Do you know what services gardeners offer? When you are considering hiring a gardener, it is important what services they do offer. To make sure you find the right match for you. And to ensure it matches with what your garden and outside space require. So that you can find the best gardener. With the best skills and services suited for you!
In general, a gardener is there to take care of your outside space. They can be there to take care of all aspects of your garden, To do any grounds maintenance. As well as soft landscaping. But in that general statement, there can be a lot of different tasks! More than you even think, perhaps.
Qualifications Gardeners Offer
There are gardeners who come with different types of qualifications to do the work they do. You do not need any official qualifications to start as a gardener, anyone can in principle do it.
But having knowledge from courses can really help to take your first steps in your gardening career. It can also really boost your CV by added more varied training courses to it. There are loads of specialism you can look into. From landscaping to tree surgery. Or there are even qualifications on how to maintain historic gardens, for example. The options are endless, really.
Having a specialism as a gardener can really work in your favour. When someone is looking or a gardener with the certain skills and knowledge you possess, it can really make you stand out.
But even if you are interested in being a ‘general’ gardener – having different qualifications will work in your favour. People appreciate people who have invested time and money in their career. It shows that you take your job seriously. That you are genuinely interested in what you do. And you want to keep to learn and improve your skills!
Different Gardening Services
As you can see from the previous paragraph, different gardeners can have many different skills and specialisms. Which is excellent when you are looking for a gardener. Because it means you can really find the right gardener that suits your tasks and requirements.
Gardeners are not just there to do the upkeep of your outside space. There is a lot of planning and organisation that goes into keeping your garden look the best it can be. As well as keeping all your plants, shrubs and flowers as healthy as can be.
A gardeners job can be extremely varied. But the below list gives you a bit of an idea of the different services a gardener can offer.
- Hedge trimming
- Full garden redesign and renovation
- Applying feeds and pesticides
- Designing, planting and growing fruit & vegetable plots
- Clearance of snow, leaves and rubbish/waste removal
- Managing of gardeners & schedules
- All soft landscaping
- Maintaining, fixing, building fences.
- Spotting and testing pests and diseases
- Chopping wood, sowing, pruning/cutting of trees (if qualified)
How can Polo & Tweed help?
Are you looking for a new gardening job? Or perhaps you are ready to hire a gardener, now you know which services gardeners can offer. We can help! Polo & Tweed have an excellent selection of full time (and part-time) gardeners on the books, all over the world. As well as many exciting gardening job opportunities. You can register with us now, or let us do all the hard recruitment work for you Give us a call or send us a message and we look forward to speaking to you!