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Finding a Gardener in Barnet: 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. When you take the plunge and do this, be careful who you choose. Do you call the "guy down the street" or an established local Barnet gardener? Though now and again you will find that "geezer down the road" has some reasonable gardening knowledge, a professional gardener in Barnet will generally be more qualified in horticultural matters. The decision is of course up to you.

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It should certainly go without saying that any gardener you hire should be informed enough to care for your garden and the contents within it. Therefore you should be careful that you choose a gardener in Barnet who can be relied upon. Some plants and trees need special care, in which case this is even more important. Don't put up with "rogue trader" gardeners, choose a dependable one.

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There is a seemingly endless list of jobs to be done in the garden, even if it is relatively small. Gardener visits will generally need to be more regular in spring and summer, with jobs being done more frequently. The more commonplace place tasks that need doing in Barnet gardens are likely to be general cleaning, weeding, grass cutting and hedge pruning. Bigger tasks such as decking installation, cleaning driveways, repairing fences and waste clearance can also be handled by the majority of 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. It might be the case that your chosen gardener will need more than an hour to whip your garden into shape. Generally gardeners would prefer to spend a minimum of 2 - 3 hours to make it worthwhile. This is not excessive if you consider that they have to drive to your house and back and might need to take your waste to the local rubbish tip, which could be miles away.

Payment in advance is not something that gardeners usually ask for, so be cautious if your gardener requires this. Quite often a gardener will ask to be paid in cash once the work is complete and that is of course fine. Remember to get a receipt whether you pay the gardener by card, cash or cheque, this negates later disputes.

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A list of required tasks will help your gardener to plan his/her day, clearly lay out you exact requirements at the start. Your gardener is there to help you, so if you have any doubts about plants or their positioning, ask for advice. Establish that all of the weeds, lawn trimmings and resulting waste will be removed, they don't all offer this service.

If you are at home while the gardening is being done, keep your gardener supplied with drinks. You may be repaid for thoughtfulness like this by a better service and a happier gardener. Try to have a regular dialogue with your gardener, during which you can swap ideas, gain some knowledge and forge a friendly rapport at the same time. It is not however a good idea to pester them constantly which will have the effect of annoying them and slowing the work down.

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