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I don't know about you guys, but it dried up here real fast with a couple of weeks of 100+ weather and trace amounts of rain. I'm going longer than 14 days on alot of yards, and they look like they could even wait a few days. I'm praying that I can get at least just 4 more mowings out of all my accounts so I can pay off my car before winter gets here. Any ideas for supplemental income on hot periods and slow growth?

Hows it going for e veryone else?
 

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dry here too. if it wasn't for our golf course work i'd be laying folks off.

contact some realtors see if they might have some properties needing cleaned up (inside & out) you can operate a paint brush right?
 

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Place a add in the newspaper for shrub trimming. Now is a good time to for you to make some extra cash trimming those overgrown shrubs. This never fails to bring in work.
 

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this is a good time of the year to go after new business for next year. On my slow days i will send the crew out alone and start building good relations with property and facilty managers. In my dealings with property managers and just customers in general its always best to have a very good relationships with them. just drop by and BS for a while or take them out to lunch. I do it on a regular basis with my current clients, it improves customer loyalty and also makes them give you the best referances money can buy.
 

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Originally posted by The Lawn Boy Pro
Sprinkler Sys. Installs!!!!!!
Really? How many installs have you done? Is this something any Tom, D ick, or Harry should jump right into once it begins to dry up?
I know if I was having an expensive irrigation system put in, I'd want to be hiring an experienced company with some working years under their belt.

I agree with lawnworker. Try to get some hedge/shrub trimming work. A lot of people need this type of work since many don't practice yearly maintenance.
 
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