Originally Posted by afpettijohns
I plan on doing this for my regular customers a few times a year for the price of materials only. I feel that it not only shows that I'm interested in taking care of there landscape but it will also make there grass a little greener, making the neighbors jealous.
Yard signs maybe?
Thanks for the insight.
ahh when you said chemicals i was thinking about pesticides and herbicides, I personally have not looked into getting a fertilizing license but only 4 of my costumers want synthetic fertilizers most want the all natural approach and the ones who wanted the synthetic fertilizer i told them i would fertilize with it only once a year.
it makes lots of sense for you to fertilize with synthetic fertilizers but let me tell you a bit about what i do maybe you will think about leaving the chemicals and do what i do.
i have several accounts which i got last year, but as soon as i got them i used a soil mixture with composted leafs i get 1 cubic yard of this stuff for about $18 and if you see their lawns right now they look amazing, first my costumer who have tall-fescue the color got deeper my costumers with St Augustin grass, which are the majority of them, their grass greened up already before all the other neighbors with the same grass and people with Bermuda grass are already looking at huge differences right now just with the compost, so hope this helps you save a couple bucks a year going natural
P.S. the account who get synthetic fertilizer i sell them the all natural approach since i am the one cutting their lawn, i know what the grass needs and i explain it to them and so far they have followed my advice a client of mine asked me not to use the Compost and to use more fertilizer i explain to him how he can do it himself but taht i would only use synthetic fertilizer once a year at most.