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lawn rolling

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by metro exteriors, Mar 7, 2006.

  1. metro exteriors

    metro exteriors LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    march is finally here!! We are slowly approaching lawn rolling season. Generally rolling is a good months worth of work before cutting. Not alot of people roll, and it's very hard to predict what areas to target for more business. Any others roll in the spring? How popular is it in other areas?
  2. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    Lawn rolling as in...? Sodding, Aerating?
  3. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    Try the search feature. This was brought up a month or so ago. Lawn rolling is not a recommended practice anymore.
  4. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,734

    I get a few calls now and then. I'll be digging mine out in a couple of weeks.
  5. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,587

    and damage the lawn...

    reason to roll a lawn..... damage form tires, moles, construction... thats it..

    especially if the soil is clay like your, and drought stricken, like yours ..... if you do it, then you have to aeriate...

    we explain to customers why its bad for the lawn, old thinking, and no one does it that way any more......

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