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Old 05-12-2010, 09:40 PM
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Depending on how where we are unloading the mulch (back yard:front yard) and how easy it will be to spread the mulch (think in plants or plants spread out) one person can do 1 yard (100 sq ft) in 1/2 to 1 hour.

This includes unloading the mulch into a wheelbarrow, taking it to the flower bed, dumping, and spreading it. I charge 1 hour per yard of mulch plust cost of mulch just to be safe. I also charge a delivery charge. I can fit 4 yards comfortably on my trailer so I charge $35 for up to 4 yards. Anything more than 6 yards, my supplier delivers for free. So I use that to my advantage on bigger mulch jobs.

All in all: 1 hour per yard + cost of mulch+ delivery charge= bid

hope it helps
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