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.
Campus Grounds Manager
University of Warwick Coventry, West Midlands
Symbio Godalming, Surrey
Landscape Maintenance Operative
Contemporary Landscapes Ltd Central London and the Surrounding Areas
English Heritage Kenwood House, Hampstead
Area Sales Manager (Garden Centres and Retail Growers)
Hydro-Therm Ltd. Field based - UK (Northern England)