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tiedeman
12-20-2006, 08:03 PM
A fertilization customer calls me up today and asks whether I would dig up her annual beds for her and turn over the beds. I said sure, no problem I will be out there tomorrow morning. The ground is not frozen, temps tomorrow will be in the 40's, and with no snow in sight, I don't mind a little work to get my buttocks off from the computer chair.

This is the latest that I have ever done a landscaping/lawn job. Before the previous record was Dec. 5th. It just seems really odd that I will be working outside tomorrow on the first day of winter.

myrlin
12-20-2006, 09:32 PM
me too but it will be 82

barry

tiedeman
12-21-2006, 10:10 AM
Well, I just got back in from doing the job. Only took me about 45 mins and a quick $52 in my pocket.

I love doing these little odd jobs now and then.

Steve
12-21-2006, 02:54 PM
WOW that is right it is the first day of winter. I forgot http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif

Well thankfully the ground wasn't frozen!

Nice work!

Always Greener
12-23-2006, 08:14 AM
Same here.. We are still doing landscape projects, brick work and plantings. I think the lawn and landscape season is starting to get longer and longer. I know a few yards that could be mowed right now.. If the ground in not frozen keep working and make money...The snow and colder temps will come..

tiedeman
12-24-2006, 03:15 PM
I have noticed the past three seasons that winter has taken a back seat. Next year I am doing a different approach and planning ahead big time. I am going to push for more work into the winter season

Always Greener
12-28-2006, 07:21 AM
Same here.. We will also stretch our season longer..

Dogwood
01-16-2007, 10:00 PM
The weather has been surprisingly nice here also in the Pittsburgh area.
Glad to see some of you scapers picking up a few extra dollars! http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif