5 Crazy Lawn Mower Stunts

5 Crazy Lawn Mower Stunts

If you thought your lawn mower was just for mowing the lawn, today’s collection of five crazy lawn mower stunts will blast that notion out of the water. If the Internet has taught us anything over the years, it’s that there are no limits as to how to...
Final Wrap-Up! River City Labs Startup Accelerator

Final Wrap-Up! River City Labs Startup Accelerator

Geez! It’s hard to believe it’s been six months since we started in Brisbane’s inaugural muru-D / River City Labs startup accelerator program and posted our Epic Week 1 Wrap Up. It feels like only yesterday that we survived pre-selection bootcamp!...
Do I Need a Website for My Mowing Business?

Do I Need a Website for My Mowing Business?

If you are serious about your mowing business, a website is no longer just a good idea, it is a must-have. So the real question is not, “Do I need a website for my mowing business?” – it’s “Am I serious about my mowing business?”...
8 Tips For a Healthy Lawn

8 Tips For a Healthy Lawn

If you are a DIY homeowner, who hasn’t enjoyed how it feels to book someone else to do your lawn care, then the responsibility of mowing and maintaining a healthy lawn is all yours. To help with this, lawnmower experts John Deere have put together this simple...
Should I Sign Up with GreenSocks to Get Jobs?

Should I Sign Up with GreenSocks to Get Jobs?

Unless you are a lawn mowing superhero who loves juggling lawn mowing, with driving (to and from mowing jobs), with marketing (time and money to get customers), with customer service (to book, invoice and keep customers), with payment collection (painful), GreenSocks...
How Do I Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades?

How Do I Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades?

Sharp lawn mower blades are the secret ingredient of good lawn mowing. This is because instead of ripping and weakening the grass, they cut grass blades cleanly and quickly. This means that your mowing time is reduced and your end result is more neat and consistent....
10 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting a Mowing Business

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting a Mowing Business

So, you’ve quit your job and have decided to start a lawn mowing business. You love the idea of being your own boss, choosing your own hours, working outside in the sun and making an immediate difference to a customer’s lawn (and life). But your budget is...
Lawn Striping: How Do I Mow Stripes in The Lawn?

Lawn Striping: How Do I Mow Stripes in The Lawn?

If you have ever wondered how to mow stripes in the lawn, this lawn striping how-to feature is for you. Whether you are a weekend mower or a lawn mowing professional, the good news is that lawn striping is surprisingly easier than you think – and the creative...
Garden Mazes and Labyrinths: What’s the Difference?

Garden Mazes and Labyrinths: What’s the Difference?

Do you remember going to garden mazes when you were young and running around faster than your brothers and sisters to find the way out? The green, grassy, manicured, garden hedges were huge to a youngster and seemed like they would take an eternity to master. Fun...
Starting a Lawn Mowing Business: Legal Requirements

Starting a Lawn Mowing Business: Legal Requirements

If the idea of working outside in the sunshine, running your own business and being your boss appeals, you might be thinking of starting a lawn mowing business? I mean, how hard can it be to get started… just buy a lawn mower, whipper snipper, leaf blower and...
Best Time to Mow the Lawn?

Best Time to Mow the Lawn?

If you insist on doing the hot and sweaty mowing labour yourself – instead of getting GreenSocks to organise your lawn mowing services – you probably have your own opinion about the best time to mow. It’s likely based on the heat of the sun or the...
Would You Live Under Your Garden?

Would You Live Under Your Garden?

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to live under your garden? To wake up every morning knowing that above you, grew herbs, spices, vegetables and oxygen-producing plant life? Well, thanks to hobbit-like homes, converted shipping containers and...
Can You 3D Print a Lawn Mower?

Can You 3D Print a Lawn Mower?

If it’s possible to 3D print limbs, shoes, underwear, guitars, fetus and bikinis, can you 3D print a lawn mower that is genuinely capable of mowing the lawn? Yes, you can, if you’re either a 3D printing whiz like Hans Fouche, or a DIY’er who...
Lawn Mower Fails

Lawn Mower Fails

Lawn mowers are powerful machines that are not to be used by the underaged or feint hearted. Yet sadly, every day, my Google Alert feed is full of lawn mower accidents fails from careless innocent civilians who have injured themselves with a lawn mower. Many of whom...
3 Awesome Lawns of BoysTown Prize Homes

3 Awesome Lawns of BoysTown Prize Homes

Have you ever visited a BoysTown prize home and been inspired not only the amazing home, but the immaculate the lawn and gardens? I have, especially after my recent visit to the BoysTown home on 1.95 acres up for grabs in Buderim on the Sunshine Coast. The $1,687,096...
Which Lawn Mowing Franchise Should I Buy?

Which Lawn Mowing Franchise Should I Buy?

If you want to start a lawn mowing business but you don’t want to do it on your own, you may be asking “Which lawn mowing franchise should I buy?” Ultimately, the decision is yours alone, so we can’t give you advice about which lawn mowing...
Should I Buy a Lawn Mowing Franchise?

Should I Buy a Lawn Mowing Franchise?

Ah yes, the million dollar question! Should you buy a lawn mowing franchise or should you start a lawn mowing business on your own? There’s really no right or wrong answer. It will depend on your own personal financial situation, goals, timeframes, skills,...
Miss the Mower Mouth Contest?

Miss the Mower Mouth Contest?

There is so much news to digest each day that it’s not hard to miss things. But sometimes, there are some cool and quirky news stories worth resurrecting. One such story is the Mower Mouth Contest that we discovered this week, run by American lawn mower brand...
6 Best Ways to Maintain Your Lawn Mower

6 Best Ways to Maintain Your Lawn Mower

If you don’t get someone else to mow your lawn for you, make sure you know how to look after your lawn mower, so your lawn mower to look after you (and your lawn). Now, if you’re the type who buys a lawn mower and ‘sets and forgets’, here are...
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