The Blog of Keith Kalfas

How To Make Big Money In Lawn Care

Whether you are just starting, or have had a lawn care business for a decade, there are things you can do to make more money. If you are just getting started, the most important thing you can do is nail down your craft. You also need to go full force into marketing and customer recruitment. Although you don’t need to keep those same customers or prices forever.

Today I am going to tell you just how you can take a small lawn care business and ramp it up to be a successful and professional business. It takes time, and hard work, but it is very possible. Taking your business from $1,000 a month to $1,000 a day is much easier than going from zero to $1,000 a month. Implement these tips, and with a little dedication, you will be there in no time.

Get Efficient

Alright so to make a lot of money in lawn care, you have to care for a lot of lawns. Plain and simple. You can’t charge a million dollars for one lawn and take forever to do it. Ideally, you should be able to do four...

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 What's up? 

I want to invite you to a very specific emotion of some of the crap I went through my first six months of business.

So, to the brand new guys, I’m going to tell you some stuff that I wish people would have told me. I wish this information was out there during my first six months of business. And here is the way it goes. During my first six months of business, I didn't know what I was doing. I didn't know what to charge. I was an expert at being a landscaper but I didn't know anything about business or what to charge. I thought because I knew how to do landscaping that I could run a business. Well, I thought if I charge these people enough so I make $15 an hour, I'll be okay. I was dead wrong because I wasn't figuring in all the other prices and all the other you know, relevant costs. 

So, I'm doing these jobs, I'm working my guts out, I had just quit my day job, and I was working...

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How To Start A Landscaping Business Right Now With No Start Up Money


How to Start a Landscaping Business

Has it been your dream to start a landscaping business, but there’s just something holding you back? Time? Money? Doubt about your own abilities? Well, by the end of this blog, you’ll see that it’s not only possible to get started, but it’s possible to thrive. Here’s everything you were missing up until this point on how to start a successful landscaping business.


  1. Use your network. Start by making a list of people you already know. Your friends, family, acquaintances, current coworkers. Whoever you can think of! Start talking to them about your passion and ask them if you can help them out with some of your landscaping services. Sure, not everyone you know will need or want landscaping services or even have a yard, but those people may be able to refer their network to you. It’s all about getting your name out there to the people you know and love so they can do the same for you.

  2. Get prepared. ...

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