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mulch installation price?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by rookiemower, Apr 15, 2004.

  1. rookiemower

    rookiemower LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 766

    How much do you charge for mulch to install it? I can get premium dark hardwood mulch for $25-35 a yard. the guy im installing it for is my neighbor, and he will probaly get me alot more jobs so i want to give him a decent deal.:)
  2. scott in the soo

    scott in the soo LawnSite Member
    Posts: 121

    when pricing mulch i double the cost and that is what i charge the customer...

    here in the soo pine mulch runs around 23.50 (canadian), so for example if i was installing 4 yards of mulch, I would charge 188.00 plus g.s.t of course.
  3. culand

    culand LawnSite Member
    Posts: 29

    All mulch prices is different.

    We charge for ceder mulch >> $ 25. to 45 a yard . Cost $10.00yard.
  4. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    first of all, if you're paying $25-$35 a yard, you're gettin humped. second of all, minimum of $65 a yard, installed, is a decent price.
  5. dlandscaping

    dlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from mass
    Posts: 835

    32 a yard of hemlock and installed its 80-90 a yard.
  6. Jb3NH

    Jb3NH LawnSite Member
    Posts: 197

    Dlandscaping, My Price just went Up :)

  7. launboy

    launboy LawnSite Senior Member
    from indiana
    Posts: 273

    ya man you can get the mulch for that price maybe cheaper but i kind of live near chi town and thats what i get it for and just double it . be reasonable on the discount but don't short change yourself.
  8. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,154

    me too, I 2.5 x it
  9. culand

    culand LawnSite Member
    Posts: 29

    Prices up North may be higher, and people my pay the higher price for your mulch ,BUT not here .

    The going price is $25. to $35 a yard and every landscaper charges this price . So what can I do , I have to go with the flow or lose the job! :confused:

    I look at your Prices and wish We could Charge this amount, but in the Two small towns around the area , we can't.
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  10. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    then i wouldn't do it. right now i pay about $12 a yard for nice double shredded root mulch. i charge $65 a yard .

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