going south

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by turftechlawnpro, Mar 19, 2008.

  1. turftechlawnpro

    turftechlawnpro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    needing some info on mowing in Tampa Florida. iam now in Ohio doing ok in the business. wanting to go south how big of a change could i be getting in to?

    mowing season? when it starts and stops?

    what will be the same or diff?

    things that will need to change?

    any info would help?
  2. tamadrummer

    tamadrummer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,102

    The season never stops. You go from mowing weekly April-October to mowing bi-weekly November-March. From June to October you get rained on every day with lots of lightning for added fun....

    You will not get the money people talk about getting up there. For every 5 people it seems that 3 cut grass.

    Good Luck the heat is just about on us.
  3. kleankutslawn

    kleankutslawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,185

    a must agree.if you are familar with the business you will be ok.When are you planning on coming down?
  4. turftechlawnpro

    turftechlawnpro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    i plan on comeing down in about 6 to 8 months

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