Gardener Shipley West Yorkshire

Finding a Gardener in Shipley: Don't get stressed out if your garden in Shipley is looking unkempt and you can never find the time to sort it out, there is always the option of calling in some outside help. Now you could call in a proper Shipley gardener or you could try the "geezer down the road". 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 "fella down the street" is going to have. Perhaps this article will help you make your choice.

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It is not too much to ask that any gardener treats your garden, plants and contents with a degree of respect. Therefore you must find a gardener in Shipley who can be depended upon to do a fine job. When you have a garden containing trees and shrubs needing expert care, this is even more important. Don't make do with any Tom, Dick or Harry, get yourself a decent gardener.

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The thing with gardens is that the jobs that need doing are routine, the same things need doing perhaps weekly, fortnightly or monthly. Of course such jobs will be more regular during the spring and summer months. People with gardens in Shipley most often want jobs done like weeding, general cleaning, lawn mowing and hedge pruning. Many gardeners will also be happy to take care of jobs like waste removal, driveway cleaning, laying patios and repairing fences

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. Depending on the state of your garden it is likely that your gardener will need more than just one hour to make an impression. It's not uncommon for a gardener to request at least two hour minimum visit times. When you consider things like travel, tool unloading and re-loading, and taking your waste to the tip this is easy to understand.

Asking for money up front is not normal for gardeners (unlike builders), so be extra careful if they do. If your gardener asks to be paid in cash after the job is complete, this is not something to be worried about and is normal within the trade. No matter if you pay your gardener with cash, card or cheque, ask for a receipt, you don't want any disputes or arguments about payments down the road.

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Make out a list of gardening jobs that require attention and be transparent about your expectations before the work starts. Don't be afraid to ask for advice, your gardener is the best person to tell you which plants are best for your garden. Check that your gardener will remove any waste such as lawn trimmings and branches, some do not. It is unfair to leave you with piles of garden waste.

While most gardeners bring their own food and refreshments it doesn't hurt to ask if they would like a cup of tea or coffee while they are working. There is no telling what advantages may be gained by you for such little acts of kindness. Having regular discussions with your gardener helps you to keep abreast of the latest ideas, and also develop a friendly relationship. Occasionally is the key word with this approach however, don't hold them up by standing over them and nattering all day long.

Some Shipley gardeners will also help with power washing, garden management, tree surgery, mulching, ponds, shed removal, raised beds, hard landscaping, jet washing, hedge planting, digging, garden watering, strimming, soil health checks and other kinds of gardening in Shipley, West Yorkshire.

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