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Looking for a recommended gardener near you? You can post your job with Plentific to receive quotes from top approved local gardeners. Whether you need a service for gardening maintenance, feature installation or invasive weed control, let Plentific find your ideal Pro!

Featured Pros for Gardener

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Finestone Builders & Decorators
Gardener in Wimbledon, SW19 1LJ
Eneo Services
Gardener in Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 3BE
S & J Painting And Building Services
Gardener in London, SW19 1LJ
Kings Property Solutions
Gardener in Smethwick, B66 2AR
We Fix And Upkeep
Gardener in London, SW12 8JB
Eddy
Gardener in Romford, RM4 1JU
Xpressworkforce
Gardener in Croydon, CR0 6QB
Dc Development & Maintenance
Gardener in Romford, RM5 3AT
Elite Flooring Team
Gardener in Isleworth, TW7 7PD
Rehoboth Handyman
Gardener in London, N18 2HF
A To Z Construct And Build Ltd
Gardener in London, SW6 5AD
Southwest Property Services
Gardener in Bridgwater, TA7 8AA
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Latest Gardener Reviews

Gabriel Maintenance
5 Aug 2017
Amazing job. Everything done I asked for and even when faced with difficulty Gabriel didn't leave until the job was finished. Highly recommend will use him again.
Pnbg Ltd
5 Aug 2017
Nick arrived on time did a great job. Ensured i was happy with his suggestions before commencing the actual work. I would happily recommend him to others
Liam O'Keeffe
28 Jul 2017
Fantastic job, lovely guy and did a great job
Golden Landscapes & Tree Care
24 Jul 2017
Prompt, good communicator and completed Job as specified.

Finding a gardener

Finding the right tradesman for a gardening project can be a difficult process. You need to have confidence that your choice has the right skills and experience to suit your needs. Plentific can help you narrow down your search by generating a bespoke list of the best tradesmen in your local area that offer gardening services. It also gives you quick access to customer reviews for each of your options to help you make the right choice.

What do you need to think about when finding a gardener?

One thing that you should always keep in mind when looking for tradesmen is to check that they are properly qualified. A gardener does not ‘need’ qualifications to practice, but a top candidate will have several years of experience at the very least. They may have completed an apprenticeship or another industry-approved course, such as those offered by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). Some of the best candidates may also belong to a national tradesmans’ organisation, such as the ‘Gardeners’ Guild’. These groups have high entry standards (often requiring specific level qualifications) and members will be expected to always deliver top notch work.

A high quality gardener will also have plenty of positive customer reviews to share with you. These are useful not just for finding out about a Pro’s quality, but also how they work on the job: is this gardener happy to answer questions about plants and garden care? Do they arrive and complete work on time? Needless to say, a candidate that cannot provide customer reviews for you to check is not worth considering!

What does a gardener do?

A gardener is an expert in keeping the world green: they are specialists in all things relating to garden upkeep, from laying new turf to creating brand new flower beds. Gardeners are often hired for regular jobs, such as hedge trimming, lawn mowing and general garden maintenance.

Importantly, gardeners are also experts on proper plant care. If you are starting a garden for the first time, or if you are looking for a certain type of plant (such as one that requires barely any maintenance), then a gardener is the perfect Pro for helping you get things sorted.

How much does a gardener cost?

The cost of hiring a gardener can vary quite considerably depending on where you live in the UK. Most gardeners charge an hourly rate and because rates vary from region to region, a gardener's costs in one part of the UK could be much smaller or larger than another's elsewhere. Another important factor is the complexity of the work. While standard jobs like garden maintenance or lawn mowing will carry smaller hourly fees, more complicated jobs such as hedge trimming may cost more. Generally, you could expect to pay between £15 and £50 per hour for a gardener. Be careful when hiring a gardener for smaller jobs, as certain candidates may have a minimum callout charge of around 2-3 hours' worth of fees.

One thing that you should be aware of is that gardening is an extremely labour intensive job. In other words, if you can take on some of the work yourself and cut down on the necessary man hours, you could stand to save a lot of money on your quote. Ask for a price breakdown and try to spot any jobs which you could do yourself, such as clearing away rubbish.

Latest Gardener Jobs Posted

Lesley
Garden has become overgrown, needs basic tidying up and maintanence
Celia
Neglected Garden has been cleared and weed killer applied. Next stage is needed with suggestions welcomed. Limited funds available.
Also broken fence needs replacing. One cracked slab in driveway also needs replacing. Thank you very much. Celia jackson
Serwah
Garden tidy up
Defne K.
Removal of weeds, general maintenance
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