how do you like this grass

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by deere615, Jun 30, 2007.

  1. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    what do you guys think about this grass :hammerhead: and no I didn't trim the hedges the homeowner did and they look like crap!


  2. walker/redmax

    walker/redmax LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 366

    They look better than the lawn :laugh:
  3. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    So what does it look like after you mow it? OR did you turn this one away?
  4. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    i will try and get some pics of it done on here soon o and when they trimmed the hedges they left all the clippings on the ground for me!
  5. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,185

    Why surprised at is how you get rid of the trimming from hedges!
  6. Vikings

    Vikings LawnSite Bronze Member
    from canada
    Messages: 1,657

    I've had it with crap jobs.

    I'm in a position where I can turn work away and all this talk about parking YOUR vehicle in front of a yard and how that effects your reputation is getting to me.

    I would not take a job like that. I don't know why it has taken me so long to learn this lesson (if indeed I did learn it), I've been turning down crap work in window cleaning for years.
  7. IN2MOWN

    IN2MOWN LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,993

    A few years back when I first started I got a call from some guy who had a property that hadn't been cut in months. I went over to look at it. Pretty small yard (5000 sq ft) but it was 2 feet tall. I quoted him almost $150.00 hoping he would turn me away and to my surprise he took it. I did it and he paid me on time.

    About 2 weeks later I got a call from him and he hooked me up with a townhouse complex, 5 rentals and a commercial dry cleaners. Turned out he worked for a property mgmt. company.

    Im glad I took that **** job ;)
  8. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Central NY
    Messages: 1,582

    I had to look at your location... Thought I was looking at some of my other local LCO's lawns. LOL!
    We've noticed this year there seems to be a lot of people letting their lawns go. Dont know if it is absentee landlords, or people just dont care. Whatever it is, I've never seen so many uncared for lawns.
  9. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    Dang I wish that would happen to me! And to MattfromNY I don't know why people are leaving their lawns go but my guess would be gas prices

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