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Forum: Community Assistance 10-19-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,357
Posted By fredthewolverine
I'm writing a Term Paper on Xeriscaping

Hey Everyone,
Im writing a Research paper on Xeriscaping and I need some sources. There really isn't much written on the subject, at least not much scholarly in the school data-base. So my...
Forum: General Talk 06-13-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,127
Posted By fredthewolverine
I am going to try to find a Job working for a...

I am going to try to find a Job working for a qualifying Landscape Company.
2 years of work experience means 4,000 hours. I also found out that when I graduate with my Residential Landscape Design...
Forum: General Talk 06-11-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,127
Posted By fredthewolverine
Those are really good ideas especially the one...

Those are really good ideas especially the one about landscaping but charging for the mowing. But that won't work for contractors I spoke with the owner of the construction company and he said it...
Forum: General Talk 06-10-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,127
Posted By fredthewolverine
Yeah it's tough, but I think that if I can hang...

Yeah it's tough, but I think that if I can hang around until I get my S330 license it will be worth it. I checked that in this County there really isn't that many Licensed Landscapers (license...
Forum: General Talk 06-10-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,127
Posted By fredthewolverine
I want a Landscape Contracting License

I Live in orem, UTAH.. I am fairly new to this business and I have been working very hard to learn, read, sell and manage everything that goes along with having my own Business. I also network pretty...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-14-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,962
Posted By fredthewolverine
Hey MikeO, Yeah thats how I schedule, I tell the...

Hey MikeO,
Yeah thats how I schedule, I tell the callers or in person that I do aerations once a week, on Thursdays.

Now as far as charging how do you do it? By the size, hour, or a flat rate?
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-14-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,962
Posted By fredthewolverine
Well me personally without asking the experts...

Well me personally without asking the experts when it comes to aerating I am going to have to make the money that I lost renting the machine in the FIRST HOUR, So yeah if it cost me 90 bucks to rent...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-13-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,962
Posted By fredthewolverine
I found myself racing against the clock. It was...

I found myself racing against the clock.
It was my first day but I realized how Quickly my day had been filled.
I had 5 scheduled aerating jobs, and while I was aerating someone called for a leaf /...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-12-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,962
Posted By fredthewolverine
My first day

I did my first jobs yesterday, and I already learned so much! I had 6 aeration jobs, and while I was working two people called about the flyers I hung about two weeks ago. One of the calls asked if I...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 03-10-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,944
Posted By fredthewolverine
Your right, thats the best way to go about it....

Your right, thats the best way to go about it. Thats the precedent that I'm setting right from the beginning. After thinking it through and getting advice and reading the comments it's kind of a no...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 03-09-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,944
Posted By fredthewolverine
All the advice is good thank you. Just...

All the advice is good thank you.
Just for the record I trust my friend completely but accidents happen and i'm keeping my business and family's best interest in mind. Plus I want to be...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 03-08-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,944
Posted By fredthewolverine
Employee acts on his own, contract?

I started my lawn care business and i'm ready to find work but I have a question. My really good friend is going to help me and we have worked out a deal, i'm going to pay him per job until work...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-23-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,548
Posted By fredthewolverine
He sells some kind of investor training software,...

He sells some kind of investor training software, I don't know to much about it but I know that each sale is like 1,000-1,500 $ . But since he doesn't want to sell my service I'll just sit down a few...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-21-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,548
Posted By fredthewolverine
I just googled lawn care service and one of the...

I just googled lawn care service and one of the sites was GopherHaul. I have been listening to Steve and his web shows they are helpful.
I live in Utah, so the seasons not very long. But that...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-21-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,548
Posted By fredthewolverine
Thanks for the welcome. My next step is to make...

Thanks for the welcome. My next step is to make business cards and hand them out everywhere I go, I also think I might buy some leads and call people over the phone. The only reason why I'm even...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-20-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,548
Posted By fredthewolverine
I'm really new

Hey all,
my name is Freddy I really know nothing about landscaping, but a friend of mine talked me into starting a lawn mowing company and I got excited about it. So I got some equipment, nothing...
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