Gardener Ashingdon Essex

Finding a Gardener in Ashingdon: 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. It's often easy to just bring in the "fella down the street" who does odd jobs and gardening on the side, but think carefully, would a proper gardener be a better choice? Whilst a professional gardener might not necessarily have qualifications he/she will likely know considerably more than that "chap down the street".

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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 Ashingdon gardener who can be trusted to do a decent job. This is especially important if you have trees and shrubs, which need proper care and attention. Don't allow a cowboy to ruin your garden, hire a decent one at the outset.

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The jobs that need doing on a routine basis are much the same with both large and small gardens in Ashingdon. The warmth of spring and summer increases the frequency with which these jobs need to be done. The list of the most common gardening jobs will come as no surprise and includes the likes of lawn mowing, general cleaning, hedge pruning and weeding. Additional tasks like repairing fences, laying patios, waste clearance and cleaning driveways will also be within the capabilities of most experienced gardeners.

Getting your garden done by a professional isn't cheap and you are likely to be paying close to £20 per hour for the priviledge. Most Ashingdon gardeners will not want to do just one hours work. You might find that your gardener will not be interested in visits of less than two hours. When you consider things like travel, tool unloading and re-loading, and taking your waste to the tip this is easy to understand.

Avoid any "gardener" who demands money up front, no trustworthy Ashingdon gardener will expect this. More involved tasks like landscaping can be considered an exception, since expensive materials need to be obtained and quite rightly a deposit will be requested. Once the work is completed, it's not unusual for the gardener to ask for payment in cash rather than a cheque. Once you have paid your gardener get a receipt, so there are no disputes about unpaid bills.

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Always explain exactly what your needs are, a list of projects will make things clearer for the gardener. Any decent Ashingdon gardener will be more than willing to share their knowledge of plants and shrubs, use their guidance to choose what is best for your garden. Establish that all of the weeds, lawn trimmings and resulting waste will be removed, they don't all offer this service.

Working in the garden can get cold in winter and hot in summer, so spare a thought for your gardener and keep him/her supplied with a drink. Treating your gardener well could easily result in you getting some extra work done at no additional charge. In order to benefit from his/her knowledge and to keep a friendly rapport going, pop out for a chat now and again. You should not however take this to the extreme, and stand there chattering all day long, which will only hold up your gardener and make the job take longer.

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