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Old ChemLawn employees Facebook page

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by Trees Too, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. oqueoque

    oqueoque LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Jersey
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    It was after 1992. Somewhere around 1997. How did they do sales prior to that period?
     
  2. Trees Too

    Trees Too LawnSite Gold Member
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    Someone else can probably answer that better than me. But I think it was around the mid-1980's when both ChemLawn and TruGreen (separate and independent companies at that time), started their annual early spring telemarketing campaigns. Before then, it may have just been print advertising. It was in 1987 when they both got bought and owned by parent companies. I would presume that is when they really ramped up the telemarketing.
     
  3. Trees Too

    Trees Too LawnSite Gold Member
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    I have noticed that there is both a website and Facebook page for a company called "Chemscape Pest Control and Lawn Care" out of Hendersonville, Tennessee. (About 225 miles n.e. of TruGreen's headquarters in Memphis, TN.)

    I'm just curious about the origin of this company's name "Chemscape", and if they have any old affiliation with the former ChemLawn Corp. Anyone?
     
  4. Trees Too

    Trees Too LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,102

    Check out the vintage (1980's?) ChemLawn TV commercial...

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAaUPQubGqQ
     

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