Methods to Price Services based on Service Type

The following table demonstrates how services are priced in the Green Industry by Service Type.

Service Type

Methods to Price

Service Examples

Requires Inventory?

Landscape Install

If requires more than one Inventory Item: T&M By Resource Charge or Service Charge. More common would be Resource Charge.

If requires a single Inventory Item: Charge Per Unit or Sliding Scale

Plant Installation

Yes

Landscape Build

T&M By Service Charge or Resource Charge. More common would be Resource Charge

Paver Patio

Yes

Landscape Maintenance

Charge per Hour

Garden Bed Maintenance, Leaf Removal,

No

Turf Maintenance

Charge per Hour or Sliding Scale

Lawn Mowing

No

Turf PHC

Charge per Hour or Sliding Scale

Lawn Applications, Fertilizing Applications, Tick Treatments

Yes

Tree - Labor

Charge per Hour or T&M By Resource Charge or Service Charge

Pruning

No

Tree PHC

Charge per Unit or Sliding Scale

Soil Injections, Trunk Injections, Foliar application

Yes

Pest PHC

Charge per Unit or Sliding Scale

Yes

Snow Removal

Charge per Unit or Sliding Scale

Depends

Pricing a Service using Sliding Scale is more prevalent for services that require inventory or Custom Measures. Meaning Labor based services are priced more efficiently

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