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Old 10-25-2009, 05:24 PM
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Am I high, low or about where I need to be?

20,000 sq ft. lawn

5 fert apps
1 merit
1 lime
7total

All granular apps. I spot spray for weeds each visit. First app is a pre-m, second a granular weed and feed, rest are straight ferts with me spot spraying. Charging the customer $840 per application. Break it down to $120 each time. Your thoughts?
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Old 10-25-2009, 07:18 PM
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A big company I know charges about 142 for that size. But...they seldom measure the full lawn.

Myself I am lower than that.

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Old 10-28-2009, 06:28 PM
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Actually, doing the math, my price would be real close to that if I was to do that program. It wouldn't be 7 visits, though. My Merit wold be going on with a fert ap..
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Old 10-28-2009, 08:16 PM
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I do the merit at the same too. My lime is done at the same time as the last app also. Takes awhile, but saves us trips.
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Old 10-28-2009, 08:30 PM
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Stick with what you got for now, but when you get more experience try to go with a 5 or 6 step program. A fert can be combined with your merit app. You can actually combine fert and lime to some extent..depite everything you will hear. Try spraying your pre mixed with post. Same money..fewer apps.
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