Landscaping Wickford

Get Landscaping Services in Wickford: If you wake up one day and realise just how untidy and overgrown your garden has become, it might be appropriate to call in somebody to help you out, unless you can find the time in your busy life to tackle it yourself. Should you hire a professional Wickford gardener or the "fellow down the street" who does gardens cheap? While it isn't necessary to have qualifications to work as a gardener in Wickford, professional usually beat that "guy down the street" hands down when it comes to gardening knowledge.

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Your beloved garden deserves to be treated with respect by someone who has pride in their work and the knowledge to do it properly. This means that finding a local Wickford gardener who does a good job and can be trusted should be your aim. This will be even more critical for those of you with trees and shrubs in your garden. Don't settle for second best, get a professional gardener.

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Even if your garden is relatively small, there are a handful of jobs which need attending to on a routine basis. These repeat jobs will have to be done a lot more often in springtime and summer, dying off to nothing by winter. The more commonly required jobs that need doing in Wickford gardens are weeding, general tidying, hedge trimming and grass cutting. Most professional Wickford gardeners will also help with garden fencing, waste removal, patio installation and driveway cleaning.

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. You may find that your gardener will not be prepared to put in just an hours work. At least two to three hours work is often the minimum that gardeners will wish to put in each time. Don't forget, they have to get to and from your location, they have to unload and load their van and they may have to dispose of your waste which could mean a trip to the local tip.

Give short shrift to any Wickford gardener who expects to be paid up front before doing any work. However, you might expect to pay a deposit for large jobs such as decking installation. It is not unusual for gardeners to ask for payment in cash, but only after the work is done. Be certain to get a receipt from your gardener whether you pay him/her by cash, card or cheque.

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Prior to work commencing give the gardener a clear picture of what you're expecting to be done. Always ask your gardener for advice, he or she will know exactly what plants are best suited to your garden conditions. The removal of the waste that has been generated isn't something that all gardeners are prepared to do, make sure that yours does. Except when you have a use for it, such as building a compost heap with your lawn trimmings.

Working in the garden can get cold in winter and hot in summer, so spare a thought for your gardener and keep him/her supplied with a drink. This type of kindness is always welcome and your gardener may show his/her gratitude by doing a great job on your garden. 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. But you should not hinder their work with endless talking, they may rush to catch up and not do the job properly.

Wickford Garden Design: When your plans extend to a total re-design of your garden, you might have to search a bit harder to find someone suitable for this task. Most regular gardeners in Wickford prefer to concentrate on the day to day garden maintenance, leaving design and such like to the better qualified. Establish if your gardener is one of those who relish garden design. You might end up having to find a specialist.

Some Wickford gardeners will also help with garden management, garden tidying, plant sourcing, ponds, garden planters, hard landscaping, irrigation, hedge planting, shed replacement, path cleaning, soil health checks, jet washing, mulching, snow clearance, strimming, garden watering, potting out, shrub planting, water features, garden trellis, tree surgery, garden design, soft landscaping, disease identification, digging, artificial grass, garden electrics, pest control and other gardening projects in Wickford, Essex.

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