new... From Alberta, Canada

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by ROS_Grounds, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. westcoh

    westcoh LawnSite Senior Member
    from Alberta
    Messages: 313

    Since 2005, hard to believe it's been that long already! How's things looking up there this year? Are you guys close to starting up for the season yet? Seems like we're still atleast 3 weeks out or so here right now.
  2. ROS_Grounds

    ROS_Grounds LawnSite Member
    Messages: 152

    I would like to start spring tomorrow but could be May 1 by the time we start... which is not an exciting idea!
  3. Tuttled

    Tuttled LawnSite Member
    Messages: 152

    Here in Saskatoon, I am predicting May 5th or 6th before we turn a wheel ! Snow here again for the third day in a row! Then it will only be fluff/cut/and fertilizer till after the May long weekend!
  4. Jamie James

    Jamie James LawnSite Member
    Messages: 75

    I flew out to Calgary last Sept and bought a 1976 Toyota Land cruiser pickup and drove it back to Ontario. What a experience and the people out there are nice. When we got into Moose jaw we stayed over and hit a bar what a night.
  5. ROS_Grounds

    ROS_Grounds LawnSite Member
    Messages: 152

    Just a quick update:

    We have had a phenomenal start to the season... completed about 130 Spring Cleanups... other mowing and tilling... we have booked so much commercial mowing that we have been forced to put another truck on the road... I had been hoping but now my hand is forced... A good feeling! We are also booking 45 days in advance for landscaping projects now... starting with replacing 50th Sq ft of sod for the local county office.

    We just added a pair of Exmark commercial 30's... These are terrific mowers! The JD 22's don't come off the trailer unless we run into an ultra small area or gate that the 30's won't fit.

    And after getting our new Classen power rake, we won't use anything else... definitely will get more of these!

    I hope yall have had just as good season thus far!

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