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Is this a good class to take to learn Landscaping?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by scott015, May 31, 2001.

  1. scott015

    scott015 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    I am still trying to learn all I can before I get started...I have been searching this site alot the last day or two now.. I have learned alot, but I think I would like to learn alittle about landscaping so I can offer more than JUST mowing. I came across this school that offers a numerous amount of classes for you to 'learn at home' and you work at your own pace. I sent the information off for it and got it today in the mail. It says all the same stuff as the website...they just included the price. It cost a total of $889 or you can pay like $26/month....everything is included and everything is shipped to your front door, and postage is paid for when you mail your test......is this really worth it? Think I would learn anything? or better off taking a few college courses....

  2. jeffyr

    jeffyr LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    college courses, in my opinion, would give you more. There is an important interaction that I think is necessary to get others views, similar to this site. You can also learn to be a lawyer in your spare time from home !!!

    I thought you wanted to start with maintenance ?
    Can't learn it all at once !
  3. scott015

    scott015 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    i am going to start off with just maintence....I just thought I could take this class in my spare time to learn a few things....but I guess you are right...I am stuck reading books only....no interaction
  4. jeffyr

    jeffyr LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    There are alot of books on turfgrass sience and running a landscape biz to read on your own.. The trade mags are free also.
  5. jmartmel

    jmartmel LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

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