Start a Lawn Care Business

A successful self-employed landscaper offers advice on how to start a lawn care business, including suggestions for equipment, getting and keeping customers, and managing financial records.

man trimming tree branches
If you decide to tackle tree work, be sure you have the proper equipment: extension ladders, long-handled loppers, a polesaw, a chain saw, and a safety harness.
JIM CAMERON AND JEANNE MALMGREN