Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by lawncutters, Sep 25, 2000.

  1. lawncutters

    lawncutters LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    What do you guys pay for mulch in your area of the woods?
    What do you charge to put it in? Thanks Alot
  2. stslawncare

    stslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    from DE
    Messages: 1,484

    not sure on our bulk prices but our bagged goes for $1.60 for 2 cu ft hardwood.
  3. Scraper

    Scraper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    I pay anywhere from $18-23/yard depending on type of mulch. 3x hardwood goes for around $22/yard. Installed costs $65-75 depending on layout.

  4. Lawnmasters

    Lawnmasters LawnSite Member
    Messages: 180

    We buy our mulch by the 80 yard semi load. It costs me $740.00 per load dumped on my lot. That works out to be 6.00 something per yard plus the delivery charge of 200.00
    We sell this at 20.00 per yard at our garden center, we charge 30.00 to 40.00 per yard to mulch and trench a property.

    Good Luck,
    Greg Pierce, CTP
  5. Toddppm

    Toddppm LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 268

    I usually pay around $10/yd. I try to get around$100/yd. installed, weeding, edging, spreading the mulch
  6. little green guy

    little green guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 955

    I pay 21.00 a yard, retail is 25.00 per yard. I can get it for 10.00 a yard but i will have to travel like 20 minits there and 20 minits back. The nursery I use is right smack in the middle of our service area so I have no travel time so it all works out.
  7. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    9.50 yd if I pick up. Got a message on my answering machine today from another company I never deal with that said for Oct. they are running a sale of 9.50 yd. What kind of SALE is that?
  8. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

    i can buy mulch anywhere from $23-28 dollars/yd. usually i have it delivered, but to install it i charge $10 a yard and if i edge the beds i charge at an hourly rate for man hours and equipment
  9. ALS

    ALS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    I can purchase cheap mulch(poor quality) for $10/yard. However, it has a high wood content and is prone to shotgun and dog vomit molds. Which pisses the customer off. I almost always use a 2x shred that costs me $18/yard. I have a bark blower and blow it for $42/yard. I use this price for all my customers, includings when I am a sub. I hope this helps, I am in Southern Delaware and do most of my work here. However, when I blow mulch in the Philly area I get up to $75/yard for the same mulch. It all depends what your market will handle.
  10. cat320

    cat320 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 824

    Does any one use the pure hemlock mulch,and what do you pay for that.

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