Have you ever dreamed of starting your own landscaping business? Have you been hesitant to put your plans into action? This comprehensive guide contains all the necessary tools and strategies you need to successfully launch and grow your own business. Author Owen Dell shares his experiences and down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based landscaping business. He shows you how to purchase the right tools, estimate start-up costs, price services, and stay profitable once in business. He even offers tips for surfing the Internet to obtain valuable resources and market your services. From painless record keeping to cost-efficient management techniques, Dell's step-by-step methods are practical, innovative, and easy to understand. Learn all about: Writing Your Own Business Plan Getting Clients and Dealing with Them Professionally Screening and Hiring Employees Getting Paid Marketing Your Business On and Off the Internet Designing Projects and Project Management Outshining the Competition Use these special features and workbook pages: Business Plan Worksheet Material and Labor Records Cost Worksheets Sample Office Forms Profit-and-Loss WorksheetDell, Owen E. is the author of 'How To Start A Home-Based Landscaping Business ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780762738816 and ISBN 0762738812.