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I don't care about lawns--I planted mine in clover and don't have to mow it. When I do need to mow I use a rotary Fiskars mower, which is great--or a scythe. That's right--a scythe (the European type, which is smaller, and it's very good exercise). Gas-powered mowers, chemical fertilizers and weed killers--all nasty stuff that gets into everyone's air, soil, and water. I'm sure my neighbor doesn't like my wildflowers, semi-wild pockets of fruit bushes, and unmown areas and yes, dandelions (I have 10 acres) but that's too bad. It's better habitat for wildlife, especially the pollinators on which our food supply depends. I think this obsession with the Great American Lawn is a waste of time and resources. Plant some food instead.


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One of the more difficult issues facing you will be making sure you compare apples 'n apples while understanding the differences between apples 'n oranges.

Some things common to all:

How far from your (water) meter pit to the home?

Do you know what sort of water pressure you have?

Those two questions sortta drive the rest.  How many sprinklers you have is a piece of the puzzle but it is lower on the issues list than how much water pressure and gallons per minute of flow (gpm) you have.  Knowing the water pressure and gpm coming to the house is important because it is the info divided by the flow rate of the heads to tell you how many you can run at a time.

 That, plus the number of heads it takes to cover your yard will let them decide on how many zones to cut the yard into (each zone is X number of heads that run at the same time).

Will the different estimates be for systems that are all parts from a single manufaturer or will it be a collection of brands?  Some will tell you that the parts (controller, back-flow, heads and even specific heads) are better from different manufacturers while others will tell you that all from a single manufacturer will give you an optimized system.

And, are the contractors equally certified?  Not only education and experience but certifications from the various manufacturers who's parts they want to use.  And, will their installations be the same?  Will they open trenches all around your yard and be a week getting the stuff layed, connected and back-filled?  Or, will they pull the flexible pipe and be in 'n out in one day with water flowing to cover their intrussion before they leave that day?

Will your system need to be blown out with pressurized air at the end of the season to avoid winter freeze and bursts or will it drain automagically?

I know, I took your simple question and made it hard.

When I bought my system about 9 years ago, I had a variety of estimates and the differences sortta fell into the mess I listed above.  The low estimate was a person who seemed to be from the "get it in the ground and fix it later" school.

The highest estimate was from someone who seemed more concerned about my yard and the final result than I was.  The low person was using parts 'n pieces from a variety of manufacturers.  The high person was certified by the company that made all the parts he was wanting to use and he carried a fairly high rating from them for his past performance..  He would vary for me if I wanted but he had sound reasons from the controller to each of the heads as to why he preferred his "brand".

It doesn't look like you are a member of Angie's List.  Given the size of the investment you are looking at, this might be a great time to join and see how others in your community have rated the contractors you are considering or if there is one you should add to your list. 

My yard is between 12 and 15,000 square feet less the house, deck, two mini-barns and it is interrupted with a number of blocking (blocks the stream of water) evergreens and planting beds.

The low estimate I had was about $2,500 and would take three days to put in from the time they began to trench.  I don't recall how many heads he wanted to put in but if it was off, he'd be able to put another anyplace and tie it to the nearest zone to give me good coverage.  Uh, this was the get it in the ground 'n adjust later person.

The high estimate I had was around $4,500.  This proposal was for seven active zones each having 5 to 7 heads.  There was enough capacity (extra zone controllers and space within the system controller) built in to add drip irrigation at a later date for the planting beds without having to replace anything.  He drew the entire yard and gave me a copy with the heads marked showing the "throw" of each and the overlap he built in to avoid any missed areas.  And, they wanted to arrive in the morning and leave that evening with the system watering to cover their tracks throughout the yard.  One day and they would not leave until it was working as advertised!

I took the high estimate.  I have a neighbor who bought from the other folks.  Both of us are happy.  He is really happy because each time he calls his company for adjustments or corrections (yep, they got it in the ground and are still putzing with it) they are out within the week, they are really easy to do business with and their service calls' costs haven't gone up a whole bunch.

Sorry, you can't look at the price and divide by X number of heads and have a fair comparison.

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1) IF you are talking the root crown - the portion where it is not one solid truck or "bole", but still a solid or near-solid mass of roots coming off the base of the trunk, then that has to come out on way or another. Typically, once you get beyond about a 3 foot circle then you are in the radial portion of the roots where they spread out laterally, and are a foot or more apart, and new roots can grow in that area fro the new tree OK. Of course, be prepared to have to trim some volunteers so the old tree can't come back, and be sure to fertilize the new tree per recommendations because the old roots will still be trying to extract water and food from the soil to support the tree that they do not yet realize is gone. Do NOT put stump killer or poison in the old tree - will kill new one too.

