cuts per year in missouri

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by medic10928, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. medic10928

    medic10928 LawnSite Member
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    Thinking about starting up. What would be a good average number of cuts per year in Missouri per yard? I need this inormation to figure out a budget. Thanks
     
  2. CrimsonLawnCare

    CrimsonLawnCare LawnSite Member
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    up here in Chicago IL we have about a 33 week season, dont know if that helped you or not..
     
  3. cwmiller928

    cwmiller928 LawnSite Member
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    I do 32-34. 34 in most cases
     
  4. CrimsonLawnCare

    CrimsonLawnCare LawnSite Member
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    just make sure you give yourself some cushion, just incase the grass dry's out
     
  5. medic10928

    medic10928 LawnSite Member
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    Thanks. Does 25 sound safe?
     
  6. CrimsonLawnCare

    CrimsonLawnCare LawnSite Member
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    Ya, that is what i go with, you should be pretty safe there
     
  7. GSPHUNTER

    GSPHUNTER LawnSite Senior Member
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    I just submitted bids last week and did 31 cuts per season. These were all irrigated properties though. What part of MO are you from?
     
  8. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
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    25 cuts seems very low for an average in MO. I use that as an avg. here in MN.
     
  9. davis45

    davis45 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I usually figure about 28 here.
     

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