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Forum: General Talk 12-24-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By doug1980
I learned a lot about soils and plant physiology...

I learned a lot about soils and plant physiology that I didn't really know about before. Lots of good info about diseases and insects too. Most of it was similar to the State L&O Exam.
PLANET sent...
Forum: General Talk 12-22-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,201
Posted By doug1980
Just finished the PLANET course in Turfgrass...

Just finished the PLANET course in Turfgrass Management. Now I'm an Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Manager. I have to recertify every two years by doing 24 CEU's. Very educational and in...
Forum: General Talk 04-01-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,201
Posted By doug1980
Being from Indiana originally I dealt with Purdue...

Being from Indiana originally I dealt with Purdue a lot so those courses just seemed like a great idea. I then became a member of PLANET and seen they had a certification in Turfgrass Management...
Forum: General Talk 03-31-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,201
Posted By doug1980
Educational Courses

Thought I would share some great courses that I have taken, or will be taking eventually. All of these are online or correspondence courses that can be done in your spare time, if you have...
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-25-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,044
Posted By doug1980
Gutter cleaning, annual planting, mulching,...

Gutter cleaning, annual planting, mulching, landscape debris removal are a few I can think of.
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-25-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,044
Posted By doug1980
I second that. Branching out too much can hurt...

I second that. Branching out too much can hurt you sometimes. Additional services that go together or are somewhat linked is ok, but some things just don't go together. One service I offered in...
Forum: General Talk 03-23-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,162
Posted By doug1980
One time shots of any kind are not my cup of tea....

One time shots of any kind are not my cup of tea. I do have several accounts that have a property management company. Not a bad gig but many times there are miscommunications about who is...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-19-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,155
Posted By doug1980
Needed more customers to justify the expense. ...

Needed more customers to justify the expense. Got 220 accounts now and expect at least 50 more this season so it was warranted.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-18-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,064
Posted By doug1980
It takes money to make money. Simple as that. ...

It takes money to make money. Simple as that. Need money for the right equipment, marketing, etc. Some people can make a nice living staying very small, to be big takes time and money. Just...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-18-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,155
Posted By doug1980
Was using a Ford F250 with a 200 gallon tank. It...

Was using a Ford F250 with a 200 gallon tank. It worked well but I was limited with what I could spray, 10-12 accounts before refill, which meant a trip back to the shop. Also I could only spray...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-18-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,059
Posted By doug1980
Business is definitely better here. I love it...

Business is definitely better here. I love it here but miss things about AK too.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-17-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,155
Posted By doug1980
Yup we do it all, plus landscaping and designs.

Yup we do it all, plus landscaping and designs.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-17-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,155
Posted By doug1980
New Spray Rig

Brand new for this season. 2012 Isuzu NPR HD. 600 gallon nurse tank, 2 drop tanks, 1 150 gallons and 1 50 gallons. Allows me to get 20-25 accounts done each day. Plus I am set up for any...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-17-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,059
Posted By doug1980
Not new but....

I've been a member for awhile but not very active. Back story: Former Air Force Staff Sergeant 2003-2009, where I was a Pest Control Supervisor. Obtained an A.A.S in Entomology from the Community...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-03-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,974
Posted By doug1980
Short season, lack of customer base, because of...

Short season, lack of customer base, because of my full time job restrictions and not that many people care about their lawns up there.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-02-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,974
Posted By doug1980
Why an LCO/PCO?

What made you get into this career? How did you get your training?
My story...
I got into this field because of the Military. Since I was a kid I wanted to join the Military. After a few obstacles I...
Forum: General Business Discussions 09-18-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,064
Posted By doug1980
Been in Florida since July 30th of this year. ...

Been in Florida since July 30th of this year. Moved from Anchorage AK. It was a huge change in weather. Luckily I have adjusted to the heat very well. Guess it helps that I have worked outdoors...
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