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Franchise Opportunity to run a gardening business with Eds Garden Services.

Meet the team and read their stories

Our 40 + business owners delivered over £2.3 million of gardening services last year.

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Find out about their journey as an Eds franchise owner


Ed / Central Office Esher

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A fast track to growth
Ed / Worcester North

"I was fortunate to have a successful business career at quite a young age. It was great in many wa..

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I fullfilled my ambition
Sarah / Wimbledon

Sarah ran her business from January 2007 to 2012, and successfully grew her business into a multi em..

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A grass roots introduction
Tim /

I first discovered Ed's some years ago when I worked for an established Ed's business in the London ..

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Banking on success
Chris / Chislehurst

A lot of things impressed me about Ed's but the quality of the people stood out from the start. Ed a..

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Solving the puzzle
Ali / Cambridge North

Just a quick update from me....I have been blown away by how much my business has taken off since jo..

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Underpinning success
Rich / Oxford South

I’d hankered after setting up a gardening business and being my own boss for quite some time. I am..

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Escape from office
Michael / Petersfield

A little initiative pays off a lot. After being made redundant twice from jobs in the city I'd ha..

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From frying pan to garden
Theo / Ashford (Middlesex)

I am the living proof that an Ed's franchise is pretty much bomb-proof! I joined right at the start ..

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Time for a change
David / Tunbridge Wells

I can't believe just how much I have learned and how much my confidence has grown since I joined Ed'..

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Best in class
Chris / Oxshott

I would never have believed it possible to get as much work as I do from being part of the Ed's fran..

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Career change
Mark / Ramsgate

I have just recorded my most profitable month ever and I am feeling great about the season ahead. I..

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Keeping it in the family
Nick / Sevenoaks

I've been with Ed's since 2014, which was around the time my brother-in-law started his Ed's franchi..

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On the right track
Marcus / Streatham

I knew when I joined Ed's that I was joining a quality brand that could really propel my business to..

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Out of Africa
Graeme / Worcester Park

I recently moved with his family to the UK from Zimbabwe to invest with Anita, the Wimbledon Ed's Op..

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Hitting the ground running
Ade / Sheffield

I was a director in the financial services sector before joining Ed's in the Spring of 2018. I enjoy..

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Managing the risk
Bob / Horsham

My previous job was Managing Director of a Risk Management consultancy before joining Ed's in June 2..

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In the driving seat
Paul / Thurrock

I really enjoy the freedom that Ed's gives me compared to what other career paths would do. I can ru..

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Underpinning my success
Dave / Andover

Well, what can I say about Ed's...I love the work, I love my freedom and I love the lifestyle that g..

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Performance training
Pete / Sutton Coldfield

The true strength of Ed's is effective pooling all of our collective knowledge. We do that really we..

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Building on rocks
John / Maidenhead North

I bought an established Ed's business from Lucy towards the end of 2016. I considered several garden..

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Team Power
Neil / Rustington / Rustington

I've built up a really strong and efficient gardening business with Ed's. Balance has always been im..

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A winning team
Haydn / Southbourne

I've learned so much since joining Ed's. The past five years have gone by in a flash and I've develo..

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Splitting for success
Karl / Sidcup

I am now into my fifth year of running my Ed's business and things are going very well with my busin..

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Teeing up with Ed's
Daniel / Harlow

The Ed's franchise has worked really well for me. I worked in catering before and thanked my lucky s..

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Fulfilment and freedom
Kevin / Raynes Park

I've built a great business with Ed's and I am really proud of what I've created. I have a strong an..

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Getting out of the rat race
Paul / Swindon

I now have a very well-established Ed's business. I really enjoy the work and can run it like clockw..

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Enjoying local Life
Nigel / Worthing

I feel that I have now got my Ed's business exactly where I dreamed it might get to. I am kept very ..

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A sensible commute
Ian / Norwich East and Broadland

I've achieved many of the goals that I set out to when I joined Ed's. I have been able to tailor the..

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A great brand
Mark / Bournemouth

I am now in my sixth year as an Ed's Business Owner. I've built a strong, strategic business that ..

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Respect for the franchisee
Stuart / Norfolk (North and West)

I have got the best of all worlds with Ed. I am running a thriving and profitable business whilst li..

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A flexible approach
Neil / Sevenoaks

I've got young children with intensive healthcare requirements. For a franchise business to work for..

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Work hard, play hard
Rich / Lewisham

My life has moved on quite a bit since I joined Ed's. I'm now married and have a young child. When ..

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From red tape to green lawns
Matthew / Folkestone

Just a little summer update... It's been pretty much business as usual for me during the Pandemic. I..

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New horizons
Paul / Bristol

My Ed's business has grown beyond recognition. If someone had told me when I started that my busines..

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I'm the boss
Ivo / Raynes Park

I was working as an employee in my Eds business when the operator decided he wanted to do something ..

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Escape from the office
Marcus / Wokingham

I joined Ed's because I wanted to take control of my life and get outdoors. I was attracted to runni..

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Living the dream
James / London (North)

Life has changed a lot in recent months as I have become a new dad, which is fabulous although exhau..

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Scaling up
Anita / Wimbledon

I've been an Ed's Operator for many years and I've built up a sizeable business in the Wimbledon are..

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My gardening business
Jon / Teddington

After living abroad and running a ski hotel I started looking for a business opportunity that fitted..

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Getting the lifestyle right
Lindsay / Bridgwater

I'm pleased to be part of the Ed's team. All of us Ed's operators are motivated and dedicated to suc..

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Being independent
Rodney / Wimbledon

Five years ago, I moved from South Africa where I cultivated two acres. Now I am back outdoors. Afte..

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Up and running fast
Guy / Maidenhead West

I've now been with Ed's eight years. Life has changed a lot since then. I've got married (Ed was at ..

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Business in winter
Clive / Hampton

I've recently celebrated my 10th anniversary as an Ed's Operator. I was asked how I wanted to celebr..

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20% return on investment
Zoran / Chelsea (London)

Well here I am, six years in with my Ed's business and I still really enjoy running it and find new ..

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Better than going it alone
Lucy / Teddington

Lucy decided to sell her Ed's business and follow her dream to move to Bali for a while. She had a g..

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A new life at forty
Steve / Hersham

I am one of Ed's most experienced business owners, having been with the franchise for almost thirtee..

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A second career outdoors
John / Christchurch

Since joining Ed's I've moved my Ed's business twice to suit my personal circumstances. Ed's systems..

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Changing landscapes
Simon / East Grinstead

I'm now into my seventh year as an Ed's Operator. My business is unrecognisable - it has gone from s..

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