Estimating labor time for annuals

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Lanelle, Apr 30, 2001.

  1. Lanelle

    Lanelle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,361

    How many 4" annuals can one man plant per hour? These are shipped 15 or 18 per tray. Consider that this is an established annual bed, with seasonal rotations. We plant thousands on commercial sites so I'm just wondering how our numbers stack up with others.
  2. paul

    paul Lawnsite Addict
    Messages: 1,625

    We don't do many prepped bed :) so my numbers are a little off plus most of our plants are gallon size, but figure 200 per hr per man for a 3 man crew.
  3. LiVe2

    LiVe2 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 46

    I planted over 500 4" annuals in 3 1/2 hours


    I did not charge because it was part of the contract

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