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  1. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Hello all im in Texas, and new to hydro-mulching im doing this project that requires it & i looking to purchase a machine. any thoughts? and also best slurry mix? & finally how much to charge?
  2. Turf Renovation
    I was just curious. I know how to do the above but I was wondering if anyone had any specific ways they prefer to do it. Or any extra helpful tips that you guys employ for any of the above. Looking for more ways to save time and produce quality. Thanks!
  3. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hello All, I haven't posted on here in a few years. I received such great advice previously that I've just been using the information provided to keep a thick healthy green lawn. My question is what I should do to help recover my lawn after a cookout where there was lots of foot traffic? The...
  4. Marketplace
    3100$ 1 year old only used for 6 apps last season 100 gal tank 6 hp Subaru engine with pump 400' 3/8 hose with power auto reel Green gun Like new. Can be reached at [email protected] St. Peter's MO
  5. Business Operations
    Hey everyone, Just getting into commercial fertilization more, what is everyone's most succesful pricing strategy when they figure a bid? I have a great spreadsheet put together but I'm not sure if I want to try just a per pound/gallon of needed product applied markup or if I want to get into...
  6. Mechanic and Repair
    Okay I am looking for replacement engines for my Perma green Mag's. They came with a 5 hp Honda with reducer with a wet clutch system. They are not cheap. So...where is the best place if I am looking for the Honda. But...does anyone know where I can get a knock off Honda with a wet clutch ???
  7. Fertilizer Application
    So I know Fall is one of the best times to fertilize lawns, but I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for fertilizers. More specifically, does anyone know of a fertilizer that I can use in the Fall that can keep me from getting dandelions and crab grass next spring. I have a guy who...
  8. Fertilizer Application
    I have a new unused in the crate still turf ex RS7200 for sale. At our local dealer in Chicago they want 7650 + 573 tax 8223 which is a great deal but mine is better. $6300.00 or best offer. Zero hours can ship if needed (shipping extra) or come pick it up call 847 875 9036 or email at...
  9. Organic Lawn Care
    I have an established titan ultra tttf lawn I usually top-dress heavily with alfalfa meal in fall and in spring. The alfalfa meal I use is dried and in flakes and I drop plenty enough to shade all the seed in fall. I recently found a cheap supplier of dry or green baled alfalfa. I'm over-seeding...
  10. Fertilizer Application
    so i do business in Mass and have not done much fertilization before and people want me to do some in the fall what type of fertilizer should i put down in the fall and when also whats the best way to deal with crab grass and when should i fertilize other times of the year and what should i...
  11. Network: Central
    We run a fertilization and weed control company for primarily residential properties and are looking for reliable mowing companies to refer out to our customers. We typically can generate quite a few leads for our preferred vendors. There's no fee or anything like that, we just want to connect...
  12. Lawn Mowing
    Hey everybody, im just getting into starting a lawn care buisness and i am confused about fertilizing lawns. I know there are fertilizers such as lime and winter care but i have no clue as to when to use them and or others. any help about when you need to or should fertilize lawns to keep the...
  13. General Industry Discussions
    i was at a lawn today, needed extreme help. i was wondering if i should try to go into fertilizer application, already have one customer who would be interested in getting it done. i figure costs to do it would be around $200(15 gallon sprayer & license) Advise? who is already applying fertilizer?
  14. Marketplace
    2 Walker Fertilizing Machines.. Both Have 50 gallon spray tanks.. One has a JRCO Spreader.. One has a Spyker spreader.. $2000 each OBO Deal on both.. PM me for more details.. Cleveland Ohio
  15. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    I am just getting bigger in the fertilizing/pesticides department. What skid sprayer should I get? Will a 60 gallon skid sprayer work? I'd like to spend under 2K for the sprayer. Also what weed control should I use with the sprayer (where to get it)? And lastly do you guys recommend granular...
  16. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    I sent out a customer survey last fall to my 50+ lawn mowing customers (1/3 acre on average). About 40 of them requested that I add on a spraying & fertilizing service to their properties. I am taking the pesticide applicators test next week. I am also looking into registering for fertilizing...
  17. Business Operations
    What gets the best response when bidding potential fertilizing customers? I am weighing the pros and cons of 2 plans. PLAN A: Use a smaller number of steps with higher price per step PLAN B: Use a larger number of steps with lower price per step Plan A will give the customer a lower yearly...
  18. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    What gets the best response when bidding potential fertilizing customers? I've been in the business part and full time for 19 years and am going full time and aggressively expanding in fertilizing this year. As the fertilizing goes, its almost like starting a new business from scratch...
  19. Lawn Mowing
    hey yall.. my names miles im 21 years old and love to do landscaping... i was talking to my old man and hes right the only way your ever going to make any money with it is to open your own business so im on here just to get the scoop of things...i have most of the smaller equipment for...
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