Landscape designers, landscape architects, and landscape contractors should know that working with new clients is not as easy as it might appear. All too often, the installed design that clients get is not what they wanted. Why? Because the person they met with didn’t really listen. Bobbie will outline her approach during the initial meeting with the client plus the ensuing discussions about goals, budget, the importance of soil amendment as it relates to successful planting, and phasing of the installation.