View Full Version : A quick 3 hr job
05-20-2008, 10:50 AM
Hey guys, I jus wanted your opininon on some of these pictures. I rarelly have time to come home and get in my own yard as I normally am so tired. My wife asked me about a month ago to plant a quick flower bed with some mulch as she was having a little get together with some friends. She said that I had right at 4 hrs to come up with something. The pictures are a little old but what do you think with only 3hrs of time to do this. I know i need to put some weed kill down as some weeds have started to grow through the mulch and also edge a little more. In one fo the picutues the edge of the bed is a little off as whe I started the bed I ran into a big tree stump so I had make due with what I had at the time as this had to be done quick.
05-20-2008, 10:52 AM
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05-20-2008, 11:50 AM
Tell me this, do you feel your own yard can help you advertise your lawn care business?
Is such a landscape project not only good for your yard but good for business as well?
05-20-2008, 12:03 PM
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05-20-2008, 01:35 PM
Did you catch my previous question?
05-20-2008, 04:33 PM
Color John! Put some color in it!
05-20-2008, 10:30 PM
It looks pretty nice. I agree with chuck tho, you should add some flowers or some thing, there isnt a whole lot in there.
05-21-2008, 03:08 PM
sorry for the delay in answering your question. I think that would be a good idea to advertise my own home for my buisness but the problem is I rarely have time to get in my own yard. There is a lot of work to be done in my front yard. I really want to turn up the whold yard and sod it or I may hydro seed it. Just haven't decided yet.
05-21-2008, 03:11 PM
Thanks for the feedback Chuck and Matt. What kind of flowers or what else would you suggest adding in that particular bed.
05-21-2008, 04:14 PM
What region do you live in?
Is it full sun? Shade?
Does it freeze where you live?
All need-to-know's to give you any decent advise here.
05-22-2008, 07:48 AM
I'm in SC.....We get a lot of sun but some shade....It freezes on occasions
05-22-2008, 09:07 PM
We'll I kinda had a feeling you'd be far enough away that I can't really help you here. I'm in south west florida, it's all tropical & subtropical plants here, palm trees, lately alot of wierd imported tropical stuff too. The climatic difference from here to there nixes any advice I could offer as far as plants to install.
05-23-2008, 10:53 AM
I'll install some yearly annuals and see how that looks. Maybe some yellow, red, blue or something...will update some pictures on Monday
05-23-2008, 08:04 PM
I am looking forwards to it! Also, do you have much traffic in front of your house? Could you get a small sign that says this lawn is maintained by .... and then plug your business?
06-04-2008, 09:14 AM
yes, I will do that but I was going to till up my whole front yard and hyrdoseed it. I thought about putting down new sod but I thought the hyrdoseed would take a little better
06-04-2008, 11:59 AM
Great! keep us posted on how all this goes and take pictures!
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