TAG: organic lawn care

Step by Step: Profit from organic lawn care

September 10, 2018By
Step-by-Step: Offering organic lawn care (illustration: David Preiss)

Offering organic turf care services can be a profitable addition to a lawn care business. To meet the increased interest in organic services, lawn care operators (LCOs) may want to consider offering a comprehensive organic lawn care program that will satisfy customers’ needs and establish their company as an organic option in their area. Learning the science behind organic methods... read more

NaturaLawn: Franchise opportunities

May 31, 2016By

Called “too far ahead of its time” in 1987, NaturaLawn of America—an organic-based lawn care company—today has 80 franchise locations in 24 states serving over 79,000 customers and generates annual revenues in excess of $50 million. Their natural lawn care system consists of a proprietary line of organic lawn care products and provides business opportunities to individuals wishing to secure... read more

BeeSafe launches ‘Optimized Organics’ program

March 23, 2015By

BeeSafe Organic Lawn Care is offering a more budget friendly version of its organic lawn care service. The new program, called “Optimized Organics,” is the result of several years of advanced product development and a redefinition of standards when it comes to what is acceptable in an organic approach. “Homeowners want fewer chemicals used around their homes; it’s plain and simple,”... read more

Web Extra: Lambert’s commitment to organics

September 10, 2014By

The September 2014 cover story, “Full circle,” profiles Lambert Landscape Co. Here, we detail how its organic lawn care program came about and how it’s advanced over time.  Paul Fields sums up Lambert Landscape Co.’s switch to organic lawn care as “going cold turkey.” It happened over the course of a weekend in 1989, recollects the president of Lambert’s. “Anything we had that... read more

BioWorks adds sales manager as it enters turf market

December 5, 2013By

On its brink of entering the turf market, BioWorks welcomed Glenn Morrell to its turf and ornamental division as a technical sales manager. Joe Gionta, director of sales and marketing, said Morrell’s 30 years of industry experience should benefit BioWorks’s plans to join the turf market with primarily biological and organic products. Those products for turfgrass care, which include fertilizers, fungicides and insecticides,... read more

Lawncare pro: Tom Mauer

April 1, 2010By

Things are looking up in the weed business. Tom Mauer, president and owner of two Springfield, MA-based Weed Man franchises is expecting a year of growth. “Our payments are ahead of last year, and it appears customers are making the commitment to get caught up on some of the services they might have skipped last year.” Mauer discusses changes in the... read more