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Anybody rototill?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by rusty_keg_3, Mar 29, 2010.

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Do you offer tilling services?

  1. Yes (offer tilling)

    86.2%
  2. No (dont till)

    13.8%
  1. rusty_keg_3

    rusty_keg_3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,469

    Well, we have a "big" rear tine toro-tiller, and dont use it... So dose any one till peoples gardens and yards? I know that people do alot with tractors, but what about gated yards?

    So, what and how would you charge? Charge by area or time?
     
  2. Kennedy Landscaping

    Kennedy Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,599

    I till and I typically charge by time. $50/hour normally.
     
  3. scapeprollc

    scapeprollc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    I charge the same $50 per hour
     
  4. mowerdude777

    mowerdude777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,732

    I have large landscaping job schedualed for june where I need to do tilling so I will be getting one and I plan as offering tilling as a service
     
  5. clean_cut

    clean_cut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,327

    Sounds like a good idea, just watch out for sprinklers!
     
  6. fastpine

    fastpine LawnSite Member
    Posts: 201

    I offer everything and anything within my scope, and I have propper equip for.
    I even offer pet waste removal..

    As far as tilling..All I have is a little walkbehind 24"...I mainly use it when prepping for sod. This spring ive only tilled 2 gardens..I typically charge $50 per hr as well.
     
  7. the jrminator

    the jrminator LawnSite Member
    Posts: 18

    I till all sizes of gardens....not too many around this part doing this..keeps me busy this time of year.... charge by the size of plot and how far way it is
     
  8. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    i have one job that needs to be rototilled but i cant justify buing one for just that job
     
  9. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,176

    Same here austin,hopefully i be getting the cultivator soon as i do a couple small gardens and other small work with it.
     
  10. Hoy landscaping

    Hoy landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 836

    i do it. dont really get to many calls and its more of those last minute jobs so its something like 20 bucks and its a small garden.
     

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