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Recent Pruning reviews in Ballarat

"A hard worker, proficient and such a lovely person! Unequivocally recommend and am looking forward to using their services again!"

Small garden weeded & pruned


"Great job, thank you!"

Weeding and Pruning!


"Mark is a treasure. Many thank, again, S"

Mowing, pruning, mulching


"Patrick was amazing from start to finish. Great communicator and did a fantastic job!"

Pruning of roses and weeping cherry blossom


"Warren did a great job and has a lot of knowledge and experience. "

Pruning petosperims


"Lincoln was a fantastic Air Tasker find. He listened and understood all that was required and did a great job. He even offered value add advice and suggestions. I'll be using him again. "

Garden tidy and pruning


What's the average cost of a pruning expert in Ballarat

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What do pruning services include?

An experienced pruning specialist can handle cutting your trees, shrubs, hedges, and other plants. Pruning (or cutting away dead or overgrown branches and stems) improves a plant’s health and appearance. 

If it’s your first time getting a Tasker to prune your plants, here’s a rundown of what they may do when they get to work on your garden: 

Removing debris and old growth 

The Tasker will usually check the plant for dead wood or flowers and remove those bits. They’ll keep the young growth intact. They may also remove old branches if there are new ones below them. 


Afterward, a Tasker can take away your pile of garden waste and dispose of it properly. Do you suddenly need a tool that neither you nor your Tasker has? In which case, you can book delivery service to get that set of secateurs or long-reach pruners for your last-minute gardening needs. 

Deciding on a shape for the plants 

The Tasker will typically assess if a plant needs to be pruned to a certain shape (if the plant is new), or if they need to trim it back to follow a certain look. For example, pyramid shapes allow for plenty of light, great for apple and pear trees. 


You can also discuss how you’d like your shrubs or trees to look with your Tasker! Your specialist will then try to achieve your vision for your garden or yard.    

Pruning the plants 

When pruning plants and trees, the Tasker needs to make good, clean cuts that finish at a point of growth. They’ll get rid of unproductive wood and make sure to encourage the growth of new shoots that will result in lots of fruits and flowers. 


The pruning process may vary depending on the type of plant: 

  • Plants may be pruned back by around 1/3 of their current growth. If it’s a flowering plant, the specialist may cut back the dead flower stems and stem tops. 

  • For hedges, the Tasker will typically follow your desired shape (e.g., a ball). Or, they may trim the sides of a hedge first, pruning the top last. The lowest parts of a hedge should be wider than the top. This structure lets the lower part of the plant get enough sunlight. 

  • As for trees, the pruning specialist may ensure the tree keeps growing laterally instead of upwards. For more complex tree trimming services, consider hiring a tree surgeon.  


Speaking of trimming back overgrown plants, did you know you can also book a lawn mowing service through Airtasker? Simply select the “Post a task” button to schedule an appointment! 

Recent Pruning tasks in Ballarat

Prune bush roses


Sebastopol VIC, Australia

12th Sep 2022

I need bush roses pruned Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: 150m²-300m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Gardening - pruning and weeding


Canadian VIC, Australia

30th May 2022

There is a vine growing on our pergola that needs cutting back. Will need to access with a ladder (we have one). Also cutting back of small / medium plans that flowered and need to be cut back for winter. Small amount of weeding and clearing of pumpkin patch. There is also some mulch to be distributed, approx 0.5 cubic meters. Have based price on 4 hours of work at $40 an hour. Type of gardening: Weeding, Other Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Kate did a fantastic job, highly recommend

Pruning and Weeding Front Yard


Lake Gardens VIC 3355, Australia

4th Mar 2022

Front yard needs hard pruning and weeding. Currently shrubs are overgrown reducing pedestrian footpath and access to meterbox on side of house. Flowers and branches also getting in the way of cars backing in and out of garage. Weeds are overgrown on gravel path and flower beds and small section off flower bed edging needs repair/replacement. - Due date: Flexible

Very friendly and knowledgeable about plants.

