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Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes

Discuss issues dealing with landscapes, hardscapes, exterior landscape lighting and lighting fixtures, lawn irrigation, sprinklers, sprinkler heads, mulch, retaining walls, etc.
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Old 12-20-2006, 07:03 PM
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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.
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Old 12-20-2006, 08:32 PM
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Old 12-21-2006, 09:10 AM
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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.
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WOW that is right it is the first day of winter. I forgot

Well thankfully the ground wasn't frozen!

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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..
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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
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Same here.. We will also stretch our season longer..
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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!



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