Landscape Maintenance contract wording

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Lawn-Scapes, Nov 16, 2001.

  1. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    For trimming hedges and shrubs, etc...

    Can someone help me out with what info and how it's worded in your landscape maintenance agreement/contract.

  2. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,183

    Shrub Pruning:

    Plant material will be pruned or trimmed to achieve the highest degree of health and appearance. Shrubs and bushes will be trimmed to within borders and a height that blends with the landscape. All debris will be removed at the time of pruning. Plant material requiring additional pruning will be done by request and at an additional charge.

    This is a copy of a copy I got from somebody a year ago or so. I used it to compose a letter and got the bid, moved a few words around but it worked good.

    Hope it helps.
  3. cos

    cos LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,253

    Thanks Homer. I was going to post one that I made up, but that one put me to shame. LOL
  4. Chuck Sinclair

    Chuck Sinclair LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    Pruning and trimming

    All shrubs shall be carefully pruned, thinned, pinched, and trimmed in a manner that will retain the natural growth characteristics of the plant throughout the year.
  5. kutnkru

    kutnkru LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,662

    Heres how mine reads:
    Typically we shear all shrubs following the existing shape. Structural pruning will be done upon request. Special requests are encouraged.


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