My name is Raymond from Columbus, GA and I recently came back from Iraq with the National Guard. When it came time to go back to work at the police dept I decided that I was done carrying a weapon and wearing a vest to work everyday. I have worked for a friend in the past in his lawn care business and really enjoyed the work. But we all know that as a laborer there is not a large amount of cash. My friend is pretty successful in this area (nearly 200k/year) and is full of great knowledge. He has agree to let me bend his ear on getting started. I live in an apartment so I will be getting a storage unit for a year. We are buying a house next year. After talking to the business liscense people here they said I have to get a letter from the landlord to do paperwork at home, go to the code enforcement and get a letter from them (30$) and then I can get a business liscense (50$). I will get some basic (not poor quality) gear: push mower, trimmer, blower, etc... and begin going door to door from the back of my truck. There are alot of good neighborhoods in my area and my buddy even said he will sub some stuff to me to help get me started. My 1st goal is 15 accounts (40$ min) to match my current income and then 20 stable accounts will allow me to be LCO full time. Ultimate goal is 50 accounts for next year. I'll keep everyone posted.