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Hello, decided to join after looking around for a month or so. great site!

quick backround. landscaping for 4 years, since i was 14.

most of these are with 60" exmarks. the last one is with a 61" scag





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Those are some beautiful lawns you maintain. How did you learn to stripe them so well?

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and the scag shot


scag 61", there is a stream running between the two areas.


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thank you. experience i guess you could say. im working for Prestige lawnmaintance based out of Franklin, New Jersey. i want to start my own within the next year. though i will become a cop in 3 years. i would like to have this on the side.
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You do excellent work! What kinds of business concepts have you learned from working with your current employer that you feel will help you start your own business?
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ive worked with 3 other companies. learned retaining walls, stone walls, pavers ( walks, patios). pretty much everything with landscapes. i would just need to get my pesticide license. i was going to work with TruGreen this year as a lawn maintance foreman, but it was too much in gas for me. i was spending 220 a week to travel. i wish i had taken pictures of the landscapes i put in. fully edged along the front of a 1 and half acre backyard. new paver walkway swept from the porch to the gate. 6 pallets of 3 differnt type pavers. flowers and bushes planted throughout, mulched ( 26 yrds). and installed sod between the rockwall and porch.

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WOW! That sounds amazing!

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