My partner and I just bid a 15 acre business. They wanted it mowed weekly. Easy Mowing 15 acres big straight area to go fast Plus weed control on 2.5 acres of it. Our bid $17,000. $600 a time (26 times @ $40 per acre) plus $1000 for a 3-step weed control about $3 per 1000 square feet hedges trimmed a couple of times a year the winning bid was $9,000 another bid was $19,500 my partner's hunting buddy worked there and gave us the scoop after the fact any help or suggestions.