how much to charge

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by jville21, Jun 27, 2006.

  1. jville21

    jville21 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    im just starting and my first job is to weed and mulch a flower bed about 60 sq feet pluse cut down a few bomboo trees i was thinking 150
  2. Trinity Lawn Care  LLC

    Trinity Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 946

    How much are 2 cubic foot bags running in your area? That size job you wouldn't really want to buy bulk. How many bamboo trees? The bed does it need to be edged out? Are you refreshing the mulch or are you laying down mulch for the first time?
  3. jville21

    jville21 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    thanx 4 the response the bags are about 4-5 dollars im refreshing and about 10 bamboo trees
  4. jville21

    jville21 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    thanks 4 the reply bags are4-5 dollars and about 10 trees
  5. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,095

    If the bed needs to be edged out I would probably charge between $175-200. But if the edging is ok, $150 sounds about right then.

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