In the landscape maintainence arena, sales are the easy part. Providing the consistent service is the main headache of most operators. How will you get a sales rep to understand the requirements of your business? Best local firm here recruits guys from college horticulture programs. Not sure about today, but 15 years ago, these college grads went out to work on a crew for up to 2 years, before they got any authority. Then when they went into sales and management, they knew EXACTLY what they were selling, and especially how not to oversell.