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Old 06-08-2004, 05:25 PM
Garptah Garptah is offline
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Pine Straw Coverage????

Do you guys have a good formula for how much Pine Straw will cover when you are doing your estimates/bids?
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Old 06-08-2004, 10:34 PM
Westbrooklawn Westbrooklawn is offline
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It depends on the size and density of the bales. For a general rule, however, I figure 50-60 square feet per bale. I am currently getting $8/bale installed.
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Old 06-18-2004, 01:33 AM
Adamma Landscape Group Adamma Landscape Group is offline
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Pine straw coverage

To me the thicker the pine straw the better the look. 50-60 sq ft is the estimate when the thickness is about 3-4 inches. You can cover 80 sq ft if you spread it one inch. I have seen landscapers here put down one inch especially in new developments.
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