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$$ To Mow Neighbor's Yard

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by wareagle, May 23, 2003.

  1. wareagle

    wareagle LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 18

    While I don't really want to enter the lawn care business on a large scale, a neighbor has asked what I would charge to mow her 3+ acre yard. Any suggestions on what a fair price would be?
  2. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    for you, since you are just starting out, I would charge around $90 to $120 for 3 acres.
  3. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,457

    $45 an hour.
  4. Green in Idaho

    Green in Idaho LawnSite Senior Member
    from Idaho
    Messages: 833

    What ever happened to helping a neigbhor raise a barn? Corral the horses? Harvest the fruit? Haul the trash to the curb?

    My time mowing a lawn for a friendly neighbor lady might be free to do it as a neighborly thing, esp. if it's no cost to me other than time.
    Would you do that?

    If your answer is no, then you are after the money. And that's fine too-- just charge a market rate.

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