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Machines (and Operator) for Hire two snow plows, and road sanding equipment. For Scott, the joy of operating large machinery has always been about what you can accomplish with it.

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cott Weese has always had an affinity for working with heavy machines. He fondly recalls riding around on tractors as a young boy and learning how to operate machinery on River Valley Farm as a teenager. When Scott’s uncle, Cliff, gave him the opportunity to work for Weese Landscaping and further develop his machine operating expertise, Scott jumped at the chance. Under Cliff ’s supervision, Scott learned how to operate heavy equipment, like dump trucks, excavators, and skid steers.

So what exactly is Scott able to accomplish with his machines? Some of the services offered by Weese Landscaping include:

In 2013, Scott bought Weese Landscaping from his uncle, the sole proprietor of the business. After five years of business ownership, Scott’s collection of machines consists of a dump truck, a mini excavator, two skid steers, a road grader,

- digging trenches for hydro, sewer, and water lines - digging ponds - building and maintaining (cottage) roads and driveways, including gradingclearing paths in wooded areas - delivering topsoil, sand, and gravel - placing large stones - filling in ditches and holes (including in-ground swimming pools no longer in use) - putting in footings for garages and small buildings - placing sauna tubes for decks - levelling and seeding/sodding property of homes and cottages - plowing roads, commercial properties, and driveways - maintaining and restoring shorelines (with proper permits, of course!)

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Scott Weese, owner of Weese Landscaping in Tamworth. One of the things that Scott enjoys most about his work is coming up with solutions to meet the needs of his clients. For example, Scott was contacted by an elderly couple who had a small hill on their property that was causing them grief. On one side of the hill, it was hard for the couple to cut the grass with a push mower and the grass was growing unevenly. Scott’s creative solution to the problem, developed in collaboration with his clients, was to fill the troublesome

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side of the hill with river rock from a local quarry. The end result was both esthetically pleasing and practical as the couple no longer needed to mow the lawn on that part of the hill. For more information about the services offered by Weese Landscaping or to get a no-obligation quote, contact Scott at (613) 929-3200, weeselandscaping@icloud.com, or the Weese Landscaping Facebook page.

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