Pruning apricot tree


Ballarat Central VIC, Australia

12th Feb 2022

Youngish apricot tree needs pruning - Due date: Before Saturday, 12th Mar 2022

Gardening - mow, weeding, pruning, clean up


Beaufort VIC, Australia

5th Nov 2021

Property needs a moving, weeding, pruning and general tidy up, small bits of rubbish. One of the trickier things would be lopping off the tops of the 4.5m high Pittosporums and removing dead weeds from garden beds and raking over. Can negotiate rates depending on what can and cant be done

A tough job done well. Excellent result, pleasure to deal with, will be definitely using services again.

Pruning weeding tiding of small garden


Daylesford - Hepburn Springs VIC, Australia

16th Jun 2021

Pruning weeding tidying of small garden at back of unit. Pruning of 4 bushes at front of unit

I need pruning services


Lake Gardens VIC 3355, Australia

31st Mar 2021

Banksia rose on a garden arch. It's overgrown and needs heavy pruning.

Prune roses


Lucas VIC 3350, Australia

28th Aug 2022

About 16 roses need annual pruning Type of gardening: Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Regular gardening 3-4 hrs per fortnight - weeding, pruning, mulching


Buninyong VIC 3357, Australia

6th Apr 2022

someone to weed garden beds, prune shrubs, trim trees and hedges (when needed), spread mulch, poison paths, tidy up. Tools and equipment are here. This garden is set out on 3,600 square m, is easily accessible and well laid out. Do not need a mowing service. - Due date: Flexible

Lawn mowing and trimming and pruning trees


Daylesford VIC, Australia

1st Mar 2022

Tree pruning and lawn mowing - Due date: Before Sunday, 6th Mar 2022

Weeding and pruning


Alfredton VIC 3350, Australia

4th Jan 2022

Large garden in Alfredton needs significant weeding (hand and spray/poisoning) and general pruning including some low trees. Also need to clean up and remove leaves and small branches

Great work

Mowing, pruning, mulching


Trentham VIC, Australia

4th Nov 2021

4 to 6 hour garden clean up including mowing (my machine), pruning, mulching, fertilising, loading trailer. All tools and machinery supplied. Block size 1600 sq meters - Due date: Flexible

Mark is a treasure. Many thank, again, S

Rose pruning in July


Alfredton VIC, Australia

10th Jun 2021

Approximately 30 roses climbing and standard to be pruned

Gardening services - Fruit Tree Pruning and General Gardening


Black Hill VIC, Australia

24th Sep 2022

I have a quite small garden but I do have a few fruit trees and a passionfruit vine which need maintenance, as well as weeding, path cleaning, mulching etc. Type of gardening: Weeding, Garden cleanup, Other Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Garden weeding and pruning


Ballarat VIC, Australia

24th Jun 2022

Elderly lady needs middle sized garden weeded and some bushes pruned. Person doing the job needs some understanding of plants in order to weed around the overgrown parts. - Due date: Flexible

Warren was great, turned up on the dot and made a huge difference.

Prune shrubs and trees in a garden, general tidy


Ballarat VIC, Australia

5th Apr 2022

Residential Garden is overgrown and needs pruning, including camellias and rhododendrons. approx 2.5m high. And other small trees. Must take clippings away and also take some existing garden clippings away. General tidying up inc sweep driveway and paths. Will suit someone with a trailer or chipper. Price must include all disposal costs. Estimate 3 hours work for one person

Thanks Aaron for taming the garden

Remove green waste - prunings


Soldiers Hill VIC 3350, Australia

22nd Feb 2022

Heap of branches from pruning a hedge to be removed. Have pics. Date flexible

Tree prune / shape


Annerley QLD, Australia

6th Dec 2021

I have a large tree at the front of my house that’s over grown. It’s a little higher than the roof awning. I require someone with the right accessories to trim it back and tidy it up. Clearing the green waste would be helpful but not essential.

Thanks Simon. I can see the front of the house again. Much appreciated. Prompt and professional.

Hedge trimming/prune


Brown Hill VIC, Australia

25th Oct 2021

I am looking soem to get quote for trimming/prune hedges. They are bit tall about 5m for a length about 15m - Due date: Flexible

Pruning and cutting back


Invermay Park VIC, Australia

24th Apr 2021

Grapevine to be pruned and creeping plants need cutting back. Need to bring ladder