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How To Pick A Good Gardener



If you want your garden landscaping, you need to find a  landscape gardener. Of course you could always do it yourself, but few people have the knowledge and expertise that is necessary here to come up with a proper and pleasing design. When it comes to finding a landscape gardener, there are a few things in particular that you are going to want to look for, and a few issues you will need to keep in mind, to ensure that you choose the  best gardener for you and your needs.

Interview a few on the phone. Ask whether you can see examples of their work to ensure that you like their style. You should ask if they have any examples of the work they have done in the past and maybe if there are any projest that you might be abel to visit , also ask if they have had any of their work published be it in magazines or books.

Most landscape gardeners are able to offer a whole host of services from laying a patio or turf to fencing and decking. Others however only specialise in one area. If you want to hire a good landscape gardener with specific skills you need to hit them with a few questions to identify what they can actually do.


Once you have spoken to them on the phone you should have a vague idea how much the project is going to cost, at this point it is advisable to decide what you maximum budget is going to be before you get formal estimates that way you can manage you expectations as well as being in a more confident position to haggle.


Invite potential gardeners around to you house, so you can visually show them what it is you are looking for. Once you have told them what you are after in the back drop of your property they should be able to give you an estimate on both material and labour costs.


Finally it is always a good idea to select a gardener who you find it easy to communicate with as it will make life simpler to make yourself understood when explaining you vision for you garden.


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