Starting A Landscaping Business

Just about every one wants to start their own business and what better way then starting a landscaping business!

There are many different types of landscaping businesses you can start.

Landscaping encompasses so many different aspects, from the very basic of lawn care services like mowing and hedging, to actually designing landscapes.

Statistics have shown that landscaping business prove to be successful more so then just about any other type of business. Service businesses in general have a better chance of being successful and profitable from day one.

What you need to get started and how much money you will need to start with all depends on the type of business you want to start.

Some landscaping business require special training and accreditation, others require experience.

One book I recommend you read is called "How to start your own home based landscaping business" and you can find it at or use this direct link....

There are also two websites I recommend you check out as well that will give you some free information on starting different types of landscaping business and they are...




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    Backyard Landscaping Tips
    • Think Four Seasons: When designing your backyard landscape, remember that there are four seasons. You will want flowers and shrubs which bloom during different times of the season, autumn foliage during the fall, and a structure that can withstand the winter.

    • Plan before you dig a water garden. Before you even start to think of digging to put in a water garden, make sure you plan everything in advance. Dimensions, the type of water garden you want to have, how deep it will need to be and if you need any permits to do so. If in doubt, call a professional out to help you. That's why they are there.

    • Get the right supplies for the job. Make sure you always get the exact right supplies you need for the job at hand. Don't skimp on quality when you are landscaping your backyard as you will pay dearly for it in the long run.