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shade tree landscaping
06-11-2009, 07:55 PM
What are you guys charging for a flat of flowers(48 plants) installed? I'm bidding a job and am not sure how to charge. Per flower? per flat? or just a general labor rate?

thanks in advance

vincent1
07-03-2009, 01:24 AM
I charge $35 flat.

Az Gardener
07-03-2009, 02:04 AM
Like most "how much to charge" questions this has been covered at nauseum. Use the search feature and the advanced feature. I know I have done at least a page on how to come to a unit price on flowers, plants, you name it. Once you learn the formula you wont have to ask this question again.

Think Green
07-03-2009, 06:37 PM
Shade Tree,
What is your hourly rate?
What is the cost of each flat---retail or wholesale to you?
Each flat, whether they are in 6-pks or in 4" liners, each is of different cost for the flat.
We charge a set price for the flat plus labor--delivery--drivetime!
We charge the full price of a plant-tree-etc. and will plant it for half of that rate, plus delivery and cleanup.
Some people charge 35-40% markup on the total product and still get a delivery fee and cleanup charges.
This all boils down to the first question of knowing what your costs and hourly charges are!