Our frequently asked questions
This is entirely dependent on how you wish to run your business. Most operators tend to take on temporary staff when they get busy or have a big job to do such as a garden clearance.
Before you start we agree a large area where you wish to operate your business and a smaller area where you concentrate your efforts. (The large area tends to be the distance you are prepared to drive.) We ask that you let us know where and when you want to receive new work from the office by adding in the postcodes on Edsjobs.
The winters vary in length due to the weather; sometimes Operators are still mowing lawns in December. Although generally quieter this is often the time to take holidays, catch up on paperwork and prepare for spring. However, some operators structure there business in such a way that there is still a strong work flow over winter - pressure washing patios, pruning apple and pear trees, mulching flowerbeds, fixing fences, clearing snow etc.
The custom trailers are a low cost option designed to make delivering the services easy. You need is to put a tow hook on the back of you car and be comfortable driving with a trailer. If you purchase a van please go for a high top so you can stand in it.(Its a lot easy when you have a garden clearance to do.