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What qualifies this as lawn of the month?
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That's fantastic!

Can you tell us a little about how all that works and how the winner is chosen?

Also, can you utilize it in your marketing to attract more customers?
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well this is a small community here in S.A and that is my very first client house, i guess they choose it by how the yards are keep , flowering decoration and maintenance of the property, i figure they do it to set examples of how the yards should be keep in their community's its cool how a little thing like this make such a great impact in small community's this motivate people to really take pride in their yards, the first picture was in January 2010 i planted ray grass for winter people love it and ask me how to do it so i start charging for consulting the only problem i found its that the guy i toll was sharing to other guys in the community so in 2011 like 15 houses had done by the guy that i charge for consulting well in 2012 they dint know how to get rid of the ray grass and make the hot season grass come back, so that got me 3 clients in there for this year acctually 4 but i drop one, i believe they give them a 100.00 or 150.00 gift card from one of the box stores so i like it im proud of it, some thing small can make such a great impact in community.
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That's fantastic!

Can you tell us a little about how all that works and how the winner is chosen?

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i dont know steve give an idea of how can use this, as marketing to attract new customers im sure u know better than any buddy in here.
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I wish something like that were done in my neighborhood.
Unfortunately though, a sign that says "Mow your effing GRASS!" would be more appropriate.

I despise the fact that "the city" moved to my neighborhood. It's been a steady decline over the last 10-15 years.



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The thing I was thinking of is can you take those pictures and make flyers/door hangers/brochures with them and use a headline like
"Who else wants to win yard of the month?"
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"We can help make your lawn winner of yard of the month too!"

Something like that. Then mention you have won it twice.
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im going to try that in the flyer design for spring next year, ill post pics of it.
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I wish something like that were done in my neighborhood.
Unfortunately though, a sign that says "Mow your effing GRASS!" would be more appropriate.

I despise the fact that "the city" moved to my neighborhood. It's been a steady decline over the last 10-15 years.



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Also, can you send one of those pictures and a little about it as a press release to the local newspaper? Maybe they might have a slow news day and would be looking for some community news to fill their paper. That could be a helpful way of attracting more customers as well if you get printed.
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