How much to charge for 3 gallon shrub install

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by williams lcm, Mar 1, 2010.

  1. williams lcm

    williams lcm LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,200

    How much should I charge my customer to install 3 gallon sized shrubs? I will install about 14 shrubs . Just looking to see how much to charge per shrub. I paid $10 per shrub. Thanks
  2. IN2MOWN

    IN2MOWN LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,993

    $150-$200 for the whole thing
  3. becpropertymaint.

    becpropertymaint. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 313

    20-25 bucks a piece includes plant and install or 15-18 bucks a plant plus your hourly fee =$$$ figure out how long it will take you and go from there.
  4. Grass Shark

    Grass Shark LawnSite Senior Member
    from Zone 7
    Messages: 660

    2-3 time the price of the plant each.
  5. Daily Lawn/Landscape

    Daily Lawn/Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 695

    you guarantee the plant for 1-2 yrs?
  6. wbw

    wbw LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,168

    As much as you can.
  7. redbaron1

    redbaron1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I double the plant charge ,plus charge my hourly rate of 50.00 per hour. so I280.00 for plants plus 50 if it takes an hour and 100.00 for 2 hours (material with sales tax is included)profit will be between 200-250
  8. chrisvinky

    chrisvinky LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 355

    I would charge $420 and guarantee them for 1 year.

    $10 x 3 x 14 = $420

    It would take me about 2 - 2.5 hours to plant with a total profit of $280
  9. southerngreenscape

    southerngreenscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 73

    i usaually charge $30 for 3 gallons but if i am installing alot then i give the customer a discount on the shrubs

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