mulching, spring clean up

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by phil413, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. ohiogreenworks

    ohiogreenworks LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 300

    If you were talking about a pickup truck, then yes maybe it would be easier on the ground. But from a dump truck, it is much easier to push/scoop it off into the barrows. Happy mulching!
  2. LawnMan19

    LawnMan19 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,284

    Yes, I should have been more specific.:)
  3. adforester

    adforester LawnSite Member
    Posts: 57

    wow your charging $45 per man hour for spreading mulch!
    I know the industry perhaps standard is $50 man hour but come around my neck of the woods to the richest towns in the state of Mass and i don't know of too many people charging that much. I have a few customers that I charge that amount but most I charge closer to $35-40 man hr.
    People like my company but there's so much damn competition around here everyone eating eachother up!!!
    For someone starting out its been really tough around my kneck of the woods.
    I should come live where you get $45 man hour for just dirty work man i'd love that, even skilled pruners aren't making that where im from!
  4. greydog4u2

    greydog4u2 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 66

    this seems slow. My buddy and I did 6 yd last spring,in about 2.5 with a 6cu.ft home owner wheeler used our hands and leaf rakes. Also was 75-100ft wheeling one way.

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