what is the price of planting ?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by kmicki, Mar 27, 2004.

  1. kmicki

    kmicki LawnSite Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 6

    I need pricing on planting per sq ft. for flowers shrubs trees.
    sod/seed, and mulch. does anyone have a fee for planting by the sq ft. example perennials,shrubs,trees, newbe here just got a call!
    budget is 20,000 to 30,000 on 1 acre all I wanted to do is mow the grass!! now she wants a landscape.
  2. Lombardi

    Lombardi LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 538

    Call a local nursery and ask what their prices are. The prices vary according to the area. Shrubs and trees are usually priced at a per centage of their cost. Sod is priced per roll. Seed is priced per 1k. Mulch is priced per yard spread.
  3. EagleLandscape

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

    Take the price of the plant. Then add 2 times price of plant to get your labor cost for installing the plant. Price for sq foot? Price for planting a sq ft of impatients would run about 4-6 bucks. Price for sq foot of hawthorne would be about 40 bucks. Figure out what you need planted, and what gallon size bucket their in.

    Learn YOUR costs!

    Give me a list of materials, I'll figure out costs

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