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north vs. south

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by kirk brown, Feb 2, 2006.

  1. kirk brown

    kirk brown LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 164

    how much more are southern lco`s making, as apposed to those further north? Is it substantial or do leaf jobs up north counter the longer season?
    I supplement my season with snow removal but it hasn`t snow for 3 weeks, and it feels like i haven`t cut grass in ages.
  2. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    From what I understand, pricing overall seems to be comparitively lower in the South.
  3. SouthernYankee

    SouthernYankee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 789

    When I was on Cape Cod, stuff like large estate type mowing could get top dollar along with installation.

    But my growing season is much longer here, ( I still mow 2 times a month or more) and my costs are much less than if I was still on the Cape. A huge bennefit is that I have large neighborhoods that will have hundreds of houses in a certain price range in which I can get top dollar. Cape Cod doesnt have planned developments like this, rather its a bunch of different price ranges intermingled. For the most part, atleast where I am, I can make just about the same money and I have a longer growing season.

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