Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Search Forums

» Welcome to the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum
Showing results 1 to 20 of 20
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Michaelslandscape
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-06-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,732
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Thanks to everyone for the great advice and...

Thanks to everyone for the great advice and ideas. I went off on a tangent the other day and want to appologize for that. I know everyone on this forum is trying to help each other out. I got...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-04-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,732
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Steve, If you had read my original thread you...

Steve,
If you had read my original thread you would have seen that money was an issueright now. So you saying the first problem with my thread is going to Lowes to get a Z-turn tells me you didnt...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-04-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,732
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Thanks Travis, As soon as I can afford to get a...

Thanks Travis,
As soon as I can afford to get a comm model Ill keep that in mind. Right now Im gonna have to make it work with the $$ i have available.
I appreciate the advice
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-04-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,732
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Thanks for the advice, I did go with the RZ5426....

Thanks for the advice, I did go with the RZ5426. It looks alot more durable than the JD and its a little faster and tighter. I didnt buy the extended Lowes warranty. I was right up front with the...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-04-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,654
Posted By Michaelslandscape
This is my 3rd post and probably my last.

I wanted to say a couple of things to some of the senior members of this forum.
I joined Gohper to maybe try and get some advice from people all around the country who have been in the buisness for a...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-04-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,732
Posted By Michaelslandscape
I want to thank everyone for their comments,...

I want to thank everyone for their comments, opinions and advise. I really mean that.
I tried to really make it clear in my original post that I didnt have the money or the credit to go buy good...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-31-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,732
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Steve, I went with the Husqvarna RZ5426. Based on...

Steve,
I went with the Husqvarna RZ5426. Based on the reviews and Husqvarnas reputation I think for a non-commercial grade mower it was the best choice for the money. As far as how well it handles...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-30-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,732
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Tips for anyone wanting to get some reconditioned...

Tips for anyone wanting to get some reconditioned equipment from Lowes or Home Depot.
They work like this. A customer brings back a mower and says he / she doesnt like it, or it wont start, or some...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-30-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,732
Posted By Michaelslandscape
OK.... Thanks for the OP's. Lawnboy, yes that is...

OK.... Thanks for the OP's.
Lawnboy, yes that is my 4lb guard dog. He thinks hes a 40lb Rottweiler. I would rather go to HD and get a Toro but applying for another CC is out of the question. I have...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-29-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,732
Posted By Michaelslandscape
John Deere or Husqvarna (Need some help on deciding which one to buy)

I am going to Lowes Thursday to pick up a zero-turn mower. I am going to have to start out with a lower end mower untill I can afford a good commericail grade one. Anyway I have 2 that Im considering...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-29-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,132
Posted By Michaelslandscape
I think I will get the license for 4 reasons. 1.)...

I think I will get the license for 4 reasons. 1.) To be able to use that certification as a selling point to potential customers. 2.) I might actually learn something by studying for the test. 3.) By...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-28-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,132
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Stansg1fresh, As long as you are buying "over the...

Stansg1fresh,
As long as you are buying "over the counter" fertilizer; the kind you can buy at any home improvement store. You dont need a license in Texas to apply it. If you are buyng a regulated...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-28-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,132
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Lawnboy, thanks for the contsructive critque....

Lawnboy,
thanks for the contsructive critque. Thats why I joined Gopher, to get some help from people who have been in the buisness. I want (need) for my buisness to be successful as failure is not...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-27-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,132
Posted By Michaelslandscape
This is the link to the Texas Dept. of...

This is the link to the Texas Dept. of Agriculture. It is under the prsticides applicators section. It is a little confusing but the first paragrapgh on this page states what I quoted.
Take a look...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-27-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,132
Posted By Michaelslandscape
I am starting this spring, my first year. I have...

I am starting this spring, my first year.
I have a DBA, a Texas Sale and Use Tax Permit a Federal EIN. I dont know of any license that I would need. You are not required to have a license in Texas to...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-27-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,132
Posted By Michaelslandscape
My First Lawn Care Flyer

This is what I have put together, does anyone have any comments on how to make this any better. Does the pricing look competitve for the North Texas area?



“Full Service Landscape Maintenance”
Do...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-26-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,333
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Sounds alot like my story. I am leaving my job of...

Sounds alot like my story. I am leaving my job of 28 years earning 70K this summer. I have a pension but it only makes up about 1/3 of my salary. Health insurance......... thats the killer for me. I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-26-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,501
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Thanks Steve I wii keep that in mind. I tend to...

Thanks Steve
I wii keep that in mind. I tend to overthink things sometimes. Ive got enough work to do without having to keep up with discounts and referal price breaks.
I appreciate the feed back
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-25-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,501
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Thank You to everyone for the encouragment. I...

