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Getting lost

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by bohiaa, Jun 11, 2007.

  1. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,220

    hay all:

    couldn't help to post this one....

    there was a post about you know your customer is rich when !!!!

    well I picked up a new customer Saturday, met his and he drove me around his yard,,,, he has numerous beds. path's, ponds and bridges, there are several bird houses LARGE... one has a Peacock in it.....

    thses ponds are full of lillies for the frogs..... he told me when in doubt the answer is NO..... there are several trppical plants, and plants that most people have never seen. it should be open to the public......
    there is NO line trimming, Jsut mowing.... well today I went and mowed it for the 1st time...and I got lost in all the jungle....and path and such.....
    YES lost..... I got on my ZTR and went to town.... the next thing I knew I couldn't find the truck......

    I'll take my camera next time and post some pics.....
  2. SpfdTurfMasters

    SpfdTurfMasters LawnSite Member
    from MO
    Posts: 25

    Thats hilarious. Yes I must see pics of this place.
  3. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 2,994

    That's funny!!! How many acres is he on?
  4. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,570

    Thats funny. You can't make this stuff up.
  5. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    There is a place here where a 80 something old guy has 15 acres of garden beds and turf. He takes care of it all by himself. It is amazing. He opens it during the tour of roses. I will take some pics next year when he opens to public again.

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