How long in the business?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Blades Lawn Maintenance, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,666

    Thanks for the kind words.
    For what it's worth, I still have the 18" Huffy mower I started mowing with as a kid. And, it still runs good after all these years. My grandfather bought it new in 1953, and later gave it to me, to start my little mowing business.
     
  2. nickslawnltd

    nickslawnltd LawnSite Member
    Posts: 171

    7 years full time, we do lawn care, snow plowing, light landscaping, aggregate sales, mower repair and sales.
     
  3. ringahding

    ringahding LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 612

    5 years for a lawn care company
    10 years on my own
     
  4. Chilehead

    Chilehead LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Stockbridge, GA
    Posts: 1,916

    This October will be our 10-year anniversary.
     
  5. scotts lawn care

    scotts lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 479

    I started my business in spring of 1999. Love working in the green industry!
     
  6. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,647

    8 years in the industry.
    5 years as an owner.
     
  7. dougaustreim

    dougaustreim LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 488

    This is our 40th Season
     
  8. joel29m

    joel29m LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 647

    Started cutting lawns when my dad had his business when I was five, on and off through the neighborhood when I was around 12, but been in business 3 1/2 years turning 29 on the 29th of this month.
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  9. Blades Lawn Maintenance

    Blades Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Baton Rouge, La
    Posts: 1,233

    29 on the 29th lol
     
  10. joel29m

    joel29m LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 647

    Might end up with a miracle the day after....
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