According to, a respected, digital marketplace that connects homeowners with local services: “Gardeners typically charge per hour, beginning at $20 and going to as high as $150, depending on the maintenance required or requested and, sometimes, the reputation of the gardener or, even, the neighborhood in which you live. 


On a monthly basis, garden and yard work services could cost between $130 and $400. You may get a discount for ongoing care or pay a flat fee per project.” $20 to $150? 


That’s a big range … It leaves me with more questions than answers. I mean, I just want to know how much I should charge my gardener. Right?, another credible online service for matching customers with local professionals, writes, “Services that charge by the hour may cost $20-$60 per hour, depending on their level of expertise and whether they are licensed, bonded and insured. Having an average-sized residential lawn mowed typically costs $25-$50.” 


There’s a reason the price range isn’t ‘black and white.’ Every home is different. Not only do gardens vary in size, but each garden has different maintenance needs. For example, your home may just need weekly trimming and hedging. Meanwhile, your neighbor may need to trim trees and shrubs, fertilize, weed the garden and mow the lawn. If you were to ask a gardener this seemingly simple question on pricing, they’ll probably want to see your garden and space before giving a definitive answer. And, of course, size matters. 


In our bid to demystify garden and landscaping services, we want to be as transparent as possible with our costs. That’s why we created a visual aid reference on our website, so that we can get a rough idea on the size of your garden space, as well as the specifics on maintenance that you’ll need from us. We’ve aimed to make it as easy as possible for you to select your pricing, based on how close your garden looks to the visuals on our website. From there, you will be contacted so that we can get down to the details with you; this will only benefit our gardeners in being knowledgeable and efficient when they stop by. 


If you’d like to do garden maintenance on your own, you can generally gauge how much work your garden will take by referencing our visual aid. This is also good to know so that you’re not overcharged if you do decide to go with a gardening service, any gardening service. Also, you should consider cleanup time, especially if you have a large amount of garden debris; gardeners may ask customers to pay disposal fees if it is substantial.

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