Top Reasons Why You Want to Offer Organic Lawn Care

How to Start an Organic Lawn Care Business

More homeowners are looking for a natural way to nurture their lawns. These homeowners realize that traditional fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides carry risk to themselves, their children, and pets. And that’s why more homeowners seek out organic lawn care services. 6 Reasons to Switch to Organic Lawn Care You probably have seen the news reports […]

5 Certifications and Licenses Needed to Start a Lawn Care Business

Licenses Needed to Start a Lawn Care Business

It’s not easy starting a business, especially a lawn care company. You need to understand your city, state, and federal business licensing laws as well as certification or licensing to apply herbicides and pesticides to customers’ lawns. Wondering what licenses are needed to start a lawn care business? You’re in the right place–  This blog […]

Top 5 Lawn Care & Landscaping Trends for 2019

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It’s almost the middle of 2019—are the landscaping trends coming true for you? In case you didn’t get to check out these trends in January—we’re giving you a quick review to help you get on board with what your residential customers are looking for. What the Top Trade Magazines Are Saying Trade magazines for the […]

Transitioning Your Snow and Ice Removal Back to Green in Time for Spring

According to the calendar and the buds on trees, spring has arrived. And yet, if you live in the upper Midwest or in other regions that get a lot of snow, you may still be scraping parking lots and salting sidewalks. Finishing Your Snow Season on a Positive Note For some of you, there still […]

8 Tips for Marketing & Advertising Your Lawn Care & Landscape Company

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Spring is right around the corner… So now is the time to let your local homeowners and property managers know that you can take care of their lawns and landscapes this growing season! The way to do that is with the right marketing and advertising. Marketing and Advertising 101 Marketing and advertising, though closely related, […]

Introducing the SPY50L-1P: Our New Big Wheel Spreader

big wheel spreader

Spyker is pleased to introduce a new member of the ERGO-PRO™ fleet: The new SPY50L-1P Big Wheel Spreader!  The SPY50L-1P 50lb Broadcast Spreader has all the features of the SPY50-1P model, but includes larger Pneumatic tires that measure 13″ x 5″, the same oversized traction tires featured on our larger 80lb hopper ERGO-PRO spreaders. This means […]

Lawn Care Business Insurance; What You Need To Consider

Lawn Care Business Insurance

Insurance is not the most fun topic to discuss… And yet, if you don’t have the right coverage protecting your business, you could be at risk for losing your lawn and landscape company. Your lawn care company needs six types of insurance coverage to protect it from the costs of property, vehicular, or human damage. […]

Spyker’s “Spreading the Love” Holiday Food Drive

Spyker's "Spreading the Love" Holiday Food Drive

Spyker Spreaders is excited to announce that this Holiday season, we have launched our “Spreading the Love” campaign! This initiative is to collect food items for a nearby charity, the Dare to Care Food Bank. Dare to Care food bank partners with nearly 300 local social service agencies to distribute food to the Kentuckiana community. […]

Here’s the Equipment Needed to Start a Lawn Care Business

equipment needed to start a lawn care business

Every small business owner has tools of the trade. For example, a landscape contractor needs tools such as a measuring tape, hammers and a backhoe. As a new lawn care business owner, you may be wondering about the equipment needed to start a lawn care business, and what’s really involved from a cost perspective. We’ve […]