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Managing a Garden Business - Short Course

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Everything you will need to know when managing a garden business in this online course!

Managing a Garden Business course teaches you the practical tasks of a garden business, such as garden maintenance and landscaping, it will also help you understand the less exciting aspects of running a garden business, such as planning, legal considerations, accounts management, marketing and record keeping.

In the 20 hour course you will work through the course at your own pace, supported by videos and checking your progress with online tests. If you want to get more into your learning, you there are tasks throughout the course that will help solidify and reinforce your learning.


What's Inside this Course?

CHAPTER 1 GETTING STARTED 

  • Points to watch out for 
  • Two ways to begin in business 
  • Starting a new business compared to buying one 
  • What sorts of records do i need to keep? 
  • Seeking advice 
  • Promoting a new business 
  • Understanding contract law 
  • Review what you have been learning

CHAPTER 2 WHAT SERVICES COULD YOU OFFER?

  • Types of service 
  • Other options 
  • Complimentary fringe services 
  • Considering the options 
  • What do you need to offer these services? 
  • Specialist niche areas for landscape construction 
  • Specialist areas for a design business 
  • Buying equipment and tools 
  • Finding materials 
  • Developing a business 
  • Review what you have been learning

CHAPTER 3 GARDEN MAINTENANCE SERVICES

  • Plant care 
  • Why plants get sick 
  • Preventative medicine in the garden
  • Planting 
  • Moving established plants
  • Feeding plants 
  • Watering 
  • Providing a spraying service
  • Starting a pruning service
  • Pruning equipment
  • Starting a lawn care business
  • Types of mowers
  • Lawn aeration
  • Watering
  • Tree care and tree surgery
  • Tree surgery techniques
  • Safety aspects
  • Gardening & landscaping tools
  • Tool maintenance
  • Power tools
  • Power tool maintenance
  • How to manually handle objects in the garden
  • Starting an indoor plant service
  • Review what you have been learning

CHAPTER 4 LANDSCAPING

  • Options for specialisation 
  • Starting a garden design service 
  • Starting a landscape construction service
  • Improving soils
  • Improving drainage
  • Improving surface drainage after construction
  • Mulches 
  • Hard surfacing
  • Water in the garden
  • Steps 
  • Review what you have been learning

CHAPTER 5 MANAGING FINANCES & COSTING

  • Business planning 
  • Landscape specifications & contracts 
  • Review what you have been learning 
  • Final assessment 


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Managing a Garden Business - Short Course Managing a Garden Business - Short Course
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