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Company name...help!

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by RossP, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. RossP

    RossP LawnSite Member
    Messages: 75

    Hello, Ive been in the business for about 6 years and sold my accts about a year ago because I was moving... now that I'm in all settled in I'm starting to get that bug to start up with the landscaping again!!

    anyways I could use some of your help with a name...what do you like??

    Morning Dew Lawn and Landscape Maint
    Rhody Lawn and Landscape Maint (I'm in Rhode Island now)

    i dunno im having a hard time:dizzy:... any suggestions?? thanks in advance for the help!!
  2. shortgrass01

    shortgrass01 LawnSite Member
    from SC
    Messages: 160

    Make it super simple for small out-fits. Make sure it is clear by your name that you cut grass.

    Example: Im in SC.
    Carolina Lawns,
    Your Local Lawn Care Provider


    Remember you will have to live up to your name!
  3. Jb3NH

    Jb3NH LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    Tough Question. I took the easy way out and used my name. I suppose it would help if you would post a little more about your target audience, the services you provide, how you want to be thought of. Do you have a website? How bout something highbrow like Colonial Mow? Or Clip 'n whip... Urban Mow 'n Grow.. hmmm. Green Line Mow Co.
  4. Liendeni

    Liendeni LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    I agree...make it simple....make it clear in your name that you cut grass. I know you haven't but I wouldn't recommend using your own name. I don't think you can do a single search online where any organization will recommend you using your own name. Sounds small time, unprofessional, and if you ever sell it....I wouldn't want to own someone else's last name.
  5. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    What was your biz name before you moved? and Why not use that?
  6. Lakeside Lawn

    Lakeside Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    When I was looking for a name......someone suggested " Ho-mow's "

    ...ummm...I chose something else.:rolleyes:
  7. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    Work for Cheap Lawn Cutter, Inc.
  8. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,776

    Morning Dew to me sounds to much like generic Mt. Dew.

    I used my last name, but I want to stand out. I didn't want the name to be White's Landscaping, like 90% of the other companies. So I played with it and came up with mine.

    Tag line- The white path to a green garden. Like saying white and wong.
  9. RossP

    RossP LawnSite Member
    Messages: 75

    well its been awhile but i thought id let you guys know haha.. I went with GREEN LEAF Lawn and Landscape. whatta ya think?
  10. k911lowe

    k911lowe LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 526

    heck of a name,good job,for a Rhody.give my regards to kings row in Newport.played there 45 years ago or thereabouts.

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