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How much does it cost for a gardener? Has anyone paid for a gardener?


Posted anonymously, 27th November 2015


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  • There are so many variables. It’s probably best to ring for a quote.


  • Currently gardeners in Queensland charge an average price of about $50.92/hr. In the Australian Capital Territory, gardening jobs usually cost around $49.06/hr, and the average price of gardening services in Western Australia is at approximately $48.52/hr.


  • It depends on what you ask them to do, and how regularly they come. Most frame their charges in terms of the work, not as an hourly rate.


  • It really depends on a number of factors: area, size of lawn, what you want done etc. Call a few people and have them give you (free) quotes.


  • Good idea to check with neighbours. :)


  • It might be worthwhile checking if your relative’s neighbours use/want a gardener as they might do a discount for maintaining a few houses near each other.


  • Good idea about the pensioner discounts tip – thanks!


  • ring around as some small business offer pensioner discounts


  • Thanks for the answer mom81879 – looking into this for an elderly relative.


  • Yep, I have. Our local ones charge $40 an hour. They’re really good but not something you would use all the time


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