I love mowing lawns, and doing seed and fert jobs

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Hardcore5657, May 2, 2011.

  1. Hardcore5657

    Hardcore5657 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 92

    But I hate doing everything else. When a customer ask me if I do mulch and garden block should I say yes and just contract it out or should I give them a referral of other locs in the are? Some people want the company that takes care of there lawn to be able to do everything and I don't wanna lose clients but I am solo. I don't want to waste a day mulching when I can make more money cutting solo. Anyone else with this problem?
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  2. GravyTrain

    GravyTrain LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    then price your other jobs so that you make as much money. I don't particularly like weeding flower beds that have laid dormant for 2 years, but if someone is willing to pay me to pull out weeds at the rate I have to charge to make ends meet, then so be it. Last time I checked, my bank account didn't care what the source of the money was, just the fact that it made it there.
  3. Southern Pride

    Southern Pride LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Memphis
    Messages: 1,382

    I am like you but I do the work and hire friends to help me. I notice I make waayy more money doing mulch with 2 guys helping me in 2 hours than I ever would cutting 2 hours of grass...So the $$ has drawn me into doing those other jobs.
  4. ancjr

    ancjr LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 173

    I sub out all bed work for that reason. I'm not equipped or talented to handle such things, and the guy I work with is A+ all the way around.

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