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Hire or do yourself?

Would you rather do your own yard/gardening work or hire somebody to do it for you? We have a beautifully landscaped yard and it was like that when we moved into our house almost 3 yrs ago. I am not much on keeping up with it, but am learning about gardening. My parents both keep theri yard kept like a home and garden magazine. If i knew more what i was doing i would LOVE to keep up the yardwork myself.....i still do, but not as much as i should....since i cant pay somebody to do it.

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team21

Asked by team21 at 4:38 PM on Feb. 18, 2011 in

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  • I love to garden. It's a source of pride for me
    adnilm

    Answer by adnilm at 4:39 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • I'd rather do it myself. You can save a ton of money from learning how to do things yourself instead of paying someone to do it. And you get the satisfaction of getting something done and getting it done the way you want.
    LeslieNBreaux

    Answer by LeslieNBreaux at 4:45 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • My DH takes care of the yardwork. Now if we lived on a lot of acreage and we had a lot of landscaping, I would hire someone. Might do a little myself (or DH would), but don't think we'd have to time to get done all by ourselves.
    thatgirl70

    Answer by thatgirl70 at 4:46 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • since you cant afford it where is the question???

    what would I rather do? well I do not like to garden and hubs works VERY long hours so we have a gardener... he comes every friday so the yard is perfect for the weekends.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:10 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • I love yard work! I would do it myself.
    Momxoxoxo

    Answer by Momxoxoxo at 5:15 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • my husband asks what I want and he puts it together
    21lisa72

    Answer by 21lisa72 at 6:05 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Hire
    GlitteribonMom

    Answer by GlitteribonMom at 6:29 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Hire
    Librarylady60

    Answer by Librarylady60 at 6:33 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Hire someone!
    poisonivy2917

    Answer by poisonivy2917 at 6:34 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • do yourself
    GlitteribonMom

    Answer by GlitteribonMom at 9:10 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

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