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Gardening

Garden Maintenance and Repairs

Many people find gardening to be a fun and relaxing activity, particularly on a sunny day. However, if you feel that you need some extra support to help maintain your garden there are some things you can do.

You can search for local businesses that can provide garden repairs and maintenance on Yell.com.

Visit the Yell website here

Go to our community directory to find charities and community organisations that may be able to support you to maintain your garden.

Go to our community directory here

Safe Gardening

Safe Gardening is an online website that provides useful advice and information on gardening which includes –

  • bonfire safety
  • garden chemicals
  • garden equipment – including support for people with support needs
  • gardening for pensioners
  • garden wildlife
  • growing your own fruit and veg
  • power tools
  • personal protection in the garden
  • pets and children in the garden
  • plants and planting
  • water safety – including fountains, hosepipes and sprinklers

The information provided by Safe Gardening has been developed by people who have lots of experience gardening.

Visit the Safe Gardening website

Thrive

Thrive is a national charity that helps people with a disability to start or continue gardening.

They have practical information on –

  • making garden jobs easier
  • advice on taking care when in the garden.
  • useful hints and tips
  • details of the equipment and tools which are particularly helpful

Visit the Thrive website

Alternatively, you can contact them via telephone on 01189 885 688.

Trsutmark

TrustMark is the Government Endorsed Quality Scheme covering work a consumer chooses to have carried out in or around their home.
When a consumer uses a TrustMark Registered Business, you are engaging an organisation that has been thoroughly vetted to meet required standards, and has made a considerable commitment to good customer service, technical competence and trading practices.

By ensuring all Registered Business adhere to and maintain these standards through the expert network of Scheme Providers, TrustMark gives consumers increased confidence and choice. Additionally, in the event that a problem does arise, TrustMark offers a range of remedies to give further protection to consumers.

Visit the Trustmark website here

Alternatively, you can contact them by telephone on 03335 551 234

Hull Council of Disabled people

Hull Council of disabled people have a dedicated gardening team that can visit your home if you are disabled or vulnerable.. This service is very popular and is available all year round. Prices range from £18 to £55 depending on the size of the garden and how much work needs to be done to it.

Contact the Hull Council of Disabled People by telephone on 01482 326 140

Last reviewed: 08/11/2018