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Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by helodriver, Jun 26, 2006.

  1. helodriver

    helodriver LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    Would doubling the cost of the plants be a fare way to calculate the cost for installation?
    Thanks any input would be appreciated.
  2. AAELI

    AAELI LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 362

    In a word, NO! Rare plants of great expense often require low cost installation while the reverse is often true where cheap plants take more time to install. Know your costs to perform the installation, rarely is it simple double the cost of the plant.
  3. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Posts: 3,497

    "average" install with common plants..........sure.

    but don't forget compost and prep work, how's the soil? size of the plant? mulch? mileage for the job? paying someone? blah blah blah

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