A person spreading mulch in a garden bed, distributing the the dark brown organic material around plants and flowers.
A person spreading mulch in a garden bed, distributing the the dark brown organic material around plants and flowers.

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Recent Mulching reviews in Gold Coast

Great job by Vinnie

Mulch Retaining Wall Garden

$50

Very happy with the task

Spread mulch

$100

Awesome work!

I need wood chipping & mulching

$150

He is on time.very good guy.done a job 100% perfect.highly recommend

Take out mulch from my backyard .it's very small.

$40

Prompt, professional, hard working and polite. Can’t ask for more than that.

Garden mulch to be moved & spread

$100

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What do mulching services include?

Buying and spreading mulch doesn’t have to take a lot of time, money, and effort—especially when a mulching specialist is within arm’s reach! When you book a mulching service through Airtasker, you can expect your Tasker to take care of this labor-intensive yet crucial part of maintaining a garden. Here’s what a typical mulching service will include: 

Picking and buying the right mulch 

First, the Tasker may assess your garden and determine the kind of mulch it needs. Shredded bark is quite common and easy to apply, for example, but isn’t as nutritious for the soil. Household waste such as grass clippings, leaves, and compost is beneficial for the soil but isn’t great at preventing weeds. Shredded leaves and pine needles are also great for mulching. A thinner mulch made of grass clippings and straw may be easier to use and more suitable for vegetable gardens.  

The Tasker can also help you figure out how much mulch to buy based on the size of your yard, the thickness required, and your budget. You can provide the supply budget and send your Tasker to the garden center. Otherwise, you can book a mulch delivery service to get the materials sent straight to your doorstep.  

Preparing the garden beds

Once the supplies are ready, the Tasker starts clearing the flower and vegetable beds. They’ll tidy up and other debris, then scrape off the old mulch. Next, they’ll check if your beds require watering and an application of herbicide. This is the best time to get the moisture and weedkiller in since the mulch will help hold them. Then, the mulching specialist may uproot any weeds lingering in the garden. 

Spreading the mulch 

Now, it’s time to spread that mulch! The Tasker may put on a layer that’s around 1-4 inches thick—just enough to keep the moisture in and keep weeds out, but not so thick that no water reaches the soil. Ideally, the Tasker should avoid creating “mulch volcanoes,” which can become hotbeds for pests, rot, and diseases that can spread around your garden. 

Take note that for ornamentals, mulch should be at least 3 inches away from the base of each plant. But if you’re growing vegetables, the Tasker needs to apply mulch around the base to help them retain moisture and prevent weeds. 

Mulching trees

Tree mulching has many benefits, so you should consider booking a tree mulching service. A Tasker can spread mulch over the trees in your garden. This process protects young trees, provides much-needed nutrition, and reduces the threat of other plants and weeds. If you have an old or damaged tree, you can also hire a tree surgeon who can safely and correctly prune and treat trees. 

Recent Mulching tasks in Gold Coast

General garden work : Weed and mulch

$40

Tamborine Mountain QLD, Australia

25th Feb 2024

Removal of weeds from garden beds. Removal of agapanthus heads from plants. Stacking green waste in my trailer. Will pay $40 per hour. Estimate 8 solid hours of work. No tools required. Only bid for this job if you can 100% guarantee that it can be completed on time and that you can turn up as agreed. Type of gardening: Weeding, Garden cleanup Size of garden: 150m²-300m² Has green waste bin: Yes

Spread mulch

$120

Upper Coomera QLD, Australia

25th Feb 2024

Spread approx 3 to 4 m3 of mulch. The piles need to be spread up the hill Then the mulch up the top of the garden bed in photos needs to be thinned and moved to the upper garden bed.

Shovelling mulch & pebbles, gen gardening help. Two to 3 days work.

$500

Yatala QLD, Australia

20th Feb 2024

Need to shovel pebbles onto a garden bed, and also placing mulch in the garden. Plant removal, tree planting etc. this will take a couple of days for one person Cheers, Kath Type of gardening: Weeding, Other Size of garden: Above 300m² Has green waste bin: No

On time, courteous, worked non stop in the blazing heat with zero complaints. I’ve been employing staff for decades, and there are 5% who are made of the truly right stuff, the real ‘can do’ mind set and Roi is one of them. Would recommend him to anyone. 5 stars.

Spread Mulch

$200

Maudsland QLD, Australia

20th Feb 2024

10sqm of mulch spread throughout gardens around the property Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Above 300m² Has green waste bin: Yes

Gardener to remove weed and lay mulch

$100

Robina QLD 4226, Australia

7th Feb 2024

Remove the weed, already dead, and lay mulch. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 14 February 2024

Great job, Tristan. Timely done and quality above expectations.

