Price per 1000 sq ft?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Pflat1, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. JShe8918

    JShe8918 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 946

    No.... no..... I am was trying to create a real world example using the formula from casualitist (above post). None of the lawns around here are under 30,000 sq ft. Just seeing if what he said was correct. If so then it would mean roughly $5.75 per square foot. The larger the yard the less per square foot. That already includes your profit insurance equipment replacement and everything. But that seems unreasonable.
  2. Pflat1

    Pflat1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    Sorry , I understand now
  3. causalitist

    causalitist LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 610

    around here 13 M2 goes for $58.75 - $77.40 depending on the company.
    ive looked at 3 big companies price sheets, for some they profit the same for a 10k or a 30k , they just tack on materials.

    other says $40 for fert and spray for anything under 10M (cheap!)

    the 3rd (2 million revenue/yr) charge $14/M UP TO 2.5M, $9/M UP TO 5M, $6.50/M UP TO 10M , $4.68/M up to 20M

    $30/bag is a crapload. you can get really good 50% scu high iron fert for alot less
  4. LushGreenLawn

    LushGreenLawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,120

    You need a license to apply fert that contains pesticides in it, in every state in the U.S. He specified a 4 step program from agway, which contains pesticides in 3 of the 4 steps.

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