Pricing Fertilizer

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Jmill88, Sep 5, 2008.

  1. Jmill88

    Jmill88 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 129

    I have a good idea on how I am going to bid my prices on mowing, but how should I price for fertilizing. Sorry if this has been covered. I'm new to this site. Thanks in advance.
  2. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    Materials + Labor = Cost

    Fertilizer = $25 (covers 12,000 sq ft)
    Labor = $ ?

    Just depends on how much you're worth.
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    ...and licensing and administration...
  4. david shumaker

    david shumaker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 721

    I charge my cost of fertilizer plus $30.00 to $50.00 to apply it depending on size of yard. It doesn't take long with a good quality broadcast spreader. I don't have that many customers who want this service. They mostly just want their grass cut as least often as possible for as little as possible.

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