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  1. Business Operations
    The post is to simply share the logic and reality of what it looks like mathematically to generate $100,000. You can break this down multiple different ways. For those making $100k solo, feel free to share your numbers with the group. The math really is quite simple and is doable. Credit to...
  2. Introduce Yourself
    Hi folks, I am the owner of Jeff Seeton Lawn Care as well as Modern Landsacpes. I first started in lawn care back in 1983 when I was 13 years old. I started by dropping some flyers and got a couple of customers who allowed me to use their mowers and trimmers. I paid a couple of other kids that I...
  3. Lawn Mowing
    Hey guys, I've got roughly 95-110 accounts, both residential and commercial, that vary between weekly and bi-weekly services. Right now I have one crew running them all because our 2nd crew's truck got totaled about 2 weeks ago. The one crew I have operating has 5 guys (which is too many in my...
  4. Lawn Mowing
    Ok so here goes. My name is Bailey and when I was in highschool a friend of mine started an LLC in 2017. Fast forward to this year when he moved in with me he started applying for trade lines and now we have over 100k in them. All of it so far is no PG so not on our credit just the business. Hes...
  5. Lawn Mowing
    Hey guys, I need help on this. I’ve been an owner operator for the past 7 years with part time employees off and on. During that time, I’ve picked up some well paying, but very picky customers. (About 8 out of my 32 lawn care accounts) There are no issues whatsoever when I personally mow the...
  6. Introduce Yourself
    Hey everybody, Long time reader of lawn site but new to posting. Finally decided to make an account with this winter down time. This post will tell a little bit about my story and also what I am feeling with where I am at in my business. It may be a bit of a rant and any feedback on improving...
  7. Network: South
    Moving out of jersey might be an option in the future and was wondering if anyone has any info on the lawn business in the area. Not looking to take any areas over, or undercut anyone by any means. Honestly just have some questions and would love to network with people if anyones interested...
  8. Marketplace
    2013 GMC Sierra 2500HD Flatbed Spray Truck for sale. Great Condition Gas Engine 48036 Miles Asking $28,000 -300 Gallon mechanical agitation tank Fiberglass - Hypro D50 pump - 300 ft hose with electric reel - Honda electric start engine -50 gallon lesco side tank - Hypro D50 pump - Honda...
  9. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Hello Everyone, I am trying to figure out a reasonable price for this leaf removal job. Most of the leaves will be done by rake. I have a mower that can suck up some of the stragglers that get left behind, but the majority will need to be raked. After that, I will have to load it into my truck...
  10. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Curious as to what treatment programs guys in my region will be running this upcoming year?? Comment below... We're located in Northeast, GA. Here is our upcoming program: Round 1 - Liquid Pre (Costal 1/2) + Fert (Pot Ash) + Liquid Post (MSM) Round 2 - Liquid Pre (Costal 1/2) + Fert...
  11. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Hello all. I started a lawn maintenance company at the beginning of this year and I am trying to build up my customer base which is proving difficult. I've been handing out business cards and advertising on Nextdoor and Facebook. I am also getting magnets made for my truck and yard signs made. I...
  12. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    I started my lawn care business last week finally after almost a year of planning and have landed 6 jobs, 2 being weekly lawn care accounts.. the others being clean ups, hedge trimmings, 1 time cuts, etc. I handed out 100+ door hangers after work today and will do the same tomorrow after my FT...
  13. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Hey all, I'm looking for some tips for my first year in having a lawn care business. I currently have 4 clients and I am looking to expand that. I have created a Google Business page and a Facebook page. I have also posted in the local buy/sell/trade groups in hope for possible customers. With...
  14. Introduce Yourself
    Hey everyone! We're a veteran owned company here in San Antonio that are here for the great advice you all have. We can never stop learning as business owners and I'm thankful to be in this forum to learn from you all. Just got our new lawn mowing site up if anyone would like to take a look at it!
  15. Introduce Yourself
    LONG INTRODUCTION: Hello, I'm Tyler and I'm addicted to lawn care. Most laugh when I tell them I started a landscaping company in 2020. I am a registered pharmacist by trade and have been working in retail since 2005. I chose to start this because I enjoy it and it brings me joy. I grew up on...
  16. Business Operations
    I have been doing some research and have not found a lot of information on this topic so I am looking for a bit of advice. I have been in the lawn care and maintenance business for some time and offering landscaping services as well. I have done quite a bit of landscaping lately but not as much...
  17. 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...
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