Mulching by the acre?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by agrostis palustris, Jul 11, 2002.

  1. agrostis palustris

    agrostis palustris Banned
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    I need help with figuring out how to price mulching. Mulch is supplied at no cost. All I have to do is spread it out in the woods. Usual areas to be mulched are at least 10,000 sq ft. or more.
     
  2. DaveK

    DaveK LawnSite Member
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    Figure just as you would if you were supplying the mulch, then subtract what your cost for the mulch would be.
     
  3. jkelton

    jkelton LawnSite Member
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    If the area you are trying to do is not easy to get a truck to (as in between trees in the woods), definetly look at sub-contracting this out to a mulch blower service. This type of service can save you time and money, especially if you are dealing in quanities of acres.
     
  4. agrostis palustris

    agrostis palustris Banned
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    What I meant here was that when I get chips that have to be removed from tree jobs I like to find people who want to chip in their woods. So I dump back there and go to spread em later. Most any tree service will give chips away for free, but to spread them is another thing. If I could get enough chips into the areas I would simply bring in a small loader and push them around with that.
     

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