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Recent Mulching reviews in East Melbourne

"Stephen did a great job. He is a good communicator and made the effort to understand what we were after. "

Carting mulch

$150

"Outstanding! Very friendly and very knowledgeable. I’ve been having problems with weeds for as long as I can remember. I’m limited in what I can use because of pets. Lee came up with a solution that was brilliant. "

Pull weeds out and lay mulch

$50

"Amazing Airtasker. Went above and beyond what was requested. Would not hesitate to use again!"

Weeding, Mulching, end of Lease Clean Up

$180

"Hard worker. Punctual. Very tidy. Good personality. Very competent"

I need gardening services - weeding and mulching-

$200

"Ainsley did a meticulous job of removing oxalis and other weeds from the garden beds. Then mulched all bare areas. She loves weeding. 💕"

General weeding & mulching

$120

"Thank you Andrew! Great communication, on time and hard working. Garden is looking so much better. "

Garden weeding, remove agapanthus, spread mulch

$320

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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 East Melbourne

Garden beds dug over and levelled , mulch spread

$150

Kew East VIC, Australia

15th Nov 2022

Dig and level garden beds , apply mulch Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Before Wednesday, 30 November 2022

At home service rover 4 stroke pro cut mulch and catch self propelled

$150

Doncaster Heights VIC 3109, Australia

11th Nov 2022

at home servicing for a rover 4 stroke pro cut mulch and catcher self propelled that will not start - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 14 November 2022

Mulching garden waste

$500

Ashburton VIC, Australia

29th Oct 2022

Mulching and removal of the mulched garden waste. We have cut the trees and will be piled ready for mulching. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 31 October 2022

Thanks Ali

Spreading 5 cubic m of mulch, installing irrigation system

$1,000

Doncaster VIC 3108, Australia

26th Oct 2022

Spread 5 cubic m of hardwood chip mulch over 50 square m. Install 30m line of drip irrigation. Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Re-mulch front yard

$400

Box Hill North VIC, Australia

2nd Sep 2022

re-mulch my front yard, around 20 m^2

Nice service from Steven and Paul

Remove Garden Soil, Mulch

$50

Templestowe Lower VIC 3107, Australia

30th May 2022

Remove garden soil mixed with mulch. Less than 1 cubic meters. - Due date: Before Saturday, 4 June 2022

Mulch or remove garden waste

$100

Templestowe Lower VIC 3107, Australia

22nd Mar 2022

Need mulching or removing the garden waste (about 1.5 cu metres) and take away from premises located at Templestowe Lower, 3107. - Due date: Flexible

Weed mat and mulch top up

$400

Kew East VIC 3102, Australia

12th Nov 2022

In addition to looking for an ongoing gardener, we need a weed mat put in on the side fence (about 4m long) and then top up with Mulch top up. Needs to be done before next weekend.

Garden & porch maintenance- weed, mulch, clean

$380

Surrey Hills VIC, Australia

2nd Nov 2022

Garden and porch/entryway maintenance including: - weeding front garden and side-way garden beds - spread mulch on side/rear/front garden beds (approx 1.25 cubic m3 of mulch to be spread) - put weed mat on 2 of the garden beds - tidy/clean, sweep, remove cobwebs, wash windows of front porch Mulch, weed mat, bins provided. You will need to bring other gardening/cleaning tools including wheel barrow for mulch.

A great job done by Isaac. On time and easy to communicate with, professional, would recommend.

Weed mat and mulch

$200

Epping VIC 3076, Australia

29th Oct 2022

Remove weeds along driveway fence, place weed mat and mulch and plant 2x ornamental pear (i will supply plants) Weed mat and mulch around existing english box Replace english box that has died (I will need roughly 7-8 supplied) Timber along garden edge where it meets concrete to prevent soil running off during heavy rain. Timber to match other garden beds, some top soil will need to be added to this portion as it has been washed away for to rain. Thankyou

Mulch garden beds

$125

Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

10th Oct 2022

Few hours work carrying mulch from front of house to back and spreading out over garden beds - Due date: Flexible

Easy to deal with, prompt and reliable, highly recommend.

Hedge branch mulching/chipping

$10

Burwood VIC 3125, Australia

28th Jul 2022

already removed hedge requires mulch/chipping easy access - Due date: Flexible

excellent job

Help laying and moving 5-6 cubic metre of mulch

$200

Balwyn North VIC, Australia

23rd Apr 2022

We need help moving and laying 5-6 cubic metres of mulch for our garden. This is for three areas, front, side and back. There are lots of steps involved in accessing our backyard (photos attached). Front garden is on a downwards slope but no steps. Side area involves 1-2 steps. We will require you to bring your own equipment and tools as all we have is a shovel.

Very happy. Mark was on time and completed the jobs nicely.

Spread a pile of tan bark mulch. Unassemble a garden edging.

$200

Blackburn North VIC, Australia

28th Nov 2022

To spread a load of tan bark mulch and unassemble a Bunnings- type garden bed edging - Due date: Before Friday, 2 December 2022

Have branches on the nature strip need to be removed or mulched

$100

Templestowe VIC, Australia

11th Nov 2022

On the corner of Fitzsimons land and lempriere close - Due date: Before Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Garden tidy. Weeding and mulching.

$180

Templestowe Lower VIC, Australia

1st Nov 2022

Front garden tidy and a few garden beds along the side/back. Need weeds pulled out and mulch top up of all areas. Maybe 5-6 hours work? Some photos attached. I will supply mulch. I have a greens waste bin. Just need your muscles. Type of gardening: Weeding and mulching. Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Move mulch with wheelbarrow- working with 3 x landscapers

$30

Box Hill VIC, Australia

26th Oct 2022

We need some extra labour to install garden mulch to garden beds. Around 4-6 hours of work. Suggesting $30/hour. Our landscape team 3 guys will be there to work with you. Starting 7.30am in Box Hill - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 27 October 2022

Delivery and install black mulch around the garden beds

$300

Templestowe VIC 3106, Australia

2nd Oct 2022

Black mulch around the garden beds Type of gardening: Weeding, Hedge trimming, Garden cleanup Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Mulching branches

$165

Camberwell VIC, Australia

24th Jul 2022

I have just finished pruning 3 trees and need someone to come and mulch them. Will need mulch machine. I will upload photos this weekend

Thanks Liam. Great communication and great job. Thanks for your help. Craig

Mulch around garden bed ;deliver & spread mulch for 5.5 cubic metres

$500

Balwyn VIC 3103, Australia

26th Mar 2022

I need to replace the mulch around my garden bed including delivery of replacement mulch and spreading of mulch for 5.5 cubic metres - Due date: Flexible