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 Skilled garden maintenance: hourly vs. flat rate
Okay, so I've been reading these forums for awhile now (guess that makes me a
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 Container Garden Business
       • Posted by: lillexis z6 NJ on Tue, Feb 15, 05 at 3:23
              • 11 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 7, 05 at 14:34
A friend and I who are passionate about container gardening are thinking of starting a business, designing, planting, and optional mainenence of windowboxes, planters, pots baskets and small flower beds. Any sage advice? Sources for pots, plan
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 Container Maintenance
       • Posted by: creatrix z7 VA on Mon, Aug 15, 05 at 20:18
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Aug 26, 05 at 14:28
I have two maintenance clients that want great containers, but won't water. They are not holding me responsible for the plant material that dies, but I would like to decrease this problem next year. I worked these properties last year, but we got
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 Container garden maintenance pricing
       • Posted by: gardeningbythesea none on Wed, Sep 26, 12 at 8:15
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Fri, Sep 28, 12 at 13:39
I have been creating container gardens for a few years now...One of my customers, a real state agent (who provides association management services to homeowner association and condominium regime clients) asked me if besides make the containers for
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 Organic fertilizer/better results in container gardening?
       • Posted by: amiga z7 MD on Sun, Jan 9, 05 at 8:33
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Mar 16, 06 at 18:18
Our business is primarily property maintenance and container/annuals/perennial gardening as well as other installs. I recently was approached by someone trying to get me to use organic fertilizer. Until now we've been using blossom booster or si
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 Starting a home gardening business
Hey green thumbers, I decided months ago that what I want to
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 Anyone willing to share thoughts about trends in the industry?
       • Posted by: GardeningGrrl z5 IL on Thu, Aug 4, 05 at 9:53
              • 40 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Sep 7, 05 at 15:35
Hi all - I'm a freelance writer who does market research reports on various topics for a company called Mintel. These topics in the past have ranged from soup to red meat to dental accessories (ugh! that one was deadly!), and now I'm happily
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 'Perceived Value' of a gardener (long post)
       • Posted by: kkelley z8bFl on Mon, Feb 18, 08 at 9:37
              • 33 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jun 26, 08 at 15:49
The following communication is between myself and a client, and I am curious to hear the reactions of those in this community, especially those who make their living, as I do, as a 'gardener for hire'. A little background: I started working for
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 How profitable is a backyard nursery?
       • Posted by: wildiris z5 WA on Mon, Feb 16, 04 at 2:57
              • 129 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Apr 18, 14 at 2:48
I am thinking about starting a backyard nursery and am wondering if it will be as profitable as I am hoping. Are there any success or failure stories out there? Can you earn a decent living doing it without spending a fortune to get started?
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 Container Gardening Business
       • Posted by: quitecontrary2007 on Mon, Aug 6, 07 at 11:33
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Aug 16, 07 at 18:49
I have had my own landscaping business for 19 years. My work has been mostly residential landscape maintenance. I LOVE design and installation. I am thinking about starting a new business designing and installing containers for commercial and resi
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 Container Garden Business
       • Posted by: landarchitect 7 on Sun, Jul 5, 09 at 9:17
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jul 26, 09 at 11:01
I am Landscape Architect in the SE. I was recently laid off from my job and am contemplating starting my own business, versus going back to work for a firm. My question is this: I am going to provide landscape design, but am also passionate a
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 Anyone want to design a garden for $10 hour?
I occasionally check out Craigslist to see what's cooking in other parts of the country. Just found the following ad which I thought you'd all enjoy. (Note: Tiburon is in Marin County, north of San Francsico, where Mich does her work).
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 Garden Center - Display Garden
       • Posted by: Plantman56 z6 PA on Fri, Dec 16, 05 at 15:41
              • 19 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jan 31, 06 at 12:23
I have been asked by a garden center to help redesign their Display garden. Currently there is a long shrub border that must be removed. It runs the length of the parking lot. The main display area had a fence area with a large wooden pergola cov
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 Have any of you done estate gardening?
       • Posted by: Clematisintegrifolia Back in NJ zn 6 on Sun, Mar 13, 05 at 10:31
              • 20 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, May 8, 11 at 14:44
I lurk here quite a bit and it seems that most folk here are landscapers/designers or nursery owners/workers. I'm wondering if anyone here has done any estate gardening or managment or knows anyone who does? I just applied for job in my area
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 Rose care in Garden Centers
       • Posted by: adlumia z6NJ&Z4Me on Thu, Jun 23, 05 at 18:59
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jun 30, 05 at 12:41
I recently started a new job at a large family run Garden Center. They definitely seem to be successfully competing with the Big Box stores - which is great - the last GC I worked for went belly-up in 2003. It has been a very interesting experie
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 Baby boomers and the future of gardening
       • Posted by: njtea NJ Z6 on Sat, Jan 7, 06 at 7:08
              • 18 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jan 19, 06 at 15:18
There was an interesting article in Thursday's NY Times about declining sales at garden centers because baby boomers are turning away from perennials and plantings that take lots of care more towards plantings that take care of themselves. The
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 Pricing for container gardens
       • Posted by: seasidegardener z6 MA on Mon, May 2, 05 at 17:07
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Tue, May 3, 05 at 0:11
I am looking for some advice on pricing containers that I plan on planting for clients. I am planning on planting containers either at their homes with their own containers or selling them containers that I have. I will be advertising my containe
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 charging for garden service..
       • Posted by: awayinthegarden minnesota on Sun, Mar 25, 07 at 23:14
              • 17 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, May 21, 07 at 10:30
I've been gardening for 10 years (took Master Gardener class too) and this year someone has asked me to design several mixed flower pots and window boxes and I don't have a clue on how to charge. I live in a large metro area and know I don't won't
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 Reserarching Backyard Nursery, need advice!
Hey guys, I have found 2 threads on backyard nurseries posted over the last few months. In both threads, I have found
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 garden design business model
       • Posted by: hotpots 5b MI on Mon, Feb 21, 05 at 14:41
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Feb 22, 05 at 13:14
I am starting a part-time business doing large installations container plants. I am often asked to do garden design (on paper) and am working on such a project right now. I am not planning to do in-ground installation or hire crews to install my d
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