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How does your spring business look?

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by Organic a go go, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. Organic a go go

    Organic a go go LawnSite Member
    Posts: 211

    Im not at a critical stage yet but Im already getting some " i don't knows...." from some long time customers.
  2. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,583

    There is definitely more uncertainty out there these days.
    For the most part I am hearing from my lawn care companies is that renewals are close to normal with some exceptions in certain areas of the country.

    OTOH, my clients are slow to order material. However, I am finding more companies are buying organics or are more open to them than in the past.
  3. treegal1

    treegal1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,911

    we have had a good start but we also have had some I ain't got the money calls............

    and we are going to do a price reduction for every one this year. about 10% under the standard chem cost:cool2:
  4. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,583

    Yo baby! Way to go!:dancing::clapping::cool2::D
  5. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,081

    Price reduction where necessary is not a problem and I will probably give a break on one of the big projects that is lined up.
    I will place the ad as soon as I get home now and the emphasis will be 'organic' and 'inexpensive'.
    People waste a lot of unnecessary money on TGCL, so the economical situation should help my business.
  6. JDUtah

    JDUtah LawnSite Silver Member
    from UT
    Posts: 2,636

    Restarting this year (separated from my partnership last year, chemical care). Fire marshal and building code inspections today. Everything lined up to shot gun as soon as I get the city license in my hand. Getting excited! :)
  7. treegal1

    treegal1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,911

    just one step to total domination!!!!!!!!!be ready its coming and its going to be huge!!!!!!!!
  8. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,081

    I like the way you think... :)

    There is a less expensive way of doing things and this forum has helped me think that through in a big way.
    Water management is key. If that is wrong, everything is wrong.

    As JD stated - I'm getting excited now.
  9. greenskeeper44

    greenskeeper44 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 365

    i want to know how to make organics inexpensive please fill me in. ive started organins and there is hardly anything that is inexpensive. maybe the compost teas but thats it.
  10. treegal1

    treegal1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,911

    greenskeeper, the cheap to free stuff is the best, worm casts, compost, tea like you said, if you need some meals. its all more or less cheap if you get it local and or make it your self......

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