creative ways to make money in off season

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by schunklawn, Dec 22, 2007.

  1. schunklawn

    schunklawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 107

    hey guys...just wondering what you all are doing to make some cash right now...i sell firewood and plow, but i was wondering if there is anything else i would want to get involved with for this time of the year....any creative thoughts will be fun to hear...

    No Bunk Lawn Care
  2. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 2,994

    Heck man, you said you have grossed 1.5 million this year. Take some time off.
  3. schunklawn

    schunklawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 107

    lol...that was just an very stretched example...i don't like to sit around...might as well keep bringin in cash....

    No Bunk
  4. Whitey4

    Whitey4 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,448

    Buy a "Pooper Scooper" and.....
  5. IN2MOWN

    IN2MOWN LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,993

    Why not take some time off? The only thing I do is snow removal after all my cleanups are done.
  6. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,653

    The easiest way is to run some off on the printer, just don't spend it, look at it until satisfied, then shred it.
    There, you made money.

    Playing Monopoly can be fun and relaxing, too.
  7. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,316

    Make money: :laugh: I don't think that's what he meant, but okay.

    The only period I have no real work is between Jan and March when there's no snow. Otherwise, I'm occupied with some kind of work.
  8. birdturd9726

    birdturd9726 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 235

    "you can do it eBay"
  9. Diesel-1984

    Diesel-1984 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 15

    That was good man, I got a good laugh, maybe I'll try and get my girlfriend to try that so she'll start saving some of her money, dought it will work though, lol
  10. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 25,592

    I have a lot of customers with arteasean well eads and septic candycanes in their yards. I have thought of building wishing wells in the winter and selling them come spring. Give them options for just well, well and mulch + shrubs+ other plantings.

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