The latest data gathered by ServiceSeeking.com.au revealed that there was a 13% increase in the average price of gardening services in Vic. From $40/hr in FY14, the average cost of hiring gardeners is now at $45/hr.
Premium rates of gardening services also increased this year. They rose to $50/hr from the previous year's $45/hr - an 11% difference. Vic residents can breathe easy, though, when it comes to budget prices as budget gardening services stayed at $40/hr.
Vic is not the only state that experienced a surge in the average rates of gardeners. The most notable price increase happened in NT, which recorded a 30% upturn. On the other hand, Qld is the only state that experienced a drop in the average cost of gardening services.
Are you thinking of hiring a gardener? You can check the top gardening businesses here. Once you post a job, you can start receiving quotes within an hour. Most gardening jobs get an average of five quotes, but the maximum number of quotes that you can get is 12.