Golly it s hot!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by I am Me, Aug 8, 2003.

  1. I am Me

    I am Me LawnSite Member
    from D/FW
    Messages: 72

    Man it is hot here! We have had a week of record setting heat in North Texas. 105, 107, an today it said 112 on my thermometer in my truck. Grass is brown, mowing is dusty work, and after about 3 hours, you are fried! Literally!

    I have had to move several of my accounts to 12 day cutting cycle, simply because nothings growing! Show up to mow and and the grass has grown about 1/4 inch in a week. doesn't seem to matter how much water you pour to the lawn, it still turns brown.

    A Lot of my residentials have burnt grass along curbs and driveways from the heat radiating off the concrete.

    Drinking a ton of water, and gatoraid, but I am wiped out at the end of the day.

  2. mrbenfer

    mrbenfer LawnSite Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 136

    Yea I saw on the Weather Channel.

    Nothing is growing here in Iowa either.
  3. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    now that is hot. u know what i got today? high, wet, very green grass and weeds. had to tripple cut a few, and only a week since the last mow. is it humid in tx, like it is here, in lower zimbabway?
  4. hunter

    hunter LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 254

    here is houston it got up to 102 today and it was 104 yesterday. Heat index was 112+.

    But as I was putting the trailer in I heard thunder. maybe this heat with crank up the thunder storms tonight.
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501


    Be glad you don't live in south, central Tanzania like I used to...LOL
  6. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    tanzania? aint that where vampires are from?
  7. Duncan Lawn Care

    Duncan Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 79

  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Nah, they all moved. Now they live in Trump Towers...LOL

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