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05-24-2003, 12:51 PM
Located in SE PA just starting out.
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.
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)
05-24-2003, 01:02 PM
mushroom capital here by the way ;) ;)
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.
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.
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.
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
Originally posted by stslawncare
mushroom capital, i take it your from avondale?
My guess would be Kennet Square area!
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.
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
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??
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
Those lawns in Chester County are nice, flat and wide open.
Avondale has it's share of mushrooms as well.
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.
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