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What do you guys sell in Oct/Nov??

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by BradK HPLD, Oct 2, 2019.

  1. BradK HPLD

    BradK HPLD LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    What are some of the best services to sell in October and November. Obviously fall cleanups. But to add a bit extra revenue before the end of the year, what do you guys resort to? There must be a few things I'm forgetting, or that are "go to's" during these two months. I live in the NW suburbs of Chicago.

    Thanks!
    Brad
     
  2. Matthews Lawn Care

    Matthews Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,745

    More September/October stuff like aerate, over seed, fertilize, shrub/tree trimming, etc. November is pretty much just a cleanup month for me.
     
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  3. kemco

    kemco LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,625

    Agree shrub trimming, fall mulch to color up the landscape beds even if just a "half coat" or "color layer". A few of our higher ends want front pots planted for fall color, we don't do much of that. We fit in sod yes sod that we couldn't get to earlier in the season, then we are full bore leaf cleanups till now season again.

    Apart from our spray applications that is.
     
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  4. kemco

    kemco LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,625

    Lots of people want hay bales for fall decorations as well as pumpkins. I've thought of it many times but we are just too busy. Upcharge and add in a delivery fee.
     
  5. brichter14

    brichter14 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,138

    Fences, retaining walls and patios.
     
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  6. Groomer

    Groomer LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,404

    I start pitching my winter indoor services-painting, light remodel, trimwork, etc. a few of those lined up and, BAM, it's spring again!
    (I'll be the first to admit it, when the cold air gets here I move inside. lol)
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    Last edited: Oct 3, 2019
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  7. No gloves

    No gloves LawnSite Member
    Messages: 126

    planting plants,transplanting,removing dead wood from shrubs,tree services
     
  8. Peyton Wood

    Peyton Wood LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Winter prunings, if you know how to properly do them!
     
  9. Ijustwantausername

    Ijustwantausername LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,986

    Mowing (fescue), installs, hedge trimming, leaves and hardscaping, oh and did I mention SELLING!
     
  10. hal

    hal LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 1,851

    Mowing, mowing with leaves, mowing with more leaves, leaves, fall pruning...
     
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