Help is at hand for service hurt by gasoline cost

09/05/2005
Help is at hand for an industry likely to suffer more than others from high gasoline prices.Fuel costs must be crushing the services that mow grass, edge sidewalks, and trim bushes of US suburbia.Think of the machinery employed in lawn care, all of it powered by a fuel that has nearly doubled in price over the past year and half.Lawn care enterprises, of course, tend to be small. Few of them are likely to employ trading specialists able to hedge against fuel spikes in futures markets.For relief, beleaguered lawn care specialists might consider tactics that work in the political and corporate worlds.With as much fanfare as they can muster about alternative energy, they should sell their ga...
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