Commercial Landscape Design

A landscape is an integral part of your property. A landscape that is well-maintained with plenty of flower-beds, a green lawn and other landscaping makes your home stunningly beautiful. Only a landscaper can transform your environment and beautify your valuable investment.

Tips for Selecting a Good Landscaper:

A landscape adds value to your home. Hence it's vital that you take the effort to choose the right company. Interview prospective landscaping companies and get references of quality contractors. Here are a few tips to hire a professional landscaper.

  • A good landscaper has the expertise and manpower to design and organize even a complex landscape. They have landscape architects and designers for installation and maintenance of the landscape. They not only create a garden and a turf but also install patios, decks, gazebos, lighting and beautiful water features such as fountains and waterfalls.
  • A professional landscaper should be an expert in his trade and also have employees who are trained in this field. Find out the professional affiliations of the landscaper's firm and also check out the projects done by him. This is important to see if his ideas complement yours.
  • Select a certified and licensed landscaper. He should also be able to show you proof of insurance for workers' compensation as you are responsible for accidents that happen on your property.
  • Decide on your budget before you talk to a landscape professional.
  • Find out what guarantees he can offer you and for how long.
  • It is important to get all the details of the work in writing before you sign an agreement with your prospective landscaper. This should set out the terms and conditions.
  • Once the landscape is installed check out what ongoing maintenance will be provided by the company. This is important to protect you landscape.

How can a Landscaper market his Business?

A good landscaper can get business easily. But the early stages require some marketing strategies. Inform realtors and property managers about your company and how important ‘curb appeal' is to your property. Offer incentives to your prospective clients. Your website should include offer of free reports or consultations. Display all good testimonials of your previous clients so that prospective customers will be curious to know more about your work.

Job Prospects of Landscapers:

Overall there is good demand for a landscaper as landscape services increase but new designers can face competition. Opportunities increase with specialized training and experience. It will also vary according to economic conditions and geographic region.

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