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Spring has sprung in south

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cajunboy, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. cajunboy

    cajunboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 59

    The last two weeks we have had temps in the 70's here and last week it rained for like 3 days. This week phone is ringing off the hook. We cut 47 properties since monday, did 2 landscape cleanups, an irrigation repair, 1 new residental contract, and several calls for estimates. We have 26 to cut tomorrow and one landscape cleanup. Normally we dont start like this till the last week of February. Not complaining.:dancing: Normally I sit on the couch from jan 1st till late feb while my 2 guys are doing 15-18 hours a week. No break this year. We been working at least 40hrs a week since new years. We had 3 landscape installs in January (beds, irrigation, sod, and lighting on one)
    Gonna be a long summer. Looks like I may have to start a 3rd maintenace crew this year.
  2. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Messages: 2,768

    It's not good to gloat.
  3. cajunboy

    cajunboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 59

    Sorry dude. Not gloating. Just fired up and excited to be making some PAPER.
  4. Premier landscaping south

    Premier landscaping south LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 534

    Much of the same her in South Carolina. I have a lot of work that has been booked in the last 14 days! Time to get back in the saddle.
  5. torotorotoro

    torotorotoro LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 510

    im jealous. i got at least another month of being broke.

    JLSLLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,840

    Haha yeah right, Im counting down everyday lol
  7. torotorotoro

    torotorotoro LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 510

    so are my bill collectors
  8. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    While it is still freezing up here, I probably could go out and get some leaf clean-ups done. It is definately a mild winter up here!!

    Though I am pretty jealous of your 70 degree temps!!!!!
  9. Wright48

    Wright48 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 291

    Yea on more month of sitting around waiting untill i start clean ups cant wait sick of being stuck inside. I got about 100 spring clean ups for my regular customers and looking to take anouther 50 or so to get some cash flow for the first couple weeks of the season. soon as march hits tho im starting a couple paver jobs i cant belive its 50 degrees in feb.
  10. mx315

    mx315 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    We have some St. Augustine yards that we never stopped cutting. Crazy winter for sure, fruit trees and tons of plants are blooming like crazy... pollen everywhere.
    People have started calling wanting installs and spring cleanups done, but I've seen it snow here in March so you never know.

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