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Old 08-30-2012, 05:02 PM
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I saw this today...

"Professional organic gardener will work in your yard or garden in exchange for fresh home-grown produce. Email for details."

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and this...

"I believe that chemicals and power tools have no place in a healthy garden."

LOLLOLOLOL... wtf bro? Gonna go use a reel mower? As if clients actually give a crap about the environment.

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Unreal.


http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/m...253202287.html




This guy has had the same ad up for over a month. I wonder why.
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Unreal.


http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/m...253202287.html




This guy has had the same ad up for over a month. I wonder why.
Unreal. So many people are unrealistic with what they think a service should cost.
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I saw this today...

"Professional organic gardener will work in your yard or garden in exchange for fresh home-grown produce. Email for details."

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and this...

"I believe that chemicals and power tools have no place in a healthy garden."

LOLLOLOLOL... wtf bro? Gonna go use a reel mower? As if clients actually give a crap about the environment.
Didn't know it was possible for someone to just organically grow produce on an unknown plot...interesting.

I also saw a guy yesterday with an old beat up truck and an old as dirt trailer, and he had two diesel kubota zero turns. Not saying I know everything about how to run a business but I think I would have upgraded my truck or trailer before adding a second before expensive mower.
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Unreal. So many people are unrealistic with what they think a service should cost.
It has to be worse now! That picture was the same one he used a month ago.
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...and here we go again!! I found this on craigslist just now...


"GRASS CATTING SERVICES CALL AND LET US IMPROVE YOUR YARD TODAY

WE DO GRASS CUTTING , YARD CLEAN AP , MULCHING , TRIMMING , PATIOS , RETAINING WALLS


GUTTER CLEANING, POWER WASHING , BRICK WORK AND MORE CALL FOR A FREE ESTIMATE XXX XXX XXXX THANK YOU"


Is grass catting mowing over cats? Or cats do the mowing? I have never heard of such service...
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Cats mowing the yard would be cool. He may be onto something.
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There is a local guy around here that uses an old beatup dump truck and a old beat up trailer, but has to brand spankin new john deere residential riders and an older residential rider. Every time I see him I think to myself, you could have bought a nice commercial mower for the price of all of them.
Yeah in my area I have seen them working out of their car with a push mower sticking out of the trunk. Cheap hires just looking for a quick buck!
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Came across this on craiglist today

lawn care mowing $20.00 - $20 (Dillsburg/mechanicsburg)
Looking for mowing/landscape jobs.. Mowing starting at $2.00 a yard. Also mulching,trimming,general clean up also call XXX-XXX-XXXX

Mowing from $2-$20 ARE YOU SERIOUS? That is beyond lowballing, have fun making zero profit.
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These ad's are hilarious. All the typo's are crazy.


Here is one:

Lawn mowing labor, $35 (Great Falls)

Mow my lawn using my Z turn mower. Prior experience necessary. Takes about 2.5 hours.

•Location: Great Falls
•it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests
•Compensation: $35


This moron has been trying to get someone to do this for 3 weeks now.
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