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Finding a Gardener in Gillingham: Nobody likes to see their garden looking a little the worse for wear, so fetching in some outside help is always a possibility if you can't find the time to spare. Now, you should be looking for the "right" kind of help in the shape of a professional gardener rather than the "chap down the road" who puts his hand to anything. Whilst a professional gardener might not necessarily have qualifications he/she will likely know considerably more than that "bloke down the street".

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Everyone likes their garden to be looked after properly and by a gardener who knows his/her stuff. So take care to track down a local Gillingham gardener who can be trusted to do a decent job. When you've got shrubs and trees requiring specialist care, this becomes even more vital. Don't put up with "rogue trader" gardeners, choose a dependable one.

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The thing about gardening is that there are always jobs that need doing routinely, even on small gardens. With the arrival of spring the frequency with which such tasks need attending to increases. The more commonplace place tasks that need doing in Gillingham gardens are likely to be trimming hedges, general cleaning, mowing lawns and weeding. More involved tasks might include: cleaning driveways, garden fencing, waste removal and patio installation.

When hiring a professional gardener you are paying for his/her expertise, so expect to pay in the region of £20 for each hour worked. 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. In order for them to do all the neccessary work they may need to put in at least two or three hours. They have to allow for other things such as disposing of your garden waste at the local rubbish tip, unloading tools and equipment, and actually getting to and from your home.

Asking for money up front is not normal for gardeners (unlike builders), so be extra careful if they do. Large projects like fencing or decking would be an exception to this rule, when a deposit for materials will be requested. It is quite normal for a gardener to request cash payment, rather than card or cheque, so make sure you have some to hand. 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. Getting the full benefit of your gardeners expertise is something you should always seek to do. Not every gardener is prepared to remove all the green waste, it would pay you to verify that yours is happy to do this.

It doesn't hurt to offer your gardener a drink during their toils, after all gardening is thirsty work. Such thoughfulness will be appreciated and should ensure that your gardener does the best job possible. Go out and talk to your gardener now and again to keep a friendly rapport going and also to pick their brains. Having said that, don't hold your gardener up by wittering on all day and preventing him/her from getting on with the job.

Gillingham 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. Most regular gardeners in Gillingham prefer to concentrate on the day to day garden maintenance, leaving design and such like to the better qualified. Find out if this aspect of gardening is something that your gardener is comfortable with. At the end of the day it might be necessary to locate a specialist.

Some Gillingham gardeners will also help with irrigation, leaf collecting, garden planters, pond cleaning, garden composting, water features, potting out, shed assembly, digging, tree planting, nature gardens, bush trimming, soil health checks, artificial grass and other gardening tasks in Gillingham, Dorset.

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