Archive for the 'Edging' Category

Front yard landscape mulch bid example.

Here is a great example of how much a front yard landscape project was estimated. If you are a newer lawn care business, this will help you figure out how much others are charging for such projects. Before you read what the landscaper’s final bill was, try and come up with a price in your [...]

How often should you edge a customer’s lawn?

As a new lawn care business owner, you may find you provide some services too often that are just not necessary or on the flip side, you may not be doing enough that is necessary. One of those things you may be curious about is lawn edging. How often should you be providing this service? [...]

Should you trim before or after mowing?

Have you experimented much with your different lawn care procedures? Should you mow first or trim? What about edging first? What saves the most time and makes the lawn look the best that it can? This is a great topic that was brought up on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. Let me share with [...]

A bad economy is a great time to start a lawn care business.

Are we in a rough patch now with our economy? I would say so and it’s most likely going to get worse before it gets better. But you don’t have to be a puppet in someone else’s show. Now is a great time to start your own lawn care business. It’s something you can do [...]

What’s more profitable for a lawn care business, small or large yards?

What’s more profitable for a lawn care business, small or large yards?
This is such a great question and I am glad it was brought up on the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum. There are down sides and up sides to going each way. For instance, if you service a lot of smaller accounts, no one [...]

Should your lawn care business add on a fuel surcharge?

Fuel costs are going through the roof for lawn care business owners and some are trying to figure out what to do to cover those costs. This was a great post made in the Gopher Lawn Care Forum that I had to share with you.
One forum member posted “fuel is part of operating expenses, and [...]