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Finding a Gardener in Woodstock: If you have a garden that is looking tired and overgrown, the time has come to get it back in shape. If you are too busy or too idle to do it yourself you are going to have to call in some help. Now, you might be tempted to bring in the "fella down the road" who you have heard does some gardening, or more sensibly contact a proper Woodstock gardener. The chances are that "bloke down the street" will not have much gardening knowledge, while the professional garder will probably have horticultural qualifications. The decision as they say is yours.

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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. Thus, your primary goal ought to be to find a gardener in the Woodstock district who is known for doing a good job and is regarded as being dependable. It is important that your plants and trees are looked after correctly, even if they are mostly run of the mill. Don't make do with any old rubbish, track down a proper gardener.

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Routine maintenance is the key with all gardens, whether small or large, with a seemingly endless list of jobs to do. These repeat jobs will have to be done a lot more often in springtime and summer, dying off to nothing by winter. Among the most common jobs needing to be done in Woodstock gardens are hedge pruning, general cleaning, mowing lawns and weeding. The majority of Woodstock gardeners will also be more than happy to deal with bigger tasks like repairing fences, waste clearance, driveway cleaning and laying patios.

While that "bloke down the road" might quote you ten to fifteen pounds an hour to "do" your garden, an experienced gardener will come at a considerably higher price (£20 per hour maybe). Certainly for the first visit you should reckon on your gardener needing more than an hour to get the job done. It's not uncommon for a gardener to request at least two hour minimum visit times. This is to allow for travel, unloading tools and waste disposal.

It would not be normal for a genuine Woodstock gardener to ask for payment in advance, so be wary if this happens to you. Quite often a gardener will ask to be paid in cash once the work is complete and that is of course fine. Don't forget to ask for a receipt irrespective of if you pay by cheque, cash or card, 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 isn't always easy for you to know which plants will grow best in your garden, the advice of your gardener will be invaluable. Establish that all of the weeds, lawn trimmings and resulting waste will be removed, they don't all offer this service.

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. Acts of kindness such as this will make your gardener feel appreciated and he or she will work all the harder for it. It is useful to always have a friendly relationship with your gardener, so try to have regular chats with him/her, sharing ideas and opinions. But don't hold them up with incessant chatter, this will only hinder them and may result in inferior or incomplete work.

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