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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.

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Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Vale Royal£25£185
Waveney£23£178
Manchester£30£191
Canterbury£25£191
Newbury£46£208
Flintshire£24£184
Barnsley£29£235
North Wiltshire£25£186
Wirral£26£179
Stratford-on-Avon£27£197

Carpenter & Joiner

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
Middlesbrough£38£198
Bury£31£184
Conway£21£170
Doncaster£22£164
Bracknell Forest£40£221
South Lanarkshire£24£174
Aylesbury Vale£33£236
Oldham£30£186
Southend-on-Sea£30£193
Rochdale£30£183

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Elmbridge£48£271
Broadland£32£263
North Ayrshire£26£214
Slough£43£260
Stockton-on-Tees£31£224
Torbay£27£215
Gedling£29£200
Mid Bedfordshire£37£236
Test Valley£32£231
North Somerset£29£212

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Oldham£23£161
Gedling£17£133
Bury£31£197
Preston£32£231
South Lanarkshire£25£520
West Lothian£21£175
Kirklees£22£130
South Oxfordshire£29£229
Wealden£19£150
Colchester£26£144

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
North Wiltshire£25£130
Salford£41£227
Liverpool£36£237
St Helens£40£215
South Kesteven£17£155
Chelmsford£45£300
York£40£300
Wigan£38£200
Reigate & Banstead£48£271
South Bedfordshire£65£237

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Test Valley£18£135
Nuneaton & Bedworth£15£186
Aylesbury Vale£16£118
St Albans£21£140
Broadland£13£93
Barnsley£17£108
Waverley£18£136
Halton£13£110
Birmingham£15£115
Wakefield£16£107

Car Mechanic

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
St Albans£42£240
Huntingdonshire£15£150
Basildon£50£324
Barnsley£32£218
Horsham£45£250
Knowsley£35£258
Charnwood£28£182
Thanet£38£240
Reigate & Banstead£50£359
Sheffield£28£90

Heating Engineer

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
Chelmsford£44£257
Wigan£38£232
Arun£45£256
Amber Valley£40£247
Plymouth£30£235
South Lanarkshire£37£266
Wycombe£52£283
London£54£281
East Lindsey£33£217
Gwynedd£28£222

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Salisbury£39£271
Thanet£41£242
Thurrock£45£254
Wokingham£54£273
St Albans£52£274
Kingston-upon-Hull£34£207
Derby£37£233
Ipswich£62£298
Southampton£40£245
Arun£44£255

Painter & Decorator

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
Neath Port Talbot£21£159
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£21£152
Newport£21£168
Aberdeenshire£23£176
Highland£20£155
Cardiff£21£169
Chester£20£144
North East Lincolnshire£16£133
Gedling£25£183
Oldham£22£166

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