Landscaping involves best practices that reputable contractors will always follow. One way they achieve this is through the usage of project management, which guarantees that each landscaping project is correctly planned, controlled and coordinated from conception to reality.
What is Landscaping Project Management?
Project management involves a contractor working to meet the needs of their individual clients. The project details must be specific to the property, as well as the desires of the client and budget restrictions. The purpose of project management is to foment a landscaping project which is both viable and functional without going over cost.
Great contractors understand that no two clients or construction jobs are exactly alike. For instance, while some clients desire aesthetic features, others are more concerned with functionality or sustainability. The planning phase will involve input from contractors, the client, and architects. They must maintain open communication and regularly consult with each other regarding updates, details and outcome.
Why Should You Get Landscaping Project Management?
Landscaping project management is an endeavor that allows the client to play an important role in the decision making process. Although the client may not understand the technical aspects of landscaping and the tools and materials that will be needed for a given project, they know what they want, and the job of the contractor is to provide it, on time and within budget. As such the two parties should interact regularly to guarantee the client’s satisfaction with the work.
A landscaping project will rarely, if ever, be straightforward. Adjustments will often be needed as the project moves forward and the client witnesses the project taking shape. It isn’t unusual for ground conditions to be quite different than the initial landscaping data indicated. For instance, specific plant stock may suddenly not be available or adverse weather could appear. The client must be involved in decision making regarding any significant changes, but must also give the contractor the flexibility which is needed to switch plans.
The greatest benefit of project management is that it is proactive. It is based around the understanding that unexpected challenges will occur, and the most important thing is to recognize it quickly, determine the probable outcome and then come up with alternative methods that can overcome it. When clients are kept informed and provided with the data that is necessary for informed decision making, the result will always be positive for both parties.
Why Choose Fitz’s Fish Ponds for Landscaping Project Management?
At Fitz’s Fish Ponds, our project management involves having a big picture view of every stage of the landscaping process, while not forgetting the details. We can complete projects which are simple or complex, whether they involve ponds, water gardens, trees, plants or shrubs. The projects we initiate are completed on time and within budget, which ensures that you get what you want while paying a reasonable price for it. Our team is dedicated, knowledgeable and above all else, honest. The work we perform will not only meet your expectations; it will surpass them!