Start and Run a Gardening Business : An Insider Guide to Setting Yourself Up as a Professional Gardener Paperback
by Paul Power
You don't need pots of money to start your own gardening business.
With this book and a willingness to learn, you could soon be enjoying a profitable and enormously satisfying career doing something you love.
Whether your aspirations are simply to sell a selection of home grown plants from the boot of your car or to establish a succesful all-year-round gardening business, this book will show you how.
It covers: - Preparing your business plan - Getting kitted out - How to find work - and keep it - What services to offer - Book-keeping for gardeners - Planning the gardening year - How to get commercial contracts - Providing estimates - The top ten most profitable gardening jobs Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; 1.
A Growing Opportunity; 2. Getting Started; 3. Getting Your First Customers; 4. Starting and Running a Gardening Round; 5. Starting and Running a General Gardening Business; 6.
Adding Value Through Spin-Off Opportunities; 7. Launching Your Business and Creating the Right Image; 8.
Bookkeeping and Administration Systems; 9. Managing the Gardening Year; 10. Resolving Problems and Building On Opportunities; 11.
Growing Your Business; Help Directory; Index.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 244 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 26/04/2010
- Category: Advice on careers & achieving success
- ISBN: 9781845284145