How to Start a Home-Based Landscaping Business: *Develop a profitable business plan *Build word-of-mouth referrals *Handle employees, paperwork, and taxes *Work smart and safe *Adapt to new trends like sustainable landscaping *Become your area's top lands by Owen E. Dell | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
How to Start a Home-Based Landscaping Business, 6th: *Develop a profitable business plan *Build word-of-mouth referrals *Handle employees, paperwork, and taxes *Work smart and safe *Adapt to new trends like sustainable landscaping *Become your area's top

How to Start a Home-Based Landscaping Business, 6th: *Develop a profitable business plan *Build word-of-mouth referrals *Handle employees, paperwork, and taxes *Work smart and safe *Adapt to new trends like sustainable landscaping *Become your area's top

by Owen E. Dell
     
 

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Making money doing lawn-care, landscape architecture, and garden work is a dream of many people—and this guide contains all the necessary tools and strategies they need to successfully launch and develop their own business doing so. This sixth edition also features advice on marketing and selling one’s services within “sustainable

Overview

Making money doing lawn-care, landscape architecture, and garden work is a dream of many people—and this guide contains all the necessary tools and strategies they need to successfully launch and develop their own business doing so. This sixth edition also features advice on marketing and selling one’s services within “sustainable landscaping,” one of the hottest new trends in the field.
• Develop a profitable business plan
• Build word-of-mouth referrals
• Handle employees, paperwork, and taxes
• Work smart and safe
• Adapt to new trends like sustainable landscaping
• Become your area’s top landscaper

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“A down-to-earth and informative guide to setting up and running your own landscaping business. Written in an engaging, readable style.” —Landscape & Nursery Digest “We applaud Dell’s no-nonsense attitude, since it could save a wanna-be professional landscaper a lot of grief . . . checking it out is well worth the money and time.” —HortIdeas Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762752683
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/06/2010
Series:
Home-Based Business Series
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Owen E. Dell, RLA, a licensed landscape architect and landscape contractor, is a thirty-nine-year veteran of the profession. He is also an internationally known lecturer, a writer, and a television personality. His award-winning projects have been featured in Sunset Magazine, Landscape Architecture, the Los Angeles Times, and numerous other books and publications. He lives in Santa Barbara, California. Visit him at owendell.com.

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