Western PA Landscapers!

Discussion in 'Network: North' started by 93Chevy, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. bmac32

    bmac32 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 63

    not to much we have been getting to may 100ish degree days lately so our grass isnt growing that well :hammerhead::hammerhead: but i have been getting tons of jobs :weightlifter:
  2. McG_Landscaping

    McG_Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    This rain sure has helped! All of my yards have had the most growth since early june. We have almost had our normal mowing schedule for the past 2 weeks. also I think there are a ton of bees in our area. I got stung for the 4th time this year today. I hate being stung because I swell up! Mowing tomorrow should be fun!
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  3. Roger

    Roger LawnSite Fanatic
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    McG... where are you? In my area, we are nearly depleted for mowing work. Two days this week, we did NO mowing, both usually full days. We've had no rain since a week ago Monday, and it came hard and fast, with lots of runoff.

    The mowing season has turned into disaster!
  4. McG_Landscaping

    McG_Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,738

    I am in the north hills. It rained last thursday and a bit friday then one night over the weekend if I recall and it rained almost all day on wednesday. We have 26 normally and for about a month we were doing 12 if we were lucky. Now its back in. The 20s
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  5. billythekid

    billythekid LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 439

    speaking of bees... got stung 5 times today, for being nice and cutting over the property line. Also the lawnboy is running (not right)
  6. Greenlandscaping

    Greenlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 104

    Hey guys for those of you that do not know me i am Cullen. I just turned 13 and i am loving every minute of this job. Im based in hampton and work the 15101 area. I have been doing it for 3 years now. Im getting bigger ever year and need to get a few things such as a landscaping license. It will be put in under my dads name. I do all landscaping work not just grass so i thought i would need a license soon. Please tell me if there are different types, where i get one, and a estimate for the price of one. Thanks guys i love reading this pittsburgh thread. Please any help would be great. :)
  7. billythekid

    billythekid LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 439

    Cullen you in the middle school? I'll be a senior in the HS this year
  8. bmac32

    bmac32 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 63

    hey guy i thought I'd ask y'all a question
    what do you think about the Craftsmen 19.2 volt hedge trimmer? I picked it up because it was cheaper then a gas one and it runs off if my drill battery. Plus I do not do much trimming anyway so I figured what the heck. so far i like it a lot
  9. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    I had black and decker battery ones a long time ago when I first started, the next season I got real echo gas ones not craftsman poulon homelite etc, the commercial ones have way bigger teeth and man they are so much nicer, faster and you don;t have to worry about a cord or runnign out of battery I use my hedge trimmers for alot of other stuff besides hedges IE- cutting back perennials cleanup jobs etc
  10. jonny01blaze

    jonny01blaze LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72

    I'll agree, the bees have been plentiful this year!!

    How's everyone handling the afterwrath of Lee?? I mowed two yards today lol

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