Gardener Rigside South Lanarkshire

Finding a Gardener in Rigside: You should never be ashamed to ask for assistance if your Rigside garden is a bit lacklustre and you simply cannot find the time to tackle it yourself. Think carefully before you hire someone because lots of people in Rigside do gardening, some are professional gardeners and some just dabble. While you don't need horticultural qualifications to be a gardener, most professional gardeners in the Rigside area will have a lot more knowledge than that "fellow down the street" is likely to have. If you don't know who to choose, keep reading.

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Everyone likes their garden to be looked after properly and by a gardener who knows his/her stuff. Always be certain to get hold of a local Rigside gardener who can be counted on. This is particularly crucial when your garden contains shrubs and trees which require special attention. Don't put up with "rogue trader" gardeners, choose a dependable one.

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Small gardens need routine attention just like larger ones and the jobs may be much the same but on a smaller scale. During spring and summer such gardening jobs need attending to more frequently. Typically general cleaning, weeding, mowing lawns and trimming hedges are the more common jobs that folk with gardens in Rigside need done. Jobs like laying patios, driveway cleaning, fence repairs and waste removal are also something most Rigside gardeners will tackle.

Expect to shell out something like £20 per hour for hiring the expertise of a professional gardener, the "guy down the street" will be a bit cheaper. One hour in your garden is not very much and the average gardener will need to spend more time than that to get much done. Generally gardeners would prefer to spend a minimum of 2 - 3 hours to make it worthwhile. You must take into account travelling time, loading and unloading equipment and visits to the tip with your waste.

Don't pay any Rigside gardener in advance of the job being done, this is not the norm and they may disappear with your money. Exceptions can be made when large jobs like patio laying are involved, some money up front might then be appropriate. Once your garden is finished you should expect to be asked for payment in cash, because most gardeners prefer this. Whether you pay by cash, cheque or card, insist on a receipt, this will prevent later disputes over payment.

Gardeners in Rigside, South Lanarkshire, UK

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. Getting the full benefit of your gardeners expertise is something you should always seek to do. Not every gardener is prepared to remove all the green waste, it would pay you to verify that yours is happy to do this. Garden waste is not the easiest stuff to get rid of, so make sure they take it away.

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. Acts of kindness such as this will make your gardener feel appreciated and he or she will work all the harder for it. Try to have a regular dialogue with your gardener, during which you can swap ideas, gain some knowledge and forge a friendly rapport at the same time. But don't hold them up with incessant chatter, this will only hinder them and may result in inferior or incomplete work.

Some Rigside gardeners will also help with soil health checks, digging, garden composting, holiday watering, snow clearance, water features, nature gardens, garden trellis, artificial grass, tree surgery, plant selection, power washing, potting out, leaf clearance and other garden related stuff in Rigside, South Lanarkshire.

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