Biding a 3 1/2 Acre Lawn?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ranger520, Apr 20, 2003.

  1. ranger520

    ranger520 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 231

    Can anyone give me an idea on what I would charge for something this size. There are mabe 20 trees scattered on the whole thing and no real obsticals. I have a walker GHS 48". Give me some Ideas.
  2. KDJ

    KDJ LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 325

    ( Central Florida )
    125.00 per cut
  3. GrassworksNEB

    GrassworksNEB LawnSite Member
    from NE
    Posts: 14

    I charge $45 per acre in Eastern Nebraska.

    So that would be just shy of $160/mowing.
  4. fox

    fox LawnSite Member
    from MN
    Posts: 57

    i have a 3 acre property in western MN. i charge 170.00 per cut.
    i have a few more obstacles than you. i'm using 52" great dane surfers.
  5. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 927

    I would be near $300, and wouldn't attempt it with a walker. Get a bigger deck
  6. ranger520

    ranger520 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 231

    I am in the process of purchasing a 56" side discharge deck for it.
  7. NC Big Daddy

    NC Big Daddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 267

    With a Walker.........I'm guessing you're solo.........I'd say 200$-250$ and you're going to be there awhile. One tip.....put this customer on a 12 mth contract...
  8. KDJ

    KDJ LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 325

    Some of you guys are doing great with your prices!
    Florida must have the lowest prices on earth. 125.00 bid is high here in Central Florida. There are some that would bid that at 75.00 ( 25.00 per ) I enjoy being higher than most but could never get some of those prices.
  9. stang358

    stang358 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 58

    For properties that size, with my rider, I get $175 and it usually takes me about 2 hours total. That is in St. Louis, MO.
  10. IBGreen

    IBGreen LawnSite Senior Member
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