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Author Howard, Love Albrecht.

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

Imprint Portland, Ore. : Timber Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  712.023 How    ---  Available
Description 423 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Source NBK 5/10 PPL
Subject Landscape design -- Vocational guidance.
ISBN 9780881929041

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