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Rain and empty wallets leave parched landscape for lawn care workers

Dave Figueiredo (left at a Irrigator Services worksite with Josh Dube) says his lawn watering business is down by 50 percent. Dave Figueiredo (left at a Irrigator Services worksite with Josh Dube) says his lawn watering business is down by 50 percent. (David L. Ryan/ Globe Staff)
By Sean Sposito
Globe Correspondent / August 20, 2009

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At a time of the year when they should be worried about keeping grass green, lawn care companies are struggling to keep out of the red. For many, a wet spring and summer, along with the lagging economy, have caused a drop-off in business. (Full article: 760 words)

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