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Finding a Gardener in Preston: If your Preston garden is in need of some attention and nobody in your household is willing to tackle it, don't be afraid to ask for a little help and assistance. Now, you should be looking for the "right" kind of help in the shape of a professional gardener rather than the "chap down the street" who puts his hand to anything. Although many professional gardeners don't have any formal qualifications, they generally have more relevant knowledge than that "chap down the street" does. You will have to decide what is best for your situation.

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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, your aim should be to find a gardener in the Preston 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. Retain the services of the best you can afford and don't take chances.

Gardener Preston Lancashire

Whether your garden is large or small, there will always be jobs that need attending to on a routine basis. These routine jobs have to be done more frequently throughout the spring and summertime. The more commonly required jobs that need doing in Preston gardens are mowing lawns, weeding, general cleaning and hedge pruning. Tasks such as patio installation, repairing fences, waste clearance and driveway cleaning are other things that your gardener will probably help you with.

Don't expect to get a decent gardener for peanuts, while that "bloke down the road" might only ask for £10 to £12 per hour, you're unlikely to get a professional for much less than £20 an hour. Usually gardeners will not be happy doing just one hours work. At least two to three hours work is often the minimum that gardeners will wish to put in each time. Bear in mind the fact that they have travelling time to and from your home, and they may need to visit the local dump to dispose or your garden waste.

It is not the norm for Preston gardeners to demand money up front, be very suspicious of anyone who does this. However this could legitimately happen with bigger jobs like decking installation where money for materials is required. When the work has been completed to your satisfaction it would not be unusual for your gardener to ask for payment in cash. No matter what form of payment you agree on, be sure to get a receipt so there are no arguments later on.

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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. Most gardeners will be happy to offer guidance and advice on various aspects of gardening, make use of this help whenever you can. Grass cuttings and hedge clippings can be a pain to get rid of, so make certain that your gardener includes the disposal of these as part of the service.

It is customary to offer your gardener a hot or cold drink, though many bring their own refreshments. Treating your gardener well could easily result in you getting some extra work done at no additional charge. Pop out for a chat with your gardener from time to time so you can benefit from their ideas and keep a friendly rapport. Most gardeners will not however want you standing over them all day nattering.

Some Preston gardeners will also help with bedding plants, soil health checks, garden pest control, garden watering, plant selection, tree planting, irrigation, garden trellis, hard landscaping, garden design, digging, artificial turf, mulching, disease identification and other garden related services in Preston, Lancashire.

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