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millrace
05-24-2003, 12:51 PM
Located in SE PA just starting out.

cos
05-24-2003, 12:53 PM
Welcome,

There are alot of us here. I happen to be from the lower Southeast PA. Read all about pricing and steer clear from people trying to rake the new guy. Keep your prices and professional work at a standard and you will do well.

millrace
05-24-2003, 01:00 PM
thanks, been looking at the posts for a while. speaking to a few guys locally. trying to figure out my niche. I know I cant beat the local migrants but with the growth we're having in chester county I think I can find the right customers ( looking for no more than 10)

millrace
05-24-2003, 01:02 PM
mushroom capital here by the way ;) ;)

gogetter
05-24-2003, 07:09 PM
Welcome millrace! I'm in Bucks County, just outside of Philly.

Enjoy the site, lots of great info here.

stslawncare
05-25-2003, 10:12 AM
mushroom capital, i take it your from avondale? i am from wilmington delaware however my uncle owns a business and is well known around there, my grandparents use to have a farm just outside of there.

Scraper
05-28-2003, 08:15 AM
Millrace...Listen to what Cos says and you will be fine. From Western Delco here. Servicing properties in Chester and Delaware County.

Welcome.

highlandgreen
06-03-2003, 08:07 PM
I am just starting out here. I know Nutrasoils, Inc. I get my shroom dirt and Ickbin from them and the Jersey guys who sell the Ickbin (Ickbin- secret word for mulch) I am just outside of West Grove. What kind of pricing are your guys getting in these parts? I pretty much go on time spent at site and multiply it by my dollar needs.

Just trying to make a living. There's enough grass for all of us if we top dress with mushroom soil (cured and killed that is).

2003 Skag Turg Tiger 25hp 61"
1992 Exmark 32" w/b
1974 19" Lawn-boy (best trim mower in the world) 43lbs. wet


Chris

bob
06-03-2003, 09:52 PM
Originally posted by stslawncare
mushroom capital, i take it your from avondale?

My guess would be Kennet Square area!

LandPro
06-04-2003, 10:26 AM
Welcome to the neighborhood Millrace!! I service properties in Montgomery and Delaware Counties between Countyline rd. and the blue route.

mowpronj
06-04-2003, 10:37 PM
Hey guys im from south jersey, not to far from all of you. I cant wait for all this rain to end. Good luck

LandPro
06-08-2003, 12:38 PM
welcome to the the club, mowpronj. How do you price the lawns in your area- time, squ ft, other ? How long ave you been in business??

mag360
06-20-2003, 01:53 PM
welcome to the business millrace
Bushogging is good money in your area---no weedwhacking!

For lawn maintenence you want to get as close to chester county as possible

cos
06-29-2003, 09:05 PM
Those lawns in Chester County are nice, flat and wide open.

Avondale has it's share of mushrooms as well.

CRWms
08-11-2004, 01:36 AM
Just trying to get started my self in Upper Bucks Co. Serving Souderton, Sellersville, Perkasie, and Quakertown area. There is a lot of great info on this site.