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  1. Introduce Yourself
    Hey guys, I’m new here. A little intro - I first started cutting grass and doing yard work as a kid, just like a lot of you guys I’m sure. My first summer during college (after completely messing around my first semester of freshman yr), I decided I needed to do some maturing and got a full-time...
  2. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Hi Y'all, Im new here. I am an 18 year old college student. I started my lawn care business last year. I have 4 clients, but do many one time cuts. When it comes to quoting I have no real way of figuring out a good way to estimate so I generally just pull a number out of my ass. I was wondering...
  3. Turf Renovation
    I work on a small college campus with about 3 acres of irrigated lawn, 5 acres of athletic fields, and 15 acres of unirriagated campus/property. When I arrived 3 years ago, we were using a Craftsman pull behind aerator that you can place weights on top of. Our soil has an extremely high clay...
  4. Landscape Maintenance
    I need a bit of help with knowing what a fair price is for mulching. My business has done plenty of small mulching jobs, but we are now starting to get asked to do 10-12+ yard mulch jobs. We just gave two bids for $75/yd installed for cedar (mulch cost, delivery, very minimal weeding, mulch...
  5. Business Operations
    I am a college student at Virginia tech and have had a small landscaping business for two years now. I am doing an internship this summer through a big company and may even work for them after i graduate. Or i may go back to my business. I have had the opportunity to grow my company but haven't...
  6. General Industry Discussions
    I'm 19 and I recently started a lawn care business with a buddy. I like mowing lawns and am considering switching my major to turf management. I'm a real estate major right now and was considering minoring in business. Anyway my question is has anyone majored in turf management? What kind of...
  7. General Industry Discussions
    hey everybody :usflag: i'm matt, and im a senior in highschool. i know this has been discussed many times on here but everybody has a different situation so this is to all of yinz who have cut and went to a 4 year college without sacraficing one or the other. i am new to Lawnsite so ill tell...
  8. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    I am currently a senior in H.S and I will be starting college in Sept. My question is how do you manage college classes and mowing? What is best advice for someone going into be a full time student and still plan on having 50-65 accounts. I could have up to 80 when my friends get out of the...
  9. General Industry Discussions
    My sophomore year in high school i started my business (residential mowing for the most part) and got up to 10 customers, junior year came around and i expanded to 20, and my senior year i ended up with a little over 40. This year (my freshman year in college) I went three hours away for...
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