Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Just starting your lawn care or landscaping business? > Starting a lawn care business.

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.

Has everyone started Mowing??


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.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 04-19-2011, 05:45 PM
cleancutlawncare5382 cleancutlawncare5382 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Western Pennsylvania
Posts: 141
Rep Power: 5
cleancutlawncare5382 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cleancutlawncare5382 View Post
I have another estminate to give today, gutter cleaning and spring clean up.

People are starting to think SPRING. Estimate went well today, landed a new customer. Spring clean up, he wants a lime app and gutters to be done after the buds fall from oak trees.

Hang on here we go!
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #12  
Old 04-19-2011, 06:00 PM
CHEESE2009's Avatar
CHEESE2009 CHEESE2009 is offline
Dr. Scott - Ruler of the Underworld
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Switzerland, Grindelwald
Age: 74
Posts: 4,475
Rep Power: 10
CHEESE2009 is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Well, it's been pretty nice for awhile.

.... We're getting 5cm of snow tomorrow.............................
"weather warning b.s"


It's ok, I'm patient.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 04-19-2011, 06:45 PM
Tom53 Tom53 is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Northwest Iowa
Posts: 57
Rep Power: 0
Tom53 is on a distinguished road
Default

I am still pretty new here and havent had the time to figure out how to post the pics yet, but I took some this morning of my son's car across the street covered with snow.....THIS SUCKS! lol

The grass is really greening up under it though, and no dry days until Saturday per the weather man here. Thats when I was planning to sharpen blades and do oil changes and stuff because I am running behind this year due to other projects.

Should get my first 3 lawns done Sunday,,,,,all freebies,,,> mine, my son's, and my daughters! LOL,,,,family comes first for me. Then the rain will be back for several days.

In the mean time I am still so busy on other projects I dont even have time to think very far ahead. Schedule is lined up with too much personal stuff at the moment, classes and daughters baby shower, and getting her place cleaned up for it etc....damn kids anyhow,,Dad this, Dad that....it might be a pain sometimes, but whats a guy to do...

Good Luck to everyone this season, and wishing everyone much success!

Tom
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 04-20-2011, 01:09 AM
cruzgardening cruzgardening is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 277
Rep Power: 5
cruzgardening is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cleancutlawncare5382 View Post
People are starting to think SPRING. Estimate went well today, landed a new customer. Spring clean up, he wants a lime app and gutters to be done after the buds fall from oak trees.

Hang on here we go!
what type of lime do u use liquid or powder? i have been thinking about doing it to one of my clients who has a pine tree right next to his lawn... ill need a soil test first though.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 04-20-2011, 05:53 AM
cleancutlawncare5382 cleancutlawncare5382 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Western Pennsylvania
Posts: 141
Rep Power: 5
cleancutlawncare5382 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cruzgardening View Post
what type of lime do u use liquid or powder? i have been thinking about doing it to one of my clients who has a pine tree right next to his lawn... ill need a soil test first though.
I will use the granule type for this job.
Soil testing is always best, but I can tell this lawn hasnít had much TLC so lime was my up sell. I will make other recommendations after the clean up / lime job is done.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 04-20-2011, 08:15 PM
stevef1201 stevef1201 is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 1,224
Rep Power: 6
stevef1201 is on a distinguished road
Default

Feel sorry for you guys 'up north', here in central Florida I have been mowing since March 1st. Got 36 customers, 14 new ones already this year, and another estimate tomarrow. Got a three acre apartment complex in the morning first. Thank God for letting me live here.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 04-21-2011, 12:41 AM
Hedgemaster Hedgemaster is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 2,772
Rep Power: 0
Hedgemaster is on a distinguished road
Default

Doing three lawns tomorrow.

