Archive for the 'Gardening' Category

Should you be a jack of all trades or a master of one?

Focusing on a few services or even one service is probably not a wise move when you are starting your business. But as you progress with your company and have some time to experiment, you can find which services you like to perform the most and which make you the most money. From there you [...]

How do your landscape sales presentations compare to these?

When you are trying to sell a customer on a landscape project, how do you create the imagery? Do you walk around the property with a customer and talk about how you might add this plant here or put a mulch bed in over there? Do you hand draw out a design on paper? Or [...]

Think about it before you turn down a small landscape job.

A lot of time, energy, and money is spent trying to get the attention of new potential customers. To get the opportunity to present a landscape bid, however small, is a great first step towards plugging into a new persons network. Much money can be made over time from that one customer as well as [...]

Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of starting your lawn care business?

In the beginning, trying to pull everything you need to do together to get your lawn care business launched can feel overwhelming. Which services should you offer, which should you pass on? Which services are best to start with and which are better to add on later? All these questions can make you feel a [...]

Spring lawn care business service to upsell.

Are you looking to offer your lawn care customers more services this spring? Well here is a great idea one member of the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum shared with us. The idea is creating and planting a vegetable garden for your current customer base. I think it’s going to be a big seller as [...]