HomeDepo spreading bales for $5

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by 12Valve, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. skennedy

    skennedy LawnSite Member
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    Thanks DJ for getting the conversation back on track. Pine straw is everywhere in Georgia
  2. EcoGreen Services

    EcoGreen Services LawnSite Member
    Posts: 205

    Excuse my ignorance, What do you use the pine straw for down south ? Mulch ?
  3. skennedy

    skennedy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 50

    Yes sir. Look at these...
  4. Brick One Lawns

    Brick One Lawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 64

    get over it... i meant what I said and I said what I meant. The MEXICANS... not brazilians, hatians, guatemalans, or south americans.... MEXICANS... not americans, germans, french, or italians... MEXICANS ride around here in my locale selling bales of pinestraw for $3/bale... could there be other races that do it... sure... but here... primarily.... MEXICANS... thanks.... back on topic... you get what you pay for!!!
  5. green grass lawn care

    green grass lawn care LawnSite Member
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    dude, get over yourself. i am half MEXICAN too and i don't take offense to that he was talking about a race of people. now if he would a said wet-backs, he still woulda have been talking about the same race, that would have been derogatory, but i still would have not taken offense. i know what you are saying about the mexicans. they tear up the market here too. but i have been getting a lot of customers due to the fact that a white boy is knocking on their door and can speak english. vince
  6. CapitalLawnGroup

    CapitalLawnGroup LawnSite Member
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    Well if you are talking about the average $2 red mulch bags (2cu ft) then that is pretty good price. because double the purchase price for delivery installation is normal. and yes... VOLUME
  7. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 526

    I wouldn't use pine needles for anything...except azaleas. Even then the breakdown rate would not be of much use before next season...Any thoughts?
  8. nc-jrock

    nc-jrock LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Posts: 133

    Nice avitar Brother!
  9. skennedy

    skennedy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 50

    There are products available to help preserve the pine staw.
  10. Jay Ray

    Jay Ray LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,510

    And if a finicky customer insists that you pick the sticks out of it you're going to be there awhile.

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