Massachusetts

Discussion in 'Network: North' started by T. Matthews, Apr 26, 2003.

  1. T. Matthews

    T. Matthews LawnSite Member
    Posts: 206

    Hey fellow landscapers,

    I was just wondering how many people use this site that live in Mass.



    T. Matthews
     
  2. KG Lawncare

    KG Lawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 8

    Jim, from Kelly Green LawnCare, in Bellingham. I have been monitoring for a couple of years, a member for a couple of months. Been in the business for 14 years, and cover accounts from Bellingham to Walpole. Even have some of the Patriot's players for clients. They generally live in this area. Drop a line when you have a chance...JIM...
     
  3. T. Matthews

    T. Matthews LawnSite Member
    Posts: 206

    Hey Jim,

    I 've been in business now for7 years now, originally I was going to make this a full time career,but after high school I went to school for Horticulture half way thru I took a job with the National Park Service as a Gardener they finished paying for school. Now I have a degree in Hort and work 4 10 hr days with the the park and work three days for myself. I'm now a gardener and Wild land firefighter for the park service. I have 8 customers full time and I do a lot of one time jobs for people. I normally make in six months what I make at the park in a whole year.The park i get all my benefits so I probably won't leave until I can get a job on a fire dept.
    I have a pesticide license, hoisting license, mauget tree injection cert, EMT, Mass Firefighter 1 and 2 Cert, Funeral apprentice, Those are all my titles. As you can see I keep busy. I do most of my work in the Greater Lowell area.
     
  4. drobson

    drobson LawnSite Member
    Posts: 237

    Hey guys,

    In Woburn here. Only been in the Landscape business a couple of years, but have been plowing for quite a few.

    Work mostly in the Woburn, Burlington, Lexington, Winchester areas.. I do it part time myself, but have a couple of subs that do the stuff during the week I can't do.

    I work full time as a DBA/System Admin for a software company. I was an EMT for about 11 years and worked for volunteer fire/rescue service for a number of years also.

    Glad to see some more MA people on here, I was starting to get lonely.....
     
  5. T. Matthews

    T. Matthews LawnSite Member
    Posts: 206

    We as New Englanders need to stick together.
     
  6. slyder

    slyder LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    I live in the Gardner area and have no clue what to do with my lawn. I am not a Landscaper or in the business. I bought an older Bobcat to play with and am looking for an owners manual for it, it's a 1985 model 642.
    My thought is to buy loam and spread it all over my lawn about two to three inches thick, then go from there. Any suggestions after that would be helpful.

    I like the work you guys do, and hope someday my lawn will look as good as the work you do.

    Slyder:D
     
  7. simsy71

    simsy71 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 116

    Norton MA here.... I do this part time. Just started on my own last year. I have been helping out a friend of mine for years.

    Equipment:

    2001 dodge ram
    6x10 trailer
    48 Exmark Metro
    21 toro
    Echo Trimmer and Blower
    Giant Vac push Blower
    BillyGoat Leaf Vac
     
  8. Shuter

    Shuter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,171

    Just to add, I am from Mashpee on Cape Cod.
     
  9. Hometown Lawn Care

    Hometown Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Posts: 147

    Wilmington Ma, here
     
  10. drobson

    drobson LawnSite Member
    Posts: 237

    Hey Paul,

    I think your the closest neighbor I've seen on here yet, I'm in Woburn. I do the occaisional job in Wilmington...

    I hope the season is treating you well so far...


    /Dan
     

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