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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by American_Lawn, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. American_Lawn

    American_Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    This goes out to all the solo operations and meduim size outfits. What services do you offer to your customers,(Upsells and regular maintence)? What things do you sub-out? I want to go away from the mow n go atmosphere and get into some full maintence accounts. I know most mow, edge, blow, trim hedges, fertalize(if liscensed). What other services do you provide?
  2. paullyllama

    paullyllama LawnSite Member
    from mpls,mn
    Messages: 24

    only do fert n squirt, might be interested in networking with a mow guy.* get a lot of requests for that service
  3. American_Lawn

    American_Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    I guess everybody here just mows?
  4. bigclawnman

    bigclawnman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 121

    We do everything. Planting trees, shrubs, flowers, mulching, as well as the mow and blow. Have to keep all your options open when starting out.
  5. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,435

    From Lawn mowing, plant installs, snow removal, tree and shrub maintenance.
  6. Az Gardener

    Az Gardener LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,899

    Seasonal flowers, replacing low voltage lights, program irrigation controllers, sprinkler check and repairs, dead plant replacements, minor new plant additions, top dressing granite and mulch, power washing patios and furniture, Christmas decorations, fountain and pond maintenance, tree trimming, complete plant care trimming fertilizing etc., pot watering, tree staking, deep root fertilizing, lawn spraying, fire wood supply. That's about it for here in AZ.
  7. American_Lawn

    American_Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    I was thinking about expanding my services to aerifying, mulching, seasonal colors, and a fert. program. I might sub out the major installs and all sprinkler work.
  8. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,201

    If its related to the lawn & landscape field we do it. Landscaping, Hardscaping, Aerating, Overseeding, Tilling, New lawn install & renovation, Fire pits, Ponds, Fountains, Edging, Lighting, Chemical apps, Lawn rolling, shrub trimming & removal, Tree trimming & removal (ground work only), Spring & Fall cleanups and who knows what else. The only thing we don't do at this time is irrigation systems.

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