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Over Seeding

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by CHAN, Aug 6, 2002.

  1. CHAN

    CHAN LawnSite Member
    from AL.
    Messages: 132

    working up bed for lawn care and they want to overseed about 2 acres or about 80,000sf. with fescue 31 at 6 pounds per 1,000. how much would you charge and what is the price for the seed (round about figure)
    thanks
    chan
     
  2. CHAN

    CHAN LawnSite Member
    from AL.
    Messages: 132

    Thanks for all the input it will be very helpful
     
  3. lawnmowerman29

    lawnmowerman29 LawnSite Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 34

    2 acres isnt bad i bid on a 60 acre airport runway, was the low bid by 125.00$ but they decided to try and do it themselves. I think i figured it out to be about 3,500 $. 2 acres of flat ground with a 3 point over seeder would be about 800 $ With a walk behind i would charge 1200 $.
     
  4. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    Are you planning on aerating before seeding?

    You need 480 lbs of seed. Cost=$525 w/ tax
    8 bags of starter fertilizer. Cost=$70
    Aeration*************Price=$600
    ***********************-------
    ************************$1195
    Labor to put seed and fert.****$???? Your rate.
     

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