Proper paperwork and tight control of your business are key to avoiding disputes, Alan Sargent advises.
Planted displays can draw new customers but they entail costs and commitment, writes Alan Sargent.
Honesty, research and forethought are all essential when applying for a job in this industry, says Alan Sargent.
Buying another business can increase your own offer but there are important questions to consider, says Alan Sargent.
Sargent's solutions - regulations and legislative requirements underline the professional status of landscape contractors and gardeners
Regulations benefit individual gardeners and landscapers as well as the wider industry, Alan Sargent explains.
Making your job application stand out can be key to landing a senior or head gardener position, Alan Sargent explains.
Be wary of unscrupulous clients who may look for loopholes to avoid settling up at the end of a job, Alan Sargent warns.
Taking a considered approach can help prevent welcome requests for extra work becoming a curse, Alan Sargent explains.
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