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....

waterfeature


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 07-19-2009, 08:33 PM
fordcrazy fordcrazy is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 10
Rep Power: 7
fordcrazy is on a distinguished road
Default waterfeature

had a little help building this..this is in my own backyard..pictures are soon after completion..everything has really taken off full bloom now and looks great
Attached Images
File Type: jpg DSC01209.JPG (152.9 KB, 30 views)
File Type: jpg DSC01211.JPG (150.0 KB, 16 views)
File Type: jpg DSC01219.JPG (154.0 KB, 17 views)
File Type: jpg DSC01294.JPG (146.9 KB, 29 views)
File Type: jpg DSC01829.JPG (149.6 KB, 23 views)
File Type: jpg DSC01297.JPG (146.5 KB, 20 views)
File Type: jpg DSC01814.JPG (148.6 KB, 22 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 07-20-2009, 04:51 AM
picframer's Avatar
picframer picframer is offline
Andy
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posts: 2,885
Rep Power: 11
picframer will become famous soon enough
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
That looks amazing, very good job. What state are you in? Just curious....
__________________
Andy
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-20-2009, 08:55 PM
fordcrazy fordcrazy is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 10
Rep Power: 7
fordcrazy is on a distinguished road
Smile

from the great state of tennessee
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-22-2009, 01:54 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,979
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Oh that is fantastic!

What do you feel you learned from doing that project? Would you do anything differently if you were to do it again?

If a customer wanted such a job how much do you think would be a good range to charge and what kind of expenses were involved with the project?
__________________
- 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
  #5  
Old 07-23-2009, 01:20 PM
jasonw's Avatar
jasonw jasonw is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1,010
Rep Power: 9
jasonw is on a distinguished road
Default

What size pumps are you using for the waterfalls? Rather large I imagine? I have a 950GPH pump on mine here at home but it dosnt put out nearly enough water to do something like that.
__________________
White Company
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-23-2009, 10:05 PM
fordcrazy fordcrazy is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 10
Rep Power: 7
fordcrazy is on a distinguished road
Default

now that you aksed that id completely go blank..i can tell you that it is nearly 650 gallons..and a feature similar to this with materials and fully landscaped would run someone around 14k...but being in my backyard there was no payment involved....and this was a blast to build..not to mention you can put some odds and ends annual flowers and make it really look nice
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-24-2009, 12:02 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,979
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

How many man hours did it take?

Also, are you using the images at all to promote your pond services to sell more of them?
__________________
- 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
  #8  
Old 07-24-2009, 04:31 PM
fordcrazy fordcrazy is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 10
Rep Power: 7
fordcrazy is on a distinguished road
Default

not real sure bout hours..this work came second to all my cleints just worked on it in the evenings and when i had time..it did take around 3 weeks though..and i do have a picture album and its in it..but not many of my customers seem to want to spend alot of money on pondes epecially now with this economy and job unstability..very unfortunate.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-26-2009, 10:40 PM
arthur712's Avatar
arthur712 arthur712 is offline
Artie
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Titusville FL
Age: 44
Posts: 733
Rep Power: 8
arthur712 is on a distinguished road
Default

Looks very nice. Do you think it will take a lot of up keep?

Thanks for sharing!!
__________________
Artie Crowley
www.marketingholders.com
sales@marketingholders.com
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 08-01-2009, 10:41 AM
fordcrazy fordcrazy is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 10
Rep Power: 7
fordcrazy is on a distinguished road
Default

as far as up keep goes its not bad..just clean the algae out and run some s.a.b through to help keep the water clean and clear..and keeping the lilies cut back..they multiply like crazy.
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

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
Today 11:07 AM
by mowandblow1980
13 534
3 Applications or 5...
stansg1fresh
02-18-2013 12:02 PM
Today 10:35 AM
by Steve
7 1,451
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
Today 09:58 AM
by acrajchel
22 903
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
Yesterday 03:41 PM
by SGL1
20 831
Spot checked by...
Just for Cuts
06-28-2016 02:34 PM
06-29-2016 05:14 PM
by Steve
2 54
Chemical Applications
acrajchel
06-24-2016 06:44 PM
06-29-2016 05:11 PM
by Steve
3 95
Great Arborist Ladder
SGL1
06-04-2016 09:56 AM
06-28-2016 08:04 PM
by mowandblow1980
11 431
Newbie
Jhoell
06-25-2016 03:28 AM
06-28-2016 02:11 PM
by Chilehead
2 79
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
06-28-2016 11:02 AM
by Brownieboy
1,253 438,395
Hello Everyone
JohnsLawnCare
06-22-2016 11:14 AM
06-28-2016 08:36 AM
by Steve
13 265
Firefighter gone Lawn...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
03-10-2016 04:50 PM
06-24-2016 07:26 PM
by acrajchel
9 10,131
Exmark Turf Tracer
acrajchel
02-01-2014 11:34 AM
06-24-2016 07:23 PM
by acrajchel
5 2,158
Rubber mulch...
avetslawncare
06-24-2015 09:28 PM
06-24-2016 06:59 PM
by acrajchel
7 3,060
Ybravo 25 mowers
SGL1
06-11-2016 09:52 AM
06-21-2016 03:44 PM
by acrajchel
5 310
Help a Brother Out -...
Hedgemaster
01-23-2012 04:19 PM
06-17-2016 08:28 AM
by SGL1
94 34,523
anyone interested in a...
GoGreenerKS
06-16-2016 01:00 PM
06-17-2016 02:58 AM
by SC93
4 185
Prolin
rmccutchan
05-21-2016 04:53 PM
06-16-2016 05:28 PM
by acrajchel
3 340
Laying new grass, Sod...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-23-2016 10:07 AM
06-16-2016 05:27 PM
by acrajchel
2 330
Upgraded to a new mower
Stevenor92
05-17-2016 08:17 PM
06-16-2016 05:22 PM
by acrajchel
9 563
How can I fix my...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
06-10-2016 07:47 PM
06-16-2016 05:19 PM
by acrajchel
2 247
Need a lil help
Cpadgett
06-05-2016 09:51 AM
06-16-2016 05:17 PM
by acrajchel
5 381
help with sole...
greenbuds
03-24-2016 12:21 PM
06-16-2016 05:01 PM
by acrajchel
4 9,784
New Member from...
tiptoppmanager
06-15-2016 07:39 AM
06-15-2016 03:18 PM
by SC93
2 181
Brand new fish pond
Flynn landscaping 2016
06-12-2016 09:53 AM
06-13-2016 11:21 AM
by Steve
1 161
Whats up??
Cpadgett
05-27-2016 10:57 AM
06-06-2016 08:46 PM
by Cpadgett
11 527
New Member from Texas
NathanR
06-02-2016 06:13 PM
06-03-2016 09:17 PM
by SC93
7 342
Edging Fad...
Tree geek
05-10-2016 11:29 PM
06-03-2016 07:02 PM
by SGL1
3 519
To mow weekly or Biweekly
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-11-2016 04:09 PM
06-03-2016 06:42 PM
by SGL1
11 804
Your Time Lawn Care
yourtimelawncare
05-31-2016 01:12 PM
06-02-2016 10:11 PM
by SC93
2 297
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

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


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

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

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