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04 December 2015

How To Find A Reliable Home Gardener

It’s important to make the right decision when hiring a gardener to work around your home. If it’s a small project you want them to get it right – and you might even want to hire them again some time in the future. If it’s a big project, you’re going to have someone working at your home on a regular basis, so you want to be sure that they are trustworthy and that they do great work.


So how can you find a gardener that you can trust?


Go to your local nursery –

Nurseries are usually run by people in tight-knit communities that love plants and gardening. They get to now each other well, and they get a good sense for who is good at what they do. If you want the best of the best, go to your local nursery and ask them if they know anybody in the area who could help you out. Tell them a little about exactly what you need done, and they’ll be able to get you in touch with the right person.


Ask around –

The most trustworthy advice comes from friends. Even if you don’t have any friends who would have likely hired a gardener, they might know someone in their extended networks. Finding someone through a friend is great because they’re friendly, they’ll treat you better, you know they do good work and you might even have found a new friend!


Go Use a trusted network –

Some networks are set up that make sure that all of their operators are of the highest quality. Taskforce ensures that their workers are police checked, have full public liability and are also friendly and capable. Whether you’re looking for a gardener or a plumber, ever Taskforce operator will give you high quality work.


online –

There are systems all over the web for reviewing contractors and their work. If that’s the kind of information you trust, jump online, find some local operators and see if they have profiles up on Yelp or Truelocal with independent reviews. Be careful though; a lot of the time these can be contrived and written by the contractor themselves.