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help a brother out

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by no-free-cuts, Jul 15, 2004.

  1. no-free-cuts

    no-free-cuts LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    what is some of the side jobs that you guys have all through the seasons.
  2. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,581

    no job is a "side job".. We only do what we are good at

    -weekly lawn maintenance
    -large lot, field maintenance
    -campground maintenance
    -tree & shrub trimming & removal
    -aerating and de-thatching
    -fertilizing and seeding
    -landscape design/renovation/installation
    -mulch/topsoil/stone delivery and installation
    -paver patio and walkway design and installation
    -landscape lighting
    -snow plowing and salting
    -driveway sealcoating (am not offering it for next season)
    -power washing
    -spring & fall cleanups

    that's all i can think of right now
  3. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    PowerWashing, Gutter Cleaning ( single level homes only due to insurance)
    Fence & Shed painting etc.............

    HOOLIE LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,981

    Over the last winter I worked in "floral transport" (delivered flowers)

    You get to meet a lot of fine looking women, except they all have boyfriends/husbands...
  5. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 696

    yes yes, it is late. Flowers are for girls. They have bo's
  6. Ax Man

    Ax Man LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 446

    How about ski instructing?
  7. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028


    Amish Auto Mechanic


    Just kiddin, like they said, do something that you like and are good at. If you have a hobby, make it a part time job.
  8. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,581


    Man you know it! The free skiing I get all winter is worth the wimpy $6.45/hr I'm making..

    Nothing like getting free tickets to ski at Killington!! And its fun work too

    Forgot to mention I'm good at it too:cool:
  9. Ax Man

    Ax Man LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 446

    They pay you?
    wow, I do it for free so I don't have to pay taxes, LOL.
    Don't tell big Phil, or he'll try that on all the teachers.
    If you go full time, there is a salary, you can make a decent check.
  10. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,581

    If they didn't want to pay me anything I would still do it. All I want to cover is my gas money and I'm happy. Free skiing and working with some pretty cool people, and having an in with people like you, George and the rest of them to get my skiing up to the next level is always a plus. Only problem is I'm getting bored with the baby hill by the end of Feburary and getting tired of putting up with pita kids..:cool:

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