Gardener Yeovil Somerset

Finding a Gardener in Yeovil: 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. Before you let someone loose on your prized garden you should consider the options. Should you call on a specialist Yeovil gardener or the "guy down the road" who has a go at anything? Though now and again you will find that "guy down the road" has some reasonable gardening knowledge, a professional gardener in Yeovil will generally be more qualified in horticultural matters.

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A gardener who knows precisely what they're doing will treat your garden with the respect that it deserves. Therefore you should be careful that you choose a gardener in Yeovil who can be relied upon. This is even more important if you have plants or trees in your garden which need specialist care. Don't get stuck with rogues and cowboys, hire a proper gardener.

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Whether your garden is large or small, there will always be jobs that need attending to on a routine basis. As you can imagine the need for this regular maintenance is more necessary in spring and summer. The more commonplace place tasks that need doing in Yeovil gardens are likely to be hedge cutting, weeding, grass cutting and general cleaning. It isn't unusual for professional Yeovil gardeners to help you out with decking installation, driveway cleaning, fence repairs and waste removal.

Gardeners rates vary, but professionals will probably set you back around £20 per hour, with that "bloke down the road" accepting perhaps £10 or £12 for the same time period. Generally a professional gardener will want to spend more than one hour on your garden. It's possible that your gardener will not be prepared to work for periods of less than 2 hours or more. Bear in mind the fact that they have travelling time to and from your home, and they may need to visit the local dump to dispose or your garden waste.

Asking for money up front is not normal for gardeners (unlike builders), so be extra careful if they do. An exception to this rule of thumb would be with more extensive tasks for example garden fencing when being asked for a deposit for materials is quite normal. After the completion of your garden it would not be at all uncommon for your gardener to ask to be paid in cash. Make sure that you get a receipt, no matter what type of payment you agree on, this will avoid arguments down the line.

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Make sure your gardener is clear about your requirements, give him/her a list of jobs before they begin. Don't be afraid to ask for advice, your gardener is the best person to tell you which plants are best for your garden. Removing and disposing of lawn and hedge clippings isn't always part of the service so make sure that your gardener will do this for you.

It is polite to offer your gardener a drink or two throughout the day, they can build up quite a thirst with all that hard graft. Such thoughfulness will be appreciated and should ensure that your gardener does the best job possible. 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.

Yeovil Garden Design: Where total garden re-designs are concerned it is a case of "suck it and see". While some gardeners in Yeovil will have a go at garden design they may not be the best people to help with this. A quick discussion should soon reveal if your gardener is comfortable dealing with garden design. You might end up having to find a specialist.

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