Well that would be the best solution.
I have done the opposite, thinking customers would get a hint - that because I'm doing their lawn at 8AM, I surely have more customers to get to... Unfortunately they don't get any hints.
Booking your most talkative or naggy customers last on your daily routes = best thing ever.
It's also a good idea to put them on your least busiest day, if possible.
5 minutes of conversation easily turns into 20 minutes, & it just goes up from there.
(Scott got another customer, - another neighbor booyah!)
Who wants to make a bet with me, I'm betting that something extremely bad is going to happen to my business this season. Everything just seems to good!
I saw another company scouting me out today. He drove past my property 4 times, & he was sitting in his truck from a short distance yesterday just watching me.
My next door neighbor & I were talking about a tree he just planted before winter.
A random guy was walking up the street advertising lawn maintenance.
Neighbor: He's trying to take your customers!
My neighbor walks up to the end of his driveway & says, "We don't want any! Go go go!"