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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by exmark user, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. exmark user

    exmark user LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 460

    sorry for the long sentence not good at typing jus trying to get advice on any thing thinking about buying an f450 dump truck soon or an izuzu any advice also a dump trailer with the leaf vac system for back of dump truck or trailer any advice on bidding commercial accounts . Yeah me and a freind who is also in the lawncare buisness are taking a class on chemical a landscaping buisness type store here in johnson city tn during the year i can usually pull in 400 to 1000 profit. yeah people at school are like how do you do that i say simply i apply myself and dont set on the couch like you and i enjoy what i do . I have 2 employs Any advice on a price for job at an apartment i currently mow them they are new and the contracter did an awful job of seeding them so i need to give a price of seeding them and getting the rocks picked up mow them for 65.00 takes 40 mins have to use walk behind because steep banks Thank you for comments glad to see someone shares the same feeling for the industry [ and cash ]
     
  2. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,734

    Stay in school.
     
  3. dKoester

    dKoester LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,237

    Any pics of all your equipment?
     
  4. betterlawnsandlandscaping

    betterlawnsandlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 255

    I'm not trying to be rude, but it sounds like your skipping english class to mow yards. Post some pics and Good luck.
     
  5. exmark user

    exmark user LawnSite Senior Member
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    i will get some pics soon
     
  6. gasracer

    gasracer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,049

    Enlighten me on this one.
     
  7. DollarSign

    DollarSign LawnSite Member
    from MN
    Posts: 149

    I believe he's referring to his fertilizing, not sure on TN's laws, but in MN to apply pesticide/fertilizer for hire you MUST have a license.
     
  8. gasracer

    gasracer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,049

    You do here as well from a Sprayer.
    I thought you meant regular backpack blowers...
     
  9. DollarSign

    DollarSign LawnSite Member
    from MN
    Posts: 149

    You can't understand what half the guys on this site say, they're great laborers but have zero business sense and can barely form a proper sentence which leads to their business failing...
     
  10. Robert Pruitt

    Robert Pruitt LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 552

    Exactly!
    if the state man comes around, you must show license.
     

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