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What do gardeners do?

Gardening services range from basic mowing and maintenance to full landscape gardening help. Here are some of the most common gardening services near you and what you can expect from each when you hire a gardener:

Garden maintenance & mowing

Regular garden maintenance is important to keep your property neat, under control, and looking its best. Whether you need a one-off tidy up, maintenance while you’re away on holiday or regular upkeep, a gardener can help.

Lawn mowing will start by clearing the area with a general garden tidy up. Then your gardener will mow all grass areas, including your front and back lawn, and footpath. Then they’ll use the brushcutter to whipper snip any edges. Gardeners can also prune your trees, trim your hedges, and rake up leaves and debris.

Weeding & pest control

Gardens can struggle to flourish thanks to problems like weeds and pests that eat or crowd out your plants and lawn. Your local gardeners can help by weeding your lawn by hand or spraying lawns with herbicides that kill the weeds, without affecting the type of grass you’re growing.

Your gardener will also work to prevent weeds in the future by mulching around plants over a layer of newspaper or cardboard so weeds can’t go through. Your gardener will treat unwanted pests using pesticides, tailoring the treatment to keep your home and garden free from spiders, caterpillars, cockroaches, and ants.

Garden planting

Need to fill out your garden bed or plant up a new section in your garden? Your gardener can help choose the right plants that will grow well in your garden. They’ll consider factors like optimum plant positioning, sunlight levels, moisture levels and rainfall, seasons, natives vs introduced species, maintenance needs, and more. They’ll choose plants for your garden that will look at home in their surroundings, but also match the level of care and maintenance you (or your gardener) can provide.

Lawn restoration

If your lawn’s been overrun by weeds or it’s looking a bit dead or bare in patches, your gardener can help with lawn restoration, too. They can level out any holes, aerate to encourage healthy growth, add nutrients, spread the correct seed variety, and adjust the pH of your soil.

They’ll choose the right variety of lawn to lay turf or seed your lawn. Finally, they’ll water it all in, ensuring you know proper lawn care measures between visits, or set up irrigation for daily automatic watering.

Recent Gardening tasks in Salford Metropolitan Borough

Help to prepare garden for winter, ongoing maintenance & lawn mowing.


Barton Upon Irwell, Greater Manchester

19th Nov 2022

Preparing the ground for over winter and covering with weed control membrane. Grass cutting and ongoing garden work in the new year. I am flexible about hours, dates and time as I dont know how long it will all take and over time. As its for hourly rate, I can only give an rough estimate for an hourly rate from aprox £15 to £20. Thank you. Hope you can help. Rosemary - Due date: Flexible

Aaron is first class all round. Very hard worker, courteous, very obliging and his communications is great. Very happy to have found him, couldn't be better.

Gardening and clearance


Patricroft, Greater Manchester

11th Nov 2022

Weeding at the back a d cutting at front. Front garden is small. Terrace house front porch area - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 12 November 2022

Just tidying the garden front and back, lawn mowing, urgently


Brindle Heath, Greater Manchester

27th Aug 2022

Basic Tiguan the garden front and back. Lawn mowing but urgently either on 27th or 28th Aug 2022 - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 28 August 2022

Weeds removed


Wallness, Greater Manchester

13th Jul 2022

We are a church who need our grounds weeding. If it is done well, we may contact again for further employment. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 20 July 2022

Tidying up garden


The Cliff, Greater Manchester

29th Jun 2022

Weeds killing bushes cut ivy taken down ext - Due date: Before Monday, 11 July 2022

General tidy up and then regular mainyjenace


New Manchester, Greater Manchester, M28

14th Jun 2022

Gardens need a general tidy up and then regular maintenance - Due date: Before Friday, 17 June 2022

Mowing Garden


Light Bourne Green, Greater Manchester

10th Jun 2022

Need some help with mowing the back garden and on the side of the house as well. It hasn't been trimmed for 4 months or so it's grown a bit.

To cut the grass and flowers on the garden


Irlams O' Th' Height, Greater Manchester

15th May 2022

without cutting trees, to keep pathways clear, cut the grass and flowers on front side and back garden. It is one garden altogether - Due date: Flexible

Garden makeover


Brindle Heath, Greater Manchester

6th Apr 2022

Garden clean up and dig out edging for raised flower bed - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 15 April 2022

TopSoil to be removed from the garden


Mosley Common, Greater Manchester

5th Oct 2021

TopSoil to be removed from the garden today



Brindle Heath, Greater Manchester

24th Sep 2021

Re-doing the garden , change and create new things

Garden tidy, trimming, cutting bushes and shrubs


Winton, Greater Manchester

20th Sep 2021

Cutting bushes, shrubs and weeding

Hedge cutting, weeding clearance of all garden waste


Winton, Greater Manchester

17th Sep 2021

Back garden needs clearing of overgown weeds and bushes

Very small front garden that needs to be done


Pendleton, Greater Manchester

28th Jun 2021

Hi,I want my font garden to be like my neighbour by using fake green grass and it will be green forever,About 3 metres and 30 cm long,wide about 75 cm. He put something under fake green grass. It looks good always.One time project.He made by himself only £65 but I cannot do it.i need your help.How much,Let me know

Lawnmowing, planting


Engine Fold, Greater Manchester

18th May 2021

Cut, treat grass, plant flowers

I need garden tidy up


Newtown, Greater Manchester

2nd Apr 2021

All stones needs bagged and general rubbish tidying up

Garden work


Swinton Park, Greater Manchester

20th Mar 2021

Cut grass tidy up make the garden clean

I need hedge trimming


Deans, Greater Manchester

21st Jul 2020

Top and sides need trimming around 10 foot in length

Digging my back garden


Swinton Park, Greater Manchester

1st Feb 2020

Need someone to dig out a section of my back garden

Remove two large bags of soil/turf from my garden.


Pendleton, Greater Manchester

4th Aug 2019

I have two large bags of soil and turf that need disposing of.