Starting a push bike and trailer gardening business?
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Hi I am wondering if people think this can be somewhat successful. I am planning to start a gardening business, and to get my tools around I have built a 4ft x 2.8ft trailer (almost finished). Its big enough to carry main tools at once such as lawn mower, blower, hedgtrimmer, strimmer, petrol can, chainsaw etc. Do you think this could work? I am not expecting a lot of work to come in but since I have been off work for over a year with mental illness, me and my counsellor think it will do me good for anxiety and to ease back into work as I enjoy it and the exercise will do me good. On the other hand I have had people tell me that I should just do driving lessons and I have had money offered for a van but I would rather be earning and paying for things myself. I plan to do driving lessons and get a van and a carry on pursuing the gardening. I would just like to do some garden maintenance like lawn mowing, strimming, hedge trimming, weeding, pruning, clearing leaves up etc. And then hopefully add on more services as i go along and learn. I will hand out leaflets around the city and am prepared to bike 7 miles for a job. I also would not rely on the customers lawn mower and other tools as I would rather just come prepared. I would purchase a stihl 5 in 1 multi attachment engine so I only have one engine in the back rather than multiple, so weight would be reduced. I would like to do this and it would do me well, but I keep getting good and bad comments about whether it will work or not. I have spent £280 on the trailer so I would be sad to sell it and just go for the van without trying it out. Thanks for your comments