Thank You to everyone for the encouragment. I have more enthusiasium and drive about making this buisness work than I have had in the past 20 years. I already have a reputation amonst freinds,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-24-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,501
Posted By Michaelslandscape
Starting my new lawn care buisness this spring

Hi, my name is Michael. I am a fifty something guy who has worked at the same job for 28 years. I have decided to do something that I enjoy. Yes... cutting grass, designing landscapes and installing...
Showing results 1 to 20 of 20

 
Forum Jump
» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
leaf removal
Double J LLC
10-03-2014 05:24 PM
Today 01:08 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
25 2,524
Hello from Kentucky
TRV
09-30-2014 06:42 PM
Yesterday 07:45 PM
by TRV
8 1,344
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 10:12 AM
Yesterday 07:00 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
176 14,160
Hi from IL
steveinil
Yesterday 02:07 PM
Yesterday 02:07 PM
by steveinil
0 35
WNY saying Hi.
Sargewesser
Yesterday 07:27 AM
Yesterday 07:27 AM
by Sargewesser
0 41
Group Buying Software as...
ferona
Yesterday 06:49 AM
Yesterday 06:49 AM
by ferona
0 41
How to: Use Thumbtack...
acrajchel
11-17-2014 06:39 PM
11-24-2014 07:58 PM
by thom
17 600
How much do you up sell...
Essex Groundskeeping
11-23-2014 07:13 PM
11-24-2014 06:29 PM
by stevef1201
8 202
This sucks...
Matther777
09-18-2014 05:56 PM
11-24-2014 05:49 PM
by biglee
16 3,227
Pressure Washing...
WesleySnips
07-31-2014 07:13 PM
11-24-2014 04:32 PM
by acrajchel
4 679
New website
Chilehead
11-20-2014 04:39 PM
11-23-2014 07:40 PM
by Just for Cuts
12 329
My site is on fronts page
tbtigers03
11-14-2014 05:58 PM
11-22-2014 10:49 PM
by Just for Cuts
16 552
Pics for website
tbtigers03
11-21-2014 05:40 PM
11-22-2014 10:01 PM
by Just for Cuts
3 180
Peco Bagger
AGPS
11-18-2014 02:20 PM
11-22-2014 05:56 PM
by AGPS
9 357
Beginner Mistakes:...
Steve
01-31-2007 12:45 PM
11-22-2014 02:42 PM
by stevef1201
22 6,223
Contract or no contract?
TRV
11-20-2014 09:18 PM
11-21-2014 09:33 PM
by TRV
3 215
Hi to you NOTHERNERS
stevef1201
11-11-2014 05:56 PM
11-21-2014 08:02 PM
by stevef1201
4 366
Billboards for marketing
ExtremeLawncareServices
11-16-2014 08:39 PM
11-21-2014 07:05 PM
by acrajchel
13 428
Belt dealer problem
googus
11-21-2014 08:45 AM
11-21-2014 06:36 PM
by Steve
2 161
Good help is hard to find
Hanks Lawn Care Services
11-19-2014 03:27 PM
11-21-2014 06:32 PM
by Steve
7 275
What is going on with...
biglee
11-14-2014 03:04 PM
11-20-2014 02:50 PM
by biglee
40 1,013
My advice for new guys
avetslawncare
11-15-2014 09:32 AM
11-19-2014 01:47 PM
by biglee
10 556
Lawn Care business...
crieg122
10-23-2014 02:23 PM
11-19-2014 12:39 PM
by acrajchel
28 1,922
raking leaves ?
robert8509
10-22-2014 10:19 PM
11-18-2014 04:24 PM
by acrajchel
14 1,507
Leaf removal
madmedic8575
10-24-2014 05:14 PM
11-17-2014 07:34 PM
by acrajchel
6 1,238
sod job
SGlawncare
10-30-2014 09:21 PM
11-17-2014 07:10 PM
by acrajchel
7 826
Customer wants me to...
Mr. Mow
11-09-2014 07:13 AM
11-17-2014 06:48 PM
by acrajchel
10 604
Hello!
Brian3137
11-11-2014 07:15 PM
11-17-2014 06:46 PM
by acrajchel
14 530
small biz in Phoenix,AZ
anthonyramos1
11-08-2014 09:35 PM
11-17-2014 05:59 PM
by acrajchel
2 370
Client won't pay...
WesleySnips
10-30-2014 03:53 PM
11-17-2014 05:37 PM
by acrajchel
22 1,439
Government contracts
avetslawncare
11-15-2014 08:50 AM
11-17-2014 12:59 PM
by Steve
2 300
Need help on deciding a...
Brian3137
11-10-2014 06:32 PM
11-17-2014 12:44 PM
by Steve
12 569
West cost lawn prices
SGlawncare
10-09-2014 10:51 PM
11-16-2014 07:54 AM
by stevef1201
8 1,657
So how do you guys...
Mr. Mow
10-26-2014 08:55 AM
11-15-2014 08:44 AM
by avetslawncare
14 1,771
Truck, Trailer,...
hawthornelawncare
12-23-2011 01:01 AM
