RAIN!!!! About time...

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by SpudsM15, Oct 8, 2005.

  1. SpudsM15

    SpudsM15 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 628

    Finnally the northeast is getting a good solid rain..... But, it seems like we are getting a whole seasons worth of rain in a couple days!!!


    TURFLORD LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 834

    Amen, brother.
  3. ProLawns

    ProLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 476

    Same here!!!!!
  4. Cigarcop

    Cigarcop LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    Yep. its been raining steady for the past 24 hrs here and supposed to continue through the weekend.
    Wish this would of came three weeks ago though!!
  5. yardmanlee

    yardmanlee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 898

    I'm not gonna complain any, we needed it badly
  6. Jpocket

    Jpocket LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,282

    Thank God...the only thing is they are calling for rain most of next week. I hope it clears so we can get a good solid 3 weeks of "FULL SCHEDULE" cutting.
  7. fga

    fga LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,449

    it comes when i don't want it though. i'm trying to finish my dethatching/seeding, and i have quite a few houses left.. i wish it could have waited a week.
    ever thatch a wet lawn? :angry:
  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Last time it was this dry was '99, then Hurricane Flyd came by and ended that drought with 11" of rain.
  9. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,373

    We just had 11" of rain Tuesday - Wednesday of this last week.

    2 weeks ago we had 3-4" of rain.

    The grass is growing like mad.

    What's bad now is, the temps are so cool that the ground isn't drying out.

    The properties with hills on them, it's almost impossible to keep a mower on the hill without tearing things up.

    It's 27 degrees out right now, 8 am Saturday morning. Guess I'll just go and BREAK the grass off. :)
  10. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,260

    Been pouring hard for 18+ hours in norther Jersey. They are calling for 5+ inches!! My lawn is already turning green. To bad the rain didnt come weeks ago. I lost so much money it is not funny. I haven't mowed some lawns in 5 weeks!


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