Education is one of the keys to success. We have put together a selection of lawn care business resources so you can learn about the best strategies to grow your landscaping business, and explore lawn care and landscaping best practices.
Mike Andes’ YouTube Channel
Mike Andes has created a successful online course for lawn care businesses. You will find a lot of free content on his YouTube channel.
We like this channel because videos take a few minutes to watch and contain a lot of useful information. Some videos discuss marketing strategies, business planning, and how to grow a lawn care business. You will also find financial and leadership advice.
Lawncare Subreddit (/r/lawncare)
Get into the habit of visiting the r/lawncare subreddit on a regular basis. We like this subreddit because you can learn a lot from what other professionals are doing.
You will find discussion threads where professionals discuss their experiences with specific products. You can ask questions, keep up with industry news, and learn from others who have more experience in this field.
The Lawn Care Nut’s YouTube Channel
The Lawn Care Nut’s YouTube channel is worth subscribing to because this creator makes videos that show some of the jobs he works on. You will find videos that detail the step-by-step process he follows to complete projects, and you will also find content about products and equipment. You will also find a lot of tips on topics like mosquito control or lawn disease.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
We recommend picking up this book because it’s easy to read, and it’s filled with advice you can apply in your daily life.
The purpose of this book is to teach you a method you can use to approach problems in your personal and professional life. It will help you adopt the right attitude and strategies to grow your business, and we think you will be able to apply this advice to plan your days more effectively and make your job feel more fulfilling.
SurveyMonkey is a platform that allows you to create and share surveys. You can use the platform for free or upgrade to a business account to unlock more features.
We recommend using SurveyMonkey because it’s a quick and easy way to get feedback from your customers, and you can also use it to get employee feedback.
Do you use social media to market your lawn care business? If yes, you should consider using Buffer.
Buffer is an online tool that gives you the possibility to schedule your posts in advance. You will also get access to a shared team inbox so you can interact with users on different social media platforms. We think Buffer will help you be more organized and more reactive on social media.
You should incorporate these six resources into your daily routine. Keep in mind that our list isn’t meant to be comprehensive and that there are a lot of additional resources about lawn care, landscaping, entrepreneurship, and marketing to explore!