Gardener Long Eaton Derbyshire

Finding a Gardener in Long Eaton: Bringing in some outside assistance to knock a tired and bedraggled garden back into shape is something many busy people have to do these days, especially after a long and blustery winter. Before you let someone loose on your prized garden you should consider the options. Should you call on a specialist Long Eaton gardener or the "guy down the road" who has a go at anything? The thing is that the "geezer down the road" will know how to mow your lawn and trim your hedge, but probably not much else, whilst a professional will have more in depth knowledge.

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Gardeners who know their stuff will have respect for your garden and treat it much as they would their own. Therefore you must find a gardener in Long Eaton who can be depended upon to do a fine job. Even if your garden has only run of the mill plants you will want them looked after correctly. Don't put up with "rogue trader" gardeners, choose a dependable one.

Gardener Long Eaton Derbyshire

The thing about gardening is that there are always jobs that need doing routinely, even on small gardens. Such jobs require even more attention during spring and summer when rain and heat generates increased growth. As a rule mowing lawns, trimming hedges, weeding and general cleaning are the typical gardening jobs that need doing on a regular basis. Other jobs like waste clearance, driveway cleaning, patio installation and fence repairs are also within most gardeners remit.

Experienced gardeners don't come cheap and if you are being charged around £20 per hour, that is about average. The average gardener in Long Eaton will not be satisfied with doing your garden in one hour sessions. For it to be worth their while, gardeners generally favour doing 2 or 3 hours at a stretch. Remember, they have to travel to and from your house, and maybe also get to the tip with your rubbish.

Give short shrift to any Long Eaton gardener who expects to be paid up front before doing any work. After the completion of your garden it would not be at all uncommon for your gardener to ask to be paid in cash. Having proof of payment is essential to avoid quarrels about unpaid bills, so make sure you get a receipt.

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Be clear about your expectations from the very beginning, prepare a list of work you need doing. It is nice to have an expert on hand to help whip your garden into shape, make sure you exploit their knowledge to the full. The removal of the waste that has been generated isn't something that all gardeners are prepared to do, make sure that yours does. This garden waste can build up and at some point you are going to need to get rid of it.

It is polite to offer your gardener a drink or two throughout the day, they can build up quite a thirst with all that hard graft. 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. This is not to say you should stand there all day gabbing, this will merely hinder your gardener and stop him/her from doing their job.

Long Eaton Garden Design: While a gardener may be a genius when it comes to looking after your garden, it might be a different "kettle of fish" when it comes to garden design. It is not always easy to find the right person for this type of project. The easiest way to find out is to have a discussion with your gardener. Otherwise you will need to find an expert in this field.

Some Long Eaton gardeners will also help with hard landscaping, tree planting, bush trimming, nature gardens, garden watering, strimming, digging, water features, garden trellis, soft landscaping, greenhouse maintenance, garden pest control, bedding plants, garden tidying and other gardening jobs in Long Eaton, Derbyshire.

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