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To ask how much to pay a gardener?

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FromDespairToHere Fri 29-Mar-19 21:07:32

Sorry, I'm posting here for traffic.

I have a man coming round tomorrow to give me a quote and I don't want to be ripped off. I'll want him a few hours per fortnight or month and I've no idea what a fair price is.

I'm in NW England if that makes a difference.

Bluntness100 Fri 29-Mar-19 21:09:13

I'm in the south east and t is normally about 15 pounds an hour for basic garden maintenance.

FamilyOhNo Fri 29-Mar-19 21:16:47

I pay £15 to have both lawns cut and strummed every two weeks . Small grasses area front and back.

Then pay £50 twice a year for him to tidy up the garden .... cutting back / edging the paths / general tidy

FromDespairToHere Fri 29-Mar-19 21:29:01

Thanks, it sounds about the same as I pay my cleaner then? Btw I'm not loaded or posh, I'm actually trying to get my home looking like a home not a bomb site!

Glitterblue Fri 29-Mar-19 21:33:17

Ours is £25 every 3 weeks to cut/strim the grass. We have a lot of grass and it takes ages. He also quoted £25 to dig over a flowerbed and turn it into a rockery and take the border away from one in the middle of the lawn and turn it into grass. He seems to like £25!

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