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Hi im bidding on a flower bid that needs to be redone. The dimensions are 30x5 and they want me to plant Asian Jasmine in there. I just dont know where to start on how much to charge. They want an estimate with and without materials. I was woundering how much mark up on materials and how much to charge for labor. Thanks redrddvl
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Ok, let's break this down.

What kind of work will be involved in the flower bed job?

How much time are you estimating each step will take?

Have you priced out the materials you will need from your local nursery?
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The job will probaly take 10hrs. The work in the flower bed will consist of tilling the dirt (which i will probally have to rent) and then laying down the black tarp then planting the asian jasmine. I have alrealdy got prices on material and plants.
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How did you break the different services down to 10 man hours?
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I was just estimating. It will probably take an hour to till the dirt. Then another hour to an hour in half to lay the tarp. Then 2 hours to plant Asian jasmine. Then another hour to apply border. On
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