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Finding a Gardener in Colchester: Even though you may enjoy doing the gardening you can sometimes get so behind that it becomes overgrown and a bit of a mess. This might be the right time to bring in someone else to help you. Before you let someone loose on your prized garden you should consider the options. Should you call on a specialist Colchester gardener or the "bloke down the road" who has a go at anything? Although many professional gardeners don't have any formal qualifications, they generally have more relevant knowledge than that "guy down the street" does.

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Having your garden treated with the respect it deserves is something your should be able to expect from any gardener. Always be certain to get hold of a local Colchester gardener who can be counted on. This is particularly crucial when your garden contains shrubs and trees which require special attention. Don't settle for second best, get a professional gardener.

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The routine jobs which need doing in the garden are likely to be much the same regardless whether your garden is small or big. Such jobs require even more attention during spring and summer when rain and heat generates increased growth. The most common jobs that people with gardens need doing in Colchester are general cleaning, hedge cutting, lawn mowing and weeding. Other jobs like decking installation, garden fencing, waste removal and cleaning driveways are also within most gardeners remit.

The rates charged by professional gardeners varies widely but if you are paying an hourly rate of about £20, that is reasonable. You shouldn't expect too much from your gardener on his/her first visit, because gardening takes time and dependant on the amount of work that needs doing, several hours may be required. For it to be worth their while, gardeners generally favour doing 2 or 3 hours at a stretch. When you consider things like travel, tool unloading and re-loading, and taking your waste to the tip this is easy to understand.

If a gardener asks for payment up front you should be very wary, as this is not normal practice. When the gardener has finished working you may be asked for payment in cash, this is not at all unusual. To avoid any arguments later on, make sure you get a receipt no matter what kind of payment you agree on.

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Prior to work commencing give the gardener a clear picture of what you're expecting to be done. The layout of your garden is something any decent gardener will be able to help you with, they will know which plants perform best where, don't be scared to ask for guidance. Some gardeners are not willing to dispose of all your garden waste, ensuring that yours will do this should be a priority. Except when you have a use for it, such as building a compost heap with your lawn trimmings.

Gardening makes you thirsty so keep yours supplied with drinks if you're at home. There is no telling what advantages may be gained by you for such little acts of kindness. It's important that you and your gardener have a friendly relationship with each other. Pop into the garden for regular chats to discuss gardening ideas and plans. Constant interruptions should however be avoided.

Some Colchester gardeners will also help with irrigation, raised beds, shed assembly, garden trellis, tree surgery, nature gardens, artificial grass, garden tidying, hedge planting, watering, disease identification, garden pest control, snow clearance, winter maintenance, strimming, bedding plants, pond cleaning, garden management, garden composting, plant selection, garden electrics, bush trimming, garden design, soil health checks, water features and other garden related stuff in Colchester, Essex.

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