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  1. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I have an upcoming job where I'm planting 10 boxwood along with some hostas. I'm able to get the boxwood for around $35 each and I was wondering what I should charge to install them. I've seen people say 2x-3x my cost of the plant and I've also seen a percentage plus hourly rate. I'm really not...
  2. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I have a job that I would really like to win and the only thing the home owner gave me was this diagram. can anyone help me understand how to get the proper measurements off of this?
  3. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Im transplanting (5) 3 gallon hydrangeas and I'm curious what I should charge to do each one. The digging is easy and there is already mulch I just need to dig them up and re plant them. Thanks!
  4. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    I have been giving a lot of thought to opening a plant nursery business. I have landscaped for about 15 years now and I have a few clients and I was hoping to get in to the plant side of the business. There are only a few nurseries around my area and I feel that I could have a good shot at...
  5. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I'm going to be planting 30 1 gallon plant soon, with each plant costing me around $7. I'll have about $200-$250 in costs. The digging is easy and straight forward and I'm not prepping or mulching anything. I was wondering what I should charge for planting these? I see the 2x-3x but $600 or $700...
  6. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I have a client who wants some arbs planted at their house, there are about 6 of them and they are about 2 feet tall, maybe 3 gallon containers. They are currently at my house so they will be free to me I just need to transplant them. What should I charge them to plant them?
  7. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    Hello everyone, FYI I’m new to using preen. I used a light amount of preen today and I plan on laying mulch down tomorrow. The customer asked me if I could plant a few hostas and Japanese grasses. Am I safe to plant these plants after laying preen?
  8. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I know the photos are bad, but typically we stick to Hostas, daylillies and tall grass that we cut down. But this customer has a lot of plants and wants the majority of it "taken care of" I know once again the photos aren't that great but any advice is appreciated! Location: New York
  9. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    What would you charge to create a flower bed about 90.77 of area = 24.27 x 3.74. Remove sod - labor$? 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)
  10. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    I just bought my first house and this is all in the mulch beds. Can anyone tell me what this is? Sorry if its a stupid question. This is my first time doing yard work. I live in NY for reference. Ive attached the photos as well to the thread. Thanks all.
  11. Landscape Maintenance
    Hello all, I went into business this summer and had a relatively decent start, but eventually had to let go of all of my clients as I moved elsewhere. However, I've been trying to get motivated again and put myself in the best position to go into the new year and season. One area I noticed I...
  12. Nurseries and Growers
    In Northern Virginia and want to know if there are any plants that repel mosquitoes and can survive in this area.
  13. Business Operations
    I spent a great number of hours creating a design for a client - that he paid for - in the fall. I just contacted him to schedule an install date, but he asked me to come back with a quote for installation-only, as he "will be sourcing the plants himself," not acknowledging the irrigation...
  14. Landscape Maintenance
    Anyone knows what these are? 2 hedges I cut, they were about 4 and 5 feet tall. Thanks.
  15. General Industry Discussions
    Hello, I'm looking to plant some seedless raspberry plants on my farm.The soil is damp, dark and acitic. Does anybody know of any varieties of seedless raspberries that exist and would do good here? Thanks
  16. Landscape Architecture and Design-Build
    So i want to start a prarie restoration. If anyone has done this i know fire is a good idea. Plus i live in Illinois Indiana area, and was wondering if anyone could help with native plant choices, or recomend any books on the matter. Thank you
  17. General Industry Discussions
    I live in Kentucky and I constantly see landscapers going to TN to get great deals on really nice plants. It must be an incredible deal because the TN border is about 2 hrs away from me. Does anyone know where they are going? Your help would be greatly appreciated.
  18. Nurseries and Growers
    Hello, I need help. I have to bid on a landscape installation project. I do lawn maintenance for this subdivision and they want me to water this plants once a week after installation. I have a 300 gallon hydroseeder that I can use but have no Idea about pricing. I'd say it will take at least 30...
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