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Old 04-27-2004, 03:49 PM
TyDaMan TyDaMan is offline
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Want to get into lawncare

Hey everyone,

I really dont have any professional experience in lawncare.
but i really want to get into it and eventually get into landscaping.

Does anyone know any good book that i can get?

Im thinkin about starting doing lawncare part time on the side while i still keep my regular paying job

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Old 04-28-2004, 01:14 PM
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Hi TyDaMan,

What type of book are you looking for? Books on running a business or on lawn care?
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Old 04-29-2004, 12:08 AM
TyDaMan TyDaMan is offline
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lawn care in general


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Old 04-29-2004, 12:19 AM
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There is a "How to Start a Lawn care business" book from Entrepreneur magazine. Do a search on Google or
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Old 04-30-2004, 12:15 AM
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Home Depot actaully has some decent books for beginners, Scotts website is also pretty decent, and try your local library.
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Old 04-30-2004, 11:37 PM
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beleive it or not, it is not that bad. don.t let anyone scare you
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Old 05-01-2004, 03:49 AM
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I just started about 1 month ago. I bought a book from called Start Your Own Lawn Care Business. Your step-by-step guide to success by Eileen Figure Sandlin. It is recommended by Entrepreneur Magazine. A very good read. That book was a great start for me but the best start is this web site. I have referred back to the book a dozen times but this web site every day. I highly recommend that book. Good luck.
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