Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout April on the Grounds Maintenance Web site,

How specific are your mowing contracts? I bid each job individually and propose a flat fee for each time I mow. 53%
I bid each job by proposing a standard hourly fee. 9%
I bid jobs by proposing a menu-type contract consisting of flat fees for each individual service. 11%
I bid jobs by proposing a monthly or weekly fee for overall are, without specifying number of mows. 27%

Look for this new reader poll question at

What add-on services do you provide clients?

A. Weeding ornamental beds

B. Seeding

C. Leaf removal

D. Irrigation

E. Chemical application

F. Tree care

G. Landscape lighting

H. Hanging Christmas lights

I. Snow removal

J. Landscape installation

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