jobs per day can I realisticly do based on a 8 hour work work day? These would be medium size residential homes with only a cut, trim/edge and blow. Based upon my own yard which takes 1 hr. 15 mins. with just a 21" push mower, I figure with larger equipment I could cut this time in half. I want to work alone but be able to support myself. I think in my city with a metro population over 1.2 million there should be enough business out there to max my time out. Also I was thinking of an average charge around $40 per yard, is this average below par?