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Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by McG_Landscaping, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. McG_Landscaping

    McG_Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    Thanks! I just use an old flat (edging) shovel. Some times I use a bed edger to start then I finish with the shovel but on this job I just used the shovel.
  2. jdo150

    jdo150 LawnSite Member
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    I hate mowing in the rain it makes a mess of the lawn and my equipment. The only time I mow in the rain is if it starts to rain as I'm in the middle of doing a lawn. The Edging looks good and so does the mulch, nice work.
  3. normower

    normower LawnSite Member
    from pa
    Messages: 149

    Hey McGinn,

    Was at McDonalds in Allison Park today and saw you stopped at the light on Route 8 (you were right in front of Mcd's). Truck and sideboards looked good. Were you doing work around there? I live like 3 minutes from that McDonald's.
  4. McG_Landscaping

    McG_Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    Thanks! I hate mowing in the rain but with school and rain in the forecast for the next week they had to get done.
    Yeah I was there! If it was in the afternoon I think I had just finished my last yard and had just dumped my grass! I was actually mowing my one friend's house out off of saxonburg blvd. Thats one of my more normal routes I take to go everywhere!
  5. McG_Landscaping

    McG_Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    So I have been putting off doing this hillside for a bit but finally got it started. I will finish it next week. The first pic is what it looked like before then some during/after pics. I still have more to do and I did more after these pics I just forgot to take some after pictures.




  6. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
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    What's that, about 5 yards of river gravel? That'll look real nice when it's done.
  7. Pressedun

    Pressedun LawnSite Fanatic
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    Looking good man, river rock is good stuff!
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  8. McG_Landscaping

    McG_Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    I believe in that picture there was 4 tons/yards. I laid 6 in total today and I have another 6 or 7 more on the right side of the hill. It's a large improvement over what was there and this is one of my weekly mows. The guy was really happy so far. To mow the bottom of this hill I have to take my walk behind down it and last week I got stuck and had to pull it up over with my truck.
  9. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Looking good, God thats all we do here in pittsburgh is landscape hillsides!
  10. McG_Landscaping

    McG_Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    Thanks! I usually prefer mulch but it looks alright!

    Thank you! I feel the same way. Mowing and landscaping hillsides. I would like a nice zero turn rider but I cut way too many hilly or uneven yards

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