2) The proper commercial way to do this is to have the entire root crown and larger roots removed with a stump grinder - looks like this -

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You need a tree service that can grind down at least two feet below ground level and remove the root crown and larger root segments. If you hve large roots running laterally quite a ways, he can grind them up too - ditto to "trippers" sticking up above ground. Just be sure to have it clear (spray painted) upfront how far he is going for what he quoted - typically about $150 for tree up to 1-2 feet in diameter, up to $500 for a massive sycamore or walnut or cottonwood or redwood with 6 foot diameter crown. While you can rent stump grinders at tooll rental places, I REALLY do not recommend it - the rental ones you can afford to rent for one use are pretty light duty, and they can chew a person up in no time flat if you lose control when it snags in the wood or hits a rock.

3) Another way is to go out to where the massive roots taper off to something you can reasonable cut - say 4-6 inches in diameter, and cut them all in a circle around the stump, then with a come-along or CAREFULLY (not more than a few hundred pounds) with a vehicle with a trailer hitch, put a steady pull on a good rope or strap or chain in a shallow notch cut around the top of the stump (so it does not pop off easy), then while it is being rotated up out of the ground walk around and cut any root you see still attached or trying to lift out of the ground. This works much better if the stump is left about 4-6 feet high so you get some real leverage on it with the pull, but if already cut down short run chain or strap over the top of it and around a large root on the far side of the stump. I use a Sawzall with foot long coarse tooth wood cutting blade for this - goes through roots really fast, and blade is only $1 or so apiece so ruining one or two hitting rocks is no big thing, and also reaches in under the stump better and safer than an axe. I helped a neighbor take out a back yard full of birches this way - took us about half a day to remove about 15 trees with about 6 foot diameter circle of crown and roots, leaving holes about 1-2 feet deep where each tree was. Remember this - whichever way you use to take it out, you will need maybe 1-5 wheelbarrow loads of good growth medium to replace the divot. 

4) Cheaper route - cut off flush with ground level (or leave some stickup as a planter or stool or feeder base or whatever), and plant new tree at least 4 feet away from old crown, in a spot between the old roots.

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'Reasonable' is one of those words that means wildly divergent things to different people.  Check with your local high school to see if they have  any sort of agricultural program.  If yes, perhaps someone in that program could help you.  Being a landscaper myself, I must say it sounds like you want something that is - first and foremost - cheap.   This is NOT the best way to look for any service.  You would be better served looking for 'competant' than with 'cheap'.  The nicer you want your flowerbed to look, the more important it is to find someone who REALLY knows what they are doing.

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came out for a discussion of the work and future work.
Sketched out a plan, recommended timing, provided competitive quote.
Did work on time with quality results. Explained care of new sod.
Stopped by the next day to make sure everything was satisfactory and answered any questions.
- Gene G.
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They were extremely prompted in arriving at the scheduled time and managed to dump and grade the gravel to our satisfaction without a lot of direction. They were very pleasant on phone and telling us best solution for our situation and driver was very nice as well. Will definitely use them again'
- Ron R.
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Very well priced. Extremely respectful and helpful. Very professional billing and communication. He "loves his job" and it shows. Excellent work!
- Susan N D.
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Young coordinated the efforts of three companies and personally directed the building of the walls and corresponding landscaping. With over 20 years experience. He supervised and kept the project on schedule. Very professional and complete satisfaction.
- Joe F.
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It was a good experience. They did what they said they’d do. They sent 4-5 workers who worked quickly, which I liked. I hired them to trim a few branches, pull a few weeds, along with a few other landscaping chores. I have 8 acres and they completed everything that was on my list.
- joe M.
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via Angie's List, he called within 24 hours and was able to come out the next day to provide an estimate for mulch. Being a holiday, I didn't expect him and his crew to say they has availability to perform the job the same day. After providing a fair quote,
Hiram Landscaping Mulch Provider Name Locked
and team did the job right then and there. Great service and worth the cost, very professional and straight forward with estimate. I will use his service again.
- Kenneth B.
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The service went pretty well. Three or four guys were out and completed the job in an hour or two. They were very quick and efficient. We really liked that they could squeeze us in so we did not have to wait long to have the job done. They were punctual and their pricing was fair.
- Jonathan G.
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The workers worked hard, even went beyond my expectations by edging along the sidewalk and asking to level the sewer breathing pipes which made them flush with the land instead of sticking up. The grass grew thickly and looks great!
- Lynne D.

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60 Westover Place
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2130 11th avenue north

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PO Box 2021
Peachtree City

Calvary Tree Service

108 McTyre Dr
Dallas

CEL Cutting Edge Landscape

1582 Williams Dr
Marietta

Chastain Services

Flat Shoals Church Rd.
Stockbridge

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1492 Hadaway Trail
Lawrenceville

Colonial Landscaping

2332 Elmwood Circle
Smyrna

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185 PEACHTREE INDUSTRIAL BLVD
Buford

Curb Appeal Lawn Care LLC

172 Legend Creek Ln
Douglasville

Debonair Lawn Care

PO BOX 5329
Atlanta

Discount Remodeling

3541 Ashley Station Dr
Marietta

DOWNEY TREES INC

5055 SHADBURN RD
Cumming

Dreamscapes

4337 Dallas Acworth Hwy NW
Acworth

Dreamtime Outdoors

10787 Hwy 92
Woodstock

ED CASTRO LANDSCAPE

1125 OLD ELLIS RD
Roswell

Emerson Home Services

4365 Shallowford Industrial Pkwy
Marietta

Ethridge Lawn and Landscape

2094 Pope Rd
Villa Rica

FOUR SEASONS PINE STRAW

5131 LAKEWOOD DR
Acworth

Georgia Lawn Company

PO Box 813760
Smyrna

Georgia Lawn Solutions, Inc.

