How to Start a Home-Based Landscaping Business


Book Description

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own landscaping business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? This comprehensive guide contains all the necessary tools and strategies you need to successfully launch and grow your business. Using a friendly, entertaining approach, Owen E. Dell shares his experiences and down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based landscaping business. He shows you how to purchase the right tools, estimate start-up costs, price services, and stay profitable once in business. From painless recordkeeping to cost-efficient management techniques, Dell’s step-by-step methods are practical, innovative, and easy to understand.

Special features and workbook pages include:
- Business Plan Worksheet
- Material and Labor Records
- Cost Worksheets
- Tips on social media, SEO, and making the Internet work for you
- Profit-and-Loss Worksheet

About Dell, Owen E.

Owen E. Dell, RLA, ASLA, an Oregon-registered landscape architect and former licensed landscape contractor, is a forty-three-year veteran of the profession. He is also an internationally known lecturer, a writer for many national garden magazines, and a television personality. His award-winning projects have been featured in Sunset Magazine,Landscape Architecture, the Los Angeles Times, and numerous other books, publications, films, and television series. He lives in Corvallis, Oregon, where he continues to practice landscape architecture, teach, and write. Visit him at