MULCH PRICES

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by iski3d, Apr 28, 2001.

  1. iski3d

    iski3d LawnSite Member
    from NH
    Posts: 68

    WHAT IS A GOOD PRICE PER YARD FOR MULCH TO BE INSTALLED AND DELIVERED?
     
  2. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,205

    i can tell you a few prices here:

    $25/yd pine bark
    $28/yd spruce
    $30/yd cedar

    thats just bulk price. the local nursery gets $21.00 delivery charge on top of that. i myself charge around $25 a yd to edge and mulch/yd and then tack on a fee for hauling it.
     
  3. smburgess

    smburgess LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 469

    I only deal with double-shredded hardwood and dyed wood-waste.

    --Double-shredded hardwood, per yard, delivered & installed $45

    --Dyed wood-waste, per yard, delivered & installed $55


    If I use the blower truck take $5 per yard off.

    That's my prices, based on my profit margin.
     
  4. NoDownTime

    NoDownTime LawnSite Member
    Posts: 39

    Steve, you said you have a blower truck? What brand and model did you purchase and at what price. I have been looking into one of these machines, and am trying to see if they would make my business more profitable. Are they effective in smal areas, even around plants.
     
  5. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,547

    i charge $40 per yard to deliver and install.
     
  6. Ocutter

    Ocutter LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 314

    Man, I wouldnt last in any of these areas. I charge 50-60 per yd depending on the amount I haul. This includes delivery. Colored mulch runs 60-75 per yd.
     
  7. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028

    Cedar mulch is the most popular and recommended here and I charge min of 50 per yard to recap existing. It can go upto 65.00 depending on the job. I usually haul smaller loads myself (6 yards or less). I dont do new installs but I know there is $$ in it.
     

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