Why do you need a gardener who specialises in flowers and plants?

One of the most common gardening mistakes is adding plants or flowers that do not suit your garden. This may include planting an invasive species that takes over your entire garden; it can also involve planting flowers at the wrong time of year or in the wrong location, resulting in them not getting the nutrients they need; or it can be something as a simple as planting something that is too large or too small for your space. A skilled flower and plant gardener or designer can prevent these scenarios from occurring by recommending plants that will succeed and eliminating those that will not.

Whether you need to water plants in your garden but do not have the time, irrigate your soil and plant seeds, kill weeds, or perform general maintenance, a flower and plant specialist can help.

A professional gardener can identify potential problems and recommend solutions before things get out of control. They can diagnose and handle problematic trees, weeds or invasive plants, as well as plants that damage buildings, diseased plants, insects and root problems. HaMuch can help you find a specialist garden maintenance near you to keep things rosy.

What does a flower and plant specialist do?

How do you know if a gardener who specialises in flowers and plants is the right professional for you? A person who lives and breathes plant life knows which plants work well in any space. Plant and flower specialists can choose plants that not only suit your taste, but that will flourish, whether you have a large garden or a small patio space.

As professional designers, they have an eye for noticing colours and structures that will make your garden more attractive. If you have stone walls that cast a lot of shade over your garden, a flower specialist can recommend plants that won’t suffer from a lack of sunlight and show you where to plant flowers and set up beds for maximum benefit, in terms of both growth and overall design. Their responsibilities can include:

  • Plant watering: This is an essential task, and every professional gardener will be qualified to provide a plant watering service. Plants and flowers will likely need more care during hotter months, when the soil dries faster, and any plant waterer will be able to look after them in all seasons.
  • Garden pest control services: When plants receive the right amount of sun, water and fertiliser, it will be difficult for them to get sick. If they do, with the right care, they will be able to recover well. A professional flower and plant specialist can inspect your plants to detect any possible signs of disease or pests, and install garden pest repellers if necessary.
  • Weeding: Weeds grow fast and, if you don’t control them, they can invade your entire garden. A professional plant and flower specialist can get rid of weeds using techniques such as mulching that will prevent stubborn regrowth.
  • Garden pruning services: Pruning is an essential task to control the growth and development of plants. Unruly plants can be just as much of an eyesore as dead or dying ones. Regular pruning will also prevent plants from becoming ill. Some plants are best pruned after flowering, while others are more suited to pruning in the winter — a specialist will know how best to care for your plants and flowers.
  • Garden and plant maintenance: A professional can prepare the soil, install drainage and level the ground for planting trees, hedges, garden plants and grass.

How to find a flower and plant contractor near you?

To find a flower and plant contractor and garden maintenance service near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to gardening specialists in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

Are you looking for a flower and plant specialist? Find the perfect tradesmen for you on HaMuch. Our directory lists vetted, trusted gardeners near you.

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Gardener near London£37£252
Gardener near Birmingham£124£133
Gardener near Leeds£55£193
Gardener near Glasgow£26£219
Gardener near Sheffield£22£173
Gardener near Bradford£45£177
Gardener near Liverpool£32£230
Gardener near Edinburgh£23£179
Gardener near Manchester£27£180
Gardener near Bristol£28£213

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Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Macclesfield£31£189
Thamesdown£27£200
Cherwell£26£211
Arun£30£203
North Lanarkshire£26£202
Torbay£25£208
North Somerset£29£214
York£24£178
Maidstone£41£251
Conway£23£185
Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Lanarkshire£23£166
Carmarthenshire£18£153
Broadland£20£173
Neath Port Talbot£21£162
Isle of Wight£27£196
North Hertfordshire£34£238
Kings Lynn & West Norfolk£40£280
Salisbury£25£160
Swale£27£209
Pembrokeshire£22£200
Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Calderdale£31£216
Vale of Glamorgan£33£221
Chester£29£202
Bedford£38£249
The Wrekin£26£201
Gateshead£29£203
Bath & North East Somerset£32£235
Kings Lynn & West Norfolk£30£217
Peterborough£29£226
Glasgow£31£239
Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Oxford£24£175
Reading£26£213
Elmbridge£34£221
Dudley£124£127
East Lindsey£15£120
Bristol£28£213
Waverley£24£186
London£37£252
Suffolk Coastal£15£133
North Wiltshire£55£275
Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Mid Bedfordshire£60£228
Bury£48£256
Knowsley£39£235
North Hertfordshire£55£243
Amber Valley£50£268
Colchester£30£125
Vale of White Horse£30£200
Bolton£44£241
Thurrock£61£280
London£54£285
Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Leicester£51£272
Newport£26£190
Elmbridge£16£131
Lisburn£12£150
Gloucester£36£255
Halton£13£110
Bournemouth£17£70
Conway£15£120
Erewash£48£256
Manchester£14£113
Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Rochdale£36£204
Conway£30£150
Bassetlaw£36£270
Newcastle-under-Lyme£35£232
Thamesdown£35£200
North Wiltshire£42£362
Wigan£36£249
South Gloucestershire£50£400
Aylesbury Vale£44£236
Dudley£24£169
Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Doncaster£34£229
Bolton£45£242
Oldham£38£240
Carmarthenshire£30£198
Dudley£38£228
Braintree£42£257
Wealden£49£269
Blackpool£32£226
North Somerset£38£245
Sandwell£38£227
Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bassetlaw£30£207
Dumfries & Galloway£31£226
East Hampshire£40£250
Derby£38£236
Southend-on-Sea£46£252
Lancaster£39£261
Falkirk£38£261
Nottingham£38£239
St Albans£52£274
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£39£242
Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Waveney£22£181
Edinburgh£21£169
Portsmouth£27£172
Suffolk Coastal£20£148
Elmbridge£30£192
Reigate & Banstead£27£187
North East Lincolnshire£16£133
Teignbridge£20£171
Kings Lynn & West Norfolk£32£240
Warrington£24£172
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