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Finding a Gardener in Higham Ferrers: 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. It is tempting to call on the "fella down the street" who helps out your neighbour, or you could actually bring in a proper Higham Ferrers gardener. Generally speaking that "geezer down the road" will have very little gardening knowledge, while any self-respecting Higham Ferrers gardener be bursting with horticultural expertise. The decision as they say is yours.

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You certainly don't want your cherished garden to be in any way mistreated by an ignorant or uninformed "gardener" who is just in it for a buck. So, try to find a local Higham Ferrers gardener who is trustworthy and reliable. This is particularly crucial when your garden contains shrubs and trees which require special attention. Don't get stuck with rogues and cowboys, hire a proper gardener.

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Routine maintenance is the key with all gardens, whether small or large, with a seemingly endless list of jobs to do. Such routine jobs will need attention more frequently at certain times of the year, in particular spring and summer. While the jobs that people in Higham Ferrers need doing in their gardens are many and varied the most common are trimming hedges, general tidying, lawn mowing and weeding. The majority of Higham Ferrers gardeners will also be more than happy to deal with bigger tasks like patio installation, driveway cleaning, repairing fences and waste clearance.

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. It is unlikely that any gardener will be able to achieve very much in just one hour. Some gardeners may even insist on a minimum slot of two or three hours. 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.

Be wary of "gardeners" who ask for payment in advance, no genuine Higham Ferrers gardener would do this. More involved tasks like landscaping can be considered an exception, since expensive materials need to be obtained and quite rightly a deposit will be requested. When the gardener has finished working you may be asked for payment in cash, this is not at all unusual. Remember to get a receipt whether you pay the gardener by cheque, card or cash, this negates later disputes.

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Before any work commences make sure your gardener is clear about what needs to be done and has a plan of action to complete it. Always ask your gardener for advice, he or she will know exactly what plants are best suited to your garden conditions. Not all gardeners like to take away the waste and lawn clippings, so check that yours does. This should really be part of the service.

Remember to keep the gardener supplied with drinks if you are around while the gardening is being done. You can expect your gardener to very much appreciate gestures like this and to repay you with increased output. By having a quick chat with your gardener every once in a while, you can pick up some tips while also building a friendly rapport. Do not take this to the extreme however, and impede their work with constant babbling, they may become frustrated and not do a proper job.

Higham Ferrers Garden Design

The average gardener working in the Higham Ferrers area might not be up to the task of completely re-designing your garden. Certain gardeners in Higham Ferrers will put their hand to anything related to horticulture, whilst others stick to the routine stuff. A brief discussion about this aspect of gardening should soon establish if your gardener is willing to take it on. It might just be a case of searching for somebody else who specialises in this field.

Tree Surgery Higham Ferrers

Tree Surgery Higham Ferrers

With a good knowledge of shrubs and trees, some gardeners in Higham Ferrers will be pleased to do a few elementary tree surgery tasks every now and then. Although for any important work it is advisable to use the professional services of a qualified tree surgeon, for incidental pruning and trimming, your local Higham Ferrers gardener should have all the vital skills.

Tree damages to utility lines and property is not at all unusual, and this can quickly happen if trees are permitted to get overgrown. Also, drives, building footings, patios and sewerage pipework can be irreparably damaged by tree roots, so keeping a watchful eye on any trees growing on your land is vitally important. If you believe that these or other problems are being triggered by trees within your property boundaries in Higham Ferrers, speak to your gardener first. (Tags: Tree Surgeons Higham Ferrers, Tree Surgery Higham Ferrers, Tree Management Higham Ferrers).

Garden Clearance Higham Ferrers

Garden Clearance Higham Ferrers

If you let "green" waste and general rubbish to build up in your garden, a time will arrive when you will need to call in a garden clearance service. Certain Higham Ferrers gardeners will be able to do this, but unless they have a "Waste Carrier Licence", they will be restricted on the volume of waste they can dispose of. If the levels of waste are relatively small they might be able to dispose of a lot of it by using your council garden waste bin (if you have one).

Of course, many gardens in Higham Ferrers are heaped up with all sorts of trash, and not merely green waste, so for this type of clearance you'll probably have to bring in an authorised Higham Ferrers garden clearance specialist. You could also look into hiring a mini-skip if you have a largish amount of junk in your garden. Together with your garden waste, this will perhaps also permit you to have a clear out in your shed, your garage and even your attic, if they're full of clutter too.

"Green" waste would typically be thought of as items such as: turf, bushes, dead flowers, twigs, lawn trimmings, tree branches, hedge clippings, topsoil, logs and wood shavings.

Some Higham Ferrers gardeners will also help with hard landscaping, pond cleaning, leaf blowing Higham Ferrers, greenhouse assembly, shrub planting, path cleaning, hedge planting, water features in Higham Ferrers, disease identification, nature gardens, garden electrics, winter maintenance, strimming, garden tidying, pest control, plant sourcing Higham Ferrers, garden trellis in Higham Ferrers, tree surgery, jet washing in Higham Ferrers, power washing and other professional gardening services in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire.

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