I am solo, 2nd year. Things have really picked up this year. I had to drop about 12 mowing customers recently so i can handle it all without having to get a helper. I have limits to how many services i can offer out of one truck on my own i believe, and spraying and mowing is kinda tough sometimes. 40 mowing and over 100 spraying accounts, plus aerations, shrub trimming and all the other extras got to be alot to deal with especially because of 1 rain out every week so far. not to helpful. more so the drive time. I cut out most of the stuff that was far out enough to where i was wasting time driving (had tried to expand into other areas.. bad idea) as well as dropped some big lawns that took me to much time with a 36 WB, as well as every other week customers that took to much time. So, it Seemed cheaper to me to drop some accounts than to pay a helper for the year. I'm happy with my routes now after cutting loose some customers as well as the amount of revenue potential i have with my current customers this year. I need to add more spraying which is gonna be more profitable, and can't do that if i'm mowing every other week lawns for $35 bucks a pop. lol. and, One smelly guy in the truck is enough for me as well.