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Starting Your Own Lawn Services Business

by Kelly Richardson, All About Lawns Columnist

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So, you are a true green thumb who loves hard work and loves making the lawn environment beautiful. Would you like a way to turn your loves into a high paying set of services that will make you the boss of your own business? Then you should consider starting your own lawn services business.

Each year, millions of people all over the country pay for lawn services for a variety of purposes. You can offer lawn services to the public in your area and make great money doing the work you love.

How would you like to improve your lawn?
  • Make it greener
  • Eliminate patches
  • Less weeds
  • Make it thicker
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Starting your own professional lawn services business is not the difficult task that most people imagine. It just takes a little bit of business sense, combined with professional lawn services that people require and for which they will pay good money.

People need your services, either because they don't have the knowledge to complete these lawn services themselves, or because they simply don't have the time. In either case, people will give repeat business to honest and hard working professional lawn businesses for their services.

Let's take a look at the steps you need to take to start your own lawn services business.

Starting a Professional Lawn Services Business

  • Identify Your Market. To market your professional lawn services, you need to identify the individuals or businesses that will require and pay for your services. A simple drive in your neighborhoods should give you this information.
  • Advertise. Send out fliers, postcards, business cards, or brochures that describe your lawn services. AllAboutLawns offers their own affordable advertising program, which brings you customers on demand.
  • Make Appointments. Contact the people interested in your lawn services and give them an idea of how you work and the pricing for your lawn services. Charging a fair price for your lawn services will get you customers.
  • Hire Some Help. When your lawn services business grows, you should hire additional staff and equipment that will allow you to provide lawn services to a greater number of clients.


About the Author
Kelly Richardson has obsessive compulsive lawn disorder and is afflicted with the need to share his knowledge with the world. Kelly writes lawn columns for a variety of home and garden magazines and e-zines.

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