Leaf cleanup?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LawnMowerKing10, Dec 8, 2009.

  1. LawnMowerKing10

    LawnMowerKing10 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 837

    How many are still doing leaf cleanups / leaf removal? we had about an inch of snow and some freezing rain to come later on but I am still doing cleanups .... Hopefully I will be done by the week of Christmas.
  2. Kennedy Landscaping

    Kennedy Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,597

    I still have MAYBE one or two more to do. And like I said thats a maybe.
  3. Yater

    Yater LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    I do them all "winter" here in Texas. I take as many new calls as I can since the grass isn't growing. Leaf cleanups usually run well into the spring. I don't turn them down until I'm on my regular mowing schedule and don't have time.
  4. sven1277

    sven1277 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 681

    We have one day left. I would like to advertise for more, but for the time being, the temp will be below or around freezing for the next several days. Can't pick up leaves when they're frozen to the ground.
  5. blk90s13

    blk90s13 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,453

    Still doing leaf clean ups here
  6. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    I finished up today. The only stuff I have to do until March is the lawns that I put tall fescue on as a winter grass. They'll stop growing shortly though. I have some other stuff to do like some fence gates to put in and a couple of houses to wash. Just enough to keep beer in the fridge. :drinkup:
  7. scagtiger

    scagtiger LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 173

    we only have about 10-15 left and a few people still calling
  8. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    I still have around 3-4 to do, but all the leaves are currently frozen to the ground, so I cant finish til it warms up!! Sucks!! Is it just me, or did it get really cold, really fast this year?
  9. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,931

    same here. Still advertising for them and getting calls almost daily. Mostly tirekickers. Gutter cleaning too. Bradford pear trees are just now really starting to shed..
  10. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Messages: 1,930

    My regulars are nearly done. There are always the stragglers that wait until all their neighbors yards are clean before they call anyone.

    Hopefully I will pick up a few of those in the next couple of weeks.

    We dodged the snow bullet today...just got rain...temps supposed to really plunge and the winds will kick up tonite.

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