Landscape Renewel

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by peapod1125, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. peapod1125

    peapod1125 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 91

    Hey all,

    I am bidding this job. I have to remove all the shrubs and trees you see in the pictures. I then need to plant some different types of smaller trees and shrubs. Its more of a renewel to give the place a better look. I was thinking maybe dogwood or something. I have a few ideas. I then have to mulch or stone the area. My question is what do you all charge to remove trees and stumps and planting new. Price of tree not included, as I know that varies. I know how to estimate mulch and stone. I am just looking for some estimate options and tree and shrub ideas. I live in western Pa.

    The trees can not get to big to fast. Thanks in advance

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  2. jhouchins

    jhouchins LawnSite Member
    from East TN
    Posts: 182

    I would go with something evergreen. Emerald Green (thuja Arborvitae) is a good one that doesn't get real big. Grows about 6''-1' a year. Max out arounf 10-14'. Very narrow growers.

    Those yews will come out pretty easy. Those trees however look nice and healthy and won't come out to easy without a big machine. It really depends on your method of removal. If you are just using a shovel, hatchet, ect.. (hand tools) Then I wouldn't sell yourself short on this one.

    Good luck
     
  3. greenstar lawn

    greenstar lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 648

    Why would you need hand tools? Hook them up to your truck and yank them suckers out.
     
  4. jhouchins

    jhouchins LawnSite Member
    from East TN
    Posts: 182

    Those aren't gonna just pull right out of there with a normal size pick up. You will have to do a little digging to them and loosen them a little. They look pretty established.
     

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