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So you want to be a garden designer : how to get started, grow, and thrive in the landscape design business /

by Howard, Love Albrecht.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2010Description: 423 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780881929041; 0881929042.Subject(s): Landscape design -- Vocational guidanceOnline resources: Miller Library review
Contents:
The journey from gardener to designer -- Turning your passion into your profession -- Beyond horticulture 101 -- The green industry: a greener shade of green -- Pathways, walls, and fences -- Patios, decks, and other living spaces -- Water features -- Spas, pools, and poolscaping -- Irrigation, drainage, and lighting -- Occupational hazards: lions and tigers and bears, oh my! -- Defining your business and getting your name out there -- Basics of running a small business -- Working with nurseries and other suppliers -- Working with subcontractors -- Now you have a client! the design process -- Construction: where the shovel meets the load -- When things go wrong -- The business grows -- But am I any good? -- Exiting gracefully.
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Lending Books Tall Shelves SB472 .H69 2010 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The journey from gardener to designer -- Turning your passion into your profession -- Beyond horticulture 101 -- The green industry: a greener shade of green -- Pathways, walls, and fences -- Patios, decks, and other living spaces -- Water features -- Spas, pools, and poolscaping -- Irrigation, drainage, and lighting -- Occupational hazards: lions and tigers and bears, oh my! -- Defining your business and getting your name out there -- Basics of running a small business -- Working with nurseries and other suppliers -- Working with subcontractors -- Now you have a client! the design process -- Construction: where the shovel meets the load -- When things go wrong -- The business grows -- But am I any good? -- Exiting gracefully.

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