Just outside Crewe here - yep finding the same as you. Lawns very dry and stressed, very little growth. I'm discussing the situation with clients when I arrive - coming to a joint decision re mow or not. Most lawns up to now have taken a mow /…"
"S.E. Essex and virtually no rain since the lock down. Has been a real help as the normal spring weeds have been slow and grass-growth has not been as prolific as normal. We have been able to reduce visits thus helping with our Covid 19 precautions.…"
"Same here...wakefield area. Had the first phone call yesterday from a customer saying their grass didn't need cutting. On the plus side...now the tips are opening, so less grass to cut will give me a chance to catch up on the backlog of hedgecutting…"
"I am in Perthshire in Scotland, I have already had sprinklers out on some lawns twice or three times..........
April we had 23mm rain total
So far May has produced 47mm rain
35mm of which was last weekend. Been warm and sunny ever since. 23 degree…"
"As Jim has said, pricing is critical. If you undercharge a customer at the start you won’t be able to correct that with them later. So if you charge £25 when it should be £50, they won’t wear a doubling of the charge further down the road. Who would…"
"Thanks for the advice, I don't think mo bactor is the answer as without moss there would hardly be any lawn left! I'll look for marathon sport.
I've got some seaweed stuff ( carnt remember the name at mo ) but it kills the moss too, so no good in…"
"I use the adjustment bar to level it and scaf boards on the tread side. Never got any one to hold it for me. Its a bit wobbly at the top but still stable. I never stand over the Apex. I've had it 12yrs years, it's never fallen over and I've not fall…"