Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Garden Design, Maintenance And Service

August 2019

When hiring and working with a Gardener, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Gardener commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Gardener? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Garden Design, Maintenance And Service is done right?

Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.

Gardener - FAQ

Q How do I get good Garden Design, Maintenance And Service work at a fair price?

A Compile a list of support services and service outcomes (see the following section) that you require. Interview at least 2 qualified Gardeners for the work. Sign a written contract that protects your options and interests.

Q What should I expect to pay for Garden Design, Maintenance And Service?

A Most Garden Design, Maintenance And Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Gardener ranges from $35 to $53 in most parts of the country. Usually, a minimum fee will be charged, which represents 1.5 - 2 hours of effort. In some cases, the quoted job price may be negotiable, particularly if other work is performed by the Gardener.

Q Do I need to use a licensed Gardener for my job?

A Garden Design, Maintenance And Service is commonly performed without a professional license.

Q Should I use an insured Gardener for my project?

A Your Gardener should carry appropriate insurance for job related injury or health risks.

Q Does my Gardener need to be bonded?

A A bond is generally not required for Garden Design, Maintenance And Service.


Gardener - Common Projects

An experienced Gardener can handle a number of jobs, troubleshooting situations and repairs. The list below summarizes common Garden Design, Maintenance And Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:

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