TAG: Steve Ferguson

Navigating propane conversions

January 9, 2015By

Your ears are perked to a propane conversion, so now what? Refer to this walk-through on how to go about transitioning your fleet. Propane points of view “Ultimately, the decision to convert comes down to the willingness of the operator to try something other than the status quo, but it’s hard to ignore an opportunity that can lower fuel costs... read more

Entrepreneur spotlights U.S. Lawns franchisee

October 13, 2014By

Steve Ferguson, a U.S. Lawns franchisee in Hampton Roads, Va., was featured in Entrepreneur’s “Franchise Players” Q-&-A interview column, advising readers on purchasing and operating a franchise. Ferguson got his start in the landscape industry at a young age, working at a nursery during high school. With that background, after college, he started his own residential lawn care business working... read more

U.S. Lawns inducts two franchise owners into Hall of Fame

August 11, 2014By

  U.S. Lawns, headquartered in Orlando, Fla., welcomed two inductees into the U.S. Lawns Hall of Fame at its annual conference at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. The Hall of Fame recognizes franchise owners “for outstanding and unselfish contributions to the success and growth of U.S. Lawns.” The recognition is awarded to a franchise business... read more

U.S. Lawns franchise completes propane conversion

April 7, 2014By

In step with U.S. Lawns’ encouragement to use greener fuels, a Hampton Roads, Va.-based U.S. Lawns franchise recently converted its mower fleet to propane under the supervision of East Coast Equipment, a John Deere dealer, and PAPCO, a Virginia Beach, Va.-based petroleum marketer. “We kicked off our mower fleet conversion with a field day for our employees, which included safety... read more