sunday telegraph
the sun


Property Professional

Why Do You Need a Garden Weeding and Hoeing Specialist?

Keeping your garden healthy requires thoroughly preparing your soil and eliminating any weeds. The cleaner the soil, the lower the risk of weeds cropping up and causing you a headache. Having garden soil that is regularly chopped makes it easier to remove weeds when they are still small and haven’t yet completely taken over your garden.

When maintaining your garden, weeding can be done with a hoe or by watering the soil. Watering the soil eliminates the roots, making it more difficult for the weeds to grow again. Unfortunately, however you do it, weeding takes considerable time and is a laborious job — and if it’s not done properly, they’ll quickly grow back, and before long you’ll feel trapped in a never-ending cycle. What’s more, there are many different types of weeds — bind weed, brambles, couch grass, Japanese knot-weed and mare’s tail, to name just a few — and all of them can require a slightly different approach. That’s where a specialist comes in.

Whether you would like to eliminate weeds appearing among your plants and vegetables, or you’d like advice on which soil is best to use to prevent weeds from forming in the first place, a weeding and hoeing specialist can help.

What Does a Weeding and Hoeing Specialist Do?

Weeding and hoeing specialists prepare your garden's soil and eliminate weeds effectively. While many local gardeners are skilled in tasks such as general maintenance, irrigation and landscape gardening, weeding specialists are skilled in using multiple cultivating tools. By opting for a specialist, you can rest assured that the job will be done to the highest possible standard. Responsibilities of this particular specialist include:

  • Garden weed control: Some weeds have deep roots and it’s necessary to control their growth. A specialist will use a weed cutter to help eliminate the unwanted plant and its roots.
  • Preparing and hoeing the soil: Weeds zap the moisture from your soil, so to prevent this and ensure unwanted weeds do not grow too fast, a specialist will hoe the soil and add a thick layer of material to prevent light from reaching the weeds, discouraging growth. This will be an organic material, such as rotten compost, grass clippings without seeds, compostable rubbish, bark mulch, bark compost, straw or even rotted leaves.

How to Find a Garden Weed Control Specialist Near You?

To find a garden weeding specialist 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 gardeners 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 specialist to weed and hoe your garden? Enter your postcode to get started. HaMuch is the trusted directory where you can find reliable, qualified tradesmen near you.

Sponsors & Partners

Danfoss Delta Dore Devi Drayton Fernox Franke HIP Magazine Pegler Polypipe SPARKS Magazine SureStop Wago