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spring clean-ups

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by sparcolawn, Feb 16, 2005.

  1. sparcolawn

    sparcolawn LawnSite Member
    from IN
    Posts: 179

    what do you do exactly to your residential lawns during spring clean-ups
  2. Pro-lawns

    Pro-lawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 58

    Spring cleans ups
    Clean flower Beds Rake Yard Prune small trees and shubs
    cut back any dead flowers make shure theres is no leaves i use my blower
    to blow out under trees and shrubs
    i charge by the our with a 2 hour mim and dump fee
    and then i sell them a aereation and power raking
    hope this helps
  3. mikestr

    mikestr LawnSite Member
    from Toronto
    Posts: 87

    What is POWER raking?
  4. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,574

    I just rake twice as hard as normal........:)
  5. mikestr

    mikestr LawnSite Member
    from Toronto
    Posts: 87

    :rolleyes: of course! It sounds like a BETTER service when it is called POWER raking! :D
  6. Pro-lawns

    Pro-lawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 58

    its a rake with a 5 hp briggs and stranton engine
    runs good
    its a blue bird machine thats gets the dead thatch out of the ground
    u should do this before areating
  7. HayBay

    HayBay LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 846

    This will create lots and lots of debris. Make sure you account for the time spent

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