I have a customer who has flower beds to be mulch in the front and back yard. The front lawn has a steep incline leading to back yard. Now the customer wants all of the beds mulched. I have 1500 sf to mulch. I have a few questions. My price for the mulch is 14.00 a yard. 1. I read on this board I should charge 65.00 a yd to install the mulch. This would come out to be about $1170.00. I want to be able to close this customer. Should I tell her "You have 1500 sf to mulch and I charge 65.00 a yard to install and the price is $1170.00" or is there a better way. 2. I need about 18 yd to do this job should I have it delivered and dumped in the front yard and start wheel barrowing the mulch around the yard or should I get the mulch in bags? If so where would I look for mulch in bags? 3. If we agree on pine neddles to put down and I do have 1 helper, what would I charge if I could get pine needles for 3.50 a bale? I think I read 8.50 a bale if I install it and that would be 255.00. I think the customer wants to know which one would be cheaper. I would appreciate any comments on this. This is my first job this big and want to make sure I price it right.