Number of yards per day

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by barefootlawnsandlandscape, Mar 16, 2006.

  1. barefootlawnsandlandscape

    barefootlawnsandlandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 296

    I want to know how many yards a day on average you guys can knock out with a two man crew. I know there are many variables, but I want to know a general number on average sized yards (6000-10000 sq. ft.) I have a 44" and 30" ZTR and all the trim and blow equipment needed. I know that travel time is the biggest issue, but I plan on setting up routes that make that a minimum. Thanks in advance for any replies

  2. Mike's Lawn & Snow

    Mike's Lawn & Snow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 362

    8 hour day is about 30 average size lawns
  3. CAG

    CAG LawnSite Senior Member
    from ct
    Messages: 344

    anywhere from 1 commercial or probably 40 small res because of travel and loading / unloading time.
  4. rfed32

    rfed32 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Hatboro
    Messages: 680

    i was doing about 15, single man crew as soon as i got done school...i am a full time student at college year round...get done class round 11-12ish if i didnt have my trailer run to the gerage and start asap wouldnt get done till dark go to bed do the same thing all week long every week
  5. B&D Lawn Care

    B&D Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 342

    As many as my wore out ass can handle. Usually about 7.

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