Succeeding as a landscape professional requires not only mastery of horticultural skills but also of the business aspects of the industry. Landscaping: Principles and Practices thoroughly examines both sides of the business, providing the knowledge necessary to perform multiple skills expertly, efficiently and profitably. It teaches such skills as graphic design, installation, maintenance, pricing, human resource management, contract development and the use of industry-specific technology. The reader will find that the list of industry organizations and related Web sites provide leads to further sources of in-depth information.The checklist above, although applicable to most residential client interviews, cannot fully accomplish the program data gathering. ... They may give clues to the interests of the clients that can be incorporated into the landscape plan.
|Author||:||Jack E. Ingels|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2004|