Does all this work guarantee that the gardener will select you. God, no! However, this work makes the garden as a whole much better. This, in turn, will attract more paying customers, which means the gardener will have to select more flowers.
Spot on, Ryan. This entire article is such accurate advice. Writers, please, heed Ryan's advice! It'll benefit our lovely readers and our lovely writing community. It's a win-win.
Let's make this garden magnificent!