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#1 oldtimer OFFLINE  

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Posted September 20, 2012 - 10:47 AM

I'm getting ready to aerate and overseed, and I had to get out the leaf blower to clean the yard. Leaves and small branches were / are everywhere ! I say were / are because I'm takin' a coffee break. At least the weather's good for yardwok. Anyone else have to breakout the leaf blower ??

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Posted September 20, 2012 - 10:57 AM

I'm up to my ankles in pine needles. Dry conditions and quick temp drop leads to a brown carpet out there. Not exactly beneficial to the lawn either. At least they burn quick.

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Posted September 20, 2012 - 12:10 PM

Not yet here, but nothing else has been normal about this year so it sure does not surprize me!!

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Posted September 20, 2012 - 12:56 PM

I thought you were going to say it was snowing...
Leaves... Not yet, but dry summers can lead to an early leaf fall.

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Posted September 20, 2012 - 01:38 PM

Cut grass here today not any leaves falling here today. Very nice temperature today about 80.

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Posted September 20, 2012 - 02:15 PM

Leaves are starting to fall here, but not much to speak of. I think there is going to be a couple more mowings yet. I am planning on using a pull behind lawn sweeper that I got this last spring for leaves this year. LOTS better than having to rake them up by hand!!!!

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Posted September 20, 2012 - 02:44 PM

I thought you were going to say it was snowing...



Yeah,LOL. I thought the very same thing. That's a relief . :laughingteeth:

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Posted September 20, 2012 - 03:11 PM

Sorry ! Didn't meant to scare ya !! :blush2: ]

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Posted September 20, 2012 - 04:57 PM

The storm from the other night, caused me a few hours of picking up the yard and road

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Posted September 20, 2012 - 07:43 PM

We had a small but strong rain/wind storm here a couple of nights ago. The leaves are all over the driveway. Started the blower & need to get the carb cleaned.

Either way, looking forward to winter coming :)

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Posted September 21, 2012 - 10:18 AM

The leaves are turning in the Mountains. The birch tree in the yard has no more leaves on it. I hope the snow holds off for a few months.

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Posted September 21, 2012 - 07:55 PM

Yesterday was a twig 'n stick-athon for me too after the rain/wind "event", nearly 4 heaping Johnny Buckets ready for the firechipper. Then I put on the mulch blocker and lowered the deck to 3" and took care of the small stuff. Leaves are falling here mostly from the neighbors, my maples and oak are still holding. Darn sun is going down too early though.

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Posted September 21, 2012 - 08:01 PM

We have had the vacuum on for a couple weeks now. The big cottonwoods and the birches are dropping pretty regular. Kathy says some of the leaves are starting to change (it will be awhile before they get bright enough for me to tell though).

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Posted September 21, 2012 - 09:16 PM

I got Big Red out for some mowing yesterday. The Massey is a great ride.
We got enough rain here finally to grow grass again! Even had a few mushrooms growing in the back yard. I still have some tomatoes growing in the garden, but they are small.

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Posted September 21, 2012 - 10:24 PM

My back yard is covered with oak leaves. Unfortunately, it's illegal to burn anything here and of course the township doesn't start leaf pickup for several more weeks. I'm not sure what to do with 'em. :confuse:




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