Old Oak Lawn & Landscape

Published 9:11 am Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Name of person featured: John Fuhrmann

Name of Business: Old Oak Lawn & Landscape

Street address: 121 Commerce Park Road, Franklin

Phone number: 757-537-0968

Operating hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday

E-mail address: oldoaklawnser@aol.com

Nature of business: Lawn and landscape, from tree removal to mowing and mulching

Owner: John Fuhrmann

Year founded: 2006

Number of employees: Three

How’s business? Business is doing well, very steady

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We offer top-quality service with a professional manner

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: We are fully licensed and insured

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Set goals and work hard to achieve them

Your first job: Shipping and receiving at the Suffolk Roses

Your role model (in business or in life generally): My father — he worked hard every day

The key to a successful business is: Hard work and the desire to be successful.