real nice.
  4. TJLC

    TJLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,308

    Here in southwest FL. we are still soaked from Gordon. Also it rained off and on today. If I get any further behind, I'll actually start catching up, ha ha.

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