Want to get into lawncare

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by TyDaMan, Apr 27, 2004.

  1. TyDaMan

    TyDaMan LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 11

    Hey everyone,

    I really dont have any professional experience in lawncare.
    but i really want to get into it and eventually get into landscaping.

    Does anyone know any good book that i can get?

    Im thinkin about starting doing lawncare part time on the side while i still keep my regular paying job

  2. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    Hi TyDaMan,

    What type of book are you looking for? Books on running a business or on lawn care?
  3. TyDaMan

    TyDaMan LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 11

    lawn care in general


  4. Signature Services

    Signature Services LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    There is a "How to Start a Lawn care business" book from Entrepreneur magazine. Do a search on Google or Entrepreneur.com
  5. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    Home Depot actaully has some decent books for beginners, Scotts website is also pretty decent, and try your local library.
  6. gunner27

    gunner27 LawnSite Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 243

    beleive it or not, it is not that bad. don.t let anyone scare you
  7. CustomCuts

    CustomCuts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I just started about 1 month ago. I bought a book from amazon.com called Start Your Own Lawn Care Business. Your step-by-step guide to success by Eileen Figure Sandlin. It is recommended by Entrepreneur Magazine. A very good read. That book was a great start for me but the best start is this web site. I have referred back to the book a dozen times but this web site every day. I highly recommend that book. Good luck.

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