After moving to Timaru in 2006 and looking for another opportunity to become self employed, Larry Warner and Lesley Nicholas now have more than 7 years of lawn mowing, gardening and management experience, and have developed a sharp eye for how grow a businesses from grass roots.
After starting Crewcut in Timaru with no customers, they quickly built their own successful customer base and currently have 5 franchisees and still the business continues to blossom. Larry’s background has been customer focused throughout his working life and has a diploma in Business, which compliments Lesley’s skills and knowledge in the garden side of the business.
Larry and Lesley’s area covers from the Waitaki River in south Canterbury to the Rakia River south of Christchurch. Clients range from young homeowners wanting a balance between work and life, commercial clients, rental companies, to retired clients that are past the rigors of lawn mowing and garden maintenance. Such has been the growing reputation of Crewcut a Government contract has just been signed, ensuring the grass won’t be growing under their feet in the near future!