207 South fork way
Woodstock

Glasscapes Inc

PO Box 1984
Woodstock

GLM SOD & LANDSCAPE MATERIAL

13975 HIGHWAY 9 N
Alpharetta

Graham Yard Make Over LLC

62 WolfRigde Ct
Dallas

Grass-Sations, LLC

62 Braemill Ct
Dallas

Green Acres Landscaping Lawn Service Inc.

P.O. Box 491567
Lawrenceville

Green Brothers Earth Works

3040 Buford Hwy
Buford

Hayes Landscapes

4819 Odessa West Inlet
Acworth

Inside Out Home Designs

2308 Brookfield Dr

J & K Hauling LLC

452 Mann Rd
Rockmart

Ken Norris Landscaping

61 Linclon Rd
Mcdonough

KLEAN-UPS

PO Box 6956
Marietta

Land of Oz Lawn Care

3624 Pepperdine Ct
Decatur

LEE LAWN CARE

640 H D ATHA RD
Monroe

Legacy Landscapes Inc

4278 Lakeview St
Acworth

Living Fences of Georgia

2024 Canton Road
Marietta

Majors Tree Surgeon

3834 Lynn Ln
Douglasville

MASTERSCAPES INC

1013-b Wiley Bridge Road
Woodstock

MD House Doctors

1234 Spooner Street
Alpharetta

Metro North Landscapes

2789 Pete Shaw Rd
Marietta

MGD Transportation LLC

6138 Red MAple Rd.
Atlanta

Modern Landscape Concepts

3915 Village Estates Ct
Cumming

Morvillo & Associates, LLC

915 Feather Creek Ln
Woodstock

Moss Lawn Care

561 Ripplewater Drive
Marietta

Multi Trade Construction, LLC.

3605 Sandy Plains Rd Ste 240-439
Marietta

North American Tree Service Inc

6025 Hwy 20
Loganville

NORTH METRO GROUP INC

PO BOX 965026
Marietta

ORTIZ LANDSCAPING SERVICES

2928 HALL DR SE
Smyrna

Outdoor Expressions

981 Little Road
Canton

Outdoor Solutions Inc

PO Box 1406
Hiram

Outdoor Transformations

8802 Walnut Lane
Roswell

P&R Grading Inc

Fayetteville

Perry Construction and Contracting

2255 PIne Stream Court
Lawrenceville

Picture Perfect Scapes

3440 Sherrod Drive
Marietta

PIKE FAMILY NURSERIES

4020 ROSWELL RD NW
Buckhead

Pro Maintenance Solutions

Cleveland Highway
Gainesville

Property Masters Inc

200 Cobb Pkwy N Ste 316
Marietta

R & M GRADING & HAULING

2300 BURNT WOOD DR NW
Kennesaw

Roberts Landscape Services, LLC

PO Box 231
Powder Springs

Scotts LawnService

4575 S Old Peachtree Rd
Norcross

Selective Designs

105 Depot Ct
Peachtree City

Serious Tree Services Inc

2988 Old Villa Rica Road
Powder Springs

SJW Lawn Service

2319 Locust Grove Rd
Griffin

SPRINKLES IRRIGATION & LANDSCAPE INC

516 PLANTATION PARK DRIVE
Loganville

Sticks & Bricks Inc.

3391 fawn trail
Marietta

STONEWORK UNLIMITED, INC

6850 MATT HWY
Cumming

Surreal Scapes Inc.

3310 South Shore Ln.
Cumming

Tai's Landscaping

PO Box 54611
Atlanta

Terra Flora Landscape & Pavers

1018 Braddock Circle
Woodstock

The Davey Tree Expert Co- Atlanta

3025 Jones Mill Rd
Norcross

The Grass Man, LLC

228 Greystone Circle
Hiram

THE HOME DEPOT

145 DEPOT DR
Hiram

The Stone Mason

190 lake dr.
Atlanta

Total Tree

971 HWY 155 N
Mcdonough

Tree Landscape and Concrete Services

6403 Edenfield Drive
Lithonia

True Care Lawn Co

5390 Pickens Rd
Powder Springs

TurfPride Lawncare

1509 N Roberts Rd NW
Kennesaw

TWIN OAKS LANDSCAPE GROUP, INC.

514 INDUSTRIAL DRIVE
Woodstock

Unique Concrete Concepts

6205 Jacobs Rd SE
Acworth

Unique Hardscapes & Landscapes

173 Maple Ridge Lake Dr
Dawsonville

UNLIMITED LAWN SVC

1981 TWO SPRINGS WAY
Lawrenceville

Upgrade Landscaping

PO Box 2838
Cumming

WoodScapes LLC

1750 Powder Springs Rd PMB 158
Marietta

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