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Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by jlc31, Oct 2, 2003.

  1. jlc31

    jlc31 LawnSite Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 16

    I was wondering how much you guys charge per sq ft for fertilizing. Like a 5 step program. Or what program do you guys use.
    Jeff Smith
    Jeff's Lawn Care
  2. sgallaher

    sgallaher LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 265

    I usually charge about $4.00 per 1,000 sq ft for fert, $4.00 per 1,000 sq ft for pesticide apps, and $10.00 per 1,000 sq ft for core areation. If you will be apply pesticide (i.e. weed & feed) you need to be certified. Contact your local Dept of Ag to get more info.
  3. tennissippi

    tennissippi LawnSite Member
    from zone 7b
    Messages: 77

  4. rob1325

    rob1325 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 697

    Make sure you do like others say or you could get in trouble.
  5. turfsolutions

    turfsolutions LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 853

    I get $44.00 for 5k and $59.00 for 10k per step on my 6 step program. I get $15 per k for aeration. Charge top dollar for top service and you can't go wrong. Just make sure you do your homework first.
  6. MacLawnCo

    MacLawnCo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,847

    click my link below and look for the Ohio site. Im liscensed, and trust me it was worth it. Test was challenging, but i learned so so much. Get liscensed or get fined

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