PRIMED AND READY TO ONE DAY assume her father’s business, Meredith DeWitt faces not only the pressures of maintaining a $30-million a year corporation, but the
pitfalls of being a young woman in a predominately male industry.
In the landscape business, as in life, nothing is as simple as it seems. You
work your tail off getting your business started in the hopes that it
will earn you a comfortable living. Yet you find that with growth comes
more staff, more equipment, and more headaches. You hope that your
headaches will be offset by greater profitability. Then, as you settle
in for the long haul, it’s still a constant challenge to run your