what to charge for spraying beds

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ant, Apr 21, 2002.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,442

    i have a client that has 6,000-7,000 sf of mulched beds that have all broadleaf weeds in it.iwas going to spray it with momentum and then with pennant..what do you guys charge? ..it's all large beds and very easy to do.
    i was going to use my tank sptrayer.
  2. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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    here is a picture

  3. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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  4. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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    pic #3

    what i was plaining on doing was
    1.weed wack all the weeds in the beds
    2. useing my 50 gal lesco tank sprayer ...
    a. spray the beds with pendimethalin
    b. spray them with a momentum/pendimethalin mix
    (at this time it is all broadleaf weeds
    a few ann. blue grass plants that i will take out with round-up..

    do you think the pendimethalin will stain the stone driveway?(see picture)

    the pictures are only some of the beds(worst ones)

    how would you guys go about it?
    they are doing the clean up i am only doing the weed wack and spraying work


    MATTHEW LawnSite Senior Member
    from NE OHIO
    Posts: 665

    A lot can depend upon the types of plants in the beds. Some plants will die with certain types of herbicides present. In OHIO, you need to have a Hort. licence to apply weed control to beds. There is a good reason for it.

    G&S PRO.LANDSCAPING LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    Matthew- What is a hort. licence? I an also from ne- Ohio, I have a Ohio custom applicators licence 6a and 8 , But never heard of a hort. licence? Plese let me know what it is. Thank you.
  7. Craig Turf Management

    Craig Turf Management LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 354

    Why not Round-Up? Wouldn't that be cheaper? Then put down a good pre-m and sell your client more mulch.
    Bill Craig!

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