Whose Yard is better?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Midnight_Sun, Jul 1, 2005.

  1. Midnight_Sun

    Midnight_Sun LawnSite Member
    from Utah
    Posts: 9

    I was wondering how many of you guys have clients with better yards than your own? :D
     
  2. Thirdpete

    Thirdpete LawnSite Member
    from Chicago
    Posts: 236

    all of their yards are better :/
     
  3. spin2098

    spin2098 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 131

    Lol my yard is the worst one on the block all the last to get cut. Wife even threatned to hire a service lol.
     
  4. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,653

    Yeah I mean, there are no customers whose yard looks as bad as mine because:
    - Paid Customer yards are number one priority - Mine is a freebie.
    - My yard gets cut with my retired, 1995 52" sfs proline - The oldest wb, easily has 5000 yards gone by, shows it and feels it, too. Blade sharpening? What, for my yard? Whatever blades were on there last time, they're still good.
     
  5. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,583

    i take pride in my lawn. it does not take that much time to get you lawm lookn good.

    i'm not anal about my lawn but yes i would say my lawn looks better than my clients.
     
  6. Soupy

    Soupy LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,125

    My customers don't understand the concept of watering which in my book is the most important thing for a lawn. A customer could give me a blank check and tell me to do everything possible to their lawn, but if they do not water it isn't going to help in my areas drought. The nice lawns are due to the homeowners effort to water and has little to do with my work. Some of the nicest lawns in the area are from retired homeowners that take pride in their lawn. Most people that hire a service just want it cut and could care less about putting any effort in on their part.

    My point is.... It takes more then a lawn care company to have a nice lawn.
     
  7. MacPhersonlawn

    MacPhersonlawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 170

    My lawn was always the last to get cut. I finally had to put it on the schedule just like any other customer. I have employee's mowing it paying regular wages.
     
  8. jtrice11

    jtrice11 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 380

    Mine's the last to get cut and looks like hell. I don't pay myself.
     
  9. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,583

  10. Toy2

    Toy2 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,924

    Mine is mowed on Thursday, just like the rest in the area, if you add it to your list, it becomes another yard...
     

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