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winterizer and pre emerginte

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by BLKSS, Sep 26, 2007.

  1. BLKSS

    BLKSS LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 82

    hey all i have a client that wants his lawn winterizer and pre emerginte. If anyone has any good suggestions and information on this procedure it would be greatly appreciated.
  2. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 603

    If you dont know, then you should let somebody else do it
  3. BLKSS

    BLKSS LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 82

    i guess u dont know either
  4. stevenf

    stevenf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,612

    how are you ever supposed to learn and get into new things if you dont reasearch and try it yourself rather then continueing to pass on things you dont know how to do???
  5. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 603

    How about working for a company that knows what they are doing and learn from them. Then you can justify starting your own business. Or go to Turf school, that is how you learn. How do you call yourself a professional when you don't know what ur doing?
  6. BLKSS

    BLKSS LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 82

    i simply asked a question and asked for advise, which is one of the advantages of this site im pretty sure you have done the same.
  7. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,085

    Talk to your supplier. They should be able to set you up with something that will work in your area.
  8. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    Yes, your supplier should be able to help you out for the particulars of your area, but DO check your state laws, because I believe that Texas requires state licensing for the application of any pesticides.
  9. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 603

    So going to Turf School isnt enough. It's one thing to cut grass, any Joe Blow can do that. Applying chemicals requires a lot more knowledge which you just don't have. Take some classes and learn all you can learn. There are laws and regulations that you need to follow and it's clear that you don't know what your doing.
  10. tamadrummer

    tamadrummer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,102

    Although this could be worded a little less bluntly, you cannot be any more right!

    Go to your local Lesco store or John Deerescape store and ask but don't get caught with the chemicals in your truck or applying them without the proper documentation. The fines wont be worth the business. Get the cards of some local fert/insecticide/pesticide companies and pass them out, give them your cards and write your info on the back of the cards of your customers that you put in touch with them.

    It will reap you rewards!

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