Gardener Hereford Herefordshire

Finding a Gardener in Hereford: When your beloved garden in Hereford is looking somewhat tatty and overgrown you will have to decide whether to put aside a few hours to do it yourself or take the lazy option and pay someone else to do it for you. Now, some people in Hereford opt for the "geezer down the road" who can put his hand to anything, while others choose a professional gardener with an established reputation. Whilst even professional Hereford gardeners don't always have formal qualifications, they can usually be relied upon to have more horticultural knowledge than any "fella down the street" is apt to have.

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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, try to find a local Hereford gardener who is trustworthy and reliable. Some plants and trees need special care, in which case this is even more important. Don't settle for less than the best.

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The jobs that need doing on a routine basis are much the same with both large and small gardens in Hereford. You will need to book in more regular visits by your gardener in the spring and summer as these jobs pile up. The list of the most common gardening jobs will come as no surprise and includes the likes of trimming hedges, general tidying, mowing lawns and weeding. Many gardeners will also be happy to take care of jobs like waste removal, garden fencing, decking installation and cleaning driveways

On the subject of price, this can vary with areas and gardeners, but charges of about twenty pounds per hour are normal and may be even higher. Don't expect miracles, especially on the first session, and count on it taking more than a single hour for your gardener to make much difference to the look of your garden. At least two to three hours work is often the minimum that gardeners will wish to put in each time. Travel to and away from your home, bringing in and taking away mowers and tools, and the responsible disposal of your waste all have to be factored in.

It is not the norm for Hereford gardeners to demand money up front, be very suspicious of anyone who does this. Many Hereford gardeners favour payment in cash, very few will take cards, they will only ask after you have approved their work. Once you have paid your gardener get a receipt, so there are no disputes about unpaid bills.

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Be clear about your expectations from the very beginning, prepare a list of work you need doing. Any self-respecting gardener will be more than happy to help you get your garden in order, use this help and guidance wisely. Getting rid of your lawn trimmings and hedge clippings won't always be part of the service so ensure that in your case it is. Being lumbered with a big pile of garden waste is not a good idea.

It never hurts to be polite to those working on your property, therefore you should always offer them a drink. Keeping a gardener "sweet" with little acts of kindness like this may be repaid by increased efforts on their part. In order to build a friendly rapport with your gardener and to pick their brains for gardening tips, go out for a natter from time to time. Having said that, don't hold your gardener up by wittering on all day and preventing him/her from getting on with the job.

Some Hereford gardeners will also help with garden trellis, tree surgery, jet washing, digging, hedge planting, plant selection, plant sourcing, tree planting, shed removal, irrigation, raised beds, bedding plants, hard landscaping, artificial turf and other forms of gardening in Hereford, Herefordshire.

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