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Even if you hire people to do the stuff you’d rather not do, you still have to manage those people, which gives rise to a robot tracks Manufacturers bunch of other stuff you’d rather not do. And even if you are a crackerjack people manager, there are all sorts of things you can’t give away-planning, financial review, strategic decision making, other stuff like that-that not all that many business owners are into doing. In fact, those last are the kinds of things that many of us put off doing until we must, whether it’s because we don’t like doing them or simply because we think we don’t have time.

Anyway, your business demands your attention….very much like a lawn. When the lawn needs mowing, there isn’t a lot of wiggle room in terms of putting it off. No matter how “not in the mood” you are to go out and start up the mower, there comes a point where you have to go take care of it. The damn grass keeps growing, and regardless of whether you like mowing or not, it must be attended to. And it’s not just the mowing. There’s edging, trimming, weeding, fertilizing, clean up, and a bunch of other tasks that have to be done.

I just got back in from taking care of the lawn…the front lawn, anyway. I ran out of steam in the middle of doing the back yard and have to recuperate before going back out. And I did the whole magilla-lawn, trimming, edging, weeding, clean up. I came in dirty, sweaty, dehydrated, and very tired.

Now, looking out the window at my handiwork, I am exhilarated. It looks terrific, and I did that. Between the endorphins generated by the physical labor (something I don’t do much of) and the satisfaction at how good the lawn looks, at this moment I am very pleased with the results I’ve produced. I know that it’s going to grow out and get ragged again, and that I’ll have to get it up to go out and do it again. Hopefully I’ll remember how great it feels once I’m done, and that will help me get through it.

The way I’m thinking of the model, the lawn itself is the everyday state of the business. The edging, trimming, etc. is the stuff I mentioned earlier-strategic decision making, financial review, planning, and so on. While you have to mow the lawn when it needs it, you can put off the other stuff a bit…but sooner or later you’ll have to attend to the edges because things will look so ragged.

Whether we like it or not, the “lawn” of our businesses-the not-so-glamorous part of the landscape that is most noticeable only when it looks bad-has to be attended to regularly. It’s not all that much fun, it’s hot, sweaty, noisy work, but when we are done with the job, the great results really show. Very satisfying.

We can continue the analogy, I suppose. When you get mold or pests, you call in a specialist (a consultant) to help you. You can hire someone to do the lawn, which would make you an absentee owner, letting your hiree worry about keeping up with operations. Okay, I’ll stop.

The point of all this is that all of us who own businesses and who fill the primary operational role must do things we don’t want to do, and if we put them off, our businesses will get ragged, weedy, and overgrown. Better to attend to the tasks and keep the business well-manicured, and then revel in the satisfaction when we get the results produced.

Please note that the sand must be thoroughly leached of salt

Please note that the sand must be thoroughly leached of salts. Grasses that grow from seed, such as the Fescues, should be treated gingerly, with only a thin layer being spread at any time. The tips of the grass blades should be visible through the sand. Augustine, should not be smothered either. Compaction at the topsoil level can be relieved by a scarifying machine, (the tool with which de-thatching is carried out in the spring) while at deeper soil levels, an aerating instrument may have to be employed. Other than insufficient moisture, an inadequate mowing regime, and possibly nutrient deficiency in robot tracks the soil, soil compaction is usually the main reason for a poorly performing lawn.

In such cases, the lawn needs rejuvenating before the top-dressing treatment is attempted. Therefore, when a relatively deep pit needs straightening, the job has to be carried out in stages, the top-dressing only being repeated, when the grass is clearly growing well through the initial layer.

. Following these tasks, slow release fertilizer should be applied.

The height at which the top-dressing can be spread differs according to the type of lawn.

Other perennial grasses, like Bermuda, Kikuyu and Zoysia varieties, grow by means of underground stems, known as rhizomes, which allow the species to recover from neglect, and also from being covered with a layer of sand, for a brief period of time. Not only is this an excellent way of straightening out the grass, but the treated spots react very positively to the treatment, and tend to cover with grass in a couple of weeks or so.

When maintaining a healthy lawn however, it is preferable not to fertilize during the summer, as excessive nitrogen levels encourage fungal infections, and unnecessarily, rampant growth. Light, sandy soil, well mixed with compost, can be used as an alternative. Feeding is best carried out in the spring and autumn, ideally with either slow release fertilizer, or an organic amendment.

Adequate moisture, a porous soil, regular mowing, and sufficient nutrient levels are the basic requirements for growing a fine lawn.

On condition that the grass is growing vitally and looking green and healthy, professional lawn care involves filling out the dips and small depressions in the lawn, with either sand, or a mixture of sand and compost, known as top-dressing. It follows therefore, that this task should not be attempted during the lawn’s dormant season, or if it is in poor shape and growing weakly. Some warm-climate perennial grasses, like Buffalo or St. To ensure great results though, there remain a few things that should be done, and one or two that are not appropriate for lawn care during the summer. In fact, it is possible to spread the top-dressing mixture to a level of up to 10cm, (4in) providing of course that the grass is active and clearly growing strongly

I feel our attitude as a nation is being reflected onto the pigeons

I feel our attitude as a nation is being reflected onto the pigeons of England, yet these creatures still give us respect, trust and friendship. Once, when I was walking down a street in Oxford, I saw a very smartly dressed man, step down off the curb to chase a pigeon a few feet down Drive microcircle the road! Why is it we have such an attitude towards these birds of nature? You don’t often see people chasing black birds or robins away. They clean our streets of the food we clumsily drop. You may have a pleasant reply!

. They tidy up the mess we leave. Apparently, it is lucky to have a bird excrete on your shoulder, or so the tale goes! Why would it not be lucky unless these birds are giving us a message?

But what is this message? Well, why not ask the pigeons?! Next time you’re walking down the road and you see a pigeon, greet them and ask what it is they are trying to tell you.

I have come to understand pigeons as being a very precious part of urban life. In places where office blocks and apartments are replacing trees and grass, pigeons still roam. They don’t hang around the rubbish dumps or scavenge through our bins.

How many of us have a dislike for these feathered creatures? I often see children chasing pigeons round in circles until they fly away.

No matter how many people chase them, scare them, are rude to them or even try to run them over, pigeons are still there reminding us that nature is all around