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How many cuts per year

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by greenchoppers, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. greenchoppers

    greenchoppers LawnSite Member
    Messages: 162

    Hello, I am still working on contracts. Can anyone tell me approximately how many cuts I should plan to do per year?

    FYI, I am in South Louisiana where the weather is very out of the norm. We mowed our own lawn on New Year's Day. Our winters are not like they are in some other parts of the country.
  2. Big C

    Big C LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,642

    I do 25 cuts per year for customers who want 3 cuts per month during the summer(May-Sept.), or 30 cuts per year for those who want 4 cuts per month during the summer. The rest of the year is 2 cuts per month in the spring(March & April) & fall(Oct. & Nov) and 1 cut per month during the winter monthes(Dec-Feb.)....that's just how I do it...no exceptions!..and for those who want to be difficult and go bi-weekly or cut when they call...I hit em' in the pockets...payup
  3. LouisianaLawnboy

    LouisianaLawnboy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,199

    I here in Louisiana too. An old landscaper told me their is a total of 36 cuts in a year.

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