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We would like to know what companies are paying their full time staff, for both labouring and supervising. We are a small landscaping/maintenance business with 2 full time employees who act as supervisors and 2 part time labourers.

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13 Replies · Reply by David Cox Feb 18, 2012
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Finding Good Staff

Just wondering how you all find staff. We are down to my husband and 2 guys at the moment as our senior guy has just announced he is leaving tomorrow!!! aghhh. Oh well, maybe life wants us to slow down a bit....but I was thinking of advertising again

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12 Replies · Reply by Susan Jan 7, 2009
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Fixed quotes?

Hi All.

I always tended to try and offer the client a fixed price quote so they could budget ok.

However, i keep overrunning and incurring extra costs which im currently absorbing, but im wondering whether i need to actually offer fixed price jobs.


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11 Replies · Reply by Gary RK Mar 25, 2013
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Experienced gardener

EXPERIENCED GARDENER Full-time or Self-employed – Company based in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire Salary up to £25k, or self-employed £11/hour starting hourly rate, dependent on experience   The Role: Working as part of a team completing soft and hard landscaping duties for clients. Duties can include: • Hedge cutting • Weeding • Planting • Pruning • Border

Head Gardener for Private Estate

The role of the head gardener is the overall maintenance of the gardens, lawns and grounds. When the opportunity arises, parts of the gardens might be redesigned and replanted. The gardens form an essential and much loved part of a private estate. Main Responsibilities: Full management of 2 part-time assistants, including day-to-day supervision and working

Self Employed Gardeners

Grasstex are currently seeking to engage the services of local (West Sussex / South Surrey) gardeners. If you are a new start up looking for more work, or an existing business with the odd spare day to fill, we may have something for you. We have various types of work available to match your skills.


Gardener required I run an established garden maintenance and soft landscaping business based in North London. I have a record of working in the industry and now work with fellow colleagues on domestic gardens. I’ve spent many years studying and training at Capel Manor. I’m looking to grow my business by taking on additional help

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