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  1. Business Operations
    Hey guys. While I have browsed for the past year this is my first time posting on Lawnsite. I'm looking for some advice from you guys who are ahead of companies like mine as far as numbers go. This is my second year in business and I seem to have run into a bit of a problem. The best way to say...
  2. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Has anyone jumped into starting a business with a Ventrac or Steiner to do untraditional grounds maintenance, specifically brush mowing and mowing of wet areas? I live in the northern appalacia area and we certainly have plenty of hills and wet areas that could use the articulated 4x4 services...
  3. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    I'm working on a lawn care/landscaping business in Denver to start in March 2020. I would love to find an experienced hand who loves landscaping to have coffee with. Just want to ask some local industry questions. Business questions. Why they love this line of work. Talk about grass and trees...
  4. Introduce Yourself
    Yes another man trying to get a little business going. I'm not looking to under cut the hard working people that are already established but hoping the Market in my area can bear another Man and his ambition to provide lawn care and landscape maintenance in a professional and competent manner...
  5. Business Operations
    Hey everyone, I'm interested in hearing any struggles, pain points or problem areas of your business specifically with daily record keeping (bookkeeping) and accounting. I'm in the midst of starting my own bookkeeping firm dedicated to landscapers but would like to hear from you what the...
  6. Lawn Mowing
    Hi everyone, I am new to Lawn Site. My name is Wade, recently married, in my mid-20's. I live in Florida and I recently got a new job with great pay that has benefits and I can see a future there. 30-40 hrs per week guaranteed. But I have developed an interest in mowing lawns. I have some...
  7. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Before I ask any questions, allow me to introduce myself. I'm young, a highschool student, currently working for a company as a lawn care technician. I like my job and I love to mow lawns, remove weeds, just general grounds maintenance, etc. I've done this for a summer (this will be my second...
  8. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    So I want to start to grow my business. I'm 17 years old. I have about 8 accounts and I've been doing this for about 1 year now. I want to start making more money save up for college and grow this into a full-time job after college. What I want to ask is: What's the best way to get more...
  9. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    I work for a property maintenance company where we oversee the maintenance of commercial properties all around the nation, so I have gained quite a bit of knowledge about landscaping, irrigation, and snow removal (among other things). My question is if I have a regular 9-5 job making enough to...
  10. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    I'm currently in my 3 year of lawncare. Servicing 16 lawns on the side. I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the new Kubota walk behinds. My 48" Kubota zero turn is on its last leg, and I'm in the market for a new mower. Looking at walk behinds. Thanks.
  11. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Hi all. I'm a High School kid trying to save for college doing landscaping. I currently have about 50 accounts mowing, mulching, brush removal, etc. which I know is small but it keeps me somewhat busy. I have several clients asking if I do fertilizing and pesticides in the spring. While I...
  12. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Hey guys, sorry I haven't posted a update in a while with me being legit but here it is I have my buisness name I got al my tax things sorted out (about to pay my first taxes this January) Here's my question........I need a lawn mowing license for where I live. It only costs $50. BUT along...
  13. Network: South
    I'm moving to North Florida next month and will be starting a lawn care business. I am all ears for any advice you have to give, especially anything specific to North Florida lawn care. I have about $10,000 to start the business, and I refuse to borrow any money whatsoever. I have no...
  14. Introduce Yourself
    Im Riley, I started my lawn care company 6 summers ago when I was 16. Growing up my nickname was Buzz so that became the name for my company. I started out pretty small, using my dads honda push mower and mowing my neighbours lawns. My first summer I only had about 14 clients. I have been...
  15. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    I live in Northern CA, and the drought has stuck here hard. I can only find one other company here painting lawns, and I think this would be a great part time business on nights and weekends on top of my full time job. I am thinking of purchasing a used truck, skid sprayer or ProEdge PE-B...
  16. Introduce Yourself
    I Signed up a while back but never introduced myself. My name is Cameron, and my company is Grant's Top Cut.I started up last year and got my DBA and other stuff this year. So I'm pretty legit, still need a few things. Im a college student and do mowing and landscaping part time for right now. I...
  17. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    I'm helping my brothers put together a lawn maintenance company. I have the money to help them and more business sense, but I had a question about the equipment. A friend of mine has did everything besides picket in my front lawn to tell me its not a good idea. He says the reason is that my...
  18. Turf Renovation
    I've worked in landscape/hardscape for a while now and I was asked by my buddys parents if I could help fix up their landscaping. They had walkway stones and stones outlining the beds that were buried into the grass/mulch. Their edges were nonexistent and it needed mulched very badly. After I...
  19. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    :drinkup::drinkup: Hi everyone! :drinkup::drinkup: I am some-what new to these forums. Some of you might have seen the other threads I started, one seeking general start-up advice, the other looking for info on spring cleanups. For some background, long story short I am starting up a small...
  20. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Hey guys, I found the site here after I was doing research about aerating and such. Basically, my plan is to buy an aerator (around $2,000) so I can go around my neighbourhood and do the lawns for slightly cheaper than the big companies would, like Spring Masters. At the same time I was...
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