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  1. 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...
  2. Business Operations
    Hello! My name is Jennifer. I am the COO of our company. We have been operational for 12 years in home renovations and this last year we opened our landscape division! Very exciting and different. I am degreed in project management and looking for others who do bidding and pricing estimates to...
  3. Lawn Mowing
    Is this something everyone does while mowing or do you ignore it until it turns into a jungle? I personally only do it if I'm charging extra for bed maintenance... if I'm not I might choose to wack weeds down a few times during the season. I get paid for weeding beds so giving it away for free...
  4. 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...
  5. Landscape Maintenance
    Sorry for the dark title. Is the landscape maintenance industry dying? With tons of peoples growing concern for the environment do any of you picture the work dwindling out? Kinda concerned about future business. I mean truly grass is an ecological wasteland, all it does it look good and is...
  6. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    What type of maintenance fertilizer do you use and how often?
  7. Mechanic and Repair
    I pulled off one of the top covers to check the oil level in the blade gear box on a walker mtghs. What should the viscosity of the oil be? The oil in the box is thicker than new oil I have (80w-90) it also has a blueish tint to it as well. I imagine this is because it's in a sealed gear box and...
  8. Marketplace
    The equipment listed has always been taken care of and most is new/gently used. Included in this purchase we will give all rights to the GFC (God, Family, Country) veteran-owned brand as well as functioning websites and domains (gfclawns.com & gfcpropertyservices.com; website can be customized...
  9. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Hello, I have a scag cheetah 61inch deck one of the belts on the deck snapped on me today and all the scag dealers around me are closed until Monday. I was wondering if it were possible to use a different brand and if so has anyone done this before, what did they use. Thank you
  10. Landscape Maintenance
    Whose doing full-service maintenance for Large Condos? We do a lot of HOA's with single-family houses but this is a complex of 9 buildings 1-2BR apartments 194 units plus clubhouse, brand new 31M project. I am in a relatively high priced market in Colorado. I am bidding on year-round service...
  11. Lawn Mowing
    Next year I'll be offering multiple options for my clients and can't find info anywhere on the subject. We will have from basic mowing to a full package to choose from.
  12. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Hi All, I'd like to understand when you replace parts and which parts you replace most frequently on your equipment as part of a regular maintenance schedule.
  13. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I got a sweet offer today that I need to bid on but I am slightly at a loss of how to go about charging, or more importantly, what kind of premium I should be adding if any. I grew up in a greenhouse family, 4 large, private greenhouses - hybridization of tropicals, maintaining the greenhouses...
  14. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Have found a loose black wire in the wiring harness, one end goes to the motor with the ground from battery ,, where does the other end go? It’s ends near the starter solenoid
  15. Mechanic and Repair
    I recently purchased a frontier overseeder on auction. It is a model OS1058. The machine appears to have little wear but to the left outside. I will attach an image but I am having issues with the "distributor bar" if you will. It seems to be extremely stiff. I have already pulled the chains...
  16. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    The requirements for the bid areas such and job site image is below: The contractor shall provide all personnel, equipment,tools, supervision, and other items and services necessary to ensure that year-round grounds maintenance is performed at Montana VA Health Care System, Miles City VA...
  17. Mechanic and Repair
    I have a 2013 scag tiger cat with a 27hp kohler command pro. It has been using oil really bad and I can't pin point where it's coming from. Valve cover gaskets looked good but oil is all over the main frame. Where do I start? Please help!
  18. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    I currently use a 2008 Ford F-150 for my company truck. I have been entertaining the idea of purchasing a 6x10 dual axle dump trailer. The dry weight of the trailer is about 2300 lbs. What I am trying to accomplish is to use it for old materials when we do bed cleanups and to build a box to use...
  19. Landscape Maintenance
    We are maintaining a football field for a church school. The football field is used as a multipurpose field and there are kids playing there all day Mon-Fri. As a result of this high traffic, the grass is not doing so good. There are no bald spots, however the bermuda grass is not growing and...
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