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I could not get that damn frog out of my head all day. I think you are on to something.
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Thanks to all for your replies.

1. First off I did all the graphics myself with photoshop, first time I have ever used photoshop or did any graphics designing...so appreciate the comments

2. When you say I couldn't get the frog out of your head then that's exactly what I was tring to do.

3. Thanks for noticing that maintenance was wrong it will be corrected

4. LOVE the slogan lol very clever and funny

So far everyone i've asked prefers the new image and name so looks like I'm headed in the right direction. I know the marketing will be a bit more but from the responses I believe that it will be well worth it.

Thanks again
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I dont really see how the frog will go with your landscaping. A lot of women in the world have a fear of frogs and all things "slimy." You seem to be aiming for a younger demographic. Most people i service are either retired or single mothers it seems. Not many families and if it is a couple, they dont have any children.

Your logo will need to talk to people and tell them what you do, i see a frog and i think you work for a zoo.

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Just threw another one together real fast

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You could also dress as a frog and push a mower in your local parade. That might get you attention.

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So apparently frogs is a big thing in landscaping company logos. Look at this link that has a list of logos that Plan-It Graphics made...

http://www.plan-itgraphics.com/logo_page.html

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