Nailin' em'

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Scag48, Jul 21, 2000.

  1. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    I went out advertising a couple days ago and got yet again another job. Why do you think they would wait till now to want their lawn done? Beats me. All I know is this new job I got is huge. It's about 3/4 acres and has somewhat of a slope. I know what you're thinkin', "this kid doesn't know a big job it it bit him in the butt." Seems like a big job to me with a 21" and about 5" tall grass. Of course it won't be that long next time. Anyway, my point is, have any of you guys had this problem where you get business later in the year? Seems to me that I'm having a business boom right now in my little town. I could be gettting more. I'm going to call a couple of the others guys out there and ask if they had any jobs I could have. It's pretty hot here so most guys might be down-scaling while I'm shootin' to the top!
  2. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,411

    Last weeks do it yourself homeowner could be this weeks bypass patient, worm food, whatever.<p>Bill
  3. rebel2002

    rebel2002 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 47

    I picked up 4 in the last week...after losing 1 the week before and i got one 17 hr landscape job out of one of them
  4. Ocutter

    Ocutter LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    Scag- youre doing 3/4 acre with a 21&quot;?
  5. OP

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    Yeah Ocutter, I am. I didn't realize how big it was untill I got out there. The owners all &quot;oh yeah, its alot of grass.&quot; I didn't think it was that big but I didn't have much of a choice, my rider is being worked on.
  6. AGG Lawn Maintenance

    AGG Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Senior Member
    from Elberon
    Messages: 422

    Scag you can pick up work most of the year...<br>Some people get fed up with the guy they had some people don't have the time and some just become ill. The people I avoid is the ones who's lawns look fine and they are tring to get rid of the old guy. (head aches) Good Luck Scag!!! Travis AG&G Lawn Maintenance

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