how much for mulching

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by challenger55, Sep 23, 2003.

  1. challenger55

    challenger55 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 111

    how do u guys charge for mulching
    i am now getting into this and was wanting some pointers
  2. ffemt1271

    ffemt1271 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,285

    i've never heard of charging more, i always mulch, it keeps me from having to pick up leaves and blow clippings away
  3. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Former Moderator
    Messages: 6,073

    Mulching grass or laying down mulch in landscape beds?
    I took it you meant the latter.
  4. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    Do you mean spreading mulch??

    If so, like any service, I figure by the hour plus costs. I have an hourly goal that I try to get for all services.

    Good luck.

  5. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Messages: 1,557

    If its mulch i charge $65 a cu. yard for mulch and spreading. Edging beds is extra.
  6. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    50.00-60.00 per yard installed.Includes edging.
  7. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    Ncsulandscaper, what type of mulch are you using? I get Old fines a type of bed mulch for 10 a yard it takes me an hour for 3 yards placed. at your rat that is 195.00 Heck I do yards with 40 yards at a time and only charge 1250 or so. and that is at 65 per man hour + materials. You would be charging 2600 for that amount. heck I need to get on the band wagon here.

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