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Discussion in 'Network: International' started by Lynden-Jeff, Mar 23, 2008.

  1. organiclawncanada

    organiclawncanada LawnSite Member
    Messages: 94

    I am starting all my aerating next week.

    ALEX'S LANDSCAPING LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 675

    During the cold snap that we had all the grass stopped growing.
    But I might mow my grass today because it has not stopped growing.
  3. S-205

    S-205 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 1,393

    Our mowing officially starts on monday, cleanups until then. Some accounts could use a cut now though.

    ALEX'S LANDSCAPING LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 675

    I decided to mow my lawn yesterday and also did my first cleanup too!
    And now I've came down with a dumb cold:hammerhead: that's what you get when you don't wear your jacket!!!
    I am in bed with 2 blankets on :realmad:

    Have a fun, awesome, great and safe Easter long weekend!
  5. Jaynen

    Jaynen LawnSite Member
    Messages: 126

    I just finished my second round of golf this year. I'm numb.

    ALEX'S LANDSCAPING LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 675

    I'm feeling better today!
    Gotta keep on mowing to make payup

    14* Saturday !!!
    14* Sunday !!!

    Question: does anyone know a better source to get topsoil, mulch, sand or triple mix besides going with the big bag place (less mess Inc) that gets delivered wherever you want for $115.00?
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2012
  7. JFGauvreau

    JFGauvreau LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,298

    Ya man those things are expansive, in my area they are called the big yellow bags. Basically they will ship it out for free, 1 big bag of top soil (1 cubic yard) for 115$ ish. Now I get my own compost that I use for top dressing lawns, it contains 1.4 nitrogen, 1 phosphor and 1 potassium, 25$ a yard. It beats Scott's soil by far, they charge 6$ for a tiny bag that contains like .08 of nutrients.

    Just try to find a local supplier of landscape materiel, I'm sure you will. But those yellow bags are garbage to be honest, full of weeds, not a lot of nutrients also.

    ALEX'S LANDSCAPING LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 675

    I know a few places where you can get stuff but it is a bit costly. Someone told me about a place near me so I will try that place since they are family owned and they might have lower prices.
  9. shepoutside

    shepoutside LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    Lucky in My area, many bulk places, so price wars for contractors!
  10. nickslawnltd

    nickslawnltd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 169

    Man that's a lot for top soil. We sell it it for 35/yard minus the super sac(that's what there called here). I do do it in the sac as well but for 65.

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