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Mowing in the midwest

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by VO Landscape Design, Apr 2, 2010.

  1. VO Landscape Design

    VO Landscape Design LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 353

    I had a call today from a Motel in town requesting a bid on mowing and general landscaping(mulch,trimming). A referral from one of my residential customers. I don't mow but every little bit helps now. What has been the average number of cuts in Iowa/Midwest? I probably mow until October myself, would weekly mowing equal about 24-26 times not counting weather related conditions? Price I can figure. Things have been slow starting this year.
    Thanks
    VO
     
  2. Saurkraut

    Saurkraut LawnSite Member
    Posts: 61

    I'm in southern WI and I bid all my accounts at 26 clips. Best of luck!
     
  3. Della Rio

    Della Rio LawnSite Member
    Posts: 17

    I bid all of mine @ 26 mows
     
  4. VO Landscape Design

    VO Landscape Design LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 353

    Thanks guys for the help.
    VO
     
  5. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,783

    Here in Central IL we shoot for 30, give or take 2 due to dry spells.
     
  6. ryde307

    ryde307 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 540

    we bid at 26 times in MN.
     
  7. purpleranger519

    purpleranger519 LawnSite Member
    from Kansas
    Posts: 39

    NE Kansas and we average 32-36 weeks in a mow season.
     

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