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£39£254
Gardener near Birmingham£133£132
Gardener near Leeds£55£193
Gardener near Glasgow£26£219
Gardener near Sheffield£22£172
Gardener near Bradford£48£181
Gardener near Liverpool£31£265
Gardener near Edinburgh£23£179
Gardener near Manchester£27£180
Gardener near Bristol£27£212

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Milton Keynes£90£160
Halton£37£225
Sheffield£40£162
Wigan£37£199
Broadland£42£190

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New Forest£15£92
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Aberdeenshire£12£100
Leeds£19£113

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Solihull£34£247
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Doncaster£32£227
Stroud£40£220
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Portsmouth£42£256
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Basingstoke & Deane£57£273
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Crewe & Nantwich£36£227
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West Wiltshire£49£311
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Warwick£39£245

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