How many years have you been cutting grass

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by careco, Apr 6, 2003.

  1. careco

    careco LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    I have mowed lawns in New York, Catskill Mt's. for 20 years before moving to Florida in 1986 and have been and still am mowing here! Live in North Central Florida Citrus County! You can do the math! Just wondering how many old timer's are out there ! :blob4: Ray Oliver's Careco In New York was a Steel Rule Die Maker for 18 years and did lawns in the summer and plowed in the the winter !
  2. mowerman90

    mowerman90 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,491

    Been mowing since 1989, one county down from you in Hernando, Metropolitan Spring Hill (LOL), God's Waiting Room.
  3. J&R

    J&R LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 835

    Too D** long. LOL about 20 years.
  4. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Messages: 4,739

    8 years (not commercially)
  5. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,366

    12 years now. :cool:
  6. Jason Pallas

    Jason Pallas LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,335

    going on 22 years in the biz - longer than most of my employees have been alive - jeez I feel old now!
  7. sirsweatsalot

    sirsweatsalot LawnSite Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 296

    in the biz for 7 years on my "own" for 4 years.
  8. HarryD

    HarryD LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,068

    I have been mowing commercially for almost 22 years :D before I started mowing I climbed and trimmed & pruned trees for 2 years. found I liked being on the ground allot more then in a tree.
  9. brucec32

    brucec32 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,403

    11 years, before that managment in distribution, before that, management for a national park concessionaire.

    This is by far the most rewarding overall, though the park job was sweet (hired lots of college girls) but I was 22 and single then, not 39 and married.
  10. JeffY

    JeffY LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    Been mowing for 10 years, starting out with the neighbors.

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