Cultivate Your Ideal Business
Ed’s Garden Services is the largest domestic garden maintenance franchise in the UK.
Ed's provides the opportunity to join a well-established & successful business with an increasingly recognised brand.
Our proven business model that includes ongoing training and marketing support gives you the opportunity to grow your business in line with both your financial ambitions and your work/life balance.
Ed's Garden Services was started by Ed Mauleverer in 2003; having demonstrated for himself that the business model works Ed started franchising in 2007. Today Ed’s has more than 40 operators and is a highly profitable enterprise providing a responsive and professional and service to commercial and residential customers in the UK.
Challenge Yourself At Grass Roots Level
An Ed's™ business can be what you want it to be: Whether it’s a career change, a new opportunity, a lifestyle choice. It offers you flexible working hours, work where and when you want it, and a work/life balance to suit you!
And, depending on your attitude, motivation, enthusiasm and commitment, we offer attractive earnings potential that is considerably more than an independent gardener can earn alone!
Ed’s™ gives you the potential to grow your gardening franchise into a highly profitable operation by employing your own work force and expanding into new areas.
Before you join Ed's™, we want you to have a clear understanding of what we do and how we operate, so you can make a clear decision about whether Ed's™ is right for you.
- Some highlights of what Ed’s™ can offer you:
- Proven business model
- Start-up package including guarantee of work
- New customer enquiries generated through Ed’s™ advertising
- Ongoing training and business reviews
- The opportunity to tailor your business to suit your lifestyle
Becoming an Ed's™ Operator means joining a team. We are looking for people with a professional attitude and a commitment to deliver a high-quality and reliable service to ensure that the Ed's™ reputation is maintained, which results in more business for each Operator.
Most new Operators do not have hands-on experience in garden maintenance. The required technical skills are easily learned through Ed's™ training courses.
Ed's business owners generate impressive earnings. 25% of our business owners each delivered over £70,000 of gardening services in 2019. This typically corresponds to an operating profit of £30-£40k plus. A recent example is one of our business owners who, approaching the end of their second year, recorded an operating profit (EBITDA) over £48k.
What Kind Of Business Security Does Ed's™ Offer You?
We are very careful about whom we select to become an Operator - we will only select you if we believe you will be successful.
To support this, we are prepared to guarantee that you will have enough work to get you started. This means you will have immediate revenue from the day you start.
You will receive ongoing support and training to ensure that you are able to grow and improve your business. There are regular Operator meetings to offer ongoing advice and a business coach conducts annual business reviews to help you achieve greater profitability.
Minimum Investment: A protected area where you operate your business, some training, plus gardening equipment and vehicle.
Minimum Liquid Capital: £1,000 of the investment cost*. The balance can be financed subject to status and a suitable business plan. This is to be paid in full ahead of your training.*The minimum personal investment is usually 30% of the total investment however Ed's is able to assist in significantly reducing this percentage.
Great! What’s My Next Step?
If you are interested in becoming an Ed's business owner please request a copy of our Operator Prospectus and we will get in touch.