price check..2x aeration and seed

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ant, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,469

    $36.00/m 12,000 sf lawn-pain in the ---to do pool trees ect...
    they flag.
    i spray beds with pre-m(grass seed don't grow in beds)
    i aerate 2x (classen split drive)
    broadcast fescue seed 4 lbs./m
    clean up
  2. lordohturf

    lordohturf LawnSite Member
    from SW OH
    Messages: 173


    For double aeration, charge what you would for a yard twice the size. For a 5000 sq. ft. yard, charge the 10000 sq. ft. yard price.
    Anywhere from $5 to 12.50 per 1000 for a single pass are what I've been finding.

    You may have to explain the added benefit of double aeration
    and that the seeding will work better with the aeration twice or
    even more.

    The charge for seed will vary depending on blue, fescue, etc.
    If it is a fix up type seeding, give yourself a little cushion
    for a return visit. Stress the watering!!!!!!! The fact that very few customers do the amount of watering they say they do, results in landscapers making several return visits and getting into several arguments.

    A starter fertilizer application will also help push the roots of your new seedling grass.

    Hope this helps!
  3. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,150

    Why are you using a walk-behind aerator when you have that hot new aerator for your PermaGreen???????????
  4. 6inline

    6inline LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Ant; Not using your aera-vator?
  5. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,469

    brian:yes and no....lawns that are solid as a rock AERAVATION
    small lawns core aerate..

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