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Finding a Gardener in South Turton: If you wake up one day and realise just how untidy and overgrown your garden has become, it might be appropriate to call in somebody to help you out, unless you can find the time in your busy life to tackle it yourself. Now you could call in a proper South Turton gardener or you could try the "chap down the street". The chances are that "bloke down the street" will not have much gardening knowledge, while the professional garder will probably have horticultural qualifications.

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It should certainly go without saying that any gardener you hire should be informed enough to care for your garden and the contents within it. Always try to track down a gardener in the South Turton area who will do a good job and who can be trusted. This will be even more critical for those of you with trees and shrubs in your garden. Don't allow a cowboy to ruin your garden, hire a decent one at the outset.

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The jobs that need doing on a routine basis are much the same with both large and small gardens in South Turton. These routine jobs have to be done more frequently throughout the spring and summertime. The most common jobs that people with gardens need doing in South Turton are mowing lawns, general cleaning, weeding and hedge trimming. Additional tasks like patio installation, waste removal, repairing fences and cleaning driveways will also be within the capabilities of most experienced gardeners.

How much you pay depends on who you hire, the hourly rate for a professional gardener will be at least £20, while you might get away with £10 - £15 if you take a chance on that "fella down the street". It might be the case that your chosen gardener will need more than an hour to whip your garden into shape. At least two to three hours work is often the minimum that gardeners will wish to put in each time. When you consider things like travel, tool unloading and re-loading, and taking your waste to the tip this is easy to understand.

Payment in advance is not something that gardeners usually ask for, so be cautious if your gardener requires this. Big projects such as landscaping may be an exception, because materials have to be bought and a deposit may be required. Ensure you have some cash to hand on gardening day because most gardeners prefer this kind of payment when they have finished. Remember to get a receipt whether you pay the gardener by card, cash or cheque, this negates later disputes.

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Before work starts prepare a plan of expected tasks with the gardener, this will help them to live up to your expectations. Once your gardener starts you will have an expert at your fingertips, make the most of it and get plenty of advice and guidance. It is always a good idea to check if your gardener includes the removal of waste in his/her service, this is not always the case. Unless you want to keep it for your compost heap.

It never hurts to be polite to those working on your property, therefore you should always offer them a drink. Small things like this will help make the gardener happy in his/her work and a contented gardener may work harder on your behalf. It helps to keep things friendly, so popping out for a chat every now and again will help to do this and also give you the chance to get some tips from your gardener. Don't stand there all day twittering on however, which only results in a frustrated gardener and an incomplete garden.

South Turton Garden Design: Sometimes when searching for a gardener you will find people advertising as "garden designers" and for many this is a vocation in its own right. Some gardeners have skills in this field while others prefer to get on with the routine gardening chores. A quick discussion should soon reveal if your gardener is comfortable dealing with garden design. Otherwise it will simply be a case of finding a specialist in this field.

Some South Turton gardeners will also help with nature gardens, pond cleaning, garden electrics, watering, soft landscaping, bush trimming, bedding plants, jet washing, tree planting, garden planters, irrigation, leaf collection, shrub planting, soil health checks and other gardening jobs in South Turton, Greater Manchester.

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