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Finding a Gardener in St Leonards: Even though you may enjoy doing the gardening you can sometimes get so behind that it becomes overgrown and a bit of a mess. This might be the right time to bring in someone else to help you. It's often easy to just bring in the "fella down the road" who does odd jobs and gardening on the side, but think carefully, would a proper gardener be a better choice? While it isn't necessary to have qualifications to work as a gardener in St Leonards, professional usually beat that "chap down the street" hands down when it comes to gardening knowledge.

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Everyone likes their garden to be looked after properly and by a gardener who knows his/her stuff. So take care to track down a local St Leonards gardener who can be trusted to do a decent job. This is especially important if you have trees and shrubs, which need proper care and attention. Don't put up with "rogue trader" gardeners, choose a dependable one.

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The routine jobs which need doing in the garden are likely to be much the same regardless whether your garden is small or big. The frequency of visits by your gardener will increase throughout the spring and summer and may not be necessary at all in winter. Typical jobs that St Leonards people need doing in their gardens include: lawn mowing, hedge pruning, general tidying and weeding. The majority of St Leonards gardeners will also be more than happy to deal with bigger tasks like laying patios, fence repairs, waste removal and cleaning driveways.

Good gardeners don't come cheap, a professional gardener is likely to charge you £20 per hour or more, while that "chap down the road" might do it for £10 to £12 per hour. Most St Leonards gardeners will not want to do just one hours work. Most gardeners will have a minimum visit time of 2 hours. This is understandable when you factor in travelling time, loading/unloading, and waste disposal.

Be wary of "gardeners" who ask for payment in advance, no genuine St Leonards gardener would do this. Of course gardeners often ask for payment in cash after the work is completed. Don't forget to ask for a receipt irrespective of if you pay by card, cash or cheque, having proof of payment prevents later quarrels.

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Make sure your gardener is clear about your requirements, give him/her a list of jobs before they begin. It is nice to have an expert on hand to help whip your garden into shape, make sure you exploit their knowledge to the full. If there is going to be a lot of waste produced by your gardener, double check they he/she will take it away afterwards. Unless you want to keep it for your compost heap.

It is customary to offer your gardener a hot or cold drink, though many bring their own refreshments. This sort of kindness is always very much appreciated. Having regular discussions with your gardener helps you to keep abreast of the latest ideas, and also develop a friendly relationship. It is not however a good idea to pester them constantly which will have the effect of annoying them and slowing the work down.

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