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Estimating and Proposing Landscape Enhancements

Offering landscape upgrades such as plant, stone and drainage system installation to your customers can be a lucrative endeavor for your landscape business. Designing and installing these enhancements can be challenging, and there is nothing more disheartening than doing so at a financial loss. Intended for landscape designers and installation professionals, this class will provide you with the information you need to successfully propose landscape enhancements. Learn the meaning of "margin" and "mark-up" and the industry’s best techniques and formulas for estimating landscape upgrades for a profit!

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Define the difference between "gross margin" and "markup."
  • Calculate material and labor cost for a typical landscape installation project.
  • Accurately estimate and propose landscape enhancements for a desired profit margin.