Need Some Advice On Pricing Shrub Transplanting

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by J&JPropmaint, Jun 18, 2013.

  1. RussellB

    RussellB LawnSite Fanatic
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    I wouldn't touch them. They will most likely not survive. I'd give them a price to purchase and plant new ones as well as removal of existing boxwoods.
     
  2. cpllawncare

    cpllawncare LawnSite Silver Member
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    Those are nice, hope to get one next year. With the rock hard clay around here they would come in very handy.
     
  3. RussellB

    RussellB LawnSite Fanatic
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    Googled the dynadiggr. Pretty handy machine.
     
  4. recycledsole

    recycledsole LawnSite Gold Member
    from MD
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    you must consider the conditions. if direct sunlight makes sense. if it is a shady area, they should have a good chance to live. boxwoods have long horizontally growing shallow roots. they are not best for planting near house due to the roots. they are native to European forests (meaning the grow in shade).
    good luck
     
  5. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    There is a right and wrong way to translocate living plants and it includes follow-up maintenance,,, even during cooler times of the season... I never t-plant in July-August 15 either,,, even here in the North Woods... :)
     

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