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 25 of 74
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: sunsetlandscaping
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-12-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,396
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
thanks guys

thanks guys
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-09-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,396
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Extra topsoil

This may seem like a silly question, but it is one that I want to have answered before I start advertising any kind of walkway; patio installation. What do you guys do with excess topsoil, when you...
Forum: HardcoreUnemployable.com 08-04-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,533
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Most people in my area take care of their own...

Most people in my area take care of their own lawn. I live in kind of a poor, yet touristy area, because of the lakes, and the only people that find me for the most part, are people that live out of...
Forum: HardcoreUnemployable.com 08-03-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,533
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
I have gave out business cards to everyone I...

I have gave out business cards to everyone I know, and only got one account (thats not regular) that was a clean up through my wife, and we know plenty of people, doctors especially. No one really...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-02-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,594
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
and do any of you guys offer guarantee lawn seed...

and do any of you guys offer guarantee lawn seed germination or sod installation? Or do you leave that soley up to the homeowner to water it and so on?
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-02-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,594
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Well, I called and told her that I would not do...

Well, I called and told her that I would not do sod however, but I would still renovate her lawn by seeding. Because she said that was another option. That was Tuesday, and hadn't heard back. Oh...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-31-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,594
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Wow, I had no idea, obviously. Well, the thing...

Wow, I had no idea, obviously. Well, the thing is that she is soley holding me responsible for doing everything, and it dies, then I am responsible for replacing it. Including the watering too, she...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-29-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,594
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Just me myself and I.

Just me myself and I.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-28-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,594
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Lawn Renovation

I got a call from this woman that needs a lawn renovation basically. She doesn't know whether she wants seed or sod, so she wants quotes for both. The yard is about 7400 sq. ft., real patchy and...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-26-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,462
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
You should looking at what your county extension...

You should looking at what your county extension has to offer such as a Master Gardener's program. Normally they go over everything including lawn care, ornamental and fruit trees, and the like.
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 07-24-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,341
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Steve, that sounds fair I think. Give them work...

Steve, that sounds fair I think. Give them work in exchange for my learning. I like that idea, and just work for the experience.
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 07-23-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,341
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
I guess you got a point. I could network with my...

I guess you got a point. I could network with my local fellow contractors and pass work their way. Thanks for the help guys.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-21-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,464
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
I hear ya buddy. I have a 6 month old, and...

I hear ya buddy. I have a 6 month old, and finding work in your first year is tough. I almost always advertise in the paper. I will be in the phone book in Sept. so maybe that will bring in some...
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 07-21-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,341
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Brings me back to my second point. Who is going...

Brings me back to my second point. Who is going to be willing to work with you if you already have your name out there as a landscaping company. They would consider you competition in the future,...
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 07-20-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,341
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Irrigation Advice

Does anyone know any good irrigation books out there, I would like to add this service to my business in a couple years. I would moonlight with someone, but how would you do this being potential...
Forum: General Talk 07-19-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,289
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
"Want cha come on over and knock on my door boy...

"Want cha come on over and knock on my door boy and blow my gutters" Just kidding.
Forum: General Talk 07-17-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,149
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
This helps me...

This helps me concentrate.

http://youtu.be/WrrcdgogcIA
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-16-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,691
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Don't know what the clover leaf thing is, but I...

Don't know what the clover leaf thing is, but I paid for a 1 year 1/2 inch add that comes out in Sept. Maybe it will give me some leaf clean up calls.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-15-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,691
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Good luck if you ever decide to do fliers up on...

Good luck if you ever decide to do fliers up on push pin boards in hardware stores.(Very specific advertising I know) Every time I put my up in this one hardware store, some A-Hole rips it down...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-15-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,609
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
I actually went and picked one up today. I...

I actually went and picked one up today. I bought one for like 24 bucks, think it was on sale. Only this one is a one zone, but I figure, I could hook up a 3 male in to it, and be set. Of course,...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-15-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,693
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
I am thinking about getting rid of my edger all...

