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Tell us what sort of gardening services you require and how often you’ll need them. Whether you’re looking for some ongoing garden maintenance, or want professional help with a garden refresh, we’ll find the right people for the job.


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Make the most of all the profile information and customer reviews provided through the Bark platform, to help you make an informed decision. Once you’ve found the right London gardener for you, get in touch with them directly.

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What horticultural services are available?

Think turfing, lawn mowing, hedge trimming, planting, patio cleaning and garden clearance. If you want your outdoor space maintained and kept looking beautiful year round, we recommend weekly or monthly visits from your gardener. Alternatively, if you simply want to give your garden a thorough clear-out before you turn your own green fingers to the plants over the summer months, book a gardener for help with garden clearance in the spring. Perhaps you have an allotment you’d like some assistance with and advice on? Book a couple of sessions with a gardener to get you going for the upcoming season. They can tell you which veggies to plant, what your soil is good for and how much pruning to do.

Bark’s gardeners have experience working for families, working adults and retired couples. So, whether your urban garden is in need of some TLC, needs child-proofing, dog-proofing or simply to be kept under control, there are professionals who can look after these tasks for you.

Enjoy your city garden

As well as lack of expertise and experience, busy schedules and seasonality can restrict how much time you spend keeping on top of your garden. But as we Brits know best of all – the minute the sun appears, we like to be able to enjoy it. Hiring a professional gardener makes sure that your garden is kept under control, enabling you to take full advantage of a welcoming outdoor area whenever the good weather arrives.

A garden is a sanctuary in the urban jungle. As a lucky Londoner with workable outdoor space, you can make the most of it with the help of a professional. That way you can focus on enjoying your free time in your garden.

What can a gardener offer me?

Tending to your outdoor spaces can be daunting when it’s not something you do every day. Bark’s gardeners know the correct tools to use, which weeds to pull up and what greenery thrives in London’s microclimate. Look out for any diplomas and certificates on their profile, such as those awarded by BTEC, LANTRA and City & Guilds. Or ask them about their expertise when you contact your shortlisted gardeners.

Much does a Gardener near me cost?

On average, a Gardener in London will charge between £15 – £20 per hour. Although, this is variable depending on different factors, such as your location and potentially the size of your garden.

If you’re ready to find a Gardener in London but need a clearer idea on gardening services and prices, then read our handy Gardener price guide. You’ll find out just how much your Gardener will charge by the hour and what the garden services typically include.
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Victoria Ashbury Gardening

I provide professional gardening services to residents across London. From weekly maintenance of small urban gardens, to complete transformations of large gardens, I can help.

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What made you decide to become a gardener?

In a nutshell, love of the outdoors and the amount of satisfaction gardening gives me. I couldn’t spend 9-5 of each day at a desk in an office – I’m a very active person, I like physical work and I’m passionate about nature. Due to the ups and downs of British weather, enjoyment of the outdoors is essential as a gardener. While gardening might appeal to many over the summer months, I have no doubt that most people would hate the dark early mornings and bitterly cold/wet days we endure throughout the rest of the year! Working as a gardener has allowed me to earn money doing something that’s good for my physical and mental health. Plus, from a business perspective, luckily gardeners are in high demand across London.

What experience and qualifications do you have?

I took Maintenance Gardener (Level 1) at Capel College then later went on to complete Technical Horticulture and Professional Landscaping (Level 2). I started as a work experience student helping the caretaking team at Southwark Park, employed by Southwark Council. I really enjoyed the work so returned during college holidays. I have since set up a mobile gardening business with a friend from college and this is what fills my time.

What’s your biggest selling point?

I offer a mobile gardening service, which means I have all the equipment I need to do most gardening tasks. I can also drive to clients and I don’t need any storage space in their garden. As an independent business I’m in control of my client base and working hours. I manage everything so there’s no middle man and you’ll always be visited by the same two people (excluding exceptional circumstances when illness or weather prevents business running as normal).

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Your expert gardener will be able to advise you on the full range of services available and will be able to advise on what work needs to be done. They will also be able to answer any questions you may have. Use Bark to get free quotes and schedule a visit today.

Gardeners offer a whole host of services. These include the following:

  • Garden maintenance - Gardeners are trained to assist with a whole host of gardening services which include pruning, weeding, planting, feeding, tending to allotments, hedge cutting, hedge trimming, putting up trellises, mulching, laying decorative bark and planting consultation among others.

  • Garden clearance - They can also assist with garden clearance as having a messy garden can really lessen the appeal of your home both to yourself and to visitors. A well-maintained garden can also increase the value of your home.

  • Garden advice - Some companies offer gardening consultation services to advise on suitable new plants and changes that you would implement yourself.

  • Landscaping - landscape gardeners can also offer hard landscaping services such as laying new patios, new decking, new turf for a lawn or building garden buildings such as sheds and bike storage areas.

  • Garden design - Your gardener may also offer garden design services as well as maintenance services.

  • Jet washing - Jet washing can help to immediately improve the appearance of patios and gardens and is offered by many gardening companies.

  • Sourcing and supplying - Your gardener can also source and supply plants, trees, planters and other garden items such as sculptures for your garden.

  • Waste removal - Many firms can also remove huge amounts of waste as part of their services.

  • Benefits - Most gardening companies have a unique selling point and a specific reason to choose them over providers. These could include being a specialist in small gardens, formal gardens and country gardens.

  • Prices - Most gardeners do not offer exact prices on their websites as every garden is so different but they can give you a guideline.
    Contact methods - Professional gardening firms would offer several contact methods such as phone number, contact form and email on their website. They would also come back to you quickly to discuss the proposed work.

  • Organisation stamps - Gardening organisation membership can be proof of quality and high standard of work.

  • Training - It is a good idea to ask if the professional has some form of gardening training to give you peace of mind.

  • Read reviews - Take a look at the reviews on Bark or on the company’s website. Third-party reviews will give you a good overview of the company’s customer satisfaction and service quality.

  • Quotation - Most gardening professionals will do quotations as part of their service so you can explain in detail what you want to be done in the garden. The company will be able to give you a price estimate after an onsite visit.

You could look for gardeners with diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees or certificates in horticulture, landscape design or garden design. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is the UK’s leading gardening charity and runs specialist gardening courses for basic and advanced level gardeners.

Before you choose a gardener, you could read testimonials and read details of their services on their website.

You could also use Bark to look at their profile page and gardening reviews from past customers too. This might also help you get some ideas for the gardening service you want to book.



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