Gardener Canterbury Kent

Finding a Gardener in Canterbury: If your garden in Canterbury is getting messy and you really don't have the time to keep it up to scratch, you should not be embarrassed to ask for some help. Now, some Canterbury people choose to fetch in a professional gardener while others plump for the "guy down the street" who tinkers around with gardens. While it isn't necessary to have qualifications to work as a gardener in Canterbury, professional usually beat that "chap down the road" hands down when it comes to gardening knowledge.

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A gardener who knows precisely what they're doing will treat your garden with the respect that it deserves. So take care to track down a local Canterbury gardener who can be trusted to do a decent job. This is even more important if you have plants or trees in your garden which need specialist care. Take your time and get a proper Canterbury gardener.

Gardener Canterbury in Kent

Whether your garden is large or small, there will always be jobs that need attending to on a routine basis. Spring is the busiest time with jobs needing to be done more frequently than during the rest of the year. The more commonly required jobs that need doing in Canterbury gardens are trimming hedges, weeding, lawn mowing and general cleaning. Most decent gardeners in Canterbury will tackle other jobs such as cleaning driveways, garden fencing, waste removal and laying patios.

While that "bloke down the road" might quote you ten to fifteen pounds an hour to "do" your garden, an experienced gardener will come at a considerably higher price (£20 per hour maybe). You may find that your gardener will not be prepared to put in just an hours work. It would not be that unusual for a gardener to have a minimum visit time of 2 to 3 hours. Don't forget, they have to get to and from your location, they have to unload and load their van and they may have to dispose of your waste which could mean a trip to the local tip.

Respectable gardeners in Canterbury would not dream of asking for payment up front for their services, therefore you should be very wary of anyone who makes this request. Paying a deposit for materials might be appropriate for bigger jobs like garden fencing. Once the work is completed, it's not unusual for the gardener to ask for payment in cash rather than a cheque. Whatever kind of payment you and your gardener agree on, get a receipt to avoid later arguments.

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Make sure your gardener is clear about your requirements, give him/her a list of jobs before they begin. Once your gardener starts you will have an expert at your fingertips, make the most of it and get plenty of advice and guidance. Check that your gardener will remove any waste such as lawn trimmings and branches, some do not.

Though usually a gardener will bring along a flask or bottle of water, it is nice to offer him/her a cup of tea while working hard on your garden. You may be repaid for thoughtfulness like this by a better service and a happier gardener. Having regular discussions with your gardener helps you to keep abreast of the latest ideas, and also develop a friendly relationship. Constant interruptions should however be avoided.

Canterbury Garden Design: It may be the case that you do not just want your garden to be tidied, but would like a complete re-design. Your existing gardener may be able to help you with this or they might know somebody who can. Discuss this with your gardener and see how they feel about it. When push comes to shove you might just have to find an expert.

Some Canterbury gardeners will also help with nature gardens, irrigation, pond cleaning, shed assembly, raised beds, pest control, garden trellis, plant sourcing, hedge planting, bush trimming, disease identification, snow clearance, garden design, water features, composting, artificial grass, garden tidying, shrub planting, greenhouse assembly, digging, plant selection, leaf clearance, potting out, strimming, garden watering and other gardening jobs in Canterbury, Kent.

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