We had a great thread here today on when/how to grow your business. Some of you (Kris comes to mind) have many crews and continue to grow and prosper. My ? ... In an industry that is notorious for low pay for some of the hardest construction-like work, how do you keep your employees coming back year after year? We use mostly local college students and they can work from April until daylight gets too short in fall. It just seems like working as a dreaded "landscaper" is a temporary port in the storm for so many employees. Industry avgs for even foreman, are less than $20 an hour. ok you big dawgs....tell us how you maintain your staffing levels to keep all those machines running and paying for themselves as you grow to the next level.