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Finding a Gardener in Wells: When your Wells garden starts looking rather droopy and under the weather, it is either time to get your gardening togs on or time to call in some expert help. Before you let someone loose on your prized garden you should consider the options. Should you call on a specialist Wells gardener or the "fellow down the street" who has a go at anything? Whilst even professional Wells gardeners don't always have formal qualifications, they can usually be relied upon to have more horticultural knowledge than any "bloke down the street" is apt to have.

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It is never a good idea to have somebody looking after your garden who doesn't know what they're doing. This means that finding a local Wells gardener who does a good job and can be trusted should be your aim. This will be even more critical for those of you with trees and shrubs in your garden. Don't put up with "rogue trader" gardeners, choose a dependable one.

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Even if you've got a small garden, there will be various tasks that require attention in a routine manner. Of course such jobs will be more regular during the spring and summer months. The more commonly required jobs that need doing in Wells gardens are hedge trimming, general tidying, grass cutting and weeding. Most Wells gardeners will also take on jobs like patio installation, garden fencing, waste clearance and driveway cleaning.

Who you hire may be dependent on your budget and whilst that "chap down the street" might only charge you £10 to £15 per hour, a seasoned professional is going to set you back nearer to £20 for an hours gardening. Generally a professional gardener will want to spend more than one hour on your garden. Most gardeners will have a minimum visit time of 2 hours. You must take into account travelling time, loading and unloading equipment and visits to the tip with your waste.

Be extremely suspicious of any Wells gardener who requests money up front before doing the job. Having said that, a deposit for materials may be required for bigger projects like landscaping. Once your garden is finished you should expect to be asked for payment in cash, because most gardeners prefer this. To avoid the possibility of disputes in the future always ask your gardener for a receipt.

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Prior to work commencing give the gardener a clear picture of what you're expecting to be done. Make the most of having a specialist on hand and follow their guidance with regards to your choice of plants and shrubs. Make sure that all twigs, weeds and lawn cuttings will be removed and disposed of afterwards, certain gardeners don't do this.

Spare a thought for your gardener toiling away on your property with no facilities at hand. Offer them the use of your toilet and perhaps provide a drink. Keeping a gardener "sweet" with little acts of kindness like this may be repaid by increased efforts on their part. Having regular discussions with your gardener helps you to keep abreast of the latest ideas, and also develop a friendly relationship. Most gardeners will not however want you standing over them all day nattering.

Wells Garden Design: It should not be automatically assumed that a gardener who mows your lawn or trims your hedge will be good at garden design. These days computer programs are available to help with garden design, not all gardeners will have access to this. Find out if this aspect of gardening is something that your gardener is comfortable with. If not you'll have to look for a specialist.

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