Originally Posted by show-n-go
There is tons of skill that goes into lawn/landscape. Sure any idiot can mow a lawn or plant some shrubs but the skill set is what makes the work stand out. Your skills are what the customer is paying for, lets face it most people that hire you could dig a hole and plant a bush or hop on a lawn tractor and cut there yard, they want there lawn to stand out from the rest..
Disagree. They don't cut their own yard because they don't want to. Quality is rarely of any concern to the average residential customer. As long as they don't have to do it they're golden.