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Old 01-09-2014, 08:38 AM
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Originally Posted by smallstripesnc View Post
I have a phone call scheduled with Barry this afternoon. There's only a few organic guys in my area and a lot advertise as being "organic-based". I'm kind of wondering why there isn't more organic lawn care providers in my area.
First, "organic based" is not the same as all organic.

Organic fertilization is easy and worthwhile but there is no such thing as organic weed control unless you count manually pulling them out. Don't get caught up trying to serve a market that doesn't exist. While you'll always find some customers who profess to want all organic, you'll find that 99% of customers want a green lawn with no weeds at a reasonable price. This is a numbers business - you have to serve the majority, not the exceptions.
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