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Recent Mulching reviews in Canberra

"Thank you Paul for your efficient, friendly & hard working attitude. Highly recommended."

Lay stones & mulch in garden beds

$500

"Good communicator. Worked fast!"

Gardening - spread mulch

$200

"Alex was awesome to deal with and a nice guy "

Mulching garden beds and clean up

$250

"Great job, thorough and worked hard. Recommended! "

Garden weeding and mulching

$100

"Thank you! "

Move approx 5 wheel barrow loads of mulch & sand

$65

"Job completed just as requested. No dramas whatsoever!!"

Place 5m3 forrest litter mulch.

$200

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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 Canberra

Spread mulch in our garden

$200

Hackett ACT 2602, Australia

24th Sep 2022

We need a layer of mulch spread over our garden beds in preparation for summer - Due date: Before Monday, 31 October 2022

Mulch gardens

$300

Kaleen ACT, Australia

19th Sep 2022

I'm looking for someone to mulch front and rear gardens using composted mulch. Access is pretty good. It will probably need around 8m3 (possibly more!). I'll arrange delivery of mulch.

Trim hedges and remove or mulch cuttings.

$220

Palmerston ACT, Australia

12th Sep 2022

Small court yard with hedges on three sides need trimming. I am happy for the trimming either to be removed or turned into mulch if you have the appropriate equipment. - Due date: Flexible

Would highly recommend Luke! Great communications, on time, and delivered! Extremely happy with the care and attention he took to leaving our hedges, looking perfect!

Weeding, general garden maintainance, mulch laying etc

$500

Spence ACT, Australia

1st Sep 2022

Weeding, spraying, mulch laying, hedge trimming. Will most likely be a multi-staged job. Type of gardening: Weeding, Hedge trimming, Garden cleanup Size of garden: 150m²-300m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Deliver and spread mulch.

$120

Coombs ACT, Australia

2nd Aug 2022

I need bark delivered and spread on-site. Circa 2x4 metres. See photos. - Due date: Flexible

Mulching of trimmed hedge

$140

Watson ACT, Australia

26th Jun 2022

I have done a heavy prune on a virburnum hedge. Trimmings now need to be mulched. Includes branches up to about 10mm in diameter. Mulch to be left on site for me to spread on garden. Will require you to bring the mulcher

Move and spread mulch in backyard

$750

Watson ACT, Australia

17th Jun 2022

I will have 9 cubic metres of fine eucy-chip mulch delivered and need it spread mostly in the backyard along pathways but also some in the front yard. Rocks along the edges of the paths will need to be lifted so mulch can go underneath and the rocks can sit on top. The rocks aren't huge - moveable by me (a small female). It's just a repetitive job. I have one wheelbarrow and shovel but neither are great tools - if you have your own, it would probably be a bonus! Timing is to align with a visit by my regular gardener who can advise during the day if there are any questions. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 22 June 2022

Yuan and his colleague were very pleasant, hard-working and careful in my garden. They did an expert job of laying mulch on my paths, including lifting rocks along the borders so they didn’t get buried by the mulch. I also appreciated Yuan’s attention to detail in making an offer on the job - he had clearly thought properly about the hours required and priced himself accordingly. I would definitely hire him again!

Pruning, weeding, mulching

$250

Wanniassa ACT, Australia

24th Sep 2022

Need a garden tidy up. Pruning, weeding, mulching, mowing and edging Type of gardening: Weeding, Hedge trimming, Garden cleanup, Other Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Mulching garden beds

$400

Griffith ACT, Australia

19th Sep 2022

Mulching Garden beds Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Thanks Liam! He was a great communicator and did the job fast and well. Highly recommend.

Mulch install

$200

Fadden ACT, Australia

9th Sep 2022

I have approx 7.5 m3 of pine bark mulch to be moved from the front driveway to areas in my backyard and front - some pictures of the property below

Liam did a cracking job moving mulch around the property. Highly recommend his services!

Gardening: smallish garden, weeding and spreading mulch

$500

Wright ACT, Australia

17th Aug 2022

Smallish garden, requires some weeding and then distributing and spreading approx 5 cubic metres fresh tan bark mulch. I will supply mulch but won’t order until timing settled. After this weekend. Will take a few days to arrange mulch delivery. - Due date: Flexible

Adrian did an incredible job with our garden. He showed exceptional attention to detail and has an amazing work ethic. He was reliable and polite and i would recommend him highly. He worked really hard all day and we were so impressed

Landscaper to distribute mulch and soil in front yard

$300

Taylor ACT, Australia

26th Jul 2022

In need of a landscaper to distribute the soil and mulch in Our garden and also put In some garden edging. Once this is done will Need someone to plant also - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 27 July 2022

Luke was very personable and did a great job at what we asked him to do for us :) we will continue using him for our landscaping

Relay some pavers up to new gate. Complete garden tidy, weed, mulch

$500

Molonglo ACT 2611, Australia

22nd Jun 2022

Relay pavers to new gate and reset some that have lifted with tree roots. Complete tidy of garden, prune and presentation, weed removal, small dead tree removal, add mulch to garden beds, etc - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 8 July 2022

Mulching required

$200

Canberra, ACT

26th Sep 2022

Mulching of gum tree canopy Will need industrial size mulcher or equivalent.

Moving mulch

$200

O'Malley ACT 2606, Australia

24th Sep 2022

3 hours assistance with moving tan bark downhill onto garden bed using a wheelbarrow. Price can be negotiable and by the hour. I will be spreading the bark on the garden, just need help to move so the process can be sped up. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 24 September 2022

Was able to respond on short notice and did a great job - highly recommended

Spread mulch

$200

Giralang ACT, Australia

17th Sep 2022

Help spread a bit of gravel and mulch for the day Have wheel barrow, shovel and rake. ~5 cubic meters of mulch over back yard. - Due date: Before Sunday, September 18, 2022

Mulching and weeding

$250

Curtin ACT, Australia

5th Sep 2022

There are two narrow beds under hedges in the front yard and a large bed in the back. All three beds need light weeding. 4 cubic meters of mulch then needs to be moved from driveway and spread on all the beds. - Due date: Before Monday, 12 September 2022

Tina did a great job. She was punctual, thorough and payed great attention to detail. Our yard looks great. Highly recommended.

Weeding and Lay mulch

$90

Chifley ACT, Australia

10th Aug 2022

weeding and put mulch Type of gardening: Weeding, Garden cleanup Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 13 August 2022

General garden tidy up & mulch

$105

Canberra ACT, Australia

22nd Jul 2022

Weeding, tidy up, trimming plants & hedges, mulching garden beds. Job can be done any day - sometime over the next few weeks

Caitlyn was absolutely fantastic. She has great horticultural knowledge and is very skilled in the garden. Caitlyn was very enthusiastic, helpful and friendly. She was punctual and reliable and did an awesome job. I'd highly recommend Caitlyn.

Supply and spread mulch to a front garden in Weetangera.

$600

Weetangera ACT, Australia

20th Jun 2022

Supply and spread quality mulch to a front garden of a residential house. - Due date: Before Thursday, 30 June 2022

Lee was helpful, enthusiastic and added real value by suggesting alternatives.