In the 51st episode of the Growing in the Green Industry Podcast, hosts Neal Glatt, managing partner of GrowTheBench and Brett Lemcke, VP of R.M. Landscape talk with Sara Bendrick, a licensed landscape contractor, author and TV personality.
Bendrick has more than 10 years of experience specializing in residential design. She has been featured on several DIY Network and HGTV programs, including “Lawn and Order” and “Build it like Bendrick,” but is best known for her work as the host of “I Hate My Yard,” tackling the tough yards of homeowners and showing them the possibilities that exist for their exterior spaces.
Most recently she served as a landscape designer for “A Very Brady Renovation.” Bendrick is also the author of “Big Impact Landscaping: 28 DIY Projects You Can Do on a Budget to Beautify and Add Value to Your Home.” Bendrick’s passion for improving spaces through landscape design makes her a great addition to Team STIHL and an expert source of information and tips for STIHL customers and homeowners.
In this podcast, Bendrick shares her personal career path and how a passion for residential design led to opportunities in media and beyond. The group also talks about best practices for business, including how to create and maintain a healthy and successful social media presence, and the importance of setting clear and realistic expectations for clients.
Listen to the full podcast below.