What Every Gardener Needs Before Every Project

May 1, 2019, 1:19 PM

Hiring a professional? Make sure they're protected if the planting doesn't pan out.

Whether you’re putting in acres of corn or planting a few flowers on your windowsill, you know it’s time to get plants ready to grow. A big project calls for a professional, and a landscape gardener’s expertise can take your yard from a few attractive plants to a beautiful, functional outdoor area.

Backyard Garden

A landscape gardener designs an outdoor space, plants flowers, lays mulch on garden beds, and more. It doesn’t have to be plants, either: outdoor living can include fire pits, walkways, and water features, too. No matter what the day’s project is, a landscape gardener will be working outdoors with a crew and has to carry tools and supplies with them every time they’re on the job. A landscape gardener also needs quality Hastings Mutual insurance coverage to make sure the business and its workers are protected.

  • Selected Contractors: Our policy includes coverage for equipment and your tools. It’s meant to protect you and your business from before you provide a quote to after you’ve raked, shoveled, and improved your client’s property.
  • We offer two versions of this coverage, depending on your company’s number of full-time employees, annual gross receipts, and the percentage of your work that’s sub-contracted to other workers.
  • Commercial Auto: While Hastings Mutual offers coverage for your personal vehicle, our commercial auto coverage is what you’re looking for when you need insurance on a truck or other work vehicle.
  • Workers’ Compensation: Your employees work hard and need protection if they’re hurt on the job. Workers’ compensation policies are often required by law — your agent will know about what’s available from Hastings Mutual, and what’s vital for your business.

Find exactly the coverage you need. Contact your local independent insurance agent and ask about our selected contractors coverage.

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