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Hi Andy,

Mark from down in Bridgewater here. You mention that you are getting to your limit with mowing. My friend in Tantallon has a lawn care and property maintenance business such as mine. Great guy with a young family trying to build his business. If you wanted to email me directly I could give you his contact info. He would LOVE to have more mowing jobs, as that is what we are both starting out with doing along with other smaller stuff.

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Hi Andy,

Mark from down in Bridgewater here. You mention that you are getting to your limit with mowing. My friend in Tantallon has a lawn care and property maintenance business such as mine. Great guy with a young family trying to build his business. If you wanted to email me directly I could give you his contact info. He would LOVE to have more mowing jobs, as that is what we are both starting out with doing along with other smaller stuff.

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Mark Lowe
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Thanks Mark, I am sure your friend does great work, the issue for me is the second I refer another provider and things do not go as planned, the customer tries to make it my problem, it has happened three times in the past year.

There is a lot of business where your friend is, close to 80% of our lawn care is in that area and 90%+ of our landscaping and excavation as there are very few providing the quality of work people are demanding. I turned down two in Beechville which is 5 min from him today.
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