how many yards do you mow??

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by XxGroundControlxX, Jul 26, 2014.

  1. Utah Lawn Care

    Utah Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,555

    1.5 years. 43 lawns. 1 part time guy part of the season, the rest of the time me.
  2. StrokerTurbo7.3

    StrokerTurbo7.3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 150

    71 weekly accounts and this is my 5th season. Just me and one other person full time mowing and a part time guy helping with landscaping.
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  3. carltonbell1991

    carltonbell1991 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    ive been mowing since I was 15. had about 14 yards when I was 15. got a late start this year and got about 12-13 yards but lost some. I just started a month ago.
  4. ponyboy

    ponyboy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ny
    Messages: 1,585

    Use to have 450 sold off a bunch this year 165 and hoping next year 120
    Went from 4 3 men cutting crews to 2 2 men cutting crews and 1 floater 4days of cutting
    Next year 4 guys to do 120 in 4 days is fine for me the money isn't there like it use to be for cutting
  5. JeremyKuhn

    JeremyKuhn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 518

    First year in business other than doing my neighbors yard and I'm at 15-20 accounts with just word of mouth and Craigslist. I would have to look to see what the exact number is but for part time it's ahead of what I expected this year.
  6. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,649

    50 to 55 lawn cuts per week in 30-ish hrs with 2 employees (they do all the mowing). Ten years so far.
  7. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,645

    You mow 35 lawn in one day by yourself?
  8. southernturfpros

    southernturfpros LawnSite Member
    Messages: 108

    2nd season 64 weekly 15 biweekly. 62 are year round accounts. Part time help during growing season .
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  9. jsslawncare

    jsslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,673

    About 30yrs I guess, I cut back this year to around 50 properties a week. I take Mon and Fri off and I stopped working on the weekends. Me and my son. I even took a break from Lawnsite this season!

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