Garden Planting Thame

Garden Planting in Thame: When your Thame garden starts looking rather droopy and under the weather, it is either time to get your gardening togs on or time to call in some expert help. When you take the plunge and do this, be careful who you choose. Do you call the "fella down the street" or an established local Thame gardener? The problem is that "bloke down the road" will probably know very little about gardening, whereas a professional will have a wide spectrum of knowledge. If you don't know who to choose, keep reading.

Find a Decent Gardener in Thame

You certainly want a gardener who will treat your garden with respect and not cause it any harm or damage. Thus, your primary goal ought to be to find a gardener in the Thame district who is known for doing a good job and is regarded as being dependable. If you have a garden containing certain trees and shrubs, the importance of this is even more apparent. Don't make do with any Tom, Dick or Harry, get yourself a decent gardener.

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There are plenty of jobs that require regular attention even if you've only got a small garden. The warmth of spring and summer increases the frequency with which these jobs need to be done. The more commonplace place tasks that need doing in Thame gardens are likely to be weeding, mowing lawns, general tidying and hedge pruning. Most Thame gardeners will also take on jobs like fence repairs, driveway cleaning, waste removal and decking installation.

Getting your garden done by a professional isn't cheap and you are likely to be paying close to £20 per hour for the priviledge. You may find that your gardener will not be prepared to put in just an hours work. It's possible that your gardener will not be prepared to work for periods of less than 2 hours or more. The reason for this is that they have to allow time for travel, waste disposal and getting tools on and off their truck.

Any gardener who asks for payment in advance should raise your suspicions, you want to see results before forking out any money. Paying a deposit for materials might be appropriate for bigger jobs like fencing or decking. It isn't uncommon for a gardener to ask to be paid in cash, though only after the gardening work is completed to your satisfaction. You don't want any arguments about payment in the future, so be sure to 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. Any decent Thame gardener will be more than willing to share their knowledge of plants and shrubs, use their guidance to choose what is best for your garden. Not all gardeners like to take away the waste and lawn clippings, so check that yours does. Unless you want to keep it for your compost heap.

While most gardeners bring their own food and refreshments it doesn't hurt to ask if they would like a cup of tea or coffee while they are working. Such thoughfulness will be appreciated and should ensure that your gardener does the best job possible. Go out and talk to your gardener now and again to keep a friendly rapport going and also to pick their brains. However, avoid incessant prattling which will only annoy the gardener and impede his/her progress.

Thame Garden Design: While a gardener may be a genius when it comes to looking after your garden, it might be a different "kettle of fish" when it comes to garden design. Your existing gardener may be able to help you with this or they might know somebody who can. Discuss this with your gardener and see how they feel about it. If not it will be a case of finding an expert.

Certain Thame gardeners will also assist you with watering, garden management, soil health checks, leaf collecting, raised beds, nature gardens, winter maintenance, bedding plants, irrigation, garden tidying, ponds, disease identification, hedge planting, hard landscaping, shrub planting, greenhouse assembly, plant sourcing, water features, tree surgery, snow clearance, garden pest control, tree planting, soft landscaping, garden planters, digging, bush trimming and other types of gardening in Thame, Oxfordshire.

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