Landscape Operations: Management, Methods, and Materials

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Prentice Hall, 1999 - Architecture - 324 pages
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An ideal guide for those just entering the landscaping field, or for those already in the business who wish to develop and strengthen their management skills, this functional book ties together the myriad facets of a landscape nursery operation by focusing on the management, methods, and materials necessary to establish and maintain a successful business. Giving readers practical advice and key information, Hannenbaum shares insight gleaned from 31 years experience in nursery and landscape industries, landscape design, installation, and management. Covers a broad range of topics, i.e., technical information about lawn establishment; landscape design and installation; landscape construction; irrigation systems; and landscape maintenance. Also discusses important business topics as they apply to landscaping. New features include a section on construction methods for water features, and new appendices with weights and measures, conversion tables, and more.

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Contents

Chapter
13
Chapter 3
32
Chapter 4
84
Chapter 5
103
Chapter 6
117
Chapter 7
133
Chapter 8
147
Chapter 9
166
Chapter 12
201
Labor Analysis and Pricing
216
Labor AnalysisProblem Solving
243
Chapter 15
265
Chapter 16
282
Starting a Landscape Operation
295
Appendix
308
Copyright

Chapter 10
179

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