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? > Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery

Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery Post your lawn care and landscaping pictures. Also show off your stuff: Lawn care trucks, trailers, equipment, mowers, signs, marketing material, shops, lawns, toys, projects etc....

Green Earth Lawn Care equipment/work/stripes


Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery

Post your lawn care and landscaping pictures. Also show off your stuff: Lawn care trucks, trailers, equipment, mowers, signs, marketing material, shops, lawns, toys, projects etc....
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 04-11-2012, 09:47 PM
Steve's Lawn Care's Avatar
Steve's Lawn Care Steve's Lawn Care is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: st. clairsville, ohio
Posts: 75
Rep Power: 7
Steve's Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default Green Earth Lawn Care equipment/work/stripes

Hey everyone havnt posted on this site in a long time! 2012 will be the 3rd year for my business and the 4th season of cutting grass full time. The first picture is of my old truck and trailer set up. The rest of the pictures are all from this mowing season. I redid up the sides on my trailer and built a basket to hold gas cans and the back pack blower. The taller sides have really helped with hauling mulch and doing clean up jobs. The last picture was taken when i was fixing up the trailer. Ill post more pictures as the season goes on. Thanks for looking!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 1333250386.jpg (149.0 KB, 47 views)
File Type: jpg 1333250465.jpg (105.0 KB, 43 views)
File Type: jpg 1333250546.jpg (118.3 KB, 51 views)
File Type: jpg 1333250468.jpg (115.5 KB, 46 views)
File Type: jpg 1333418718.jpg (113.0 KB, 47 views)
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


  #2  
Old 04-11-2012, 09:51 PM
Steve's Lawn Care's Avatar
Steve's Lawn Care Steve's Lawn Care is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: st. clairsville, ohio
Posts: 75
Rep Power: 7
Steve's Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Heres a few stripes
Attached Images
File Type: jpg stripes and trees.jpg (258.7 KB, 11 views)
File Type: jpg long stripes.jpg (178.5 KB, 13 views)
File Type: jpg curves.jpg (225.6 KB, 16 views)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-11-2012, 10:25 PM
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

Nice.

Hey, what size is that sexy, green trailer?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-11-2012, 11:55 PM
avetslawncare's Avatar
avetslawncare avetslawncare is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 252
Rep Power: 6
avetslawncare is on a distinguished road
Default spent 6K on nearly new equipment.

Drove 2 hours (one way) last night to check out some equipment, left 6000 poorer but with:

14 by 7 big tex trailer with tall sides, electric brake hook up and all other bells and whistles - racks, box, trimmer line, etc
48 inch Encore x treme zero turn 290 hours
2 husq weedeaters
1 husq edger
1 husq chainsaw
1 husq backpack blower
1 push mower
1 self propelled mower
hand tools
All this equipment is in great shape, a steal @ 5000 and will go nicely with my walk behind ExMark and all Stihl equipment... this is the next step I needed to start a 2nd crew.

http://i1240.photobucket.com/albums/...4bc9c4171e.jpg


http://i1240.photobucket.com/albums/...04a1b01feb.jpg



Buiness is just crazy right now... my wife is a teacher, I am ready for her summer to start so she can handle the phone calls.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg mowing-equipment-setup.jpg (116.7 KB, 0 views)
File Type: jpg mowing-equipment-setup-2.jpg (60.7 KB, 0 views)
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-12-2012, 12:18 AM
hawthornelawncare hawthornelawncare is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: saint petersburg, fl
Age: 35
Posts: 112
Rep Power: 0
hawthornelawncare is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve's Lawn Care View Post
Hey everyone havnt posted on this site in a long time! 2012 will be the 3rd year for my business and the 4th season of cutting grass full time. The first picture is of my old truck and trailer set up. The rest of the pictures are all from this mowing season. I redid up the sides on my trailer and built a basket to hold gas cans and the back pack blower. The taller sides have really helped with hauling mulch and doing clean up jobs. The last picture was taken when i was fixing up the trailer. Ill post more pictures as the season goes on. Thanks for looking!
hey man nice set up. what size is that trailer?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 04-12-2012, 06:23 AM
Steve's Lawn Care's Avatar
Steve's Lawn Care Steve's Lawn Care is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: st. clairsville, ohio
Posts: 75
Rep Power: 7
Steve's Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

The trailer is 6.5 x 14. Good luck with your new equipment avetslawncare!
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-12-2012, 07:52 AM
krzys666 krzys666 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 49
Rep Power: 5
krzys666 is on a distinguished road
Default

i have been looking to make larger sides on my 6.5 by 12 trailer.
my sides are basically at the height of the lower bar running across your trailer.
could you show some close up pictures of how it is welded to that middle bar
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 04-12-2012, 05:34 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,067
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Hey Steve,

Congratulations on all your success!

Do you have any tips to all the new business owners that are looking to get through their first year?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 04-12-2012, 06:10 PM
Steve's Lawn Care's Avatar
Steve's Lawn Care Steve's Lawn Care is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: st. clairsville, ohio
Posts: 75
Rep Power: 7
Steve's Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
Hey Steve,

Congratulations on all your success!

