what is the mark up ?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by EPIC, Mar 31, 2006.

  1. EPIC

    EPIC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 108

    for things like plants that i by for lets say $10 how much do i then charge to install it and mulch if i by it for $22 a yard how much do i charge a customer to install it ? in florida area if possiable red mulch btw
  2. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,096

    What kind of plants? Pansys and such or shrubs. I usually just add on to smaller plants like pansys but I will install other shurbs and bigger plants for an aditional fee afteer I mark the price of the plant up 15-25%.
    I usually install mulch for $65.00-$85.00 per yard.
  3. EPIC

    EPIC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 108

    Wow That Seems High For Mulch I Thought That Im My Area Southwest Florida That If I Pay $22 I Would Charge $44 To Install And As Far As What Type Plants. Well Like Oleanders Mabe Crape Mertials And Things Like Juniper And Loriope
  4. B&D Lawn Care

    B&D Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 342

    I like to get double on my mulch, 22 = 44. On the plants Ithrow in an hourly fee with a minumum of 1 hour.

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