Weed out and cardboard+ mulch on top

$120

Southport QLD, Australia

3rd Feb 2024

Two beds need a european daisy pulled out and id like to put cardboard down and wood chips on top we would provide or you recommend where to get chips thanks Type of gardening: Weeding Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Before Thursday, 15 February 2024

Garden weeding, spray pile mulch to put into garden beds

$40

Oxenford QLD, Australia

2nd Feb 2024

Hi After some assistance to help weed, weed spray garden beds and put small pile mulch into gardens. Job was half done previously. Need a hand to get back on top of the gardens Type of gardening: Garden cleanup, Weeding Size of garden: 150m²-300m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Before Tuesday, 6 February 2024

Adam is fabulous He came help at sort notice Lovely guy and very hard working Even in this heat wave Thank you for your help Adam Much appreciated

Weed spray and mulching

$300

Oxenford QLD, Australia

31st Jan 2024

Hi We have some garden mulch need put out into garden beds And weeding n spraying done Located in Oxenford Type of gardening: Garden cleanup, Weeding Size of garden: 150m²-300m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Before Monday, 5 February 2024

Spread garden mulch and take tree to tip

$350

Robina QLD, Australia

30th Jan 2024

I have approx 7 cubic metres of mulch that needs to be spread across 3 gardens (2 at the front and I at the back). Also have a large palm that has been cut down by an arborist who has chopped it up using a chainsaw - it needs to be removed and taken to the tip (probably will need 2 trips unless you have a largish truck). Happy to pay per hour. - Due date: Before Friday, 2 February 2024

Spread mulch over gardens

$250

Hope Island QLD, Australia

30th Jan 2024

Need mulch spread over gardens. You need all tools including wheel barrow Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Lay weed mat and mulch

$250

Benowa QLD, Australia

27th Jan 2024

Need some weed removed, lay weed mat and buy and lay mulch on small garden strip. - Due date: Before Friday, 2 February 2024

Weeding and mulching

$500

Worongary QLD, Australia

22nd Jan 2024

I need several gardens on the average weeded and mulched Type of gardening: Garden cleanup, Weeding Size of garden: Above 300m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Garden Prune/Tidy Up + Mulch

$100

Varsity Lakes QLD, Australia

11th Jan 2024

Hi there, I’m looking for someone to come either today or tomorrow to prune my garden bed back to make it look nicer and do a general tidy up. I’ve also bought 5 x 70L bags of mulch from bunnings that need to be placed in the beds. As can be seen in the photos, it’s a super small backyard, honestly only goes about 30cm deep at the back and then about max 2m deep towards the right. All rubbish/green waste needs to be cleaned up and taken away. MUST BE ABLE TO INVOICE. Type of gardening: Garden cleanup Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 12 January 2024

Mulch 2 piles of Tree Debris

$200

Tamborine QLD, Australia

11th Jan 2024

2 medium sized piles of Tree Debris to be mulched. - Due date: Before Friday, 19 January 2024

Labourer with shovel and wheel burrow to spread mulch.

$5

Kingsholme QLD, Australia

9th Jan 2024

Labourer with a shovel and wheel burrow to spread mulch. Hourly rates - Due date: Flexible

Weeding and spreading mulch

$400

Upper Coomera QLD 4209, Australia

4th Jan 2024

Weeding the side of the house, plants to stay and spreading mulch once weeding complete and cleaned. Also looking to spread mulch around the pool area and small front garden beds. Take weeds away but we will supply the required mulch. - Due date: Before Monday, 8 January 2024

Weeding spread mulch

$100

Upper Coomera QLD, Australia

2nd Jan 2024

Weeding and mulching. Negotiable on fee. Prefer weeds to be taken away. Type of gardening: Weeding Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Before Saturday, 6 January 2024

Great help! Definitely will be using again!

Need hedges trimmed,garden beds mulched & frangipani tree repositioned

$250

Coomera QLD 4209, Australia

17th Dec 2023

Hedges trimmed, mulch spread on garden beds, light weeding & Frangipani tree re-planted, green waste taken - Due date: Before Friday, 22 December 2023

Scope of works was not followed. Didn't prune top of hedges Didn't weed garden beds just put mulch over them. Tree that was supposed to be dug deeper & secured fell over a couple of hours after been moved. Will definitely not be using again!

To lay mulch on my front garden and side

$80

Pimpama QLD, Australia

12th Nov 2023

Lay mulch front garden and side - Due date: Before Friday, 17 November 2023

Professional friendly fantastic Fast completion great job

Mulch spreading

$80

Tallai QLD, Australia

2nd Oct 2023

We have piles of multch on a bank that just need spread out over the bank. The bank is about 30 meters long by about 2m. Then mulch needs to be wheelbarrowed from a pile to a retaining wall close by and spread along the top of retaining wall. Grass matting is needed to put down first just in this wall and then mulch. I will attach photos. Prob about 2 hours or so of work. Everything is provided. Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Above 300m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Flexible

Great job would hire again.