2017: What did you do on your lawn today?

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2017: What did you do on your lawn today?

Post by andy10917 » January 1st, 2017, 12:41 pm

2017 version of the popular short-comment thread.

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Re: 2017: What did you do on your lawn today?

Post by GeorgiaDad » January 1st, 2017, 1:41 pm

I watched it rain all morning. Which is good since we finished 2016 12" below normal for rainfall. As soon as it stops I'll be putting away the lawn Christmas decorations.

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Post by bauer time » January 1st, 2017, 2:58 pm

Picked up some sticks when I was finished taking down my Christmas lights. Still green!

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Post by MorpheusPA » January 1st, 2017, 3:19 pm

I watched rabbits, squirrels, and birds frolic in fifty degree weather across the still-green lawn. We're projected for snow, sleet, and freezing rain tomorrow.

Happy New Year!

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Post by lawngonewrong » January 1st, 2017, 5:09 pm

harvested a trash can of poa annua, poa triv, quackgrass, etc. warm temps=easy pulling


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Post by Tsmith » January 1st, 2017, 6:43 pm

Blew out the gutters today and wish I would have got out earlier as it was nice enough out for a cleanup mow which I really need as I have some leaves that most likely came from neighbors lawn.

Moved the usual stuff to the shed for the winter which is a crazy thing to say on Jan 1st.

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Post by HoosierLawnGnome » January 1st, 2017, 8:28 pm

You all are FREAKS.

And that's why I love it here.

Supposed to be 60 tomorrow.

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Post by Billybob » January 1st, 2017, 11:03 pm

Blew debris off pool cover......picked up 5 lbs dog sh!t

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Re: 2017: What did you do on your lawn today?

Post by bpgreen » January 3rd, 2017, 1:32 am

Not really the lawn, but took the snow blower to my driveway and the sidewalks of several neighbors.

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Post by LoneRanger » January 3rd, 2017, 12:45 pm

Inspected all the gray snow mold damage, in my new front establishment.

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Post by g-man » January 3rd, 2017, 8:53 pm

I'm organizing the garage, therefore I had to move the bags of Milo. I've missed the smell of Milo.

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Re: 2017: What did you do on your lawn today?

Post by oze » January 5th, 2017, 3:03 pm

Last Sunday, actually, but I took advantage of the warm weather by cleaning up the lawn. 4 bags of leaves from the neighbor's trees, assorted Christmas wrapping and Amazon boxes from last week's windy recycling day, and scooped up the last Doggie-Organite our Cocker Spaniel will ever contribute. He went to Dog Heaven the week before Christmas. :bye: :(

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Post by LouisvilleGrubber » January 5th, 2017, 4:27 pm

oze wrote:Last Sunday, actually, but I took advantage of the warm weather by cleaning up the lawn. 4 bags of leaves from the neighbor's trees, assorted Christmas wrapping and Amazon boxes from last week's windy recycling day, and scooped up the last Doggie-Organite our Cocker Spaniel will ever contribute. He went to Dog Heaven the week before Christmas. :bye: :(

I just did the same thing. Lost 2 dogs in 3 months - the last one the week before Christmas.
Poop was all that was left of the poor fella. I used to always say I couldn't wait for the day these dogs no longer messed up the lawn, but I surprised myself by getting a lump in my throat. :(

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Post by McLovin » January 5th, 2017, 7:43 pm

oze wrote:Last Sunday, actually, but I took advantage of the warm weather by cleaning up the lawn. 4 bags of leaves from the neighbor's trees, assorted Christmas wrapping and Amazon boxes from last week's windy recycling day, and scooped up the last Doggie-Organite our Cocker Spaniel will ever contribute. He went to Dog Heaven the week before Christmas. :bye: :(
My condolences for losing your little buddy.

My son brought home his 6 week old golden retriever this Christmas break and all of a sudden doggie-organite does not bother me at all.

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Re: 2017: What did you do on your lawn today?

Post by Green » January 5th, 2017, 7:47 pm

Measured soil temp of front. It was around 35F. The back is definitely colder. There's still a handful of green lawns or parts of lawns around here, and mine isn't one of them. I have green and straw mixed. Strange that one of the neighbors who doesn't do that great a job is still green.

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Re: 2017: What did you do on your lawn today?

Post by bauer time » January 7th, 2017, 11:03 am

Currently watching snow fall and hoping we get enough to break out my new snowblower!

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Post by Pennstater2005 » January 7th, 2017, 3:33 pm

bauer time wrote:Currently watching snow fall and hoping we get enough to break out my new snowblower!
I just ordered a new one! Toro SnowMaster 824 QXE. What did you get?

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Post by Billybob » January 7th, 2017, 7:32 pm

^^^^^^ I just modified my Ariens. Installed mud flaps on the impeller. Works great......throws slush too. Increases the throwing distance also!!

It's very easy to do.....

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Post by Pennstater2005 » January 7th, 2017, 8:22 pm

Billybob wrote:^^^^^^ I just modified my Ariens. Installed mud flaps on the impeller. Works great......throws slush too. Increases the throwing distance also!!

It's very easy to do.....
I'm having trouble picturing that!

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Re: 2017: What did you do on your lawn today?

Post by Billybob » January 7th, 2017, 10:06 pm

There are many videos on utube that walk you through it. The impellers have a small gap between the impellers and the chute ( just before the chute actually). When the gap is closed ( I used a mud flap) with a flat piece of rubber ( needs to be flexible) it won't / should not clog.

Which in turn moves more snow and slush. The slush usually clogs up.

Cut the rubber to size, and I through bolted the impellers with ss hardware.

Remember to pull the spark plug before you get your hands in there.

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