Gardener Heathfield East Sussex

Finding a Gardener in Heathfield: Don't get stressed out if your garden in Heathfield is looking unkempt and you can never find the time to sort it out, there is always the option of calling in some outside help. It's often easy to just bring in the "guy down the street" who does odd jobs and gardening on the side, but think carefully, would a proper gardener be a better choice? The chances are that "fellow down the road" will not have much gardening knowledge, while the professional garder will probably have horticultural qualifications. This article may help you to decide.

Find a Gardener in Heathfield East Sussex

You want your prized garden to be treated with a certain level of respect by somebody who knows precisely what they're up to. So take care to track down a local Heathfield gardener who can be trusted to do a decent job. When you have a garden containing trees and shrubs needing expert care, this is even more important. Don't get stuck with rogues and cowboys, hire a proper gardener.

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No matter what size your garden is there will always be jobs that require attention as part of a routine. During spring and summer such gardening jobs need attending to more frequently. You'll not be surprised to learn that the most commonly requested gardening jobs are weeding, lawn mowing, trimming hedges and general tidying. It is likely that your gardener will also help you with waste clearance, cleaning driveways, laying patios and repairing fences.

Decent gardeners do not come cheap, the "guy down the road" might do your gardening for £10 or £12 an hour, but a professional will probably charge nearer to £20 per hour. Gardening takes time and one hour will not be enough for most gardeners to make much progress on your garden. It's possible that your gardener will not be prepared to work for periods of less than 2 hours or more. When you take into consideration travelling time, getting equipment on and off the van, and going to the local tip with your garden waste, this is understandable.

Respectable gardeners in Heathfield would not dream of asking for payment up front for their services, therefore you should be very wary of anyone who makes this request. Payment of some money up front could be appropriate when bigger jobs are being done like patio laying. Don't be surprised if your gardener asks for cash payment, this isn't unusual, but of course only when the work is finished. 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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A list of required tasks will help your gardener to plan his/her day, clearly lay out you exact requirements at the start. Don't be afraid to ask for advice, your gardener is the best person to tell you which plants are best for your garden. The removal of the waste that has been generated isn't something that all gardeners are prepared to do, make sure that yours does.

It doesn't hurt to offer your gardener a drink during their toils, after all gardening is thirsty work. Considerations like this will always be appreciated and will often result in a better standard of work. It is useful to always have a friendly relationship with your gardener, so try to have regular chats with him/her, sharing ideas and opinions. Occasionally is the key word with this approach however, don't hold them up by standing over them and nattering all day long.

Heathfield Garden Design: If you have bigger plans for your garden and are thinking about a total re-design, you might need more than a run of the mill gardener. Some gardeners have skills in this field while others prefer to get on with the routine gardening chores. Have a chat with your gardener and see if they are happy to take this on. At the end of the day it might be necessary to locate a specialist.

Some Heathfield gardeners will also help with garden electrics, plant sourcing, power washing, soft landscaping, soil health checks, tree surgery, hedge planting, potting out, garden tidying, digging, shrub planting, snow clearance, path cleaning, greenhouse maintenance and other gardening services in Heathfield, East Sussex.

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