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Finding a Gardener in Portland: If your garden is in a bit of a state and you don't have the time to sort it out yourself, there is no shame in calling in some help. Now you could call in a proper Portland gardener or you could try the "chap down the street". Whilst formal qualifications are not a requirement for gardeners, a professional is likely to have a wider range of knowledge than that "geezer down the road" and will have a reputation to uphold.

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A gardener who knows precisely what they're doing will treat your garden with the respect that it deserves. So, your main objective must be to find a trustworthy Portland gardener who has a reputation for doing an excellent job. Even if your garden has only run of the mill plants you will want them looked after correctly. Get a dependable Portland gardener, not a "rogue trader".

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The jobs that need doing on a routine basis are much the same with both large and small gardens in Portland. These jobs will need doing more regularly in the spring and summer and perhaps not at all in the winter. The more commonplace place tasks that need doing in Portland gardens are likely to be weeding, hedge trimming, general cleaning and grass cutting. Jobs like driveway cleaning, waste clearance, fence repairs and laying patios are also something most Portland gardeners will tackle.

An hourly rate of around £20 is what you should expect to pay for a decent gardener. The average gardener in Portland will not be satisfied with doing your garden in one hour sessions. Some gardeners may even insist on a minimum slot of two or three hours. Travel to and away from your home, bringing in and taking away mowers and tools, and the responsible disposal of your waste all have to be factored in.

Respectable gardeners in Portland would not dream of asking for payment up front for their services, therefore you should be very wary of anyone who makes this request. An exception might be when a large job is involved such as decking installation when some money up front may be asked for. Once your garden is finished you should expect to be asked for payment in cash, because most gardeners prefer this. No matter what form of payment you agree on, be sure to get a receipt so there are no arguments later on.

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At the outset explain to your gardener what your exact requirements are, a job list is also helpful in setting out your priorities. 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. Establish that all of the weeds, lawn trimmings and resulting waste will be removed, they don't all offer this service.

Remember to keep the gardener supplied with drinks if you are around while the gardening is being done. This is always appreciated by gardeners and they will repay you by doing an extra fine job. Don't be afraid to wander out and have a chat with your gardener when circumstances permit, this will help build a friendly connection with the gardener and encourage a sharing of ideas. However, don't follow them around all day, generally getting in their way and bombarding them with constant questions.

Some Portland gardeners will also help with garden pest control, snow clearance, digging, ponds, driveway cleaning, tree planting in Portland, jet washing Portland, leaf collecting, nature gardens Portland, disease identification Portland, shed removal, path cleaning, tree surgery in Portland, potting out, artificial turf, irrigation in Portland, soft landscaping in Portland, garden tidying Portland, garden planters, plant selection and other professional gardening services in Portland, Dorset.

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