Each month, Rated People connects over 50,000 homeowners with quality tradesmen - simply enter your job details in the form above to get started.
We'll match your job to the relevant tradesmen in your area - those interested will pay to see your contact details and call you to quote.
As each tradesman expresses interest in quoting on your job, we'll send you their profile and ratings to help you choose the right one for you.
After the work is complete, return to the site and rate your tradesman based on their quality of work, reliability and value for money.
Gardeners tend to be busier during the summer months when the weather's good and we're all spending more time outdoors, so it's a good idea to book a gardener or landscape gardener in before the rush. That way, you're also more likely to get a better rate for the work. Some gardeners may also offer deals for repeat work, if you wanted to get them in to mow your lawn regularly.
We surveyed our tradespeople to give you an idea of the amount you can expect to pay for common gardening jobs.
|Some typical jobs||Low||High|
|Earth work (levelling or sloping a garden)||£300||£650|
|Laying woodchip or gravel||£250||£650|
|Building raised beds||£300||£700|
|Pergola or trellis work||£250||£500|
|Lawn mowing and edging||£50||£100|
Irrigation is the watering system you use to keep your plants and grass healthy and help them grow. You can either water them by hand, or you can use an automatic watering system to take care of the watering for you – handy if you're planning on going on holiday in the warmer months. A gardener can help advise on and install a system that best suits you and your garden.
These are the 4 types of automatic watering systems:
Planning permission isn't normally needed for your average garden job but you may need to review this when building or installing decking, fences, walls and gates.
You'll need planning permission if:
If you live in a listed building or want to pave your front garden, you should contact your Local Planning Authority before carrying out any work as different rules may apply.
There's no legal obligation for gardeners to be insured but many gardeners choose to get public liability insurance so they're covered in the case of an injury or accidental damage to a property.
See the latest questions that homeowners have been asking gardeners
We have a range of garden articles that tackle subjects like choosing decking, replacing or repairing a garden fence and lighting your garden. If you're looking for ways to transform a small space, our big ideas for small gardens might give you some inspiration.
Jason and his team were absolutely brilliant at transforming our field into a beautiful garden. They were extremely professional at all times and their work was done to an extremely high standard. Nothing was too much trouble. Would certainly recommend their services.
Excellent throughout. Clear quote well presented, open always to questions. Work carried out on time, and as required. Would not hesitate in recommeding, one of the best tradesman I have dealt with