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drought has already started here

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tiedeman, Apr 29, 2003.

  1. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    well..bad news here for me. The drought has began two months early here. After only one good solid week of mowing, I am already rescheduling because of the dust bowls.

    Anybody else has noticed this as well???:blob2:
  2. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,150

    Same thing here in N.E. Ohio!!! I have never seen it this dry in April ??? I am usually getting stuck 2 or 3 times a day, but this year I'm eating dust. :dizzy: This is not a good sign. :( ED
  3. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,150

    Oh, I forgot to add, some of my lawns are showing drought stress. The only good thing about this is not having to do much double cutting. ED
  4. MacLawnCo

    MacLawnCo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,847

    noticed that same thing today also. Im not worried though, theres nothing i can do.
  5. GraZZmaZter

    GraZZmaZter LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 740

    Same thing here in Flint. I have never seen my mower as dusty as it was today. Good thing i got contracts signed! CMA

    I dont think we really ever got over the drought from last year!
  6. Arnold

    Arnold LawnSite Member
    from Wyoming
    Messages: 194

    We are still in the drought out here, the last month or so has been quite wet. Hoping its the beginning to the end of the drought.
  7. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,150

    Where is Oxford, Ohio ????? There are a few things you can do Mac. Get into irrigation or do like me and sealcoat asphalt drives and parking lots when things get too dry !!! :) ED
  8. HarryD

    HarryD LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,068

    not here in nebraska. been raining at least twice a week. Ive been cutting my lawn twice a week and it still long as heck
  9. TaussigLawnCare

    TaussigLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 206

    well it still has signs of drought like last year but we have got 3 rain days each week for the last two weeks and there is a 50% for tonight and tomorrow I heard I am praying for now drought.
  10. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,143

    It's bad here too. I heard we are 13" behind already.:(

    The dandelions are starting to wilt!

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