Mowing lawns can help kids earn money during the spring and summer months. Some families are too busy to care for their own lawns. Others would rather spend that time with family or pursuing a hobby. Either way, they require the help of others. Lawn care enables kids to have their own business or team up with friends. They can work locally, set their own hours and spend time outdoors.
Things You'll Need
- Lawn mower
- String trimmer or lawn edger
- Gardening supplies
- Vehicle to transport equipment
- Calendar or appointment book
Borrow or purchase any lawn equipment you will need for your business, such as a lawn mower and string trimmer.
Advertise your business. You can hang flyers around town; staple them to telephone poles; put them in mailboxes and ask local vendors to place them in their store windows. Go door-to-door and promote yourself. Take out an advertisement in the local newspaper.
Organize your appointment schedule. Give yourself enough time at each job location and avoid double-bookings.
Manage your client contact information. You can use these emails or phone numbers to reconnect with your customers in the following years. Update this information when necessary.