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TAG: subcontracting

What to know about safety when working with subcontractors

March 14, 2022By
Crew members going through safety checklist (Photo: Greenius)

When it comes to subcontracting out work, it’s crucial to keep safety top of mind, according to Sam Steel, Ed.D., safety adviser for the National Association of Landscape Professionals. read more

Using subcontracting to find success

April 1, 2016By

Anne Phillips is proud of her maintenance crew. They’re unmatched by her competitors, attests the owner of Go Green Gardeners, a design/build and maintenance firm in Van Nuys, Calif. “They seem to really care about what they do,” she says. “I don’t have to worry about whether or not they really are where they say they are going to be... read more

February 2014 Web Extra: ‘How We SERV’

February 24, 2014By

Landscape industry subcontracting guru Terry Delany of Fayetteville, Ark.-based GroundSERV, who was featured in the February 2014 “1-Minute Mentor” department, attributes part of his company’s success to its commitment to helping subcontractors (aka “strategic partners”) make money. “The minute you start investing in (subcontractors), the profit will come naturally to you,” says Delany, whose business outsources all of its production... read more

10 steps to success with subcontractors

October 1, 2001By

There is no quick and easy way to have successful, profitable relationships with subcontractors. Building such relationships is one of the headaches of the landscape and irrigation business. It's hard but not impossible. read more