With increased public attention focused on the environment and government legislation on competition, landscape managers are coming under increasing pressure to adopt a more disciplined analytical approach to their work. Landscape Management and Maintenance will help you to set objectives for the use of your land, your manpower and your resources. The authors draw on their wide experience of different types of landscape management to give you clear examples of the methods and alternatives. At each stage they emphasise how to make cost effective choices, and achieve the best value for money.
’… a lot of valuable quantitative information in this book, and landscape managers, designers and contractors will all certainly find this a useful and detailed guide.’ Landscape Design
Contents: Landscape management and maintenance; Site husbandry and regular maintenance operations; Getting the work done; Staffing levels and working hours; Staff organization and motivation; Staff welfare and safety; Machinery and equipment; Budgets and cost control; A postscript - future trends in landscape management.