I have a friend who is a very good software developer. He was asking what pain points I have in my landscaping business with a view to him solving them by building an app around it. I thought I'd…Continue
We're looking to find a driven landscaper to come and work with us full time within our garden maintenance team.I would love to know where others find new candidates that are reliable and…Continue
As our garden design and build project in Liphook comes near to completion I thought I would write a quick bit about the brief and what we've done to meet it.
I was called in about 5 and a half weeks ago to quote for a lovely couple in the Liphook area who had acquired some land from the next door neighbour and wanted to extend the garden, add new fencing to the border,…Continue
Over the past few months I've had great difficulty in finding someone to join and eventually run our garden maintenance service in the Surrey and Hampshire areas. I've always heard that finding people was the most difficult part of running a business but just assumed that the companies weren't offering enough incentives or were just understandably over picky.
The fact is that there are people who want to work but there aren't many who want to work to a certain standard for any length…Continue
As of today, Ben Lannoy Landscapes has introduced a newsletter to its portfolio in order to speak directly to our subscribers and essentially get the most fruitful info to the people that really want to know. With the sign up comes a free ebook titled '50 Popular Plants Used in Garden Design'. I've been writing the book on and off for over 9 months now and although i enjoyed every minute of it, it seemed as though there was always more to do. For me, once i had started there was no going…Continue
Roof Gardens don't have to be a hugely expensive project. We have created gardens on roofs which were literally a few pots gathered together and some climbers attached to the walls with wire. The main aim is to use the space that will most likely have some sun through the day to it's full potential rather than just another spot to sunbathe. Of course you have to be careful of weight limitations but other than that you can pretty much do the same above ground as you can at ground level, the…Continue