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Abbey Wood Gardening & Landscaping Services

Finding a Gardener in Abbey Wood: Calling in some outside help to get your bedraggled garden back into shape, isn't something to be ashamed of if you never seem to have enough time to do it yourself. You could ask the "guy down the road" who does a bit of gardening or you could call on a professional Abbey Wood gardener. The chances are that "fellow down the road" will not have much gardening knowledge, while the professional garder will probably have horticultural qualifications.

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You need your cherished garden to be given a degree of respect by whoever is looking after it. So take care to track down a local Abbey Wood gardener who can be trusted to do a decent job. With gardens containing bushes, plants and trees requiring expert attention, getting the right gardener is even more critical. Get a dependable Abbey Wood gardener, not a "rogue trader".

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Gardens are all about routine maintenance, with jobs to be done fortnightly or monthly, even with smaller gardens. These jobs will need doing more regularly in the spring and summer and perhaps not at all in the winter. Typical jobs that folk with gardens in Abbey Wood require are weeding, hedge trimming, general cleaning and mowing lawns. The majority of Abbey Wood gardeners will also be more than happy to deal with bigger tasks like laying patios, repairing fences, cleaning driveways and waste clearance.

Good gardeners don't come cheap, a professional gardener is likely to charge you £20 per hour or more, while that "geezer down the street" might do it for £10 to £12 per hour. It is unlikely that any gardener will be able to achieve very much in just one hour. Sessions of 2 or 3 hours are standard for many gardeners in Abbey Wood. You must take into account travelling time, loading and unloading equipment and visits to the tip with your waste.

You should be suspicious of any gardener who demands payment in advance. Many Abbey Wood gardeners favour payment in cash, very few will take cards, they will only ask after you have approved their work. Don't forget to ask for a receipt irrespective of if you pay by card, cheque or cash, having proof of payment prevents later quarrels.

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Right from the start and before any work commences, ensure your gardener has a clear understanding of exactly what needs doing. Your gardener will be there to give you advice and guidance on any aspect of your garden, so make the most of his/her knowledge. Ensure that the gardener will take away lawn cuttings, weeds and twigs afterwards, not all do this.

Working outdoors can be tough and thirsty work, so make sure that there is the offer of a cold or hot drink to help the day along. Gardeners are appreciative of gestures like this and will no doubt reward you by doing the best possible job. Wander out and have a chat with your gardener whenever the situation allows, this helps to develop a friendly connection and gives you the chance to share ideas. However, don't follow them around all day, generally getting in their way and bombarding them with constant questions.

Tree Surgery Abbey Wood

Tree Surgery Abbey Wood

A lot of gardeners in Abbey Wood have a fair knowledge of trees along with shrubs and plants, and they'll usually be pleased to do a few elementary tree surgery jobs if required. Although for any major work it is best to use the specialist services of a trained tree surgeon, for incidental cutting back and pruning, your local Abbey Wood gardener should have all of the necessary skills.

Tree damages to utility lines and property isn't at all unheard of, and this can very easily happen if trees are permitted to become overgrown. You must keep a close eye on any trees that are on your land, because their roots can also damage sewerage pipes, driveways, patio areas and footings. If you believe that any trees on your property in Abbey Wood are causing issues, have a word with your gardener first, because they will possibly be able to help.

Garden Clearance Abbey Wood

Garden Clearance Abbey Wood

If you let green waste and general trash to build up in your garden, a time will come when you'll need a garden clearance service. A few Abbey Wood gardeners will be ready to do this, but unless they have a "Waste Carriers Licence", they will be limited in the kind and amount of waste they can take. If only minimal quantities of waste are involved it may be possible to dispose of the majority of it using your council green waste bin (if you've got access to one), otherwise you'll need some extra help.

If your garden in Abbey Wood has become heaped up with all sorts of rubbish, and not merely green waste, you'll probably need to get in touch with a certified Abbey Wood garden clearance specialist, who will be used to handling and recycling such waste. If you have a largish amount of rubbish in your garden you could look into hiring a mini-skip. In addition to your garden waste, this would perhaps also enable you to clear out your shed, your garage and even your loft, if they are junked-up too.

"Green" waste will generally be considered to be items like: twigs, tree branches, logs, dirt, sawdust, turf, hedge clippings, dead flowers, lawn trimmings and shrubs.

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