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Old 03-06-2011, 01:26 PM
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A friend gave up lawn and landscape to start beekeeping. With high gas prices, increasing regulations and more refugees mowing the lawn business makes no sense. Strangely I am not seeing homeowners returning to mow their own though.
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Old 03-06-2011, 04:50 PM
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I haven't seen a problem to much. For me it seems as people are putting in more hours at the office, they look at there weekend as more of a time to relax with the family are are willing to let go of a little money so that they don't have to spend more time wirking outside
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Old 03-06-2011, 05:11 PM
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How can I quit there are no jobs out there
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Old 03-06-2011, 06:17 PM
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Seems out here that the only thing people dislike more than paying money is mowing the lawn themselves.
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Old 03-08-2011, 09:49 AM
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That's because there are so few clients like you describe. The top 10% hold a huge majority of the wealth. Only in Switzerland is there a larger wealth imbalance.
That trickle down effect seems to be a deception eh?
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