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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 & lawn 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 help in pruning your trees, hedge trimming, raking up leaves, and doing garden clearance to remove 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. As part of routine garden maintenance, 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, native 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 and turfing, too. Part of lawn maintenance and gardening work is levelling out any holes, aerating the lawn to encourage healthy growth, adding nutrients, spreading the correct seed variety, and adjusting the pH of your soil. Whatever needs to be taken away following the lawn maintenance will be added to the garden clearance. 

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.

Additional gardening services on top of regular lawn care include pressure washing or jet washing driveways and patio cleaning to remove moss or garden residue that makes the surfaces slippery. Some even offer deliveries from local garden centres.

Recent Gardening tasks in Stockport Metropolitan Borough

Hedge trim


Arden Park, Greater Manchester

13th Feb 2024

30 m run of conifers need a metre or two off them

An overgrown garden tidying up


Hazel Grove, Greater Manchester

11th Feb 2024

I need my gardens front and back clearing and boarders weeding and all flags power washing

Garden cleared of leaves and pruned


Gatley, Greater Manchester

29th Jan 2024

Clearing leaves and tidying. Some pruning Type of gardening: Garden cleanup Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Clean up back garden


Levenshulme, Greater Manchester

15th Jul 2023

- Mow grass & clear all corners of the garden - trim down trees coming in from neighbour's garden - Breakdown a small brick wall - remove all rubbish, branches etc from garden at the end of job Due date: Flexible

Garden cleaning


Heaton Mersey, Greater Manchester

8th Jul 2023

Need to clean my home backyard garden - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 8 July 2023

Front and back gardens weeded


Shaw Heath, Greater Manchester

6th Jul 2023

Front and back gardens weeded and preventative weed killer put down. All rubbish removed - Due date: Flexible

Cut hedge and deweed path


Heaton Chapel, Greater Manchester

28th Jun 2023

Need a hedge trimming, removal of cuttings and deweeding a path. 1-3hours work - Due date: Flexible

Lawn cutting and tidying small bushes


Portwood, Greater Manchester

25th May 2023

Tidying the garden bushes cutting smal grass verge cutting - Due date: Flexible

Garden maintenance


Edgeley, Greater Manchester

22nd May 2023

-Lawn needs lowing -pathway tide up -bush trimming/ neatened OPEN TO OFFERS Type of gardening: Lawn mowing, Weeding, Garden cleanup Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Garden fence


Levenshulme, Greater Manchester

12th May 2023

Need someone to put up a fence for me in my garden - Due date: Flexible

Home alarm maintenance


East Didsbury, Greater Manchester

17th Feb 2023

Home alarm needs some maintenance, Veritas 8. - Due date: Flexible

Garden clean up and fences


North Reddish, Greater Manchester

20th Jan 2023

Fences and garden urgent - Due date: Before Sunday, 22 January 2023

Regular maintenance


North Reddish, Greater Manchester

18th Dec 2022

200l tropical tank......... - Due date: Flexible



Marple, Greater Manchester

28th Jul 2022

Garden overhaul. I’ve recently purchased a new house and garden is in a state, it requires dismantling and removing two green houses, a shed and an old chicken coup as wel as cutting back a lot of bushes and some serious weeding. Would also like some landscaping with poss increasing size of lawn and making raised beds. - Due date: Flexible

Jet wash clear garden


Reddish, Greater Manchester

19th Jul 2022

Need garden jet washed and general tidy - Due date: Flexible

Tidy garden


Bramhall, Greater Manchester

30th Jun 2022

Front and back Garden tidy up. Hedges. Shrubs. Weeding. - Due date: Before Friday, 8 July 2022

Small garden maintenance


Foggbrook, Greater Manchester

13th Jun 2022

Grass cutting and small tree cut back - Due date: Flexible

Weeding of a raised bed


Shaw Heath, Greater Manchester

3rd Jun 2022

Weeding of a raised bed thin strip

Garden maintenance


Gatley, Greater Manchester

27th May 2022

Biweekly garden maintenance - Due date: Flexible



Gatley, Greater Manchester

26th May 2022

Garden maintenance biweekly - Due date: Flexible