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Old 04-26-2013, 10:40 AM
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There seems to be a move for some to applications only and get out of mowing lawns...

Explain....?
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Old 04-26-2013, 11:32 AM
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there is a local guy that is doing that here, called me up and wanted to sub mowing to me, so bring it on!
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Old 04-26-2013, 11:55 AM
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I'd like to sub out surround and drown herbicides [full blanket spray] and once that is done I can take it from there with the cooperative clients who listen [spot spray, tall grass, optimal watering and well fertilized]... but I haven't found anyone who meets my standards ....and who I feel won't nab my clients.

Some goes for irrigation.

Anyhow it just seems like a rat race in mowing here. APS, some renovations and lawn training is the direction for me.

.....now the glitch is many will ask, "do you spray trees and shrubs...?...?...". ....then I say no and that is where I loose ground.....
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Old 04-28-2013, 08:21 PM
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My friend does spraying etc only, doesn't do mowing anymore, he can make more money doing spraying and pest control, he does very well in that line of work, that I give him all my spraying work and he throws me some work from time to time. Sometimes it's better to specializ in 1 service if your good at it and make good money
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:41 PM
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Trust me, I would only do apps and irrigation if I could because there is waaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyy more profit.

I even started a thread once congratulating those that can. Be careful having all your eggs in one basket though because one drought and your done [or close to it].
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Old 04-30-2013, 01:17 AM
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Trust me, I would only do apps and irrigation if I could because there is waaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyy more profit.

I even started a thread once congratulating those that can. Be careful having all your eggs in one basket though because one drought and your done [or close to it].
Or almost 2 years of storm weather. Can't spray when it is flash flooding or when the rain stops it is replaced with 30 MPH winds that continue for months on end.
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