For Qld residents, now is the best time to hire professional help for their gardens. Based on the latest data compiled by ServiceSeeking.com.au, Qld is the only state in Australia that recorded a price drop in gardening prices.
The average cost of hiring gardeners went down by 9%. From $44/hr in the year prior, average gardening prices are now at $40/hr. Budget prices of gardening services also dipped to $35/hr - a 13% decline from last year's budget rates. Further reductions were experienced by Qld residents as premium rates of gardeners decreased by 4%.
The average prices of gardening services went up in almost all states and territories. NT had the biggest price jump at 30%, which made their gardening services the most expensive in Australia. The smallest increase was made by Tas at 7%, but along with Qld, they still offer the lowest average rate of gardeners at $40/hr.
For Qld homeowners who are thinking of hiring someone to care for their lawn and garden, an easy and convenient way to look for a gardener is by posting a job here. Most gardening jobs receive five quotes, but you can get as many as 12 quotes.