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  1. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I'm needing to find out what others are charging to plant a flat of pansies for someone that is not a regular client, it would be just a one time thing to change out the summertime flowers with pansies. Does anyone have details on how to price for that?
  2. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    Hey everyone, I started a small lawn care business last June and was only mowing, trimming and doing clean ups. Toward the end of the season I landed a couple jobs removing old decorative stone and installing new stone in its place. This year I have been getting a lot of calls for pruning...
  3. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I have a client who wants some arbs planted at their house, there are about 6 of them and they are about 2 feet tall, maybe 3 gallon containers. They are currently at my house so they will be free to me I just need to transplant them. What should I charge them to plant them?
  4. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I have a customer who wants me to plant a few dogwood trees and they are about 6-8 feet tall. I was wondering what I should charge him if I bought and planted the trees vs if he buys them and I plant them. Thanks!
  5. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Hello everyone, FYI I’m new to using preen. I used a light amount of preen today and I plan on laying mulch down tomorrow. The customer asked me if I could plant a few hostas and Japanese grasses. Am I safe to plant these plants after laying preen?
  6. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I do not normally do any sort of plantings. But I am helping my friend out at work and I wanted to know what I should charge to plant these items. 4 Arborvitae about 3' high. One holly about same. 2 azalea about 2' 4 small Asiatic lily. 3 small Hosta. 2 small grass daylily I am also doing the...
  7. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Got a church that has 4 dead baby trees about 7 years old that have been cut to ground they need to be pulled so I can plant new trees, and 8 bushes that need to be pulled and replaced. Trees cost $150 a piece x 4 Bushes are $45 a piece x 8 Do I just double ? How much do I charge to pull...
  8. Landscape Maintenance
    I never touch annuals until Mother's Day in my zone (5-6) and at least once a year I get into a disagreement with a client/potential about just when is too early to plant perennials. Curious how soon you go about it, your rationale and zone. Thx!
  9. Landscape Maintenance
    Ok so i went out to quote a job for planting 5 small 3 gallon golden ARBORVITAE the ones that stay small. And 5 globe ARBORVITAE. Ok so at the garden center they are 24.60 with tax each. So i was wonder if i charge 65 per tree would that be a fair price. That is just for the planting. There is...
  10. Landscape Architecture and Design-Build
    I'm actually working as a realtor now but have done basic lawn care most of my life. I'm helping a client prepare his home for the market this coming spring. I advised him to plant a bunch of arborvitae to block the view of his ugly neighbors home and filthy yard. He wants to plant them now...
  11. Nurseries and Growers
    Ive never worked with fruit before. Little help?
  12. Lawn Mowing
    how much for shrubs(trimming,removing and cuting down),mowing,claning up,planting,and do i bid less for resideential lawns.:waving::usflag::drinkup:
  13. Original Pictures Forum
    A small planting i did 1 1/2 yrs ago, and everything really took off. Crazy colors. One of the nicest crape myrtles i've planted. (i didn't do the brick work, a bunch butchers did. Thats what ya get for $8.00 a sq, oh well. Penny smart, dollar stupid. Oh bye the way i hate juniper spirals, the...
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