Hi! I'm thinking of starting my own small gardening business and employing my two sons who do hard and soft landscaping between them. (Both are keen to work with/for me on this!).As a stranger to…Continue
"Thanks for your input Dave and everyone else.
My eldest son has worked for 3 landscape gardeners and only 1 was worth his salt. High charges for clients and late paydays for the men - not good!
Listening to what's been said I think we'll…"
"I have to echo what most have said and I think Dave's statement regarding the business' raison d'etre sums it all up.
It would be difficult enough to do what you are intending if it was even just for yourself, but with two extra…"
"‘Both sons have been working thru personal issues recently, and I feel this would be a useful confidence builder.’
It could also destroy their confidence for a long time if it goes wrong...
You're getting some sage advice…"
"We started up earlier this year and to be honest - I dont think aiming to have something "even for a season" is going to work out. It has taken us 4 months work to get to a point where things are starting to happen - and at no where near a…"
"Both sons have been working thru personal issues recently, and I feel this would be a useful confidence builder. One son has a small network of elderly clients he visits regularly and the other has access to old clients from way back when he was…"
"Thanks to all for your input!
Our situ is a little different in as far as I am retired and write Christian songs/articles/poems. My husband is also retired and enjoys working with wood ie planters/bird boxes/troughs/plaques etc.
Our two sons are…"
Hi! I'm thinking of starting my own small gardening business and employing my two sons who do hard and soft landscaping between them. (Both are keen to work with/for me on this!).As a stranger to business full stop - can the members give me some advice on how I go about registering the business (what's necessary and what isn't!) and some links please?Best wishes and thanks in advance!AnnetteSee More