books of the trade

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by tedfrk, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. tedfrk

    tedfrk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 120

    i was just wondering what books about this industry you all would suggest ?
  2. tedfrk

    tedfrk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 120

    nobody reads anything about there industry?? :laugh:
  3. Plant Buyer 83

    Plant Buyer 83 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 176

    Be more specific....

    Irrigation, plants, hardscaping, organics, mowing, lighting, pesticides, equipment, pruning, ponds????

    What are you looking to read/learn about?
  4. tedfrk

    tedfrk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 120

    i would like to learn more on organics,mowing techniques,plant types would help.i checked a book about plants for the northeast and the garden centers in my area dont have alot of the stuff in there do you all have somewhere better to get plants ?is there a list of suppliers on here for plants and trees?i have so many questions my head hurts.i love to learn about things i like to do.thanks for the help,Ted
  5. GMeyer

    GMeyer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    Check out these book hope this will help you in your quest for knowledge.

    Western Garden Book (Sunset Publishing Corporation)
    All About Lawns (Ortho)
    Turfgrass Management (Turgeon)

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