Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Harleyman, Apr 3, 2003.

  1. Harleyman

    Harleyman LawnSite Member
    from NY
    Messages: 41

    I am working on a bid for a town highway dept for hydroseeding new road banks. all that is required is seeding, mulching, and fert.
    Just wondering what you would charge for this.
    Thanks:D Square foot price
  2. roscioli

    roscioli LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 749

  3. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    Believe your high or am I really lowballing at $7.87.
  4. roscioli

    roscioli LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 749

    I sometimes bid at $6.36, but this is gonna be a pretty hard job.

    Haha, LMAO. Sorry, for all of those who wonder what the hell these 3 first responses are, he didn't add "square foot price" until after we posted them... It was a good "i am starting up in this business, and have my dad's craftsman mower, how much should i charge to mow a lawn" post...
  5. Harleyman

    Harleyman LawnSite Member
    from NY
    Messages: 41

    lets see been in business for 10 years asking a simple question forgot something after the first post saw my mistake fixed it. Now i already have my price so never mind just looking for a little more info.
    No one has ever helped me out in this business i do not know why i asked you wacks. Always looking for a little more info but maybe it can not be had on this board.
    We only do construction and do not mow, any little kid on the block can mow grass, not all can design and construct a landscape around a home.
    So do not worry about answering my question and i may come back and see if anyone screws up esp "roscioli". Remember I'll be watching:angry:
  6. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,366

    heh. can you feel the love in here? :rolleyes:
  7. drobson

    drobson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 237

    Ouch!! reading through the post I thought it was just some innocent joking and ribbing.. didn't expect that response....:dizzy:
  8. dforbes

    dforbes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 195

    Harleyman, if they are not expecting a gaurentee I would charge 8 to 10 cents per square ft.
  9. Sean Gassman

    Sean Gassman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    How much Sf or Acreage are they talking about? What type of specifications for each of the mulch, seed, and fertilizer? Without knowing the specifications I can not answer the question. For help with hydroseeding you may want to check out the Hydro Turf Planters Association. www. htpa.org
  10. roscioli

    roscioli LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 749

    Haha... me too... Sorry Harleyman, I was just joking around with ya... It just amused me. I wont joke around on lawnsite ever again.

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