Why do you need a landscape gardening specialist?

Landscaping your garden or outdoor area will almost always add value to your property and improve its appearance. Just like with your house, renovating your garden is a long-term investment. However, not everyone has the right skills — not to mention the time — to landscape their garden on their own, as this task requires specific knowledge and experience, which only trained professionals possess.

Whether you want to design a new garden, redesign and restructure your existing garden, erect a building or structure, or simply irrigate the soil and plant seeds to eliminate weeds and maintain your garden, a local landscape gardener can help.

What makes landscape gardeners unique is that they are the only gardening professionals capable of combining knowledge of both design and plants. Hiring a professional who can effectively combine all the necessary expertise for the proper development of your garden — in terms of both the design and construction — means that you don’t have to engage subcontractors to perform additional work, which saves you valuable time and money, not to mention admin.

What do landscape garden designers do?

How do you know if a landscape gardener is the right professional for you? Will they be able to correctly irrigate and prepare your soil? Are their design and building skills good enough to match your expectations in terms of the final product? The answer to these questions is a resounding “yes”, but only if you engage the services of an experienced and reliable landscape gardener. Unlike a normal gardener, landscape artists dedicate a large amount of time to not only selecting and planting the right flowers, but also designing the layout of your outside space. Their responsibilities can include:

  • Planting: Landscape gardeners are familiar with many plants, including trees, shrubs, perennials and a wide variety of flowers. They are also familiar with laying turf or rose beds, and possess extensive knowledge of plant science. This means they know precisely what plants need and where they will grow best — for example, some need extra shade, while others require regular watering or pruning.
  • Paved areas: Landscape gardeners can design and construct courtyard entrances, and paths and terraces. This is among the most complex garden work required by homeowners. These professionals will also regularly carry out masonry and paving work.
  • Outdoor facilities: Landscape gardeners build and maintain outdoor facilities of all kinds. They can design private gardens, public parks, urban green spaces, traffic islands and pedestrian zones. Their skills are even in demand at play, sport and leisure facilities. For example, when it comes to implementing a playground according to a specific blueprint, they will enquire whether all playground equipment is properly installed and whether toxic plants grow in the area. This allows you to benefit from their extensive plant knowledge and their craft skills.

How to find a landscape and garden designer near you?

To find a landscape gardener 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 where you are 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 recommended landscape gardeners in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to gardeners in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job. Compare landscape gardening rates and prices to help choose the specialist who is right for you.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read local landscape gardener 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 landscape gardener near you? Get started and find a trusted, rated tradesmen today using HaMuch. Our directory lists qualified specialists capable of performing the job you need, from weeding to pond maintenance.

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£251
Gardener near Birmingham£124£123
Gardener near Leeds£55£193
Gardener near Glasgow£26£219
Gardener near Sheffield£22£173
Gardener near Bradford£48£181
Gardener near Liverpool£30£230
Gardener near Edinburgh£23£179
Gardener near Manchester£25£172
Gardener near Bristol£27£212

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Dig out weeds and ensure extremely low maintenance

3m x 3m patio slabbing needed laying 2nd/3rd week July.

A small part of a communal garden

To remove old concrete Post and replace with new one thanks ASAP if possible

Garden maintenance

Need a reshape the garden

Needs decking building and patio putting down. Have all parts

Return small garden. Build flower bedding and improve the garden in general

Putting in decking into part of the garden, approx. 4x5m squared

Design garden, build boxes for plants and vegetables planting them, mow lawn

Painting fence Re-installing of some garden sleepers Laying slabs around the edging of the garden Cleaning current patio

Need new garden due to mum having Parkinson

Digging a 5 foot lentg 1 foot deep 2foot wide pond

Digging a 5 foot lentg 1 foot deep 2foot wide pond

Paving, tree removal

Lay faux grass 15’ x 10’ replace old faux grass

Lay gravel in area of roughly 6m x 6m

Need garden drainage with 12 mtr long retaining wall with steps, also garden leveling and a bit of fencing

Hedge removal and fencing 25m

Decking which is roughly 20m2 needs to be replaced. Small wall removed. Two sides of the decking to have bench seating similar to this - https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/438256607492500735/

Following extension work need to lay a patio of c50sq m

We need garden lawn restored after construction... about 100m x 3m area alongside Regent Canal.

All cutting bushes trees grass new tiding plants ect

Getting rid of some of the bushes, replant with bird friendly ones and plant flowers, cut grass and put down stepping stones and perhaps a small natural pond.

Hedge cutting lawns borders

Grass cutting hedge borders

Roughly need 21slabs laying to extend patio area

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Prices for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Builders , Emergency Builders , Builder Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Crewe & Nantwich£35£208
The Wrekin£26£217
East Dunbartonshire£27£207
Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Carpenter & Joiners , Emergency Carpenter & Joiners , Carpenter & Joiner Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Tyneside£20£175
Mid Bedfordshire£30£219
Nuneaton & Bedworth£27£180
Scottish Borders£27£212
North Ayrshire£23£188
Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Electricians , Emergency Electricians , Electrician Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Kings Lynn & West Norfolk£28£201
Vale of White Horse£38£218
East Hampshire£30£224
Aylesbury Vale£36£239
Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Gardeners , Emergency Gardeners , Gardener Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
North Ayrshire£23£177
Vale Royal£23£178
Kings Lynn & West Norfolk£20£150
Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Locksmiths , Emergency Locksmiths , Locksmith Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Lanarkshire£20£150
Bath & North East Somerset£39£222
Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Cleaners , Emergency Cleaners , Cleaner Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Suffolk Coastal£15£106
East Riding£25£154
Milton Keynes£21£149
Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Car Mechanics , Emergency Car Mechanics , Car Mechanic Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Crewe & Nantwich£35£232
Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Heating Engineers , Emergency Heating Engineers , Heating Engineer Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
South Ayrshire£37£216
Reigate & Banstead£58£285
Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Plumbers , Emergency Plumbers , Plumber Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
West Wiltshire£49£312
North Lanarkshire£38£253
Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Prices in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). Cheap Painter & Decorators , Emergency Painter & Decorators , Painter & Decorator Prices
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
East Ayrshire£20£171
West Lancashire£23£159
Vale of White Horse£28£187
Bracknell Forest£31£190
Redcar & Cleveland£15£120
Vale Royal£20£146
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