I'm looking for lawn service 101????

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by bandrews57, Jan 2, 2006.

  1. bandrews57

    bandrews57 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    Hello, I just moved to southwest florida from MI. I am entertaining the possibility of going into the lawn business part time for now, but would like for it to grow into full-time. Is there anyone from southern florida that can tell about the insurance needed? Are there any reputable dealers in southern florida to get equipment either used or new? How are they on service? The area I am in is booming. I have a real estate investor and all his investor buddies ready to throw their business at me if I can do a good job. Sorry about the vague questions, I am just trying to do my thinking with the assistance of the rest of you. Stumbling on to this site was the greatest thing that could have happened.

    I appreciate all the help and feedback I can get.
  2. 29 Palms Property Management

    29 Palms Property Management LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 347

    Welcome! This site is going to help you out more then you know right now. The search button above is a great tool to type in keywords and find exactly what you are looking for. There are some great people here that have helped me tremendously. You have to read, read, read. And ask questions.

    So, welcome to this site, and welcome to the sunny (storming right now) state of Florida. :drinkup:
  3. Scag413

    Scag413 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,287

    You might want to try www.lawncaresuccess.com. They have books and different things of that nature that you can buy. Good Luck with your business!
  4. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Where in Michigan did you come from? there are SEVERAL people on here that are down there that will be able to help you...not only with dealer suggestions, but with other help, as well.
  5. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    ditto^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ best advise yet . read read read .

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