Fall color pricing

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by Golfer72, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. Golfer72

    Golfer72 LawnSite Member
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    What is the best way to determine pricing for planting fall color.
     
  2. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    Materials + markup + labor = total
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  3. charmill26

    charmill26 LawnSite Senior Member
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    What's a fall color?!
     
  4. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    Flowers...
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  5. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    Typically we double the flower cost...$18 per flat, $36 installed.
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  6. muddywater

    muddywater LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Ouch $18 per flat? I am at about $13 per flat cost including soil amendments and fertilizer with 4" cup size.

    I try to get $40 per flat if more than 10 flats, and $50-60 if less than 10 flats. I think there is a better way to do it... like charging per sq ft.

    So far we have put out 600 flats with a few hundred more to go.
     
  7. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    I've seen stuff for $18 per flat...I was just using it as an example.
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