Category Archives: Operations

10 Things to Know as a Lawn and Landscape Business Owner

After running a lawn and landscape business for the past 43 years, we have seen just about everything you can imagine, heard all the crazy customer stories, and tried a million different techniques and strategies when it comes to trying to become more profitable and more successful. Along the way we have come up with […]

The Downside of Bi-Weekly Mowing in the Lawn and Landscape Industry

Welcome to a crucial discussion on the impact of bi-weekly mowing in the lawn and landscape industry. With a staggering 10% profit margin being the norm, it’s clear that many companies are walking a fine line between profit and loss. One of the biggest culprits causing this problematic situation is the practice of bi-weekly mowing. […]

How to Attract and Keep Great Employees in the Lawn and Landscape Industry

The Importance of Great Employees There are few things harder in business, no matter which industry you are in, than finding and keeping great employees. All people want to talk about in the lawn and landscape industry is not being able to find anybody good. “Can’t find good help anymore.” You hear that and maybe […]

Why You Don’t Want to be “Fully Insured” in the Lawn and Landscape Industry

The “Fully Insured” Confusion One of the most common phrases in the lawn and landscape industry is “fully insured”. I see it on trucks every day. Companies are riding around town with a payday bullseye on their trucks without a clue. If you have a fully insured sign on your trucks or marketing material, you […]