Advice: New To Business

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by E-TEXAS LAWN SERVICE, Oct 30, 2006.

  1. E-TEXAS LAWN SERVICE

    E-TEXAS LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Member
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    I Have Started My Own Lawn Business And Would Like To Ask For Any Advice To Get My Business Off The Ground. I Have A New Snapper 350z Mower, A New Cub Cadet 1045 Lawn Tractor. I Also Have My Trimmers And Blower. I Have A Ford 1 Ton Truck And 16ft Trailer. I Have Been Buying One Piece At A Time Till I Had My Equipment To Go To Work. I Plan To Start Next Spring.
     
  2. twj721

    twj721 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Glad to have you aboard where are you at in E Texas? and if you play your cards right you can probably get some work mulching leaves really soon Goood luck and enjoy .Twj
     
  3. E-TEXAS LAWN SERVICE

    E-TEXAS LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Member
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    I Am In Center,tx. What Are Your Thoughts On My Equipment?
     
  4. twj721

    twj721 LawnSite Senior Member
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    u not far form where we are located about 1.5 hrs if that long
     
  5. twj721

    twj721 LawnSite Senior Member
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    sounds like a good selection and should do you well do not see any problem with it
     
  6. ProStreetCamaro

    ProStreetCamaro LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Everything looks fine but I have to wonder what you will use the lawn tractor for? Also what brand trimmers and blower did you get? That snapper will do you good and is a good mower to start out with. Just be warned that ZTR's are not good on hills. Dont want to see a new person to this business get hurt.
     
  7. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 2,385

    We're in Texas also. We have used equipment for sale,if you're interested.

    Shindaiwa trimmers, edgers, blowers and also a Dixie Chopper

    Send us you're email address if you're interested in more info or pics
     
  8. huh

    huh LawnSite Senior Member
    from Lubbock
    Posts: 251

    I have some good friends from Center, Tx from when I went to SFA.....my Hort. Prof. Dr Creech (Creechs Peaches) is from Center but his peach bussiness is long plowed under

    I have tossed a few lures on Pinkston too with a friend whos dad used to guide

    Another friends family has their name still on the drug store in Center though they no longer own it (there is a funny story that goes with that) as my friend also has a street named after him too

    good luck...If you have questions go to Dr. Mauer at SFA he is a pretty good turf guy and he was just here at Tech before going to SFA
     
  9. PMLAWN

    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
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    He is from central TX:) Hills??

    Looks to me that all your are missing now are accounts:waving:
     
  10. VMcNeill

    VMcNeill LawnSite Member
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    Parts of Central Texas are known as the hill country.
     

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