How many yards?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Austin, Apr 1, 2002.

  1. Austin

    Austin LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 15

    I wil be working by myself this summer and was wondering how many yards i should attempt to get? I'm just doing mowing and trimming..
  2. stslawncare

    stslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    from DE
    Messages: 1,484

    how many days a week do u wanna work? what kind of equip? physical status? how much do u like the field? how much do u depend on the money? we need a lot more info. also did u do a search?
  3. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Your question is way too vague as stslawncare said. Need more info b4 we can give you any advice.
  4. tpl

    tpl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 67

    I haven't turned down a job in three years. If I don't want it, then I price it high. If I get it, it is worth the overtime. If you get ovewhelmed, sell it or call the client with a number to another company.

    It is not how many do I need, it is how much time do I want to spend selling myself to others.

    BGRANT LawnSite Member
    Messages: 29

    It doesn't really matter how many lawns you have.
    What really matters is how much money you make.
    Good luck
    Brian Grant. :blob1:
  6. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,028

    Really vague, how big will the yards be? What do you use for equipment. How much overhead will you have? Do you do add on services? Travel time between jobs.

    Your question is one of the reasons that this forum is here but you do have to do some homework to get some answers.

    Even with all those answers, it is hard to know how many yards.
  7. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

  8. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Mow Ed pretty much dialed this question in a bit, for helpful info. Also, What color are your mowers?
  9. 1grnlwn

    1grnlwn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,261

  10. KDJ

    KDJ LawnSite Senior Member
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