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Estate Quality Grounds

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by SOMM, Apr 28, 2005.

  1. SOMM

    SOMM LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 425

    post your il suprimo residential grounds, with trees and shrubs here!!
    let's see 'em!!

    jaguar fescue blend dixie chopped here!
    hedges by Tanaka !

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  2. SOMM

    SOMM LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 425

    45-degree (shaded)hills are either 22" pushed while fully recovering from spring overseeding, and 48 bobcat'ed when recovered (under 5 story high oaks that get deep root fertilized by our partner in success: Davey Tree).

    thats our 2002 new front concrete walkway.

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  3. SOMM

    SOMM LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 425

    its a challenge under oaks, but thousands of dollars in leaf removals Oct-Nov-Dec

    Davey Tree as a great subcontracting partner for us, has pruned by thinning and elevation letting in alot of sunlight and rainfall to foster good spring(Jan-Feb) seeding(too dry to fall seed here -and zero irrigation system!)

    Davey always "leave$ enough for the other guy" to profit with also, btw, if you're thinking of partnering with them. They aren't chatty with your customers, and never side-sell 'em, and never reveal your costs/profit margin.

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  4. SOMM

    SOMM LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 425

    Too much shade to pose any real crabgrass threat, we alternate every other year with Lebanon's ParEx 10-18-22 or Lebanon's ParEx 24-4-12 , 12-14week time release, straight fertilizers with micronutrients.

    High K = superior drought stress recovery, especially when January was only month with normal rainfall all-winter (other month's way low, since Dec.)

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  5. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    The landscape and tree beds look (at least from the pics) like they really need a new edge put on them.

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