Entries by Tom Page

Unveiling the Green Revolution: Insights into the UK Lawn Care Market

Insights into the ever-evolving lawn care market in the UK. In an industry that’s as competitive as it is promising, staying ahead of the curve is not just an advantage; it’s a necessity. Here are some key trends and insights that are shaping the lawn care market today from the industry experts from TruGreen UK. […]

What are the Advantages of Franchising?

What can franchising do for you? Franchising is a relationship between franchisor and franchisee wherein the latter buys into a brand to trade under their brand name using their products, services, and business model. But why is this beneficial? At TruGreen, we have been franchising in the UK since 2004 under the franchisor ServiceMaster Ltd, […]

What is Franchising?

Franchising: Explained TruGreen is the world’s largest lawn care franchise. But what is franchising? Before you dive into the details of the opportunity here at TruGreen UK, or indeed, at any franchise, it’s essential to understand what franchising is and how it can help you in business. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through […]

TruGreen UK becomes an official partner of Life After Professional Sport

TruGreen is one of three ServiceMaster UK brands to team up with LAPS to offer lucrative and scalable franchise opportunities to former professional athletes. Have you ever wondered what happens to athletes after they retire from their sport? That’s where LAPS come in. Life After Professional Sport (LAPS) is a careers resource platform offering advice, […]

How TruGreen helps you grow within the lawn care market

Growing Lawns: A flourishing market As an aspiring entrepreneur, you want the best for your business. Naturally, a vital assessment to make before you invest is that of the market you’ll be working and trading in. With so many markets, identifying the right market for you is essential. We’ve worked in the lawn care market […]

How to write an effective and reliable business plan

The essentials of writing a great business plan. So, you’re ready to write your business plan. First of all, congratulations on deciding to go into business! The business plan is one of the first (and most important) documents to complete when starting a business. Making it a good one is vital for many reasons. Whether […]

TruGreen Lawn Care franchisee Stephen Graves speaks to his recent successes

Tom Page sits down with TruGreen South Bedfordshire business owner Stephen Graves to speak about how a mindset change and pragmatic approach to lawn care led to growth and a business built upon positivity.   Stephen Graves inherited TruGreen South Bedfordshire from his father, who purchased the business in 2010. This placed the advent of the […]

The first steps to buying a franchise

Turn the corner using a proven franchise business model.  A franchise is the perfect route if you want to be in business for yourself but not by yourself. They offer the benefit of an established brand, a proven business model and support in the areas where you need it. There are almost 48,000 franchise businesses […]

Looking to get out?

Leave behind your 9-5 for life outdoors, developing a profitable lawn care business. At TruGreen UK, we’re passionate about nature and the slice of it we help our customers nurture in their back gardens. With over 40 years as leaders in the lawn care industry and known as the world’s largest lawn care brand, we […]

Grow a healthy and profitable business fast with TruGreen  

Want a healthily growing business that makes sizable profits fast? Of course, you do! At TruGreen UK, we know what it takes to grow a healthy and profitable business. With over 40 years as leaders in the lawn care industry and known as the world’s largest lawn care brand, we’ll help you nurture a fast-growing […]

Why our franchisees love TruGreen

Our franchisees share the love for TruGreen this Valentine’s Day Happy Valentine’s Day from TruGreen UK! Is it too early to suggest a picnic on the lawn? To share the love, we asked TruGreen UK business owners what they love about TruGreen. All there is to love about TruGreen TruGreen Cardiff, the Vale and Bridgend: […]

TruGreen Cardiff: Trekking for Marie Curie Hospice

We sat down with Michelle and Peter Lewis to discuss their past and recent fundraising treks to raise money for their local Marie Curie hospice.  Michelle and Peter Lewis, owners of TruGreen Cardiff, the Vale and Bridgend, have recently completed a trek across Patagonia to support Marie Curie, raising £217’000 as part of a trekking […]

Working together to grow a healthy work culture

Both Michelle and Peter Lewis come from an IT management background. Neither thought they would find themselves doing the job that they are now. Though both were keen gardeners, neither were lawn specialists. Both used to work for Lloyds Bank, with Peter running credit card systems and Michelle working in the insurance end. This had […]