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What is your #1 seller.....

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tiedeman, Jan 15, 2003.

  1. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    What is your #1 seller that you cross-sell to current customers besides mowing? I want to hear some results. My #1 sellers are landscaping maintenance (pruning shrubs and weeding/weed prevention of landscaping beds).

  2. KenH

    KenH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,622

    Fertilization, both lawn and shrubs. Ask one of your customers when the last time it was their shrubs were fertilized.
  3. bubble boy

    bubble boy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,020

    spring clean ups and applications last yr.

    but that was our first yr doing apps, this yr it will likely outsell all but mowing...
  4. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028

    Spring Tine raking (similar to but not true dethatching) Huge seller in the spring, followed by apps.
  5. KenH

    KenH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,622

    Core aeration, overseeding, tree pruning....etc. We only think of mowing as a way to get "in", not as a money maker. Mowing is secondary to everything else.
  6. heygrassman

    heygrassman LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 509

    I will go a little outside the topic, but on installation work, take some additional plant material. Make sure it is returnable. Most homeowners tend to go light on plant material but when you put it in place and say "well this is what it would look like" you can sell-in some additional material.
  7. Equipguy

    Equipguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    1. Lawn & Shrub pest control, 2. Clean ups no one else wants.
  8. PR0 TURF

    PR0 TURF LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,089

    Lawn dethatching is HUGE for us in the spring...couldn't be easier on the Walkers either!
    Seems like everyone & there grandmother wants it if you offer it to them...
  9. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,154

    I would have to say dethatching, then shrubs.
  10. SLS

    SLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mars
    Posts: 1,540

    Dethatching, aeration, shrubs/hedges, mulch beds...in that order.

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