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Finding a Gardener in Port Bannatyne: If you cannot spare the time to tackle your tired and dreary garden, you should not be reluctant to bring in some outside help to knock it back into shape. Should you hire a professional Port Bannatyne gardener or the "fella down the road" who does gardens cheap? While you don't need horticultural qualifications to be a gardener, most professional gardeners in the Port Bannatyne area will have a lot more knowledge than that "bloke down the road" is likely to have.

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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. This means that finding a local Port Bannatyne gardener who does a good job and can be trusted should be your aim. Some plants and trees need special care, in which case this is even more important. Don't allow a cowboy to ruin your garden, hire a decent one at the outset.

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The thing with gardens is that the jobs that need doing are routine, the same things need doing perhaps weekly, fortnightly or monthly. With the arrival of spring the frequency with which such tasks need attending to increases. In general grass cutting, general cleaning, weeding and hedge cutting are the common jobs that people in Port Bannatyne need doing in their gardens. Bigger tasks such as garden fencing, driveway cleaning, laying patios and waste removal can also be handled by the majority of gardeners.

Professional gardeners do not of course come cheap and while the "chap down the road" may be happy to charge £10 to £15 an hour, a figure of £20 per hour is more usual for professionals. You shouldn't expect too much from your gardener on his/her first visit, because gardening takes time and dependant on the amount of work that needs doing, several hours may be required. For it to be worth their while, gardeners generally favour doing 2 or 3 hours at a stretch. When you take into consideration travelling time, getting equipment on and off the van, and going to the local tip with your garden waste, this is understandable.

Avoid any "gardener" who demands money up front, no trustworthy Port Bannatyne gardener will expect this. Many Port Bannatyne gardeners favour payment in cash, very few will take cards, they will only ask after you have approved their work. Having proof of payment is essential to avoid quarrels about unpaid bills, so make sure you get a receipt.

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Before work starts prepare a plan of expected tasks with the gardener, this will help them to live up to your expectations. In order for you to get the most out of your gardener, you should always be willing to ask for advice and help. If there is going to be a lot of waste produced by your gardener, double check they he/she will take it away afterwards.

It doesn't hurt to offer your gardener a drink during their toils, after all gardening is thirsty work. Keeping a gardener "sweet" with little acts of kindness like this may be repaid by increased efforts on their part. Pop out for a chat with your gardener from time to time so you can benefit from their ideas and keep a friendly rapport. This doesn't mean you should stay there chattering all day though, you will be simply delaying their progress.

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Tree Surgery Port Bannatyne

When asked, some of the better gardeners in Port Bannatyne will be willing to do some basic tree surgery tasks, as the vast majority of them will have a basic knowledge of shrubs and trees. Though your neighbourhood Port Bannatyne gardener ought to have the required skills to handle pruning and cutting back, for any important work it is best to use the expert services of a qualified tree surgeon.

Tree damages to outbuildings and property isn't at all out of the ordinary, and this can swiftly happen if trees are permitted to become overgrown. The reality is that building foundations, sewer pipes, drives and patios can be damaged by tree roots, therefore keeping a close eye on any trees that are growing on your land is crucially important. If you suspect that these or other problems are being triggered by any of the trees in your garden in Port Bannatyne, speak to your gardener first for advice.

Some Port Bannatyne gardeners will also help with tree planting, garden trellis, garden design Port Bannatyne, hard landscaping in Port Bannatyne, leaf collecting Port Bannatyne, artificial grass, snow clearance, garden planters Port Bannatyne, plant selection, holiday watering, plant sourcing in Port Bannatyne, garden electrics Port Bannatyne, raised beds, pest control, garden tidying Port Bannatyne, mulching, digging, jet washing in Port Bannatyne, irrigation, nature gardens and other professional gardening services in Port Bannatyne, Argyll and Bute.

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