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Pinestraw price?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by ncstate, Mar 20, 2006.

  1. ncstate

    ncstate LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    Hey it me again!!! i got one more question me and my friend have just became partners and he own a pinestraw business and now i get pinestraw free how much should i charge now to my customers?
    give me a price if anybody dont mind
  2. Ga.GrassCutter

    Ga.GrassCutter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    Here in Ga. we are getting anywhere from $3.50 to $4.00 per bale spread, Depending on what we pay for it, add $1.00,
  3. North Ga

    North Ga LawnSite Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 65

    Hey Grass,Im in Ga also.What do you guys pay for a bail of Pinestraw?Just curious.
  4. BigChaz

    BigChaz LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    Dont let the customer know you are getting the pinestraw free and go with normal price. I do $6.50/bale spread
  5. FireManPhil

    FireManPhil LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    We get $7 a bail, no matter what I pay for it.
  6. E&MLandscapeServices

    E&MLandscapeServices LawnSite Member
    Messages: 40

    Anybody in SC know what the going price for baled pinestraw is? I dont have to buy it but I'm just curious as I may sell some if yall need it.. :)
  7. cwlawley

    cwlawley LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 470

    We charge $8.00 per bale installed. Our cost is $3.65 a bale.
  8. Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,195

    my cost for long needle, real clean, no moss/trash is 3.85/bale, mark up to 6.00/bale for delivery, 2.00/ bale to spread so total is 8.00/bale installed. it's high, but i hate it so if i have to do it, i make it worthwhile.
  9. Burch's Lawn Care  LLC

    Burch's Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    6.50 per bail spread
  10. LandscapeMasterpieceGA

    LandscapeMasterpieceGA LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    5.50 spread

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