To think 8.00am isn't too early ...

(327 Posts)
LakieLady Mon 08-Jun-20 17:58:25

To mow the grass?

We have a very quiet electric mower. And most mornings there are delivery lorries/vans making a racket at 8 (the whole street seems to be extending their house atm, we have a builder's lorry almost every day and they always come early).

The sun is on the back garden until gone 6pm, I work until 2.30 and by the time the grass is in the shade I'm frankly knackered.

Would it really BU to give it a quick mow at 8?

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MrsEricBana Mon 08-Jun-20 17:59:34

I think that's too early. Weekends?

FloraGreysteel Mon 08-Jun-20 18:00:09

I get up at 6am so I'm an early riser but I wouldn't mow the lawn until at least 9am!

EL8888 Mon 08-Jun-20 18:00:41

Unreasonable l think. Put it this way l would fuming. I’m moving soon and you can enjoy my neighbours 7am washing machine runs on a Saturday hmm

Sirzy Mon 08-Jun-20 18:01:04

I wouldn’t do it before 9 personally.

GimmeAy Mon 08-Jun-20 18:01:25

Too early. People need sleep.

Letsplough Mon 08-Jun-20 18:01:35

Definitely too early, I would say 9.30 is reasonable.

DarklyDreamingDexter Mon 08-Jun-20 18:03:01

Too early. I’d be cursing you. 9am minimum. If you want your neighbours to silently curse you, crack on.

scunner Mon 08-Jun-20 18:03:15

Yes! It really isn’t fair to add even more noise for your neighbours to have to put up with.
Even though the back garden is in the shade, it can still be mown.

HannahBanana87 Mon 08-Jun-20 18:03:39

We have a fish van who comes here and honks his horn repeatedly and continuously at 7.45am on a Thursday. I hate that knob.

Boopeedoop Mon 08-Jun-20 18:04:07

Weekdays fine. Weekend no!

NC4Now Mon 08-Jun-20 18:04:20

My window cleaner took to coming at 8am. I sacked him.

Bluntness100 Mon 08-Jun-20 18:04:24

I’d be fine with it, but then my neighbours gardener starts at eight, so 🤷‍♀️

Dotty1970 Mon 08-Jun-20 18:04:35

Too early, 9am too early but a minimum

NoMoreFlowers Mon 08-Jun-20 18:04:37

It’s a bit selfish

FatalSecrets Mon 08-Jun-20 18:05:20

Mow the grass in the sun?

snappycamper Mon 08-Jun-20 18:06:01

Wouldn't bother me.

But then again, I get so much rage when I'm relaxing in the garden at the end of the day (7-8pm ish) and my neighbour starts the lawnmower.

SnuggyBuggy Mon 08-Jun-20 18:06:43

I think it's fine on a weekday

Lsquiggles Mon 08-Jun-20 18:07:12

I wouldn't mow the grass before 10am, it's rude and I think you know it hmm

raeray Mon 08-Jun-20 18:08:02

Another vote for too early I'm afraid.
I'd say 0930 very earliest.

TheCanterburyWhales Mon 08-Jun-20 18:10:23

Weekdays is fine.
Weekends, no.

PepperPott Mon 08-Jun-20 18:10:45

I’m an early riser, but I’d also say after 9.

However the 7am washing machine comment is weird. I would always run my washing machine early to get the washing out before leaving for work/ day out. When else would you do it?

Roselilly36 Mon 08-Jun-20 18:11:20

We pay a local firm to cut our lawns, one weekday morning they turned up at just gone 7am, I was a bit embarrassed incase our neighbours were disturbed, I complained and was surprised to learn that legally you can cut a lawn from 7am!

Molocosh Mon 08-Jun-20 18:11:37

Under normal circumstances most of your neighbours would be going to work or school. At present they’re not. It’s too early to make noise.

Strangerthingshere Mon 08-Jun-20 18:12:31

I personally try not to make noise before 10am, but I'd say 9am as a minimum. I do think 8am is unreasonable.

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