I am thinking about getting rid of my edger all together, it's just sitting there in the barn. I am not really good at edging anyway. Thinking about just getting a stick edger and not worry about...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-15-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,239
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Back in late Spring, I gave an estimate to a guy...

Back in late Spring, I gave an estimate to a guy for overseeding, but I included the cost for straw. But, I told him the best time is to wait until fall when the air is cooler but soil temps. are at...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-15-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,609
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
This kind of brings me to my next question. ...

This kind of brings me to my next question. Considering that my clients have second homes, after I slice seed there lawn, what is a fair price to charge for watering twice a day for them. Because...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-15-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,239
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Using a slice seeder

I want to rent a slice seeder this fall, and try it on my own lawn before I tackle a customer's. I am overseeding a decent amount of area, and was wondering if I still had to put straw over the...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-15-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,609
Posted By sunsetlandscaping
Well like I said, most of the mowings I do are...

Well like I said, most of the mowings I do are for people that have second houses, and the soil is really acidic and sandy. Really the only thing I can since I don't know anything about irrigation,...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 74

 
Forum Jump
» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
30 Inch Push Mowers Pros...
Billy Goat
06-27-2013 08:07 PM
Today 04:50 AM
by Billy Goat
25 6,429
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 09:12 AM
Yesterday 08:12 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
122 8,553
This sucks...
Matther777
09-18-2014 04:56 PM
Yesterday 08:02 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
11 588
Trying something new,...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-21-2014 09:07 PM
Yesterday 07:35 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
3 209
Hello from CNY
arazucontracting
Yesterday 06:07 PM
Yesterday 06:07 PM
by arazucontracting
0 71
Kohler command carb...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-21-2014 03:09 PM
Yesterday 04:52 PM
by Steve
4 233
Not sure, but anyone do...
SnowRemoval2k14
Yesterday 12:10 AM
Yesterday 04:49 PM
by Steve
1 177
Tribulations of working...
stevef1201
09-13-2014 08:37 AM
Yesterday 04:45 PM
by Steve
9 645
Mulching beds
Bradcook21
09-21-2014 07:43 AM
Yesterday 04:43 PM
by Steve
3 257
Replacing a Shindi T-27
Dan Tanner
09-13-2014 12:59 PM
Yesterday 04:36 PM
by Steve
3 646
Scag turf tiger hydrolic...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-04-2014 10:55 PM
Yesterday 04:35 PM
by Steve
12 1,005
2014 Gie-expo
ExtremeLawncareServices
08-19-2014 11:22 PM
09-21-2014 09:23 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
3 978
Mowing 7 acres
avetslawncare
08-31-2014 04:24 PM
09-19-2014 03:29 PM
by acrajchel
6 1,188
snowplowing
jshak40
09-01-2014 07:20 AM
09-19-2014 11:49 AM
by Steve
23 1,580
Looking for feed back on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-17-2014 08:38 AM