Do you have any tips to all the new business owners that are looking to get through their first year?
Always do a good job is key especailly when you are starting out and trying to make a name for yourself. Never low ball to get customers is another big thing. I know it feels good getting customers but getting a customer because you are way cheaper is really only hurting yourself plus someday if your business grows your gona have to raise your prices to pay for your larger over head if you want to stay in business. I found it important right off the bat to buy commersial equipment. SAVE YOUR MONEY and put it back into the business. I pretty much started my business with 4 yards and a junky lowes grade zero turn that belonged to my parents. I now maintain over 75 accounts weekly. I have always went for the larger propertys my smallest is 1/2 an acre and my largest is 6. Good luck to everyone out there!
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 04-12-2012, 07:06 PM
Steve's Lawn Care's Avatar
Steve's Lawn Care Steve's Lawn Care is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: st. clairsville, ohio
Posts: 75
Rep Power: 7
Steve's Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by krzys666 View Post
i have been looking to make larger sides on my 6.5 by 12 trailer.
my sides are basically at the height of the lower bar running across your trailer.
could you show some close up pictures of how it is welded to that middle bar
Here are some pictures. I think i put about 900 dollars into the trailer this winter that includes the sides and the gorilla lift and the trimmer rack.









Attached Images
File Type: jpg landscapetrailer1.jpg (130.6 KB, 1 views)
File Type: jpg landscapetrailer2.jpg (147.8 KB, 1 views)
File Type: jpg landscapetrailer3.jpg (137.0 KB, 1 views)
File Type: jpg landscapetrailer4.jpg (96.7 KB, 1 views)
File Type: jpg landscapetrailer5.jpg (136.9 KB, 1 views)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
landscape trailer, lawn care equipment, lawn mower, lawn stripes, mower

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
Green Earth Lawn Care Steve's Lawn Care Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 6 04-09-2010 06:14 PM
Hello from Derrick @ Go Green Lawn Care gogreenlawncare Introduce Yourself 0 03-26-2010 07:45 PM
Using google earth to land lawn care jobs Steve Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 1 08-22-2007 07:33 PM
Lawn care operation goes green Steve General Business Discussions 0 02-06-2007 03:13 PM
Totally Green Lawn Care Steve General Business Discussions 10 02-13-2004 09:38 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
What were your top...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-13-2016 05:10 PM
Today 11:49 AM
by AKDave
6 522
Define Successful
Fireman Gus
05-10-2012 05:12 PM
Today 11:39 AM
by AKDave
12 5,519
Any successful one man...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-26-2016 06:04 AM
Today 11:22 AM
by AKDave
5 220
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
Yesterday 01:01 AM
by myrlage
1,256 444,106
A quick Intro
BLE
08-14-2016 05:17 PM
Yesterday 12:53 AM
by myrlage
3 1,288
Enter to win Free...
arthur712
09-25-2016 11:28 AM
09-26-2016 05:41 PM
by Steve
1 185
I have a new show!
Chilehead
09-19-2016 06:50 PM
09-23-2016 05:45 AM
by Chilehead
7 270
First commercial estimate
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-19-2016 12:42 PM
09-22-2016 05:42 PM
by acrajchel
7 281
Larger projects - Labor...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-18-2016 07:38 AM
09-21-2016 06:51 AM
by Chilehead
5 292
I need some business...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
07-06-2016 05:42 AM
09-16-2016 01:50 PM
by DLC123
5 765
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
09-16-2016 01:35 PM
by DLC123
15 1,472
Not a newbie just...
lwlawn
09-09-2016 02:32 PM
09-16-2016 01:25 PM
by DLC123
2 638
I'm making stupid money...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 07:07 PM
09-16-2016 01:15 PM
by DLC123
6 1,541
Lawn problem
magiccc
09-14-2016 11:37 AM
09-15-2016 06:14 AM
by Chilehead
2 424
What kind of seed do you...
Bradcook21
09-02-2016 02:58 PM
09-12-2016 07:18 AM
by joshp
4 1,063
Commercial Flail Mower...
Chickenthief
09-05-2016 04:46 PM
09-09-2016 04:50 PM
by Steve
7 913
Newbie here
paulgrant
09-07-2016 04:52 PM
09-09-2016 12:01 AM
by paulgrant
2 755
Hello, New Member Here,...
Chickenthief
09-05-2016 06:19 PM
09-08-2016 09:35 PM
by Chickenthief
6 880
Pricing fall cleanups?
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-06-2016 11:17 AM
09-07-2016 04:06 PM
by Steve
3 848
» Popular Tags
annual apartment become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss bidding business business education business help business management complex contractor hacks contracts convention converting customer dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimate estimates fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade intro introduction jjandm lawncare l.t.rich landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va landscping lawn lawncare lawnservice lowering grade marketing mulch planting raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care seasonal snowblower snow plowing snow shovel sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up toro timecutter townhome tree tree service video web design websites what to charge work from home z-max z-spray
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:05 PM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:05 PM.

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