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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by S.Florida Landscapes, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. S.Florida Landscapes

    S.Florida Landscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    My name is Tom. I am 23 years old and have been in the retail/wholesale nursery buisness for 4 years now (close to 5). It started as a summer job right out of highschool (friend of the family who owns the nursery) and 5 years later I love the job.

    Never went to school for any aspect of it, but have been told that I know more than people that have. I am positive that I have so much more to learn, but for being 23 and no schooling I know more than half of the "landscapers" that come into the place that I work.

    The job started, like I said, as a summer job. Started as a loader with no experiance or knowladge of the materials or the buisness itself. Over the past 4 years I have moved up from loader, to sales, to machine operator, design, installation..and Now my job incorporates all of them on a daily basis.

    I now, should have long ago, will be buying a truck and going in partners with one of the guys I mt and have become good friends with through work.

    I plan on using these forums as a tool, and hope to meet some good people.

    I am in South Florida.

    -Tom
     
  2. DLAWNS

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,780

    If you're looking for info to help you grow in your career, you have found the right place. I learn new things everyday on here. Hope to speak with you in the future. Welcome to the site!
     
  3. S.Florida Landscapes

    S.Florida Landscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    Thank you for the welcome man!

    Check out my post "trucks trucks trucks.."

    and give your $0.02 please!

    thanks,

    -TN
     

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