How many lawns a day?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MrFangs, Aug 9, 2005.

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How many lawns do you mow a day?

  1. 1-10

    50 vote(s)
    40.7%
  2. 11-20

    44 vote(s)
    35.8%
  3. 20-30

    17 vote(s)
    13.8%
  4. 30+

    12 vote(s)
    9.8%
  1. MrFangs

    MrFangs LawnSite Member
    from Zone 8
    Posts: 119

    How many lawns are you mowing on average a day? This is for people who mow small/medium lawns.

    Also, do you have a helper? Does he/she make it that much quicker?
     
  2. TURFLORD

    TURFLORD LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 834

    Depends on the time of year. I'm a solo guy. Last wed grass was kind of burnt. I did 21 1/4-1 acre lawns by myself w/ great dane stander in 8.5 hrs. Can't say I did all the trimming and edging though. Thursday was about 14 lawns, mostly 1 acre+. In the springtime wednesday would have been 18 lawns almost fully serviced in 11 hrs
     
  3. all ferris

    all ferris LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,307

    It's not about how many, it's about how much (in sqf or in acres)
     
  4. TURFLORD

    TURFLORD LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 834

    I charge by the lawn not the sq ft. payup
     
  5. Royallawncare

    Royallawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 73

    Funny thing all the people who are cutting 30+ lawns a day are too busy to be here researching stuff nor imo do they need the wonderful help that this site offers i for one hope that someday i am too busy to be able to come and research on this site. :p
     
  6. MrFangs

    MrFangs LawnSite Member
    from Zone 8
    Posts: 119

    Agreed! :cool:
     
  7. dfor

    dfor LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 824

    Like others have said, it's square footage or acreage. I have one day where I can cut about 32 in a day. (very tight route where I have 6-10 in a row) And another day where I can only cut 8. Solo.
     
  8. PTP

    PTP LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Posts: 1,383

    On the kind of lawns you described, my crew can do one of those every 16 minutes. This is a 3 man crew with 21" pushmowers. It takes a little while to get fast and to get the routine down.

    Oh yeah, that 16 minutes includes drive time and we average about 25 per day.
     
  9. ChadA

    ChadA LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 521

    I can average 8-10 a day solo. Some days more some less.
    With a helper I can get 15 done.
     
  10. Tom-N-Texas

    Tom-N-Texas LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    My record for my 4-man crew is 51 lawns in one day. That's 51 quarter-acre sized (on average). We have a very tight route though....and my guys are workhorses. Quite honestly it was a long day but we could have cut more.

    My record for a 3 man crew is 47. May sound impossible but its true.
     

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