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    Been doing loads this year. It’s great as I get to go out after  it’s cooled down a bit and do a couple of hours maybe 3 hours a night. Just domestic clients. 

    Keeps some money coming in and more importantly it keeps the gardens looking good and has actually gained me some new clients for grass cutting when it starts growing again!

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      Yes in the current climate for customers but also one who rings me when they go away just to specifically water the plants , I always go on an evening .  I always dead head and sweep around too before they are due back it just makes things look nice and the other bonus is you are actively providing a security visit to their property which has to reassuring .

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        Yes absolutely - i would say its a standard service that most gardeners would offer or be expected to do. 

        As a upsell get certain basic feed products to ensure plant health as and when needed, watering allows you to have a good look at plant health and then add whats needed to protect the plant health or/and ensure good flowering etc 

        Would say its a very refreshing/enjoyable task amoungst the other far more physically draining ones. 

         

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    We had an enquiry for doing this about a month ago.  At the time, I was concerned about a potentail hosepipe ban.  Especially as the enquirer had already commented about some of his plants dying last year when he was away and left someone else to do it.  I turned it away, mainly as I was unsure about the implications if stuff did die.

    We water for our regulars, but we know them and their gardens so it feels less business like than offering it as a stand alone service.

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