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Recent Mulching reviews in Cairns

"Reuben did a great job. Flexible with a changing plan and quick. Recommend. "

Mulch garden

$300

"Gerald did a great job - worked really hard all day on a wet and cold day. "

Garden bed Mulching

$200

"Great job, very happy but he left without saying goodbye so I didn't get to thank him in person!"

Small job: weeding/planting/mulching

$75

"Jacinta was great. She did a great job and I would use her again. "

Mulch garden beds

$50

"Quick and efficient "

Weeding & spreading mulch

$100

"100% totally happy with Danny's job. I wouldn't hire anyone else. It was a big job and he did a fantastic and clean job. "

I need mulching

$300

Average reviews for Mulching Services in Cairns

based on 15 reviews

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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 Cairns

Planting & mulching

$400

Redlynch QLD, Australia

26th Oct 2022

I need around 10 new plants planted in my garden, and then the whole back garden beds mulched. I have all tools & will arrange delivery of the mulch. - Due date: Before Friday, 4 November 2022

Fantastic. Incredibly hard worker, great job.

Mulching/ Gardening

$100

Gordonvale QLD, Australia

24th Jun 2022

I need 6 cubic meters of mulch moved - Due date: Flexible

Mulching garden maintenance

$500

Caravonica QLD, Australia

27th Mar 2022

Like to get a quote for mulching a garden - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 28 March 2022

Weeding and mulching

$500

Mount Sheridan QLD, Australia

8th Feb 2022

We live on the side of a hill so weeding needs to be done on hill slopes, also some mulching required - Due date: Flexible

Weeding the Garden and spreading Mulch

$100

Mooroobool QLD, Australia

6th May 2021

Need help with weeding our Garden

Mulching and garden labour

$30

Bungalow QLD 4870, Australia

11th Jan 2021

I need a hand spreading mulch in the garden beds. Also moving garden waste from back of property out to the road / trailer. At least a couple of hours work - will pay hourly rate.

Professional, hard working, and self motivated. Will definitely use again.

I need wood chipping & mulching

$100

Edmonton QLD, Australia

3rd Oct 2020

Hi, I have a pile of sticks/logs which need removing, and some general yard tidy up. I'm getting the yard slashed but also need sticks etc removed or mulched

Gardening - Mulch yard & Move soil

$250

Manunda QLD, Australia

1st Oct 2022

Mulch backyard with 6 cubic metres of mulch & move 2.5 cubic metres of soil into garden bed. - Due date: Flexible

Awesome! Hard working, polite and willing to help out with extras. Thanks so much for the amazing work guys! Would hire again.

Garden labour to mulch garden beds

$60

Kewarra Beach QLD, Australia

6th May 2022

Regular garden care including mowing but now require help to mulch small garden beds will pay cash $30 an hour. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 7 May 2022

Weeding, Trimming, Mulching

$35

Brinsmead QLD, Australia

22nd Mar 2022

I need a semi experienced person to help with gardening work. Some hand weeding, (some weed poisoning), trimming, general tidy and mulching. Tell me what you can do and experience. - Due date: Before Saturday, 26 March 2022

Good Work Jay, Thanks.

Weeding and mulching

$1,500

Trinity Beach QLD, Australia

16th Sep 2021

Weeding of garden beds and mulching. Several steep banks and sloping block. Will be a few days work.

Mik was great. Worked really hard to get the job done.

Rockwall weeded and mulched

$600

Holloways Beach QLD 4878, Australia

18th Feb 2021

Weeds need to be removed can be poisoned if need be then rock wall mulched

Shoveling mulch

$35

Earlville QLD 4870, Australia

14th Nov 2020

move 5m of mulch into garden beds

Yard tidy up ,remove palm fronds and mulching .

$300

Cairns North QLD, Australia

15th Nov 2022

- Due date: Before Sunday, 20 November 2022

Spreading of garden mulch.

$230

Trinity Beach QLD, Australia

20th Sep 2022

4 cubic metres of garden mulch to be spread in garden beds. Level block, easy access, bit some sections still easy but fiddly around pavers. Mulch will be delivered to driveway so all you need is yourself and a barrow. We need someone who is careful with good attention to detail please! Based on last time, it was around 5 hours work. I have attached pics of the sort of areas needing to be done - Due date: Flexible

Prompt, keen, detailed and a hard worker! Highly recommended.. Thanks Ty

Garden and yard maintenance, hedging tree pruning mulching

$2,000

Redlynch QLD, Australia

27th Apr 2022

Large garden and yard on acreage but only smaller area around house and garage area needs mulching hedging pruning and lopping. No green waste bin, but some small green waste can be sumped on property. - Due date: Before Sunday, 8 May 2022

3 metres of mulch on my garden

$1,000

Kewarra Beach QLD, Australia

7th Mar 2022

I want 6meters of mulch supplied and spread on my garden - Due date: Flexible

Carrying and Spreading of Garden mulch

$200

Trinity Beach QLD, Australia

30th Jul 2021

We need our garden mulch topped up. The land is level but the mulch needs placing so is fiddly in some areas. I will have the mulch delivered so seeking your labour only. Prefer someone who knows and likes gardens and can complete the task tidily and accurately. I have a wheelbarrow, garden waste bags, rakes etc if needed. We are very flexible with time and date. The amount posted is an hourly rate I would expect a days work. Would ideally suit 2 people, one barrow whilst the other distributes.

Great to deal with and completed the task exactly how we wanted. Highly recommended!

Mulching gardens

$200

Redlynch QLD 4870, Australia

1st Feb 2021

Gardens around house need mulching, probably a full days (8 hours) work for one person. Someone with gardening experience preferred.

Arrived on time and worked hard to get the job done!

Mulching and footpath installation

$325

Smithfield QLD 4878, Australia

28th Oct 2020

-Need to remove old soil from my garden bed and replace with fresh top soil. -I’ll be planting myself but needs help to wheelbarrow mulch after - 12 x 600 x 400 pavers to be installed around the garden bed

Nice guy and easy to work with. His job is immaculate and turns up on time. Would definitely recommend him 😊