Gardener Abingdon Oxfordshire

Finding a Gardener in Abingdon: Bringing in some outside assistance to knock a tired and bedraggled garden back into shape is something many busy people have to do these days, especially after a long and blustery winter. Now you could call in a proper Abingdon gardener or you could try the "bloke down the street". It will depend on exactly what you need doing, if it is just mowing your lawn then that "chap down the road" may be good enough, for more complex tasks, a professional will be more knowledgeable. Ultimately, you will have to choose what is best for your garden.

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Gardeners who know their stuff will have respect for your garden and treat it much as they would their own. So, try to find a local Abingdon gardener who is trustworthy and reliable. This is even more important if you have plants or trees in your garden which need specialist care. Don't settle for second best, get a professional gardener.

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Whether your garden is large or small, there will always be jobs that need attending to on a routine basis. As you can imagine the need for this regular maintenance is more necessary in spring and summer. The commonest gardening jobs that folk in Abingdon need doing are weeding, mowing lawns, general cleaning and hedge trimming. It is likely that your gardener will also help you with waste removal, cleaning driveways, fence repairs and laying patios.

Experienced gardeners don't come cheap and if you are being charged around £20 per hour, that is about average. One hours work is not enough to make much impression on your garden, so you should reckon on them needing to spend more time than this. To make it worthwhile and to make an impression, gardeners normally like to put in two to three hours at a time. It is not just a case of working on your garden, they need to allow for travelling time and visits to the local rubbish tip.

You should never expect to have to pay any gardener in advance. Exceptions to this rule could be in respect of large projects such as landscaping where considerable amounts of materials are needed. It is quite normal for a gardener to request cash payment, rather than card or cheque, so make sure you have some to hand. To avoid the possibility of disputes in the future always ask your gardener for a receipt.

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Always explain exactly what your needs are, a list of projects will make things clearer for the gardener. Planning out exactly what goes where in your garden is important, the help and guidance of your gardener will help you to get it right. Some gardeners are not willing to dispose of all your garden waste, ensuring that yours will do this should be a priority. It is unfair to leave you with piles of garden waste.

Gardening makes you thirsty so keep yours supplied with drinks if you're at home. This type of kindness is always welcome and your gardener may show his/her gratitude by doing a great job on your garden. Having a friendly rapport with your gardener is also important, so chat with them on a regular basis, discuss plans and bounce ideas off each other. In doing this, don't prevent them from getting on with their work, because this will make the job take longer and cost you more money in the long run.

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