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Recent Mulching reviews in Newcastle

"Fantastic work! Thank you Ian 😊"

Mulch barrowing and spreading

$80

"Arrived on time, excellent job. Would highly recommend. "

I need help moving garden mulch

$140

"Laurie did a fantastic job and is very thorough. A real gem, and such a nice person. Highly recommended."

Weed 20m2 garden bed, add mulch-materials supplied

$200

"efficient .prompt and polite.I couldnt be more pleased with the task done.Thank you Tristan. "

Weed ,mulch trim and tidy up front and back yard.

$210

"Prompt great service! "

Weeding/re-mulch / edging install

$75

"Job very well done! Quick, yet thorough! Would recommend to re-do my garden 👌🏻"

Remove weeds & lay mulch

$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 Newcastle

Spread sugar cane mulch in garden

$150

Mount Hutton NSW, Australia

12th Sep 2022

Spread 4 bags of sugar cane mulch on rock garden in front yard. Garden is on a reasonable slope. Spread around established plants to stop weeds coming back - Due date: Before Saturday, 17 September 2022

Great job.

Need 4 cubic meters of leaf mulch put on garden beds.

$240

Jesmond NSW, Australia

5th May 2022

Will have 4 cubic meters of leaf mulch dumped in driveway. Need it shifted onto garden beds. Level access. Have wheelbarrow, shovel and rake. Will assist with placement. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 6 May 2022

Worked hard and consistently on a labor intensive and gruelling job. Pleasant and polite.

Wood chipper or mulcher

$100

Toronto NSW, Australia

28th Feb 2022

Needing help with mulching branches and leaves to use for garden bed. Not sure which one is best a wood chipper or mulcher. Off cuts from hedging. Branches twigs leaves... - Due date: Flexible

Weeding, weed cloth, putting on mulch

$220

Mayfield West NSW, Australia

29th Dec 2021

Remove thin layer of recently applied mulch as best as possible (to reapply shortly), complete weeding, apply weed cloth with pegs and then re-apply mulch and rest of mulch.

Very professional and very thorough work. Highly recommended.

Pruning, hedge trimming, fertilising, weeding, mulching.

$75

Wallsend NSW 2287, Australia

31st Aug 2021

Regular fortnightly garden maintenance. Weeding, mulching, pruning, hedge-trimming, fertiliser. No mowing or lawn edges.

Gardening - weeding and mulching

$90

Merewether NSW, Australia

17th May 2021

Weeding and mulching backyard garden size approx 6x6m

Front garden weeded and mulched

$20

Bonnells Bay NSW, Australia

29th Mar 2021

Garden needs weeding not a big job just don’t want to do it

Weeding and spreading out mulch

$250

The Junction NSW 2291, Australia

21st Aug 2022

We need our garden weeded and then mulch spread out. We will supply mulch and can supply wheelbarrow. Weeds are relatively easy to remove. Estimated total 1 days work. - Due date: Flexible

Mulching Gardens

$100

Fassifern NSW, Australia

23rd Apr 2022

I have a pile of mulch that needs spreading around some gardens. I have marked the date required as the 30/4 but are flexible. Just want it done sometime in the next 7 days.

Thomas arrived on time as arranged and done a great job. Highly Recommended.

Weeding and mulching

$100

Hamilton NSW, Australia

13th Feb 2022

Need several small garden beds weeded and mulched/ wood chipped (sugar cane mulch and wood chips provided) Front and backyard. Up to 2 hours work. Date flexible but prefer 10 or 11 March. - Due date: Flexible

Punctual. Did a great job, front yard looks super. Thanks Ron.

Planting and spreading mulch

$300

New Lambton Heights NSW, Australia

17th Dec 2021

I need about 6 plants planted and then mulch spread ovr two garden beds - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 18th Dec 2021

Absolutely amazing! Fabulous job.

Wheel barrow mulch and spread

$270

Toronto NSW, Australia

15th Jul 2021

Wheel barrow mulch from dumping area to various parts of my garden and spreading it. To be done middle September.

Gardening/Weeding/Mulch

$600

Eleebana NSW, Australia

14th May 2021

Removal of weeds, clean up and tidy garden beds, mulch

Remove Mulch

$800

Edgeworth NSW, Australia

21st Sep 2022

Hi, We are looking for someone to remove/scrape the mulch from our lot. It cannot be left at the property. It has to be taken away and disposed. The lot is 400sq We would like someone to do it as soon as possible. Please leave your offers below. Thank you - Due date: Before Saturday, 8 October 2022

Cade was absolutely amazing! He did the job so fast and was at the property the day we put the job up. He had great communication and was very kind. Highly recommend him to other people. Thank you!

Spreading wood chip mulch in gardens of a large strata plan

$2,000

Waratah NSW, Australia

25th May 2022

You will be subcontracting to me. Mulch to be spread in about 50 small gardens in a large complex. You can choose to supply the wood chip mulch and spread it, or it can be delivered there and dumped for you to distribute to the beds. Needs to be done this week or next. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 1 June 2022

Mulch Scrapping on block of land in Brushcreek

$900

Edgeworth NSW, Australia

8th Apr 2022

Scrap Mulch on new stand preparing for building . Lot size is 16 x 35 That is 560 sq metres Fairly flat patch filled with loose mulch which needs to be scrapped and taken away. - Due date: 9 April 2022

Need weeding & mulching of garden bed

$150

Charlestown NSW, Australia

8th Feb 2022

Needing weeding and mulching (mulch supplied)of garden beds totalling an area of about 55m2 - Due date: Before Friday, 25th Feb 2022

Excellent work and lovely people

Weeding and mulching

$250

Merewether NSW 2291, Australia

14th Dec 2021

Weeding garden beds and mowing.

Replacing mulch in rose bush

$150

Kotara NSW, Australia

2nd Jun 2021

Hi I need help with taking out the existing wood chip mulch and replacing with sugar cane mulch in my rose bush . I have done 1/3rd of it as shown in the photo.

Prompt response professional , efficient , came despite bad weather - would recommend to anyone xx

Mulch up tree limbs

$500

Warners Bay NSW, Australia

17th Apr 2021

mulch tree limbs and remove mulch