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Why Hire a Gardener?

If you are a homeowner with a demanding schedule, an experienced horticulturist is a great asset to your garden. You may have a place you use to relax, entertain, or just enjoy the view from the kitchen window, but sometimes you may not know where and how to start maintaining it or you can’t find the time to keep up with the maintenance. Whether it is a small or larger area, it is always good to seek the help of a professional gardener.

Knowledge & Experience

A professional gardener simply knows what works.  Using her experience, she can quickly assess existing plantings and offer suggestions for editing the garden. This may include minor adjustments such as cleaning up a garden bed by pruning, weeding and cutting back perennials or the garden may need a little more care. For example, plants may need to be added for extra seasonal interest or removed due to poor performance or they may just not be working well aesthetically. A gardener can address all of these concerns along with others.

Stress Reduction

Sitting in a beautiful space reduces stress, but if that same space is weedy or disorganized, it may not feel so carefree. An experienced gardener can help create that beautiful space by keeping it neat, healthy, and interesting. She can add elements to a garden that will enhance the experience of being outdoors, such as a colorful container to the front porch or plants to attract birds and butterflies or plants that can be used for cut flowers; depending on the needs and wants of your family, she may even consider adding edible plants for your family to enjoy at a moment’s notice.

Time & Money Savings

Hiring a gardener can potentially save a lot of time and money.  If you love to work in your garden but may not be sure what plant goes where or why your garden is behaving a certain way, a gardener can guide you in the right direction. Purchasing quality plants can add up over time. And to ensure they will live and thrive as long as possible, you want to be sure they are placed in a spot for optimal performance.

Or maybe you love to work in your garden, but just don’t have time. Life can be busy and often the garden may not make it to the top of your list. A gardener will make your garden the priority. She can take care of the garden, so you can take care of the rest. And when you’re ready to jump back in, it won’t be so far gone!

Increases Home Value

Whether you are planning on staying in your home for life or just a few years, having a beautiful garden adds value to every home. If you are planning on selling your home, a well-maintained garden will be attractive to buyers making it more valuable. Alternatively, if you plan on staying in the home for a long time, a pleasing space enhances the appearance of your home, increasing the value of your home to you.

Gardening can be tricky. What to plant? Sun or shade? How much water does this plant need? Is that a weed or a desirable plant? There are so many elements to think about in the garden. Whether your space needs a lot of attention or just some minor maintenance, we are here to help.