Just Venting

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Frue, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,472

    In ten years I do not remeber a summer this dry, its been dry but man I am on three weeks no mow and now I am running thru my maintenance. Sorry about the griping but I had to vent.
  2. TNT LawnCare Inc.

    TNT LawnCare Inc. LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,157

    It happens to all of us Eventually, then there be that 1 year when it just rains way to much.
  3. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,570

    Its been dry here since 2000. This spring was one the better springs we have had for a long, long, long time. Its starting to get hot and dry. We are better this year than last year.

    Its a fact of life. Its no fun. I don't envy you a bit. Vent away.
  4. jkingrph

    jkingrph LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 812

    Just the opposite down here, I cannot in my 62 years remember a summer this wet!
  5. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,220

    stuck my mower 3 times in 2 weeks
  6. Duncan90si

    Duncan90si LawnSite Member
    Messages: 207

    I'm going through the same thing. I'm from Butler, PA. I have a few lawns that I haven't cut in over a month. You just got to roll with the punches. (and pray for a lot of mulch jobs.) :)
  7. swingset

    swingset LawnSite Member
    Messages: 231

    Global warming, all Bush's fault. He hates lawncare guys, black people in New Orleans, and is responsible for all those Pauly Shore movies.
  8. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,373

    Use these times to get yourself motivated to get everyone on a flat fee contract, then you look at these weather patterns as a paid vacation.

    After working 80-100 hours / week this spring, it's nice to be down to 40-50 hours with the lack of rain.
  9. Frue

    Frue LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,472

    I really wish I could do the monthly contract. It is very tough around here very old school. But I will attempt to give it a go.
  10. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,672

    Maybe if you get behind his war plan he will take the hex off........we signed on and it has been raining ever since.

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