11-13-2014 08:35 AM
by jrs.landscaping
81 31,927
The most dangerous part...
Steve
10-06-2014 03:45 PM
11-12-2014 05:05 PM
by stevef1201
14 1,751
A little hang up in snow...
stevef1201
11-08-2014 07:05 AM
11-12-2014 12:51 PM
by Steve
4 486
Bi-weekly winter...
lxarth
11-04-2014 08:37 PM
11-12-2014 10:06 AM
by WesleySnips
9 684
taking first steps...
sizemorelawncare
11-10-2014 08:24 PM
11-11-2014 01:21 PM
by Steve
1 376
Back Pack Blower
Ian Lovejoy
11-09-2014 08:41 AM
11-11-2014 08:12 AM
by Just for Cuts
4 433
Business Cards
crieg122
10-25-2014 01:03 PM
11-11-2014 07:56 AM
by Just for Cuts
12 1,384
How the unregister?
alive101
11-04-2014 07:39 AM
11-10-2014 01:48 PM
by Steve
4 656
Belt adjustment question
googus
11-05-2014 06:43 AM
11-10-2014 01:38 PM
by Steve
5 557
New parking area
ExtremeLawncareServices
11-07-2014 09:47 PM
11-10-2014 01:25 PM
by Steve
2 397
Podcast
Shark1611
11-07-2014 05:42 PM
11-10-2014 11:41 AM
by Steve
1 360
hi, from Minnesota
rjklohn
11-07-2014 02:21 AM
11-07-2014 01:44 PM
by Steve
1 377
New to snow plowing
SS.Lawncare
11-05-2014 04:00 PM
11-07-2014 01:21 PM
by Steve
6 631
New Member
tonyap
11-05-2014 10:35 PM
11-07-2014 01:15 PM
by Steve
1 419
New to the business
jcurr33
11-05-2014 03:21 PM
11-07-2014 01:11 PM
by Steve
1 472
Lines
Matther777
11-04-2014 02:19 PM
11-07-2014 12:54 PM
by Steve
1 510
Read more about these lawn care business marketing categories.
General Business:
GopherHaul, Podcast
How to Estimate - Services To Offer:
Aeration, Apartment / Condo, bed edging, Color Change Plantings, Dethatching, Edging, Fall Leaf Cleanups, Foreclosed Homes, Gutter Cleaning, Hardscaping, Hedge Trimming, Home Safety Inspection, Irrigation, Landscape Project, Lawn Mower Repair, Mowing, Mulch Jobs, Outdoor decoration, Parking Lot Cleanups, Pet Waste Removal, Pressure Washing, Property Management, Snow plowing, Stump Grinding, Tree Removal
How to Estimate Jobs:
Lawn Care Business:
Barter, Bikini Lawn Care, Business Failure, Business loan, Business Plan, Debt, Debt Collection, Estimate or Proposal Form, Franchise, Fuel surcharge, How to sell, Insurance, Job Tracking, Lawn Care Contract, Lawn Care Customer Survey, Lawn Care Uniform, Lawn Care Videos, Operational Costs, Overhead Costs, Prepay, Pricing, Start up, Tiger Time Lawn Care,
Lawn Care Business Books:
Lawn Care Customers:
Buying customers, Commercial Customers, Customer Retention, How to get, Residential Customers
Lawn Care Employees:
1 Man Lawn Crew, Bonus Pay, training, Your First Employee
lawn care equipment:
bed edger, Lawn Care Truck, Leaf Sweeper, Mower, New Arrival, Trailer, UltraVac
Lawn Care Marketing:
Billboard, Brochure, Business Card, Community Projects To Promote Your Business, Coupons, Cross Promotion / Synergy, Direct Mail, Door hanger, door to door, Free Giveaway Contest, Free Lawn Care Flyer Template, Gift or Discount Cards, home show, Internet, Lawn Care Business Sales Letter, Lawn Care Logo, Lawn Care Marketing, Lawn Care Truck & Trailer Signs, Lawn Care Website, Lawn Signs, Magazine Ad, Magnets, Mailing list, Marketing on Craigslist.com, Newspaper Ads, Parade, Postcards, publicity stunt, Referrals, Review My Lawn Care Marketing Material, t-shirt, Welcoming Kit, Word Of Mouth
Seasonal Promotion Ideas:
4th of July, Armed Forces Day, Christmas, Election Day, Fall, Halloween, Memorial Day, Spring, Summer, Valentine's Day, Veteran's Day, Winter:
Software:
Estimation Software, Landscaper Software, Landscaping Business Software, Landscaping Estimate Software, Landscaping Software, Lawn Care Business Software, Lawn Care Estimating Software, Lawn Care Software, Mowing Software
Uncategorized:
Video:
Website:
Search Engine Optimization
» Lawn Care Business Discussion Categories
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:31 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:31 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy