Sargent's Solutions

Alan Sargent is an independent gardens consultant. His latest book, The Landscaper's Survival Manual, is available from www.alansargent.co.uk.

How contracts, terms and conditions can save you money

Sargent's Solutions - How can contractors lower the risk of disputes with customers?

Proper paperwork and tight control of your business are key to avoiding disputes, Alan Sargent advises.

Sargent's Solutions - How to reap rewards from static advertising

Planted displays can draw new customers but they entail costs and commitment, writes Alan Sargent.

Sargent's solutions: How to create the right impression

Honesty, research and forethought are all essential when applying for a job in this industry, says Alan Sargent.

Sargent's solutions - how to make a successful landscape business acquisition

Buying another business can increase your own offer but there are important questions to consider, says Alan Sargent.