- Design and project management – This gives the client the garden they want not what the designer says you should have
- Project management prevents mistakes being made that affect the outcome of the garden
- Reports on landscape progress to protect the buyers/client interests
- Assessments of sick/dying plants
- Quality control
- Horticultural practices and principles
- General landscape problems
- Pests and diseases
- Total horticultural reporting for large projects i.e. Monthly reports
Horticultural Reporting and Analysis
For Commercial and Domestic Markets
Gardens can fail and large amounts of money are wasted, but who is to blame?
Don’t let this happen to your project – implement some quality control in the contract stage.
Some common problems that occur and prevent gardens from flourishing:
- Poor preparation
- Incorrect soil or soil mixes are not suitable for the plant selection (not all soil mixes are worth buying, some are so bad no growth will occur)
- Plants are wrongly labeled changing the results
- Wrong plant selection for the soil mix, location or they can create high maintenance costs
The following pictures give an example of how poor soil selection can cause growth problems. This garden had failed due to poor soil composition which, as can be seen in the first picture, meant the plants either died or were stunted and did not grow over the first year.
The soil was rectified and the garden below is the result.