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Finding a Gardener in Oakham: Calling in some outside help to get your bedraggled garden back into shape, isn't something to be ashamed of if you never seem to have enough time to do it yourself. That help should come in the shape of a professional Oakham gardener with a bit of experience, and not the "bloke down the street" who knocks on your door and offers to jet wash your patio. Although there is no guarantee that a professional gardener will have any recognised horticultural qualifications, he/she will almost certainly have a great deal more gardening knowledge than that "fellow down the street" is going to have.

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You definately need to get a gardener who knows how to treat your garden and its contents. So, your aim should be to find a gardener in the Oakham area who can be trusted to do a good job on your garden. It is important that your plants and trees are looked after correctly, even if they are mostly run of the mill. Don't make do with any Tom, Dick or Harry, get yourself a decent gardener.

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Whether your garden is large or small, there will always be jobs that need attending to on a routine basis. As you can imagine the need for this regular maintenance is more necessary in spring and summer. Among the most common jobs needing to be done in Oakham gardens are weeding, lawn mowing, general tidying and hedge trimming. Most professional Oakham gardeners will also help with patio installation, fence repairs, cleaning driveways and waste clearance.

Experienced gardeners don't come cheap and if you are being charged around £20 per hour, that is about average. It might be the case that your chosen gardener will need more than an hour to whip your garden into shape. To make it worthwhile and to make an impression, gardeners normally like to put in two to three hours at a 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 Oakham gardeners to demand money up front, be very suspicious of anyone who does this. An exception can be made when a big project like landscaping is involved, and lots of materials have to be purchased. Once your garden is finished you should expect to be asked for payment in cash, because most gardeners prefer this. Remember to get a receipt whether you pay the gardener by cheque, card or cash, this negates later disputes.

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Be clear what your requirements are before the gardener begins work, have a list of jobs that need doing. Most gardeners will be happy to offer guidance and advice on various aspects of gardening, make use of this help whenever you can. The removal of the waste that has been generated isn't something that all gardeners are prepared to do, make sure that yours does.

Gardening makes you thirsty so keep yours supplied with drinks if you're at home. Keeping a gardener "sweet" with little acts of kindness like this may be repaid by increased efforts on their part. So that you can forge a friendly relationship with your gardener it is often a nice idea to pop out for a chat now and again. This also helps you to gain some additional gardening knowhow and useful tips. But don't hold them up with incessant chatter, this will only hinder them and may result in inferior or incomplete work.

Oakham Garden Design: Garden design is considered by some to be a profession in its own right, and not everybody is good at it. Your existing gardener may be able to help you with this or they might know somebody who can. Speak to your gardener and determine if this branch of gardening is something they are comfortable with. If not you will just have to find yourself an expert.

Some Oakham gardeners will also help with garden management, garden design, digging, hedge planting, greenhouse assembly, shed removal, artificial grass, potting out, nature gardens, disease identification, leaf clearance, shrub planting, strimming, bedding plants, garden electrics, garden planters, hard landscaping, snow clearance, tree surgery, winter maintenance, soft landscaping, soil health checks, irrigation, plant sourcing, plant selection and other garden related services in Oakham, Rutland.

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