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  1. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    What would you charge to create a flower bed about 90.77 of area = 24.27 x 3.74. Remove sod - labor$? Add top soil - labor$? place a weed fabric - $? couple of plants and bushes-(pricing varies) but typical labor charge $? Mulch-(varies from $60 to $90 per cubic yrd)
  2. Landscape Maintenance
    If you read my other post you know that my company is a mowing company but have been getting asked to weed beds recently, so this is a service we are going to start offering. What I am wondering is, for those of you that do this, What is your process? Do you just go in and pull the weeds? Spray...
  3. Landscape Maintenance
    So I have recently had a few of my mowing customers ask about weeding their gardens and flower beds... myself and my employee run a full schedule mowing so I do not have time to take this on but in talking with my wife the other day she said it would be something she would enjoy doing a day or...
  4. Landscape Maintenance
    So I want to start getting in to flower bed maintenance, hedge trimming, mulching, small simple things like that. how do you charge for something like that? Mulching maybe per foot or something like that, but i have no clue to be honest. Hedges maybe by the bush? Size would have something to do...
  5. Original Pictures Forum
    Hey all, just thought I'd share some of the photos I took from the Philadelphia International Flower Show! There are pictures from set-up and when the exhibits are finished. I had the special opportunity to be a part of building J Downend Landscaping's Pearl Harbor memorial exhibit, so please...
  6. Business Operations
    Alright, I just wanna throw out a question. Has anyone had success with putting a pack of flower seeds in with a postcard in a doorhanger bag? I tried it last year with a very small number of doorhanger bags (less than 200). It had a postcard, a pack of annual flower seeds and a business card...
  7. General Industry Discussions
    Do you install seasonal color beds? If you do, where do you get your flowers? Why do you buy from them? What makes the flowers the best, for you? How many flats (or other units) do you buy a season? Do you like 4 inch, 6 packs, or some other size flower, best? What could a grower or nursery do...
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