Landscape bid help needed

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by snk47, Apr 13, 2006.

  1. snk47

    snk47 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I'm new to landscaping. A customer wants me to build a large flower bed for her. Total SF = 450
    First, how much should I charge to build the bed? Digging, removing grass, and putting in metal edging. I will have 3 laborers on the job.
    Also, would it be recommended that I rent some mechanical equipment? What kind?

    Any ideas are much appreciated!
  2. PSUturf

    PSUturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 663

    $75 for sod stripping + whatever your disposal fee would be
    $400 for edging (I'm assuming $20 for 10 foot section of steel edging)
    $300 to incorporate 4 cubic yards of organic matter

    If I were doing the work myself I would edge by hand if I didn't have a bed edger

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