Garden Design for your Home

Garden Design for your Home

A garden design for your home is one of the first impressions guests, and a homeowner sees when approaching. Choosing elements in your garden design can make or break your overall appeal from the outside as well as the inside of your home. Unfortunately, many...
Renew a Foundation Garden with a Landscape Design

Renew a Foundation Garden with a Landscape Design

Garden Budgets Most clients will not mention a budget initially. It is usually a subtle discussion they eventually approach after weighing whether they want to work with you. I received a phone call recently. The initial question was, “Can I get a landscape design and...
Contractor Specials for Spec Homes

Contractor Specials for Spec Homes

As a Landscape Designer, I find all too often that the spec home landscape staging proves to be a bit underwhelming, falling short of the caliber of construction of a spec home.  I have found that General Contractors think it will add too much time and investment to...
10 Ways to Communicate Effectively with your Clients

10 Ways to Communicate Effectively with your Clients

I love great customer service. It keeps me loyal to that business. One of the things I look for is how well they communicate effectively with me. Whether it’s through a text to confirm my appointment or an email to thank me for my business, it’s all wrapped into the...
Organize Inbox Gmail

Organize Inbox Gmail

Rule No. #1. Keep your inbox Gmail clear of unnecessary emails. Once you read it, file or mark each email for further tasks or follow up.Here are a few tips on how to stay on top of your inbox Gmail. File & Tag Those Emails If an email falls under a task, tag the...
Gmail Settings to the Rescue!

Gmail Settings to the Rescue!

Organizing and conquering my Gmail account through Gmail settings is a priority in my business. I keep up with several Gmail accounts at a time. Juggling the inbox and all the requests could be a stressful experience if I didn’t have some nifty tools in place. Using...
Add Terms & Conditions to a Proposal

Add Terms & Conditions to a Proposal

Develop a standard set of terms & conditions to include with any job proposal. Adding these terms will save precious time and minimize your liability. In addition, it will clear any misunderstandings while reducing your risk factors. What do you include in your...
How to Write Job Proposals for Landscapers

How to Write Job Proposals for Landscapers

Are your having trouble organizing your job proposals or lacking luster? Do you have everything in order before you send out the final bid? Let’s go over what you will include in every job proposal so that you do not forget something when it’s too late. Get those job...
7 Landscape Proposal Essentials

7 Landscape Proposal Essentials

Include these key parts in your next landscape proposal to win the bid. If you are missing opportunities and haven’t figured out why your closing rate isn’t higher, try these ideas. 1. Use Your Manners The opening and closing of the landscape proposal should express...
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