How landscaping businesses can flourish in 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a number of negative repercussions, and there has been many, however there have been some businesses in the gardening sector that had plenty to celebrate. For example, Lawn care franchise Greensleeves achieving a record-breaking year in network turnover over 2020 is one. David Truby, MD of Greensleeves, has some advice for landscaping businesses on how they can push on into 2021. "At G...Read More
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Why you should choose Greensleeves franchise?
When you join the Greensleeves network, you join business owners who are highly-trained experts. Based on our extensive knowledge and understanding of lawns, you will be trained to the highest-standards to run your own multi-van management franchise.
Learn how to assess customers’ lawns, professionally evaluating their condition, before deciding on the best course of action to create lush, green, healthy lawns. Build a business which customers will keep coming back to, and bring you referrals, all year round.
No experience needed to be a successful Greensleeves franchisee.
Greensleeves business opportunity offers you all the expert training and support you need. From starting your new Greensleeves business, to building and maintaining it for your long-term success.
We will also help you grow your local customer base, using our bespoke database and proven marketing techniques, allowing you to deliver high-quality, affordable lawn care services.
You will attend our 14 day comprehensive training course when you invest in a Greensleeves franchise.
The Greensleeves training covers:
- Greensleeves lawn care treatments
- Techniques on recognising what your customers' lawns need
- PA1 and PA6 certificates required to handle and apply pesticides
- Our exceptional customer service
- Training with all Greensleeves equipment
- Business development and growth planning
- Basic business administration.
You will continue to receive head office support and training as you develop and grow your business.
Greensleeves head office support includes:
- Face to face meetings
- Field training and support
- New system and product training
- Regional meetings and franchise network support
- Annual conference. Share vision and new opportunities.
The Greensleeves franchise triumphed in 2020 despite lockdowns....and had a record breaking year!
We recruited more new customers in 2020 than any other year in the past 5 years PLUS we also trained yet another new franchisee in January-2021 (David Gass) with 2 more joining us in February-2021!!
On top of all of this, we are anticipating that reduced travel restrictions in Spring 2021 will increase the interest in our service to even higher levels, so we fully expect 2021 to be a bumper year for the business.
Greensleeves had a record June, July and August in 2020 - averaging a 20% increase in sales on the previous year across all franchise territories. September was an all time record where sales were 45% higher than last year and made it the best month we have ever had! PLUS we were 15% up on customer numbers too. Starting in March 2021 we will have the largest marketing campaign we have ever had.
The Greensleeves investment
Start-up packages are available from just £26,950
The Greensleeves fee includes, at a glance:
- Full high quality equipment package
- Deposit on a van
- Tailored marketing launch
- Fully tailored website and internet for PPC and SEO marketing
- An exclusive post code area for your territory
- Access an exclusive territory with fantastic potential
- Proven business model.
All year round business support includes:
- Business and financial planning
- Our comprehensive bespoke administrative software.
“We found Greensleeves to be very approachable and flexible throughout the joining process. Their staff were always available to answer and deal with the many questions we had and they were and still are extremely accommodating and accessible at all times. The friendly and helpful relationship was invaluable during the early stages and has continued unchanged through our early months of operation”
John & James Bushrod, Anglia
“The initial support and training were excellent and the ongoing support is there for you, but not invasive. In particular David Truby and Cheryl Harper, have been great and are, just as they appear to be, passionate and professional, with a desire to help you build the business and brand.
It is key to have a plan and work with it, striving in both short, medium and long term goals. This business works well, but planning, marketing, work ethic and people skills are all required to drive it to maximise its opportunity.”
David Mason, Lincolnshire & Newark
“ Once I had decided to buy a franchise I was unsure which direction to take, all became clear when I met Greensleeves. The business model is solid and combined with the experience and personalities of the head office team I knew that a Greensleeves lawn treatment franchise was for me. I love being my own boss and the satisfaction I get from transforming a customer’s lawn is fantastic. The support that I have received has been second to none, it is reassuring to know that I have a team of business experts at my fingertips. ”
James Crossman, Wetherby
“After 38 years in the corporate world, I was looking for an opportunity to run my own business. I wanted a professional company that would leave me alone to get on with it but always be there to offer advice and support when it was required. With the passion, enthusiasm and honesty of David Truby I knew that Greensleeves was a firm I could work with. I have subsequently discovered that Cheryl Harper and the support team are even more incredible and nothing is too much trouble.”
David Fortune, Enfield
Greensleeves are also highly rated on TrustPilot
If you are ready to maximise your own business opportunity, and take control over your working week, contact Greensleeves TODAY. Find out how our management franchise is the seed to your future.
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Despite the difficulties posed to the lawn care franchise network over the course of 2020, Greensleeves has welcomed two new franchisees to their network of lawn care providers capping off a record-breaking year for the lawn care company. The new franchisees, Dan Anslow and Richard Howell, will be taking over existing franchise territories in this established franchise network. The pair, who are new to the gardening sector, have just completed their initial franchisee training with Greensleeves...Read More