Why You Need Ear Protection When Mowing Lawns

Why You Need Ear Protection When Mowing Lawns

Whether you run a lawn mowing business or only mow your own lawn, it’s important to remember that a lawn mower is a powerful machine, capable of causing physical harm to yourself and/or others. So, don’t try to be a superhero when it comes to health and...
5 Old Fashioned Manners That Can Grow Your Business

5 Old Fashioned Manners That Can Grow Your Business

As you know, it’s relatively easy to start a lawn mowing business. This is good because it means you can start a mowing and gardening business quickly, but bad because it means so many other people can do the same thing. So, how can you stand out and prove your...
3 Steps to a Pet Friendly Garden

3 Steps to a Pet Friendly Garden

Having space for your pet to roam free in your garden is a luxury that many pet owners can only dream of. But if you are a pet owner who is lucky enough to have a garden for your beloved companions, you’d be wise to take to take these three steps to...
How To Get & Use Testimonials for Your Lawn Care Business

How To Get & Use Testimonials for Your Lawn Care Business

One of the most powerful ways to get new customers and grow your lawn care business is to get testimonials from customers who are currently happy with your lawn service. If you are too scared or too busy to ask your customers for a testimonial, let today be a wake up...
The Ultimate DIY Rooftop Garden Guide

The Ultimate DIY Rooftop Garden Guide

If you’re missing a backyard, but have always dreamed of building a rooftop garden, this DIY guide could be just what you need to inspire you for the new year. Everything from garden structure and restrictions, to plant choice and soil choice, from space and...
5 Lawn Mower Good News Stories

5 Lawn Mower Good News Stories

If you don’t think you and your trusty lawn mower have the power to make a difference in your community, think again. Whilst a lawn mower and an able body might seem like standard pieces of equipment to a lawn mowing pro, they can represent insurmountable...
Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2016

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 2016

Last weekend, we drove 125km west of Brisbane to visit “The Garden City” of Toowoomba, in Queensland’s Darling Downs region. The occasion was the The Carnival of Flowers, Toowoomba’s preeminent garden event, now in it’s 67th year....
Growth Hacking Your Lawn Mowing Business

Growth Hacking Your Lawn Mowing Business

If you have a lawn mowing business and are interested in bringing in more customers (and money) to your business, you might be interested in the term growth hacking. What is growth hacking? In a nutshell, growth hacking is the process of rapid experimentation to learn...
7 Ideas To Hide An Ugly Garden Fence

7 Ideas To Hide An Ugly Garden Fence

Do you love entertaining friends but you’re embarrassed by your overgrown lawn or your ugly garden fence? Well, the lawn is a quick fix. Just get the lawn mower out or book a lawn mowing pro. The fence might take a little longer to fix. But if you think of it as...
10 Best Fairy Gardens for Your Little Ones to Enjoy

10 Best Fairy Gardens for Your Little Ones to Enjoy

If you’ve ever tried to complete a garden project or get your lawn mowed, with littlies in tow, you’ll know how difficult it can be to keep them occupied while you finish your day’s weeding, digging and planting. That’s where a fairy...
4 Things We Didn’t Tell Prime Minister Turnbull

4 Things We Didn’t Tell Prime Minister Turnbull

Earlier this month, we had the privilege of meeting Australia’s Prime Minister, The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, alongside the Assistant Minister for Innovation, The Hon. Wyatt Roy. It was at a breakfast hosted by Shark Tank’s Steve Baxter at his co-working hub...
7 Things To Do in Your Mowing Business When it Rains

7 Things To Do in Your Mowing Business When it Rains

For lawn mowing pros, rain is both a nightmare and a godsend. It ruins your jam-packed mowing schedule, but it also gives you time to breathe and catch up on all those things you never get time for when you’re rushing from one mowing job to the next. On the very...
What is a Tapestry Lawn?

What is a Tapestry Lawn?

The kitchen has gluten free bread, sugar free cakes and sodium free pies, so now the garden has a grass-free lawn? Yes, the tapestry lawn –  a grass-free, turf lawn alternative which consists of specific mowing tolerant plants instead of grass. Why is it called...
10 Best Lawn Mower Cakes on Pinterest

10 Best Lawn Mower Cakes on Pinterest

Got a mowing pro husband or a mowing-mad child who’d love a lawn mower birthday cake? Well, great news, of all the lawn mower Google search results you could have clicked on, you’ve landed in the right place! We’ve trawled all the best lawn mower...
Lawn Mowing Business FAQ – Part 2

Lawn Mowing Business FAQ – Part 2

Last month, we published part one of our Lawn Mowing Business FAQ (frequently asked questions) to help answer some common questions in the lawnmowing industry. Here is part two, which we hope might again be helpful to you (or someone you know) in some way!   1....
Lawn Mowing Business FAQ

Lawn Mowing Business FAQ

So, you quit your regular job and you’ve started a lawn mowing business. You’ve got yourself some regular clients and you’re feeling pretty good about your prospects. But you wish you could bounce some questions off someone else who’s already...
5 Fun Lawn Mower Wedding Gifts

5 Fun Lawn Mower Wedding Gifts

George Clooney received (way too much) press coverage last week when his wife of just over one year, Amal Alamuddin, gifted him a ride on lawn mower for his 55th birthday. The news article was timely for us here at GreenSocks, where weddings, gifts and of course, lawn...
Can Mulch Prevent Weeds in Your Garden?

Can Mulch Prevent Weeds in Your Garden?

Nobody likes weeds in their garden. They’re ugly. They spread quickly. They require extra work. Plus, they hinder valuable sunlight from reaching the good stuff in your lawn. So, if you’re looking for an alternative to using chemicals on your weeds, you...
4 Mistakes When We Met Premier Palaszczuk

4 Mistakes When We Met Premier Palaszczuk

One of my favourite idiosyncrasies of startup culture is its ability to embrace mistakes. To me, this has always stood out as the key differentiator between a standard business networking event (where attendees tend to exhibit a contagious compulsion to fake their...
Been to Roma Street Parkland Brisbane?

Been to Roma Street Parkland Brisbane?

If you love being in a gorgeous green expanse in the heart of a city, then Roma Street Parkland is the place for you. Adjacent to the Brisbane Transit Centre and Roma Street Station, according to Wikipedia it’s “the world’s largest subtropical garden...
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