Originally Posted by Landscape Poet
I would say this could be slightly higher for a two man crew that has been up and going for awhile when inlcuding the extras. One should easily be able to run into the $110 to $115K gross range with two men on the route alone.
Throw in some mulch jobs and sod and shrub fert and pest and you are sitting well into the $150/$160 range. I am not saying that the noobie on the block is going to do this offering $65 a month service, but I do not feel with a couple of years in the game these numbers are not out of line for anyone who has any business sense about them.
And with all that said what separates the men from the boys is the net of course!
Does not what you gross if you can not control the P and L as you will simply be a lawn turd!
10% of your customers are 90% of the problem.
You may think the grass is GREENER on the other side, but if you take the time to water your own grass would be just as GREEN[/COLOR].