Gaynor Lane: how to grow a gardening business

Growth and strategy

27 May 2016

Starting a gardening business isn't an obvious move for an IT professional, but switching from computers to compost was a no-brainer for go-getter Gaynor Lane when she took voluntary redundancy from her job. All it took were some words of encouragement from her husband, an advert in the local paper, and bags of enthusiasm: The Garden Girl was bedded in before Manchester knew what hit it.

We coaxed Gaynor indoors for a few minutes to share her experiences for other entrepreneurs looking to grow their own business.

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