Garden Aid

The Garden Aid service has resumed for the 2021 season.

If you have any queries regarding billing for the 2021 season, email us with your full address and invoice number

gardenaid@edinburgh.gov.uk

Garden Aid offers customers a

  • grass cutting service on a 3 week cycle between March and October
  • hedge trimming service twice a year in June or July and October or November.

Contact us for information and how to apply. The application deadline each year is 31 January. Applications received after this date will be added to a waiting list for the following year.

Eligibility

You are eligible to receive Garden Aid if you

  • are over 60 years old, in Council accommodation and in receipt of housing or Council Tax reduction
  • have a disability and are in receipt of a Personal Independence Payment (mobility) or a Disability Living Allowance (mobility components)
  • are over 80 years old 
  • In addition, there must be no able-bodied individual who is 16 years old or over living in the household. 
  • If you have a disability or are applying to be exempt from a service VAT charge you must have your application certified by a GP.