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What do you guys charge for mulch?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by asjgabries, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. asjgabries

    asjgabries LawnSite Member
    Messages: 70

    What do you guys charge for mulch installed and does that price include cleanup?
  2. pj550v12

    pj550v12 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 302

    All depends on the conditions. I usually charge around $50 a yard, plus labor to clean existing beds/ edge beds/ spread it.
  3. GreenSouth Landscapes

    GreenSouth Landscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 78

    $50-$55 per yard. edging is more, I charge about $1.50 per linear foot for edging.
  4. tjsquickcuts

    tjsquickcuts LawnSite Senior Member
    from Atlanta
    Messages: 943

    General Prep and Clean out - $125 - $225

    Bed Edging - $75 - $200 * if needed

    Landscape Fabric - $65 - $125 * if needed

    Mulch - $75 per cubic Yard Installed w/ 5 Cu. Yd. Min.

    Delivery - $65 - $100 *depending on Location and Job Size

    Labor & Dumping - Included

    Hope that helps
  5. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Messages: 4,350

    We start $81 a yard, and try to get $101.25 if we can. I am leaning more towards 101 the way gas prices are going.
  6. jaybird24

    jaybird24 LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 623

    Double shredded hardwood $65/yd installed. Everything else is T&T.
  7. tjsquickcuts

    tjsquickcuts LawnSite Senior Member
    from Atlanta
    Messages: 943

    Crazy thing, I remember about 4 years ago I was charging $45 per cubic yard with just a $75 clean-up fee. Boy, amazing that I even made money, but guess then my overhead was no where near what it is now. I am going to test the water this year and try to flirt with $100 plus per yard and see how high I can go. We have been on fire this year with Mulch installs, so I am not afraid to trial this. Whats the most someone has gotten for a cubic yard of mulch?
  8. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    $75 a yard plus clean-up fee
  9. kps2389

    kps2389 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    Another question what are all you guys paying for just the mulch by the yard?
  10. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,169

    $20 or $28 per yard, depending on where we go.

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