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Customer Told Me Lesco Seeds Caused Dandellions To Grow In Her Yard

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Wil22, Apr 18, 2005.

  1. Wil22

    Wil22 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 96

    I had a customer tell me she was not happy with the aerating job I did last fall, because she has more weeds than ever before. She said I should of used Kentucky 31 grass seeds instead of Lesco Seeds.

    I said "you can have the weeds taken care of in the spring." She said, "the last guy had a licsense to spray weeds and he cut my grass every other week for 35.00."

    Now you want to come every week for 35.00, and now I have to pay some one else to come and spray the weeds in my yard? And my yard didn't need to be mowed last week.

    The grass had a little growth on it when I mowed it last week, but I told her I want to mow on a weekly basis.

    How would you respond to a customer like this and have her agree to a weekly visit? The lawn has alot of flower beds to mow and edge.
  2. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,170

    My words.... "You better start using your previous landscaper again".
  3. Wolfie's L&L

    Wolfie's L&L LawnSite Member
    Posts: 211

    2 Words: Drop her
  4. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,569

    If you used Lesco Transition seed it is my understanding that they did get a "bad batch" that had more then normal amount of "other seeds" in it that has caused some weed issues. I have several new customers this season that did their own overseeding last fall that used that seed and they all had issues that I had to address either by pre-emp or post-emp. But Lesco is still one of the best seeds on the market and it hasn't effected me using it and won't and that is what I told them. Heck I bought $1K worth of seed from Lesco just a couple weeks ago.

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