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Starting a lawn care business.

How to start a lawn mowing business, lawn care business, or landscaping business. If you are starting a lawn care business, ask your questions here.
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wow so this tiny house i almost didnt put a bid on..and it turns out
they want a mulch job
there having gravlel delivered and they want that layed out
and they want there driveway excavated
i dont have the bobcat or anything but my neighbor does and il think ill talk to him and subcontract it out.

get 10% or something..

got a new gas blower..happy about that

got 2 new calls today..wich means 2 more customers
im a happy kid..
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I hear ya!

The neighbor of the customer I did yesterday is taking me for lawn maintenance & several other services.

I have packed 58 bags of soil for all these jobs I've been getting. I think I got a good workout today.

Other than that, my lips have been burning the past 2 days... sun burn on the lips? lmao.

They aren't chapped, just ouch.
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I hear ya!

The neighbor of the customer I did yesterday is taking me for lawn maintenance & several other services.

I have packed 58 bags of soil for all these jobs I've been getting. I think I got a good workout today.

Other than that, my lips have been burning the past 2 days... sun burn on the lips? lmao.

They aren't chapped, just ouch.
use chapstick or petrolem jelly skin protectent
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just got another call from a guy who owns a house and rents it out to other people..

hopefully ill be able to convince the new owners to keep us as a lawn care provider
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I hear ya!

The neighbor of the customer I did yesterday is taking me for lawn maintenance & several other services.

I have packed 58 bags of soil for all these jobs I've been getting. I think I got a good workout today.

Other than that, my lips have been burning the past 2 days... sun burn on the lips? lmao.

They aren't chapped, just ouch.
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How do you keep up with working and school? How many weekly's do you have?
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i dont have the bobcat or anything but my neighbor does and il think ill talk to him and subcontract it out.
Keep us posted on how this turns out.



Scott,

You just need to get this white stuff and smear it around like this. You also gotta squint a bit too like this guy does, when people look at you. LOL

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juggling between school and work is kinda tricky..i cant wait till schools out..but we mow what we can after school and if we have a big lot we will do it early in the day on a weekend.

i caught another huge break today
a woman called
she lives next door to her mother (94 y.o)
and wants me to mow both there lawns
also
she was talking to her neighbor caddy corner to her and she said shed hire us out

also (this lady must know everyone on the block) a couple houses down there wanting there lawn aerated.

so!

lady and mom=40$ weekly
caddycorner =25$ weekly
anyone else taht that lady happens to know..up to a billion weekly lol
also the 25$ house said shed want hedge trimming and mulch laying
so i can make 20 an hour on that as well
this season is going to be great

OH
i almost forgot
a guy called and i had to put a bid on his house
thats another 25 weekly
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even better
i gtta go put a bid on an 1 acre lot
here i could use some help..
he wants us using his mower..not a problem
i use push so his riding will be way better
so im using his equipment
except my own weedwacker and blower
his old and on disability cause of an accident so he needs it done
i said id give a call and drop by on the weekend
so heres where you come in
you and your partner are 16
you have no bills to pay so no overhead
your using his machines except your wack and blower so virtually no overhead
and you got a one acre lot
lets assume his mower is 42"

how much would YOU charge and
what do you think i should do..any advice..
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and racer i forgot to awnser the second part to your question
i have one bi weekly
and 3 weekly
after today
i will have one bi and 6 weekly
and if i get this one acre and the rented property i believe itll be 8 weekly but im not sure
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