09-19-2014 08:17 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
9 586
Lowballers scrubs &...
Darksteel
01-13-2014 07:35 AM
09-18-2014 06:32 PM
by Northwoods Outdoors
58 6,992
Hello from upstate NY!
A&MLawn&Snow
09-18-2014 11:19 AM
09-18-2014 04:10 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 433
Price to apply fertilizer
SS.Lawncare
09-15-2014 11:10 AM
09-18-2014 01:16 PM
by Steve
9 694
Trailer tires
J.A.S.LawnService
09-01-2014 10:17 AM
09-17-2014 09:57 PM
by curts lawn care
4 1,087
new to the forum
SGlawncare
09-16-2014 11:20 PM
09-17-2014 08:29 PM
by curts lawn care
3 510
Help With Snow Blowing...
Robertf31
09-13-2014 10:55 PM
09-17-2014 12:34 PM
by Steve
11 849
Non-Stop Summer?
SouthallMowing
09-14-2014 10:51 PM
09-17-2014 10:48 AM
by stevef1201
6 634
Poll - net income
Dan5082
11-15-2010 08:08 PM
09-16-2014 04:44 PM
by jrs.landscaping
12 3,370
Getting lowballed!
PineHillLawn
06-27-2012 07:23 AM
09-16-2014 01:25 PM
by jrs.landscaping
24 5,079
Compare this summer to...
Steve
09-03-2014 12:52 PM
09-16-2014 11:20 AM
by Hanks Lawn Care Services
15 1,284
thinking about throwing...
veteranslawncaresystems
09-09-2014 10:31 PM
09-15-2014 03:41 PM
by Steve
12 962
Hello
Robertf31
09-12-2014 10:34 PM
09-15-2014 03:17 PM
by Steve
2 545
Newbie......Again
Jibber
09-13-2014 12:17 PM
09-15-2014 02:54 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 648
need help with starter...
GoGreenerKS
09-12-2014 04:23 PM
09-15-2014 02:25 PM
by Steve
3 561
Brake job!
kslawn
08-30-2014 07:49 AM
09-15-2014 02:16 PM
by Steve
12 1,289
Hello
jawnebgoode
08-28-2014 08:37 PM
09-15-2014 02:15 PM
by Steve
3 1,051
Employee uniforms
Gerardo_Landscape
01-21-2014 11:11 PM
09-15-2014 02:12 PM
by Steve
5 1,168
Greetings from the north
Northwoods Outdoors
09-13-2014 08:55 AM
09-15-2014 02:07 PM
by Steve
1 534
darleneh
darleneh
09-15-2014 12:33 PM
09-15-2014 02:07 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
1 551
My 1st bid
WesleySnips
06-11-2014 03:13 PM
09-15-2014 02:05 PM
by Steve
29 1,967
New Aerator
Chaz
09-09-2014 11:43 PM
09-15-2014 01:50 PM
by Steve
9 789
Yearly contract Pricing
jrob0691
08-21-2014 08:57 AM
09-15-2014 01:23 PM
by stevef1201
8 1,458
getting ready to start
calebmoss
05-23-2011 09:35 PM
09-11-2014 12:21 PM
by Steve
34 11,449
Stihl pull cord replace
SGL1
09-03-2014 09:22 PM
09-10-2014 12:25 PM
by Steve
9 961
Softball field
kslawn
08-15-2014 09:28 AM
09-10-2014 12:16 PM
by Steve
18 1,729
Lawn Route Templates
Landscaper1165
08-30-2014 01:52 PM
09-09-2014 08:05 PM
by Landscaper1165
4 1,218
New truck and trailer...
Johnny Rocket
05-14-2012 03:41 PM
09-09-2014 07:23 PM
by Matther777
18 6,781
What gets you bad press?
Steve
09-09-2014 11:48 AM
09-09-2014 07:21 PM
by Matther777
2 658
Signs on your snow plow?
Steve
01-15-2007 01:07 AM
09-09-2014 11:42 AM
by Steve
19 6,410
Exmark Lazer Z S-Series...
BLC7
08-22-2014 10:18 AM
09-08-2014 08:08 PM
by avetslawncare
12 1,501
New to the business
flamingyouth87
09-05-2014 11:52 AM
09-08-2014 11:55 AM
by Steve
3 879
Hello from Ohio
kurtwin
08-28-2014 05:06 PM
09-08-2014 11:51 AM
by Steve
7 1,181
Facebook
element009
03-23-2011 08:36 AM
09-07-2014 07:35 AM
by avetslawncare
24 7,952
Help pricing cut down 7...
Bradcook21
08-26-2014 11:17 PM
09-06-2014 02:09 PM
by Bradcook21
8 1,272
billing matters
sbuchanan8154
09-05-2014 09:56 AM
09-05-2014 03:00 PM
by Steve
3 852
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 11:06 AM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:06 AM.

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