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Recent Pruning reviews in Inner South Melbourne

Thanks Brian, appreciate your work & your advice on other species of plants to consider

Pruning trees


Thanks Brian.

Two hours of weeding, pruning and clipping


Stephen did an amazing job cleaning up my garden. He worked incredibly hard and I’m so happy with the job he did I have asked him to come back and clean the windows and gutters. I highly recommend him. C

Pruning trees, garden clean up


The guys were amazing! Extremely happy with the job, Thank you so much

Gardening- weeding, pruning


Great job Josh. Thank you

Weeding pruning and filling green bin


Great job. Cleaned up as he went and removed all the green waste. Would definitely recommend.

Pruning/plant cut back of 2 plants


What's the average cost of a pruning expert in Inner South Melbourne

$100 - $275







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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 Inner South Melbourne

Gardening - Remove/Prune unwanted plants weeds, Mow lawn. $50/hr


Chelsea VIC 3196, Australia

19th Mar 2023

Remove unwanted plants,weeds, Mow lawn, prune plants. Clear all debris. Must take gardening waste for disposal. Task at $50/hr - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 23 March 2023

Lawn mowing, tree pruning etc


Bentleigh East VIC 3165, Australia

19th Mar 2023

Lawn mowing, weeding, pruning overgrown trees Type of gardening: Lawn mowing, Weeding, Garden cleanup Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Before Thursday, 23 March 2023

Tree Pruning & Trimming


Highett VIC, Australia

9th Mar 2023

The trees need pruning and trimming. One of the trees is quite high. Must have your own tools and vehicle to clean up. Rubbish needs to be removed. Also please let me know what exactly you can do to the tall tree.

Shane did a great job. Punctual, efficient and clear communication. Five star services and recommend him for sure.

Gardening, pruning


Aspendale Gardens VIC, Australia

9th Mar 2023

Large garden needs pruning and some weed spraying, I can supply all tools and weed killer to help you, $30 per hour, have about 4 hours of work - Due date: Flexible

Grass cutting, Weeding, Pruning


Carnegie VIC, Australia

6th Mar 2023

Looking for someone to mow small front yard, pull out weeds/ unwanted grass and prune few plants. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 8 March 2023

Tree pruning & trimming back


St Kilda East VIC, Australia

5th Mar 2023

Have some fruit trees in the front and back yard that I want cut back height wise to the fence line and in the front cut back width wise and little apples removed (on one side only) so that the walkway / driveway is clear. Definitely interested in hiring someone willing to do ongoing work like lawnmowing, minor landscaping and leaf removal Type of gardening: Hedge trimming, Whipper snipping, Other Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Before Thursday, 9 March 2023

Prune plants and bamboo and weed garden beds


Brighton East VIC, Australia

4th Mar 2023

Small garden beds that need weeding and prune back plants and small bamboo tree - Due date: Flexible

Great to deal with.

My Pyrus trees pruned….. I will help move the branches


Malvern VIC 3144, Australia

2nd Mar 2023

i have trees on two of my boundaries to be pruned. - Due date: Before Saturday, 11 March 2023

Oscar , was excellent … a very diligent young man …. Polite, efficient & very tidy …. Highly recommended him !

Pruning, weeding nad hedging


Malvern VIC, Australia

27th Feb 2023

trimming of overhanging branches from tree - Due date: Before Saturday, 4 March 2023

Gardening / pruning


Carnegie VIC, Australia

27th Feb 2023

Two hedges/rows of trees need pruning as well as a small box hedge that runs along the veranda. The two rows of trees are quite high so ladders will be required. - Due date: Flexible

Trim/Prune a hedge


Murrumbeena VIC, Australia

25th Feb 2023

Had a gardener come in before and trim this down. He left it all uneven and messy. Need this pruned straight and sharp.

Tree pruning and shaping


Mentone VIC 3194, Australia

23rd Feb 2023

Bamboo trees in the backyard need pruning/trimming and shaping - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 24 February 2023 - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 24 February 2023

Weeding, pruning and trim tree


Dendy VIC 3186, Australia

23rd Feb 2023

Cutting back small plants Weeding garden bed Hedge one large tree - Due date: Flexible

Mow and prune


Brighton VIC, Australia

16th Feb 2023

Clear block of weeds. Remove green. Clear naturstrip of lawn and plants. Leave trees Type of gardening: Garden cleanup, Lawn mowing Size of garden: Above 300m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Flexible

Cut grass, pick up leaves, prune plants


Ormond VIC, Australia

5th Jan 2023

Pick up leaves and general tidy Type of gardening: Other, Lawn mowing, Garden cleanup Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Fantastic. My garden looks spot on

Hedge trimming and tree pruning


Darling VIC 3145, Australia

18th Dec 2022

Backyard: - ficus hedge trimming to reshape - ornamental pear pruning (several metres height) Front: - Chinese box hedge trim/reshape - ficus trimming/shaping at drive way Prune back branches growing over neighbour fence General tidy up and removal of all debris - Due date: Flexible

Great communication and very efficient at completing the task. Went extra without being asked and cleaned up very well. Definitely recommend!

Tree pruning


Mordialloc VIC, Australia

13th Dec 2022

Branch pruning and take away of cuttings. - Due date: Before Thursday, 22 December 2022

Prune tall hedges


Mordialloc VIC, Australia

6th Dec 2022

We have a few hedges ( 3 ) that need to be trimmed down. They are currently around 3m and want them down to around 2m. - Due date: Flexible

Shannon did a great job pruning the hedges, they look great. Took great care in cleaning up after as well, ensuring any branches that were fallen on the neighbours side were picked up as well

Weed, prune & tidy front & backyard


Carnegie VIC 3163, Australia

23rd Nov 2022

We need weeding done in our front yard, backyard as well as some pruning/garden tidying done

Fast, friendly and thorough service. Thanks Oscar!

Weeding and pruning


Hughesdale VIC 3166, Australia

22nd Sep 2022

Need 2 small gardens weeded. The back one is 2x10m, only needs weeding and removal of dead leaves, the front is around 5x5m and has a couple of bushed that need trimming. Let me know :)

Shauna is wonderful. Super thorough and friendly. Excellent communication. My garden has never looked this good.