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Fertlizing prices

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by CustomCare, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. CustomCare

    CustomCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    Whats the going rate per square ft.?
    I bought out a guy on may 8th and took over all his fertilizers. I was kinda thumbin around and basically figured a penny per sq. ft.??? is this even close?
  2. oOTurfmanoO

    oOTurfmanoO LawnSite Member
    Posts: 245

  3. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,373

    Yeah, not close. You will lose money fast.
  4. dwc

    dwc LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 626

    $.01 x 1,000 feet = $10/K this is more than 5-8/K
  5. seaweed

    seaweed LawnSite Member
    Posts: 37

    am i missing something? 1 penney/sq ft x 1000 sq feet is $10/1,000. i'd say if you can get 1 penney per sq ft - go for it.
  6. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,373

    Yeah, that's right. Duh. Reset.
  7. CustomCare

    CustomCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    Well to the best of my knowlege it seems to work out for what he charged. He was all prepaid and after I bought him out I totatled all his payments and took 75% of that minus 800 for his collections. As payment to fullfill his obligations. I'm Actually figuring $.01 for 1.5 sq. ft. Ok so now its the idiot time for me what does K stand for?
  8. Norm Al

    Norm Al LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,227

    i guess we all know who the business men are here now!
  9. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,496

    $10 per 1000? Man! I WISH! I would DIG going into a standard subdivision lot and getting $200-$240 per ap..
  10. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,583

    today i asked a gentleman if he found someone to do his fertilizing yet.

    yup he said.

    about 4 acres
    about $400 per application
    4 application per year.

    this is what he told me he is paying

    is this high???

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