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LawnBoy0311 01-29-2013 01:45 PM

Aeration in the spring?
 
Anyone have any luck with this? I know fall is a better time, but does anyone get good business in the spring????

Grass Doctor 01-29-2013 05:00 PM

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Originally Posted by LawnBoy0311 (Post 121377)
Anyone have any luck with this? I know fall is a better time, but does anyone get good business in the spring????

30 sold in spring, and 60 on fall 2012.
5 already schedule for spring 2013 cant wait to unleash my blue beast. $$$$$$$$$$:D:D:D:D:D:D:D.

LawnBoy0311 01-29-2013 07:16 PM

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Originally Posted by Grass Doctor (Post 121381)
30 sold in spring, and 60 on fall 2012.
5 already schedule for spring 2013 cant wait to unleash my blue beast. $$$$$$$$$$:D:D:D:D:D:D:D.

UNLEASH THE BEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Looks like I'll be getting my lazy @$$ off the couch and start advertising. I was hoping the answer would be "NO, not worth it!" so I could keep my equipment locked up till fall. Oh well.

Grass Doctor 01-29-2013 10:44 PM

there is good money to make in soil aeration gets better if sell it with compost, or seed.

LawnBoy0311 01-30-2013 06:01 AM

I did fantastic in the fall. Me and all the other 5 million companies driving around. But I hardly ever see any do them or offer them in the spring. My rates are higher than most around here, but from the feedback I got, my quality is by far better. Last year I saw some pretty crappy jobs. I told one of my customers they should really look into getting one. I quoted my price, and she went with someone cheaper. This guy ripped her off good!! He put bad seed down, hardly good plugs...not going to get into all the details but it was bad. At first I felt bad for her....then I couldn't get payment for my cuts. I dropped her and laughed thinking now she'll have an overgrown lawn and a crappy aeration job. Eff her.

Steve 01-30-2013 12:09 PM

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30 sold in spring
Do you have any marketing suggestions to line up such jobs?

patrick6411 01-30-2013 09:24 PM

I have thirty two scheduled already. I am selling 12 seeding jobs with them. I partnered with a company that needed help. I just bought an aerator.

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LawnBoy0311 01-31-2013 06:36 AM

Are all those 32 from partnering up? You guys got me motivated to start again! I can't wait to get started!

patrick6411 02-03-2013 08:19 AM

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Originally Posted by LawnBoy0311 (Post 121431)
Are all those 32 from partnering up? You guys got me motivated to start again! I can't wait to get started!

Not all. But a good part is. I don't care it is good money. This is the time of year to get motivated!!

jsslawncare 02-04-2013 09:05 AM

Spring is as good as fall. Warm season in spring, cool season in fall.


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