Some of the stuff is so high it's gonna need bagged.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Just getting started kenbo Introduce Yourself 3 03-09-2011 10:49 PM
Mowing Season Started Today picframer General Talk 20 04-11-2010 01:00 PM
what I first started out with comanche Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 5 06-16-2008 01:37 AM
getting started galaxy Starting a lawn care business. 16 12-12-2007 03:48 AM
Mowing HeightsThe following are recommended mowing ritchiem Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 1 12-07-2006 09:29 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Facebook
element009
03-23-2011 09:36 AM
Today 04:33 PM
by stevef1201
38 9,869
Repair or replace the...
lxarth
12-17-2014 05:07 PM
Today 04:29 PM
by stevef1201
9 265
Stander Vs. Zt
totalscape
Yesterday 07:57 PM
Today 04:26 PM
by stevef1201
4 80
Ideas on a large bid
Knaubone
Today 11:57 AM
Today 11:57 AM
by Knaubone
0 32
what do you "love" to...
calebmoss
07-06-2011 10:05 PM
Today 12:52 AM
by rmccutchan
31 9,032
I'm BACK!
SuperiorPower
12-16-2014 11:08 PM
Yesterday 11:33 PM
by SuperiorPower
7 250
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 10:12 AM
12-19-2014 09:45 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
189 16,711
Georgia Boys!
Chilehead
12-18-2014 10:23 PM
12-19-2014 09:36 PM
by Chilehead
2 116
Employee job training...
brookline
12-15-2014 08:15 PM
12-19-2014 07:48 PM
by SuperiorPower
9 351
Hello from Md
homey
12-17-2014 06:55 PM
12-19-2014 06:00 PM
by homey
5 200
Has Obamacare helped or...
Steve
12-18-2014 04:37 PM
12-19-2014 05:43 PM
by stevef1201
3 142
What Fertilizer to Use?
acrajchel
04-07-2014 02:56 PM
12-17-2014 01:11 PM
by Steve
23 3,011
Grass hopper mower
ExtremeLawncareServices
12-05-2013 09:51 AM
12-17-2014 09:40 AM
by SuperiorPower
34 6,159
Peco Bagger
AGPS
11-18-2014 02:20 PM
12-17-2014 09:13 AM
by SuperiorPower
15 1,366
New to Gopher Haul-from...
323k13l
12-12-2014 10:34 PM
12-15-2014 02:58 PM
by Steve
3 330
hi
creteland
12-12-2014 09:06 AM
12-15-2014 01:45 PM
by Steve
5 320
New addition to my small...
googus
12-12-2014 07:36 PM
12-15-2014 07:47 AM
by googus
4 395
Ferris IS700Z
rmccutchan
12-14-2014 01:10 AM
12-14-2014 11:41 PM
by rmccutchan
4 291
Charge what the market...
Billy Goat
12-09-2014 12:39 PM
12-14-2014 06:39 PM
by biglee
20 838
Hi from IL
steveinil
11-25-2014 02:07 PM
12-12-2014 07:18 AM
by steveinil
4 840
Utility Company Right of...
eastsidelandcare
12-11-2014 04:54 PM
12-11-2014 04:54 PM
by eastsidelandcare
0 302
leaf removal
Double J LLC
10-03-2014 05:24 PM
12-11-2014 04:50 PM
by eastsidelandcare
33 4,133
suggestions on full lawn...
Brian3137
12-10-2014 07:18 PM
12-11-2014 03:41 PM
by Steve
6 422
new to me box truck
jrayb39667
03-06-2014 11:20 PM
12-11-2014 09:43 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
18 3,420
Hello from SW FL!!
5StarLawnscaping
12-05-2014 02:35 PM
12-10-2014 02:45 PM
by WesleySnips
7 665
Echo pb200 blower fuel...
googus
12-06-2014 09:03 PM
12-09-2014 06:35 PM
by Steve
3 512
Are you prepared for the...
Steve
12-02-2014 04:13 PM
12-09-2014 06:22 PM
by Steve
7 935
Email Address Name
Just Cuts
12-07-2014 09:49 PM
12-08-2014 03:15 PM
