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  1. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    New homeowner here. It's day 3 of new sod and have this ugly patch here in the middle. There's a sprinkler system with one in each corner. Does this look like lack of water getting to the middle or something else? Thank you!!
  2. Turf Renovation
    I need assistance determining whether I have a problem, or whether this is just grass that is seasonal and will revive this Spring. I would also like to know if anyone can identify what type of grass this it is. I included pictures so you can see how it is intermingled with the other variety...
  3. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    I have a Ferris FW35 and it’s a mulching mower. Even on super dry days, I will have tons of grass to scrape off by end of week. Is there anything that I can apply to the underside deck to help grass not build up? Or is that just what happens to everyone? I’m new to the game so I don’t know if...
  4. Landscape Maintenance
    I’m not that great at identifying turf grasses. I posted two pictures, yards are neighboring. One yard looks great, dark green thick grass with a broader blade. The other has a finer blade and has a yellow look to it. Can someone please tell me what types of grass is in each yard? I’m in western...
  5. Turf Renovation
    I'm not that great at identifying turf grasses. I posted two pictures, yards are neighboring. One yard looks great, dark green thick grass with a broader blade. The other has a finer blade. can someone please tell me what types of grass is in each yard? I'm in western PA. I believe both...
  6. Lawn Mowing
    I wanted your guys opinion on this. I have a Ferris walkbehind with a mulching deck, and mulching blades. Most of my customers don’t fertilize, and water their grass daily. So when I cut them, it mulches nicely, it’s dry, no clumps, boom. I took on a few more customers that water their grass...
  7. Turf Renovation
    I have two customers they welling to pay but they are asking for a quote. I want to get involve laying sods I just don't know how much to charge on labor. I found two places I can purchase sod for $100 and or $120 for 450 sqft, both has a travel to pick them up. How much you all charge per sqft...
  8. 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...
  9. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Good morning, I know some people will tell me there is not enough variables to estimate, I will try to provide as much detail. I cut people's lawns on the side, as well as do mulch jobs. I have a full time job, and in the meantime, I am saving money and buying more equipment to eventually run a...
  10. 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...
  11. Turf Renovation
    Do they really work or is it a waste? I got a job to attempt to fix a dead grass area around a tree which was a first for me. If the grass does not grow well what is the best way to fix it outside of sodding the area?
  12. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hi all, I recently came into possession of a small field that has power lines running through it. As you can see in the picture below(ignore my dog) there is this straw like substance covering most of the field. Before my arrival, about four months ago, power line crews came and adjusted the...
  13. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Any clue why my grass is doing this
  14. Business Operations
    Hey Everyone Im putting together a list of resources that can be helpful to employees and another for contractors. Ive notice guys over the years talk about the different videos they watch on YouTube and I try to give them as much info as I can on different resources to utilize when trying to...
  15. Turf Renovation
    Hello All, I have approx. 3k sqft worth of grass to overseed. I was wondering what you guys charge? I get a Sun & Shade Mixture for: 10lb: $27.33 50lb: $108.64 I would roughly put down 4-5lb per 1k sqft. Thanks!
  16. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    There was a decorative island put into our lawn before we moved into our home. The main part of the island is a group of 3 quaking aspens. These trees really want to overtake the whole lawn. The offshoots are popping up everywhere inside the island, and also throughout the surrounding grass. Is...
  17. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    What would you charge to create a flower bed about 90.77 of area = 24.27 x 3.74. Remove sod - labor$? Add top soil - labor$? place a weed fabric - $? couple of plants and bushes-(pricing varies) but typical labor charge $? Mulch-(varies from $60 to $90 per cubic yrd)
  18. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hello lawn and landscaping professionals. I'm coming in as a customer seeking info for a site I'll be overseeing. In short I'm establishing a new solar facility on former farm and woodland with no solid plant growth. Anything which is there now will be mostly gone after development so I'm...
  19. Landscape Maintenance
    So I have a commercial client that has a commercial - industrial area of about 5 acres they want seeded with Tall Fescuse. They have no water on site and is in full sun, the ground is prepared with top soil but I nor the client has had it tested. They want a warranty the grass is going to grow...
  20. Landscape Maintenance
    Hello all, I went into business this summer and had a relatively decent start, but eventually had to let go of all of my clients as I moved elsewhere. However, I've been trying to get motivated again and put myself in the best position to go into the new year and season. One area I noticed I...
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