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Hello fellow gardeners,
I'm interested to find out what other self employed gardeners do in the winter months.
I have been self employed for about a year and found the winter extreemly difficult financially.
I would be interested in ideas for working and other opportunities.
Look forward to hearing from you all.
Debbie :-)



What kind of work do you do Debbie. Do you have regular contracts or do you mostly have one offs?. There is endless work to do in the winter months. I will send you a PM with ideas.

29 Apr, 2010


well chopping and supplying wood for wood burners and fires is a good idea and connected bye nature to the gardening you do in the summer . theres probably lots of things that are better done in winter.planting trees and shrubs.water feactures especialy ones wish fishkeeping in mind are best done in winter ready for early spring fill up.there are lots of things like this i believe.i know its not much but its a thaught and in the right direction.take care good luck.a lot of natural living fences are done in winter .

30 Apr, 2010


ow hello bye the way lol

30 Apr, 2010


I have a friend who is a landscaper/gardener. During the winter months he does outdoor Holiday decor- Christmas lights, placement of large holiday wreaths, etc; facilitates recycling of Christmas trees; also does snow removal for residences and business. I wish you the best of luck and as much business as you desire!

30 Apr, 2010


me to as people think you will get lots of ideas on here and bye yourself im sure

30 Apr, 2010


Hello all,
Thanks for your replies, there are some interesting solutions that I never would have thought of myself. Someone suggested going to Thailand for the winter months. Does anyone know about any opportunities.... for gardeners abroad???
The kind of work I do at the moment is general maintainence; planting, weeding, pruning... but I am also a designer but don't know as yet how to use my design in gardening, it feels a bit of a mystery to me :-)

30 Apr, 2010


south of france grape picking is a great holiday with wages debbie .just wonderd do them countries still do those cabuts im not sure of the spelling sorry ?

30 Apr, 2010

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