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I cannot load ANY photos on this forum for some reason.
Sometimes they won't upload because they are too large of files. Is there anyway you can make them smaller? Or even possibly upload them to an online photo site (like flickr.com) and then use the embed code to display them here?
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Sometimes they won't upload because they are too large of files. Is there anyway you can make them smaller? Or even possibly upload them to an online photo site (like flickr.com) and then use the embed code to display them here?
Okay let's see if this works. Well on the third try it did. This is just a small part of the area that we do.
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That's a great picture! How do you feel your knowledge of bidding changed from the previous year when you initially bid on it? Were there things you learned on the job that year that changed the way you bid on it the next year?
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That's a great picture! How do you feel your knowledge of bidding changed from the previous year when you initially bid on it? Were there things you learned on the job that year that changed the way you bid on it the next year?
Yes, the large flower beds at the enterance of the business park. Had no idea that it would take so much up keep. Weeds have been a battle along with deer, and sprinkler issues. Pre-emergent does not seem to work as well as I thought it would and I changed the selection of plants to a more hardy type.

I have come up with faster ways of cutting and edging that has help me out with time.

On is my stand up mower will blow the sidewalks off so I do not have to walk it like I use to.
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Yes, the large flower beds at the enterance of the business park. Had no idea that it would take so much up keep. Weeds have been a battle along with deer, and sprinkler issues.
How long did you initially think it would take and what was the real time amount? Do you have any pictures of that you can post so we can see the size of it?
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