Gardener Mid Calder

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Finding a Gardener in Mid Calder: If your garden is looking overgrown and untidy you should think about calling in some help if you don't have the inclination or time to tackle it on your own. It's often easy to just bring in the "guy down the road" who does odd jobs and gardening on the side, but think carefully, would a proper gardener be a better choice? Whilst formal qualifications are not a requirement for gardeners, a professional is likely to have a wider range of knowledge than that "guy down the road" and will have a reputation to uphold. Perhaps this article will help you make your choice.

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You do not want your precious garden to be spoilt by someone who doesn't have to knowledge to look after it properly. So take care to track down a local Mid Calder gardener who can be trusted to do a decent job. Some plants and trees need special care, in which case this is even more important. Don't make do with any Tom, Dick or Harry, get yourself a decent gardener.

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No matter whether your garden in Mid Calder is large or small the jobs keep piling up. It is essential to get these jobs done even more frequently when spring and then summer arrives. Commonly hedge trimming, grass cutting, weeding and general tidying are the gardening tasks that people in Mid Calder need done. The majority of Mid Calder gardeners will also be more than happy to deal with bigger tasks like fence repairs, driveway cleaning, patio installation and waste clearance.

Good gardeners don't come cheap, a professional gardener is likely to charge you £20 per hour or more, while that "chap down the street" might do it for £10 to £12 per hour. It would be unfair to expect any gardener to whip your garden into shape in just a single hour, so count on it taking longer than this. Generally gardeners would prefer to spend a minimum of 2 - 3 hours to make it worthwhile. You must take into account travelling time, loading and unloading equipment and visits to the tip with your waste.

You should be suspicious of any gardener who demands payment in advance. Having said that, a deposit for materials may be required for bigger projects like decking installation. Don't be surprised if your gardener asks for cash payment, this isn't unusual, but of course only when the work is finished. Agree on an acceptable form of payment before work starts and always get a receipt once the bill has been paid.

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Be clear about your expectations from the very beginning, prepare a list of work you need doing. Planning out exactly what goes where in your garden is important, the help and guidance of your gardener will help you to get it right. Gardening tends to generate a lot of waste, so verify that your gardener is going to dispose of this when they are finished. Unless you need it for your compost heap in which case you might want to keep it.

Though usually a gardener will bring along a flask or bottle of water, it is nice to offer him/her a cup of tea while working hard on your garden. A gardener will always be appreciative of such kindness and will work even harder to show this gratitude. It's important that you and your gardener have a friendly relationship with each other. Pop into the garden for regular chats to discuss gardening ideas and plans. In doing this, don't prevent them from getting on with their work, because this will make the job take longer and cost you more money in the long run.

Mid Calder Garden Design

If you are looking to have your entire garden re-designed it might be necessary to find a specialist Mid Calder garden designer. While some gardeners in Mid Calder will have a go at garden design they may not be the best people to help with this. See if your gardener is happy doing this. If not, there are plenty of garden design experts out there.

Garden Clearance Mid Calder

Garden Clearance Mid Calder

You'll discover that certain Mid Calder gardeners will be prepared to do a certain amount of garden clearance, so long as there's only green waste and there isn't too much involved. A limited number of gardeners in Mid Calder could even hold a "Waste Carriers Licence", which permits them to take larger quantities and different sorts of waste. If the amount of waste are small you may be able to get rid of most of it by using your local council green waste bin (if you have one).

If your garden in Mid Calder has become piled up with all manner of garbage, and not only green waste, you'll probably have to bring in an authorised Mid Calder garden clearance expert, who will be accustomed to dealing with and recycling such waste. If you've got a largish amount of waste in your garden you could consider renting a mini-skip. In conjunction with your garden waste, this will perhaps also make it possible for you to have a proper clear out in your shed, your garage and even your loft space, if they are full of clutter as well.

Essentially turf, roots, logs, bushes, topsoil, lawn trimmings, hedge clippings, pruned branches, twigs and weeds, would be considered as "green" waste.

Some Mid Calder gardeners will also help with winter maintenance, jet washing, garden management in Mid Calder, shrub planting in Mid Calder, garden pest control, hard landscaping, garden design in Mid Calder, greenhouse assembly Mid Calder, shed removal, hedge planting, path cleaning in Mid Calder, composting, soft landscaping in Mid Calder, nature gardens, plant sourcing, driveway cleaning in Mid Calder, raised beds, holiday watering, plant selection, garden electrics Mid Calder and other gardening jobs in Mid Calder, West Lothian.

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