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fertilizing prices for large propertys

ant

LawnSite Silver Member
Location
dirty jersey
bidding on a few large lawns.
1. sodded fronts 8000sf to 10,000 sf.
2. backs have been seeded. 23,000 to 26,000 sf
3. some with sprinkler systems
4. 8 step fertilization program.
(1 lime, 2 crab/fert., 1 broadleaf weed control/fert, 5 ferts, spot spray weeds as needed.
5. one lawn is 36,900 sf for $144.00/application
6. one is 31,610 sf for $110.00/application
7. one is 47.075 sf for 150.00/application
are these prices out of range?
anthony
 

jaclawn

LawnSite Senior Member
Location
South West PA
Many people have a hard time swallowing 5. The prices seem OK.

I quoted a woman $60 to treat her yard. Don't remember the measurements, but the front and back were about even. She said it was too much, and wanted to know how much to only do the front. I told her $45 ($50?). She seemed to think that it should have only been half of the total. I explained that it takes the same drive time, same time unload the equipment, fill the hopper, re-load the truck, write my report, do the billing... to do the front only as it does to do the whole yard.
 
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