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Old 04-01-2014, 06:13 PM
starkslawncare starkslawncare is offline
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blackberry job help???

hi im pretty new to all the biz. I have a lil question. I got a call about a brush/ blackberry removal job and the guy said its about 60ft by 80ft and he wants to burn it all. my question would be how much would I charge to do such a job. need a lil help I have no idea. thank you
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Old 04-01-2014, 08:30 PM
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Are you talking about lighting a fire? Don't know about you but my insurance company would just love that. Don't think it would kill off the blackberries anyway.
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Old 04-01-2014, 09:11 PM
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that's what the guy wants to do.
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Old 04-01-2014, 09:12 PM
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light it all up. and control it.
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Old 04-02-2014, 09:08 PM
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Ask you insurance agent. He could probably use a good laugh. The liability here is not worth the $.
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Old 04-02-2014, 10:28 PM
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Well, when your done putting the fire out and the blackberry's start growing back you can give that guy a reasonable explanation as to why -

http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7434.html
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Old 04-03-2014, 11:01 PM
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cut them down, haul out the waste, dig out the roots. the only way to get rid of them. burning will not work.
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Old 04-11-2014, 07:02 AM
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I'd be eating and selling the **** out of those berries. Lol
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Old 04-11-2014, 07:35 AM
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I was just reminded that goats love blackberries. Mine are in the back yard eating the honeysuckle and blackberries out of the azaleas.
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Old 04-12-2014, 01:22 PM
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hack them down with long handle hedge trimmer, throw onto the lawn and run over them with a Billy Goat or DR brush mower and mulch them into the yard
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