Lawn Care Courses

Training Keeps Customers and Employees. Don't Loose a Good Thing

It has been proven that employees will stay with a company longer if they have a good training program.  Customers want a lawn care company that they can trust to have the professional knowledge to take care of their lawn and landscape and keep it healthy and looking optimium. The courses below are your Done-For-You company training programs. 

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Lawn mower safety video course. Great for training employees and safety review meetings. Watch online free.

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This course contains 20 short videos taking you through free Google application tools you can use to grow your business.

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This short course will cover the 3 main situations you encounter with non-turf weed control. Flower and tree beds, hard surface areas, and hard surface areas needing permant control.

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Fertilization and Weed Control services course. Basics of soil nutrients and pH. Fertilizer lesson, Weed Basics, Broadleaf, Grassy, and Sedge Weed Identification. Weed control products and scheduling. Product purchasing lessons and equipment calibration.

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Turfgrass identification short course. Learn how to to identify cool season and warm season grasses. The review lesson will go back through the main points and let you test yourself.

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This course will cover why it is important to offer disease control in your business. It covers the main diseases that affect cool and warm season grasses. Emphasizes environmental issues and prevention along with treatment.

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Why sell insect control services, lawn insect identification and damage. Insecticide products, single and combined. Basic equipment and schedules. Marketing and sales. Environment affects on lawn insects.

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Learn why you should sell and perform these services. High profit aeration, dethatching, power raking,and verticutting services. Liquid dethatching and aeration. Includes sales and marketing.

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Introduction to Soil Services Mastery. Lessons include taking soil samples, soil testing with probes and professional labs. How to understand soil test results and adjust soils. How to upsell additional soil services including soil conditioning and water holding services.Soil testing shows you are a professional and sells pH balancing for you.

HERE'S WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

If you have a lawn care company or want to start a business, these courses can help you with everything you will need to know.  Starting with the 9 Step Roadmap getting your business set up to learning how to perform all the basic services.  If you have already started your business, use these courses to add new upsells and train your staff. 

This course if for anyone wanting to start a lawn care business or has started a business without all the coaching and structure needed to be as successful as possible. Lessons include account set ups, software, apps, product buying, equipment choices, storage, empoyee hiring and training, budgeting, business planning, service scheduling and more.


Fertilization and Weed Control Services

After you set up your business you are ready to sell and perform services.  If you are mowing, it is time to add fertilization and weed control services. This course will walk you through Soil Nutrients, Fertilizer basics, Turf ID review, Weeds 101, Weed Identification, Equipment, Products, Schedules and environmental affects.  Soil and pH affect on nutrients and deficiency identification. There are product decision videos such as granular vs liquid and smart buying tactics.

Understanding how weed control works is key to control.

Soil Service Mastery Course

Before you begin treating a lawn with fertilizer or additives, you should test the soil.  The minimum test that should be done is a pH test with a probe. This course will cover collecting soil samples, using soil probes, sending samples to professionals, adjusting pH and nutrients.  Lessons will also cover soil conditioners and products to hold more water in the soil. Sales, marketing, and pricing is covered. 

Learn the correct way to start taking care of your customers from day one. Show that you are different from big ocmpanies and doing things the right way.

Lawn Disease Control Services

Regardless of where you live, you will see lawn disease.  This course will train you on what causes lawn disease and what you can do about it.  Enviroment has the biggest affect on disease, so you will learn to spot problem environmental issues and fix them. We will go throu diseases common on cool season and on warm season grasses. A product lesson will cover basic disease products for lawns.  We will cover whether or not to charge for disease control services.

Lawn Insect Control Services

Lawn insects can ruin a lawn. This course will help you identify common lawn insects and control them.  Learn environment factors affecting insect issues. The best way to control many insects is to get ahead of them by applying the right insecticide at the right time.  We will cover the pros and cons of liquid and granular products and combining insecticides with fertilizers. You will learn to market and sell these high profit services and set customers up for multiple services each year.

Lawn Aeration, Dethatching, Power Raking, and Verticutting

Learn to sell and perform aerations, dethatching, power raking, and verticutting. We will cover the different service types and equipment.  We will also cover liquid versions of these services and combining these services with seeding and and other services. You are leaving easy money on the table if you aren't doing theise services.

Lawn Turfgrass Identification

This shortcourse covers Cool Season Northern grasses, Warm Season Southern grasses, and Transitional zone combinations. There is a review lesson to summarize the main points of turfgrass identification. All other services depend on the right turfgrass identification. Use this course to teach new employees the common grasses in your area. 



Non-Turfgrass Areas Weed Control

Non-Turfgrass Weed control can be tricky since there may be plants nearby that could be injured.  We divide up non-turf areas into 3 areas.  First is flower bed weed control.  Second is solid surfaces like concrete sidewalks and driveways.  Third is solid surface areas that can be treated with permanent weed control products.


Ornamental Plant Services

COMING SUMMER 2024  

This course will cover all training needed to perform fertilization, insect control, and disease control for trres, shrubs, and other landscape plants.


Includes products, services, schedules, equipment, and more. Can be used to train employees to perform the services. 


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About Creator of the Courses, Diane Dunn

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