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Old 06-29-2008, 10:58 PM
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Nice work on that...what type of turf do you guys have down there? With the bluegrass/ryegrass we have here, every lawn you cut that's over 3" ends up looking brown and ****ty since the base of the plant is basically dead at that point. It looks so clean considering it was mulched.
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Thanks Dave,
We have mostly Bahai (average builder grade for the area) or St. Augustine, then variations of the latter... Floritam blends etc.
We see Zoacia (if I spelled that right?) every now & then. Rye grass isn't real common but I've seen it here & there.
We are getting so much rain right now I think if the grass was under a tent it could suck enough moisture to live out of the air.... I have 1 customer with a mixed lawn that gets it fertilized by trugreen, It's so thick after 7 days I have to cut it making 5-6 passes & it still doesn't look as good as that lawn did & it was waist high. His lawn is sooooo thick & healthy it's sick!
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Im interested in what you charged to do this lawn.
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Might be something to look into, but here in CA. you have to have a real estate lic. in order to run a property management business. Not sure if ti is the same elsewhere.
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did you find any dead bodys. thats really high grass. did you do any weedeatin first?
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Nope, POWER PLOWED IT. (just mowed the sh!t over)
I mowed this one, then did all the line trimming/edging, blew the clippings into the middle of the lawn off the concrete, mowed that again (to mulch it up), then blew it off again. I would have trimmed the edges first but I wasn't walking thru that crap. Could be snakes, or gators, or.... bodies in there. lol
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LOL I love that expression. Power Plowed it HAHHAHA
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LOL I love that expression. Power Plowed it HAHHAHA
Well it fits right?
I did another one today, I'll try to upload & post the pics maybe tomorrow.
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I cut the grass at a Swiss Chalet today...bout two feet long, pretty brutal. Mowing lawns like that makes me wish I had a riding mower, which makes me want to but one soon.
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Dave,

Can you take some photos of these cabins? I'd love to see some of the architecture of them.
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