Planting Prices?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by JohnsonLawn, Apr 13, 2004.

  1. JohnsonLawn

    JohnsonLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 400

    I have a customer who would like me to plant 5 - 5ft arborvitaes for her. How much should I mark up the materials and what should I charge to install them ? Thanks
     
  2. Branchland

    Branchland LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 354

    When pricing planting I triple the price. That includes a 1 year warrenty on the plant with exemptions on acts of GOD and owner neglect.
     
  3. landscapingpoolguy

    landscapingpoolguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 819

    Charge retail for the plants(hopefully yur getting a contractors price) plusextra for compost or peatmoss or whatever you back fill with, plus a few hours labor. 1 guy could prolly do it in an hour to an hour and half as long as the soil is fair and not rocky.

    Chuck
     
  4. nuchdig

    nuchdig LawnSite Member
    from oh
    Posts: 43

    We double the price plus labor, includes one year guarantee. Client is charged labor for any replacements.
     

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