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  1. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Hey guys, It's almost the end of the year and I know some of you are where I used to be... Starting a new year soon with not much money, but you're hungry to start a landscaping business. I made this to hopefully inspire atleast one of you.
  2. Business Operations
    Out of curiosity, how many people here are full time doing only mowing? As in, you don’t do spring/fall cleanups, pruning, mulch, planting, hardscape, etc. The reason I ask is do you think you have lost or could lose potential business because a competitor offers the other services a customer...
  3. Network: South
    I have 40 residential accounts mostly under half acre that I cut biweekly. I cut for approximately 8 months here. Average of $45 per cut. How much would you ask for ?
  4. Business Operations
    With the end approaching with this season, I am planning to grow my business next season quite aggressively. This was my first season and I just reached 45 clients (each property being about 8,000 sq ft of grass with about 200 feet of edging) with just doing mowing, trimming and blowing. Now Im...
  5. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Good day! I currently work in an office building, 8-5, and do a LOT of side work for my little landscape hustle. I have been pondering the possibilities of just going full on landscape but am worried about a couple things. I started mowing lawns for people last summer, right now I have about 14...
  6. Digital Marketing
    Hey everyone, just wanted to say thanks for all the info I've received from you guys. This forum has been a big help in my business. I wanted to see what you guys think about my brand and my website Lawnofeden.com Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated, I have tough skin so don't be...
  7. Business Operations
    I’m trying to expand my business and am trying to flatten the curve of uncertainty in Background: I got 50 accounts most are commercial . I have an opportunity to buy 60 accounts all resi for 12k which gross near 60k... I want to get some input from knowledgeable people. Let it rip
  8. Business Operations
    Hey guys. I had posted a thread requesting business advice for growing my very small client-base a few weeks ago. I got some great advice from you guys but my situation has taken a turn requiring a whole new type of advice. My father-in-law owns and operates one of the bigger landscaping...
  9. Marketplace
    Moved to Missouri and need to sell my Belleville, IL lawn business and equipment. Too much to write in this post. Prefer email and phone calls to discuss with serious inquiries only. Includes new Ferris walk behind, loaded and used only 9.5 hours.
  10. Business Operations
    I'm trying to think outside of the box about services and projects to recommend to my clients as business starts to slow down. I have the general maintenance like picking up sticks and weeding and other stuff of the sort but I'm starting to run low on ideas of stuff to do when the slow season...
  11. Marketplace
    Landscaping and lawn care business for sale with great income. I am selling the business because I am leaving the state. I can sell the equipment and the truck with the client's list. My clients very nice and all of them pay on time. I promise you can get your money back within 5 months. Also, I...
  12. Marketplace
    Anyone in the market to expand their fertilizing and weed control business in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago? Specifically Crystal Lake, McHenry and Cary areas? I'm putting my business up for sale. 650+ customers, $300,000+in available revenue heading into 2020. Contact me at...
  13. Employment
    I am in the process of negotiating a salary for a local Lawn business that is doing very well and looking to grow. I’ve never had to negotiate a salary before and if anyone had any tips that I haven’t thought of let me know. At this point I am mainly looking at ways to cut expenses whether...
  14. Marketplace
    Good evening all, Please excuse the information brief, however I wanted to get a quick blirp out there to those who may be interested. A more detailed listing will follow. After much consideration, I have decided to part with my small mowing/landscaping/plowing business. I work full time...
  15. Lawn Mowing
    Ok I have had my own business since the beginning of 2013 and for all but 2 years I have been working solo which I currently have been solo since Nov. I do roughly 50 yards a week over the course of 4 days and at least 9-11 hours each day. Those include 1 medium commercial account and 4 1 acre...
  16. Business Operations
    I was just wondering how everyone handles going on vacation. We will be gone for a week and will be letting our customers know in order for them to find a replacement.
  17. Business Operations
    Low balling is the worst thing you can do to yourself, your business and the landscape industry PERIOD!!! If you're low balling you are only hurting yourself. The landscape industry is probably the lowest paid industry that there is compared to plumbing, electrical, HVAC, flooring...
  18. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    hi folks. I currently am in the process of starting my LLC and expanding my lawn care services. just some quick questions I was hoping you can answer. is it ok If I use my personal banking account to buy stuff for my business that I will later use for write offs? for instance I need a printer...
  19. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    New York for Reference. ( Not New York City ) I registered with the state for an LLC. I have my EIN # as well. For just cutting grass, mulch, and seasonal clean ups. Do i need a business license? Everywhere I have looked and asked I get mixed answers. I don't see how this falls under the home...
  20. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    looking to get into mosquito control. Is there still money in mosquito spraying or is the market saturated with companies ? What are the latest and best products out there? Looking to go towards a natural product. Do most of the products control other insects as well as mosquitoes? TIA.
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