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What we started with, and what we have now!

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by GreaterMilwLawnscape, Jan 20, 2006.

  1. GreaterMilwLawnscape

    GreaterMilwLawnscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 55

    Well I started my dream (business) in 2002 at the age of 19.. I love landscaping and the creative side of it.. Originally I started it with a focus on lawn mowing... But had the chance to do a job for a customer... I look back on it, yea I didnt it for nothing and worked my ass of to get it done to make pennies... But it opened the doors to so much more!

    So going on my fourth season in business ive come along way!!

    The things I have today, i never thought id have!

    1999 Ford F350 dually crew cab DIESEL
    2002 Chevy Silverado 1500 w/ Western 7' 6" plow
    6' 8" by 12' foot Maxi Dump Trailer 2004
    8'6" by 18' enclosed Trailer 2005
    Exmark Lazer Z 60" 31hp 2005
    Exmark Lazer Zhp 48" 2002
    Bobcat S185 with cab and heat 2005 and Light Material Bucket 4 snow
    BMF trailer for skidloader and such 2005
    2 backpack blowers
    3 string trimmers
    2 hedgers
    1 edger
    1 bededger
    Miscellaneous equipment/tools

    What do you have? and how long have you been doing this?
     
  2. kirk brown

    kirk brown LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 164

    well a have a baffed out old 94 ram
    my trusty trailer
    various trimmers
    two old 21" mowers
    and my shiney new husky walkbehind.:)
    i sure have come a long way!
    wait a second, no i haven`t:mad:
     
  3. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    thats cool thats awesome you have a bobcat. GOOD LUCK MAN!!!!!!
     
  4. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 2,412

    What areas do you service?

    Sounds good...
     
  5. GreaterMilwLawnscape

    GreaterMilwLawnscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 55

    We are a full service landscape company.. From having the design done, to installing, maintaining, lawn care, snow plowing, consulting!! Whatever a customer needs we will do, or find the right person to do it! This way the customer doesnt have to call up 3 different contractors... more services= more money!!
     
  6. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 2,412

    Thats cool... but what areas do you service?
     
  7. GreaterMilwLawnscape

    GreaterMilwLawnscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 55

    All of milwuakee, if people call from racine or other areas we will do it, aslong as the money is worth it, im actually doing a job up in the osh kosh area this spring.. and possibly the dells area.. All of my customers are millionaires so we do any vacation properties they may have work for.
     

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