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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Dodgemania, Oct 18, 2004.

  1. Dodgemania

    Dodgemania LawnSite Member
    Messages: 97

    It's raining cats and dogs in kentucky but as I got on lawnsite I saw that 59 people are viewing. Are you all rained out or just slow on work.
  2. bushtrimmer

    bushtrimmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 351

    Raining in Cincy, started as crews were going out this morning.
  3. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,410

    Raining here. Im gettin ready to go out to my shop and work on my harley basket case I purchased a while back for just such occasions :drinkup:
  4. timinkc

    timinkc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 217

    well it rained overnight here (north of KC) and it seems most of the grass has just about stopped growing...i hear it's gonna warm up some this week though so maybe we'll get some growth
  5. mbricker

    mbricker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    I've been on "vacation" since Thurs. Have 2 sisters I haven't seen since Mom passed away a year ago. Flew to E. Tenn for a mini family reunion.

    At home, the grass has almost stopped growing, but the majority of leaves are still on the trees. But last week rain off and on for 3 days--after 4 very dry weeks--so the mowing will resume tomorrow.

    I have really started liking this time of year for the reason I finally get to slow down after busting azz all summer. Will really miss that now that I am about to start a "real" job.
  6. Dodgemania

    Dodgemania LawnSite Member
    Messages: 97

    I figured I was the only one rained out. I've got a question what do you guys do in the winter to make money besides plowing snow?
  7. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    We had a heavy frost here this morning. The lawns weren't clear until about an hour ago, so I told my brother to be ready at noon...a shrub / tree trim job and a interior plantscape lobby visist is all I have planned for today anyways.
  8. Gravely_Man

    Gravely_Man LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,075

    Just using the morning to catch up on paperwork and let the lawns warm up before I head out the door. Things are really slowing down now that the cooler weather has arrived. In the winter I do snow removal, Christmas light installation, firewood sales and tree removals.

  9. sanfordandsonfan

    sanfordandsonfan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 103

    been raining on and off in st. louis for the past week. I worked Friday and Satuday, and today its raining again. My wife and I are leaving for Mexico on Wed. and we will be back on Sunday. Next week, I will start my leaf clean ups. During the winter, I have been doing some junk hauling work for a few real estate companies. Nothing pretty, but it is cash flow.
  10. all ferris

    all ferris LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,309

    Raining here. All I can do is watch about $1000 worth of grass seed wash out of my yard. Good times!

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