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Complaints Against Fertilizer companies

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by airborne1, Mar 11, 2004.

  1. airborne1

    airborne1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 44

    I want to get the larger CHEM and GREEN companies off my lawns because they don't have a clue and make more work for me. Looking specifically for somewhere I can find printable complaints on these companies, so I can send them to my customers to read. Then I can get them out of my lawns and correct the problems they cause!!!!!

    Anybody know where to find this ammunition?:alien:
  2. James Cormier

    James Cormier LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Posts: 1,218

    Be very carefull where your going here, re think your plan
  3. airborne1

    airborne1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 44

    I am not making the complaints I am just passing on information.
  4. James Cormier

    James Cormier LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Posts: 1,218

    Instead of bad mouthing them, why not sell your customers on how you can do a better job.

    Slander is something you gotta be careful of when dealing with a company that does 800 million a year, its one thing make comments but when you put it in writing and you send it to THEIR customers......I think your asking for a letter from their lawyers
  5. airborne1

    airborne1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 44

    I can see your point and I am going to sell them on my program. If I were to send information it would only be to my own customers not theirs.

    I am quite sure you understand what I mean about having them on our lawns.

    I don't know if it would make a difference, because what really drives most people is the bottom line anyway.
  6. Turf Medic

    Turf Medic LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,073

    If they are already your customer, why would you need to send information about the evils of another company?

    Why are they on "your" customer's lawn?
  7. airborne1

    airborne1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 44

    maybe because they resist change, maybe because they want me to work more, maybe because of the bottom line or maybe they like 500 pounds of excess grass on their lawn each week for 3-4 weeks and want to burn out the turf so I can't mow it as often eventually?

    why are they not on your lawn???
  8. Randy Scott

    Randy Scott LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,915

    Sounds good. I'd move forward with your plan.
  9. ProMo

    ProMo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,468

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