Ideas for More Income

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Chris Ke, Feb 18, 2004.

  1. Chris Ke

    Chris Ke LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    OK, I am one of these goofs who worries about October when it is not even March. But does anyone offer any services in late fall (besides leaf removal)? I was thinking about checking into an aerator to use on customers lawns in the fall and spring. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

    Be Careful Out There
  2. Premo Services

    Premo Services LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,516

    Core aeration, slit seeding, and overseeding of lawns are something I am always trying to get more of, and work at getting them whenever I can line some up for the early fall.. Very good money maker. I start in early september for core aeration, and seeding of lawns, so they can get some good growth before winter sets in.
  3. LawnPerfect

    LawnPerfect LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 318

    Premo summed it up.
  4. Chris Ke

    Chris Ke LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    How do you price overseeding and aerating in terms of a lawn. Say you have a lawn that you charge $50 for each service, what would you charge for aeration?

  5. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Lots of money in Aerating and Seedingin the fall only. I dont see the point in doing it in the spring. Hard to do any seeding when you should be putting down Pre-M and spraying weeds.

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