Hello Forum!I am a current student of Garden Design and I am budgeting my very first "real" project, but I can't find anywhere how much landscapers/gardeners charge to do planting?? All I need to…Continue
It does make more sense, but this is a very large roundabout and the budget is already stretched to the limit! Plus the roundabout is currently turfed all the way through and as far I know it has been maintained all right, I just didn't…"
"Thanks! then it should be all right as I am planning to leave more than a metre of grassed area at the edges, so that should be plenty of space for someone to cut the grass safely. It's a traffic roundabout in a quite busy area and that…"
I am going to jump in and also ask for an advise. It's a little bit off topic but is related to maintenance issues as well. I am designing a planting plan for a roundabout and I am a bit concerned about how this is going to…"
"That is a very good advice, but I don't have the time nor the knowledge do to it myself, but I totally agree with you and in fact a few months ago I tried to go and do some work for landscapers/contractors and although I was offering to…"
"Here's a thought - if you have a lot of free time, why not do the whole thing yourself? Hire any bits of kit you need, hire a contractor to work with you doing this (using yourself as his/her labourer even). You need to gain a practical…"
"Yes, that would be my first real project, I guess I will finish my plan and come up with a final plant list and them I can ontact a contractor and get a quote! Thanks for all your advices! you've been very kind and…"
"There are a number of good nurseries that are LJN members - so speak to them ....
Assuming this is a residential/domestic project ?
I'm guessing you are based on the south coast - there are a number of places within your area that may be worth…"
"So it is an issue as I am just starting and don't even have a relationship with any suppliers/nurseries... in my case I will be better off sub contracting for the whole package, which means most of the budget would go to the contractor...…"
"Oh WOW, looks like I have a lot to learn!!! :(
Well, I didn't even think about liability, but I guess that would be on me since I would be sourcing the plants... but may be is a much better idea just to give my plan and plant list to a…"