Who needs Landscaping business insurance?

Here's your guide to landscaping business insurance: Who needs it and why?

David Granahan - Writer for NEXT Insurance
By David Granahan
Kelly Hendrickse - editor for NEXT Insurance
Edited by Kelly Hendrickse
Matt Crawford for NEXT Insurance
Fact-check by Matt Crawford

Updated May 29, 2023.

Anyone who owns a landscaping business should consider landscaping insurance, whether they have homeowner clients for gardening or projects for corporate customers.

The landscaping industry in the United States is expected to grow by 3.1% in 2023 and is responsible for providing an income for over 1.29 million people in ground maintenance.

So, let's look at specific industry members and how landscaping insurance can help them.

Insurance for landscaping business owners

Landscaping insurance helps cover a number of incidents since it can have multiple policies.

Insurance for landscaping employees

If you have employees working for your business, workers' compensation insurance is often required by state law. This coverage can help employees with the following:

  • Injuries that happened while working
  • Medical fees
  • Lost wages
  • Retraining

Landscaping contractors insurance

If you work as a contractor for a larger company or client, you may be required to carry certain types of insurance in order to be eligible for projects, including general liability insurance or workers' comp.

» Find out the common landscaping business insurance claims and how to avoid them

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