by Steve
3 458
Inspection form
stevef1201
12-07-2014 10:38 AM
12-08-2014 03:10 PM
by Steve
1 456
Truck, Trailer,...
hawthornelawncare
12-23-2011 01:01 AM
12-08-2014 12:37 PM
by jrs.landscaping
108 34,258
Back Pack Blower
Ian Lovejoy
11-09-2014 08:41 AM
12-07-2014 06:35 PM
by stevef1201
24 1,751
Innovation by mandate
bayoubandit
11-29-2014 01:33 PM
12-06-2014 03:27 PM
by SGL1
12 1,004
Trying something new,...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-21-2014 10:07 PM
12-05-2014 11:06 AM
by Steve
9 2,299
Good help is hard to find
Hanks Lawn Care Services
11-19-2014 03:27 PM
12-04-2014 01:32 PM
by stevef1201
15 1,484
How many hours is too...
Just Cuts
12-04-2014 09:00 AM
12-04-2014 01:02 PM
by Just for Cuts
6 640
Does this sound like a...
googus
12-03-2014 07:47 AM
12-04-2014 12:37 PM
by Steve
5 721
New website
Chilehead
11-20-2014 04:39 PM
12-04-2014 12:27 PM
by Steve
14 1,257
New website
SGL1
12-02-2014 10:55 PM
12-03-2014 11:17 PM
by BLC7
19 894
Websites, how long...
Dan Tanner
03-09-2014 08:29 AM
12-03-2014 11:12 PM
by SGL1
21 3,276
I Want to buy old...
ExtremeLawncareServices
10-10-2014 11:04 PM
12-03-2014 10:36 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
8 1,896
GPS trackers for...
Billy Goat
12-02-2014 06:09 PM
12-03-2014 07:17 PM
by Steve
8 741
My site is on fronts page
tbtigers03
11-14-2014 05:58 PM
12-03-2014 06:31 PM
by SGL1
17 1,486
Hiring Subs over Temps
Billy Goat
12-02-2014 06:26 AM
12-03-2014 01:24 PM
by Steve
3 663
Thanksgiving cards
Steve
11-10-2008 11:57 AM
12-02-2014 11:11 PM
by SGL1
11 9,557
New parking area
ExtremeLawncareServices
11-07-2014 09:47 PM
12-02-2014 02:17 PM
by jrs.landscaping
12 1,518
Pressure Washing...
WesleySnips
07-31-2014 07:13 PM
12-02-2014 08:47 AM
by SGL1
6 1,539
old contracts
bayoubandit
11-29-2014 11:10 AM
12-01-2014 11:20 AM
by Steve
3 732
Hi to you NOTHERNERS
stevef1201
11-11-2014 05:56 PM
12-01-2014 10:54 AM
by Steve
9 1,307
Lawn care truck
Steve
10-10-2009 03:40 AM
12-01-2014 10:45 AM
by Steve
32 15,222
Intuit Quickbooks...
CDLAWNCARE
11-30-2014 10:19 AM
11-30-2014 10:19 AM
by CDLAWNCARE
0 641
» Popular Tags
2wd 4x4 aerocore apartment complex auger bark billy goat brushcutter blades care charge christmas collections edging employee problems equipment rental estimate foreman four wheel drive gopherhaul gravely growing a lawn care business hardscapes hills holiday husqvarna jobs john deere quik trac labor cost landscape services lawn lawn care lawn care business podcast lawn care business seo lawn care business show lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care website lighting lighting brass outdoor lights marketing mowing mr dave mulch mulch estimate new buisness new mower ordinance past due per hour service podcast pto push versus ride running a business savannah scripts search engine optimization seo shreaded small engine repair snow sprayer starting a business toro grand stand trailer trimmer rack truck new used landscape turfgrass consulting up sell employee won't return wood
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:47 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:47 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy