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Who still has clean-ups to do?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by troblandscape, Dec 10, 2003.

  1. troblandscape

    troblandscape Guest
    Messages: 0

    I only have 10 clean-ups, left but there is about 4 inches of snow on the ground. I am hoping I can get them done by Christmas. Even though I plow, I did not want to see snow this early, on top of that, I blew out my tranny plowing, that set me back 2200$.
    Is anyone else waiting for the white stuff to melt so they can finish up there season?:dizzy:
  2. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    It just melted here yesterday. I had a renovation(removing 5 large coulmnar junipers and 2 dogwood trees) to prep for an install yesterday.Tomorrow we have 3 small cleanups to do, a wall to finish, and next week, we have a 8000sqft new yard install. It is now raining(all day), and I don't know when the ground will dry out any, if at all to get the new lawn in. I could have done without the snow until after Christmas as well. My plow rig is about ready to go into service, but I'd rather be doing prep work and removals until then. I hear my pals in NY & CT .were busy this past week,though.More Snow=More Dough.I'm ready for anything...bring it on...:D payup payup
  3. pcnservices

    pcnservices LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 610

    6.5" of snow yesterday, more over the weekend and more in the forecast for early next week.
    I dont like messing around too much on the grass when it's this cold and the soil is frozen rock hard.
    The only trees stil shedding leaves are the pin oakes and they shed their leaves throughout the winter.
    I guess what's not done by now is gonna stay undone until spring next year.
    Good Luck
  4. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Messages: 1,557

    Got a few to do just before christmas on some contract houses to get it looking good. Other than that i am done for the season.
  5. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    I also had about 10 more to do. We'll see if I can get any done before X-mas. If not, I guess I'll be doing more spring clean ups then I expected.:(
  6. little green guy

    little green guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 955

    I have about 5 more to do. plus a walkway to do and a clearing job to do. I may get the clearing job done if we don't get snow this weekend agian because alota what we have is melting now. I just hope it all melts or we get another storm soon, as long as we can keep working I'll be happy.
  7. OP

    troblandscape Guest
    Messages: 0

    Yeah, if we get another snow I will be happy, but I just feel like I havent finished the job if I let clean-ups go all winter:confused:
  8. Doster's L & L

    Doster's L & L LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    Got a few before Christmas to clean up and some lime apps remaining.
  9. LawnSmith

    LawnSmith LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 389

    we have more to do and some of props we hit hard w/ fert are still showng signs of growth. we havent had any ground covering snow(s) here as of yet though and its saving us.
  10. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,499

    We finished a couple of days before thank god...but i do remember reading about someone who had over 100 left. I think it might have been Turfdude?

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