Gardeners & Lawn Mowing Contractors – what do they do?

November 5th, 2010

gardenerA gardener is a tradesperson who tends and cultivates a person’s garden including plants, shrubs and trees.  They may prune and maintain your garden on a regular basis or on a one-off basis for a general tidy up.

The term gardener may also be used to describe garden designers and landscape gardeners, who are involved chiefly in the design of gardens, rather than the practical aspects of horticulture.

A good gardener will maintain and improve the look of your outdoor area based on consulting with you over what you both want and need.  They will then do the work based on their own knowledge of growing healthy plants next to each other. Some may work as professional groundskeepers around retail, hospitality and municipal environments.

A gardener commonly uses:

  • Tools (shovel, hoe, rake)
  • Gloves
  • Watering can
  • Hose
  • Seeds, soil and fertilizer
  • Insect repellent
  • Insecticides, and pesticides

lawn mowerHiring a lawn mowing contractor or service to handle your mowing will make maintenance of your outdoor areas much easier. Contractors will provide services for both residential and commercial properties.

As the characteristics of lawns will vary, this will also affect the price charged.

A lawn mowing contractors services include:

  • Mowing lawns
  • Edging lawns around walks, driveways and curbs
  • Blowing glass clippings off patios, walks and driveways
  • Lawn Fertilization Service
  • Lawn Aeration Service
  • Weed Prevention Service

Posted In: Gardeners & Lawn Mowing, North Shore, Opotiki, Otorohanga

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