Grass Seed

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dmk395, Oct 30, 2000.

  1. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Posts: 1,003

    Hi,

    I am in southeastern MA, and it is starting to get cold. I have a customer who wants a 2ft x 15ft area seeded with Bluegrass seed. First what would you guys charge?, I figure I will only need a few pounds of seed and lime, but about a half yard of loam. Also should i wait till next spring or complete the job now?

    thanks,
    Dave


     
  2. Scraper

    Scraper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    Personally I would wait til next year as it is too cold for gertmination of bluegrass seed. This is not to say you can't do it, but by the time germination occurs, most of the seed will be either washed away or eaten. Charge would depend on what all needed to be done, but if it was just prep seed bed and "toss" seed and starter I'd say $60-75.
     
  3. jeffyr

    jeffyr LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 876

    At this time of the year, why don't you talk them into bluegrass sod ? Instant lawn for winter, happy customer, and fatter wallet.

    jeffyr
     
  4. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,444

    I AM GOING W/ jeff sod is were its at this time of the season.
    <b>but<b/>
    if he insits
    you can allways cover it with row cover and pin it down,but the blue seed scares me,to cold.
    anthony
     

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