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Old 10-09-2009, 03:20 PM
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Plus 780 would be 1/2.
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Old 10-10-2009, 09:35 AM
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How can guys stay in business doing 1/2 acres for $55? The fert alone would cost $25-30 at real decent prices. That's charging less than $3/k! Wow, competitive huh?
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:48 PM
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i would prob be around 60-65 per app... this includes 2 crabgrass and 2 post emergent...grub control would bring the price up a little more
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Old 10-13-2009, 10:18 PM
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i guess i just do it like this...cost of product+30% markup, and labor/time to apply it, at my rate hourly....works out to be pretty comparable to rates on here i've read.................this way i guess customer just has to see if a certain application costs me more, then it costs them more
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Old 10-18-2009, 08:48 AM
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Nobody in their right mind is going to pay $230.00 per ap for a standard subdivision 1/2 acre lot unless the material is gold. Around here, a 1/2 acre lot goes for around $55.00.
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That's $230 for FIVE applicatoins With weed control.

Sorry for the confusion.
Wow!...I guess I missed THAT one big time! lol

HarleyD,...Yeah,...it sucks, but that's what many companies around here charge.....especially the bigger ones. Granted, they don't deliver anything - just a middle of theroad mediocre program, but that's what they do. While many of our lawns ARE around 62-65 bucks, I run across these customers who are used to paying these minimal amounts all the time.
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Old 10-23-2009, 09:07 PM
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If you do your homework and find a wholesale supplier your can get a 50 lb. bag of fertilizer for 18-20 bucks a bag. I just bought 25 bags of 25-5-11 for $18.25 a bag. 2-3 dollars more with weed control pre or post.
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Old 10-23-2009, 10:20 PM
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How can guys stay in business doing 1/2 acres for $55? The fert alone would cost $25-30 at real decent prices. That's charging less than $3/k! Wow, competitive huh?
Look at the posting date...It was 1/30/2003 when he made that comment. Still low, but not as bad as if he was charging that price today.
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