How much to you charge for labor when laying pinestraw?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by CleanCut5878, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. CleanCut5878

    CleanCut5878 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    will take about 40 barrels at $3.85 a barrel?
  2. Cracker Station

    Cracker Station LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    What is a Barrel of pinestraw?
  3. backtobasicslawncare

    backtobasicslawncare LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 126

    How Much Does Pinestaw Usally Sell For I'm Thinking About Selling Pinestraw And Putting In Flowerbeds This Spring And Around Customer's Trees.

    For Any Comments
  4. Rhett

    Rhett LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,071

    Pinestraw the bane of my exsitence. Usually is sold by the bale. Cost me 3.25 a bale and I deliver and install for 5.25 per bale. I am a litle low, but only do it for my regular customers. On average one person can throw about 13 bales an hour. Have know idea what a barrel of pinstraw comes out to.
  5. Tn Lawn Man

    Tn Lawn Man LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 479

    I take my cost and multiply it by 2.5.

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