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Old 12-11-2007, 04:43 PM
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whats up people??
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Old 12-11-2007, 04:54 PM
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Private Planet Landscaping is a high end landscape company. We also specialize in year around Upscale Property Maintenance, both commercial and residential.

Private Planet Landscaping is a new, modern and fresh approach to landscaping & landscape maintenance with superior unique ideas & designs. Superior quality, Customer Service & a premium image. Private Planet is the alternative to your average mow & blow lawn guy.

We use the latest & highest quality equipment for all services. We use all Honda commercial equipment and also Stihl & Echo. These top quality manufacturers adhere to the strict Government Emission Regulations & Sound Regulations to minimize carbon pollution & noise pollution.

The Puget Sound is home to many abundant natural materials: stone, wood, plants and water as well as many talented artists.

Private Planet Landscaping likes to incorporate "Natural" Northwest elements into the garden.

Private Planet Landscpaing offers these high end services year around~

~MAINTENANCE~
~Custom Monthly Maintenance Packages
~High Quality Hedge & Shrub Pruning
~Organic Hand Pruning
~Specialty Hand Shaping
~Organic Hand Weeding
~Turf Fertalization Programs
~Airaiting & Thatching
~Turf Renovation, seed & sod
~Fall/Spring Clean Ups & Renovations

~CONSTRUCTION~
~Stone Retaining Walls, Curbs, Pavers
~Turf Installation, seed & sod
~Lot Clearing
~Gravel, Sand, Soil Services
~Seasonal Color Schemes
~Complete Landscape Design & Installation

~SPECIAL SERVICES~
~Certified Tree Work
~Irrigation

We are a fully insured WA State Business. Our mission is to provide high end service with superior quality and a premium image.

Private Planet Landscaping 2105 Bridgeport Way W University Place, WA 98466 Owner~Chris Cardenas (253) 232-8195
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Old 12-11-2007, 05:23 PM
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Hey PPL I can help you out with a logo and such. What did you have in mind? Sounds like you really want the logo to crisp and professional to meet your target client. Do you have a color scheme you follow (uniform, truck and trailer, etc)?
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Old 12-11-2007, 08:22 PM
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yeah the only page i have is on myspace!! yeah i have ideas i have drawn by hand i can scan and e mail.
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Old 12-11-2007, 08:51 PM
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Old 12-11-2007, 10:15 PM
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Hi Chris,

Welcome to our forum!

I liked your introduction it was very well thought out! Can you tell us all a little about what got you to start your business?

Why did you decide to go for the high end niche?

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Old 12-12-2007, 12:27 AM
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well my old man had a bizz for about 15 years i just grew up around it its all i know! i am young but i have seen the industry change so much its just not professional like it was when i was a kid my dad told a person he would be there and we would always show up and give them a major bang for there buck high quility work. i dont see this at all anymore. thats what my mission is , to surpass my compitition with the best work and image available.
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With all those years your father had in running a business, what advice did he give you that helped you the most?
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Old 12-12-2007, 08:45 AM
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he said work hard never say you will be there and not show, and take pride!!! starting a business means you always need to hustle and sell yourself.
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Very insightful!

Which marketing concepts would you most recommend and which have you found that worked the least?
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