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  • Winter pruning
  • … or anything else
It only takes 2 minutes. And it's free.
Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
Up to 50% cheaper than franchise dealers
No job too big or too small
No job too big or too small
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Recent Pruning reviews in Newcastle

"Thanks to Ben for a job well done. Ben was on time, was a great worker and prepared to do that bit extra. He is also a lovely young man and a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend Ben "

Weeding, pruning, digging

$60

"thanks again Ben for another great effort - much appreciated, Kim"

Weeding, pruning, digging

$60

"Tim was quick and efficient and did a really great job!"

Pruning, sweeping, green waste removal

$80

"Thorough job done, Tim is very pleasant to work with"

Garden work - mow, weed, prune

$140

"Great work again today with hedge pruning - well done Ben thank you "

Weeding, pruning, digging

$60

"Tim did a great job very happy with his level of service and would recommend him to others :)"

Prune hedges

$100

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

$75 - $160

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$75

median

$120

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$160

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Average reviews for Pruning Services in Newcastle

based on 26 reviews

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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 Newcastle

Trim hedge, edging on lawn, pruning and weeds

$250

Broadmeadow NSW 2292, Australia

17th Jul 2022

Small garden,p although hedging is high -need to go up ladder to do it.Pruning of jasmine, edging of front lawn. We have some room in green bin but the rest to be disposed of.

Excellent work, neat and tidy

Weed, pressure clean, prune and tidy courtyard

$150

Warners Bay NSW, Australia

20th Jun 2022

Paved courtyard needs pressure clean of pavers. 3m hedge trimmed, few weeds removed. Area 4m x 12 but some is deck so no cleaning. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 21 June 2022

Awesome! Fast, responsive, worked hard, great results! Highly recommend.

Hedge pruning and lawn edges

$100

Adamstown Heights NSW, Australia

10th Mar 2022

I have tall hedges that need pruning as well as the edges of my lawn to be cut back. No need for mowing. Photos attached. I’m flexible with when it can be done, but hopefully before next weekend.

Pruning trees, weeding garden

$50

Merewether NSW, Australia

15th Jan 2022

I have over grown tree that hangs out onto the drive way and would like that all cleaned up And all the grass and stuff would like that gone to

Quick and easy, would definitely recommend.

PRUNING & GENERAL GARDENING.

$100

Morisset Park NSW 2264, Australia

3rd Dec 2021

GENERAL GARDENING IN TIDY GARDEN FOR PENSIONER. Any day that suits. 4HRS $100.

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.

General gartden maintenance, pruning, clean up

$150

Mayfield NSW, Australia

24th Apr 2021

suburban garden requires clean up with whipper snipper, pruning of shrubs and trimming of trees. Clean up yard

Tree pruning

$600

Waratah West NSW, Australia

15th Jul 2022

Jacaranda tree from my neighbour is overgrown over my side and making lots of mess in my yard and pool . He agreed to trim it and we are looking for reasonable price

Hedge trimming and pruning of two trees

$200

Stockton NSW 2295, Australia

19th Apr 2022

Two very tall hedges need to be trimmed right back and two very tall Magnolias need to be pruned - Due date: Flexible

Mowing, pruning, edging.

$400

Wickham NSW 2293, Australia

4th Mar 2022

I need someone to mow, edge, prune, weed and generally tidy up my front and back yards. Will need to take away green waste. Also take away my old letterbox (pictured) or cut up so it fits in red bin. - Due date: Before Sunday, 6 March 2022

Thanks for the amazing job. So neat and tidy. Exactly as I had hoped. Quick, responsive, great communication.

Shrub pruning

$80

Wickham NSW, Australia

11th Dec 2021

Prune large Muraya shrub and remove

Good job. Thanks

Home garden branch and hedge pruning

$300

New Lambton NSW, Australia

15th Nov 2021

Pruning/trimming part of canopies of 3 trees that are encroaching on my gutter/roof (single story home so 3-4 metres high). Trim top 0.5-1m of tops of 4 shrubs-camelia, port wine magnolia, expo gold native shrub, photinia; please bring your favourite tools. Also hedge trim acmena smithii - top 0.3-0.5m about 10m length (bring your hedge trimmer!). I have green bin, and happy to have a pile waiting for future removal. I am unable to estimate a realistic length of time for these jobs. - Due date: Flexible

Thanks Ron, great work done today ! I recommended him for time management, considerate and energetic work, courtesy. :-)

Gardening - prune hedge and weed side passage

$70

Larrakeyah NT 0820, Australia

8th May 2021

Looking for someone to tidy the front and back hedges and weed the side passage. Not much weeding just need an overall tidy

Trees pruned

$400

Hamilton NSW, Australia

29th Jul 2022

We have an avocado and mango tree about 6 meters tall and would like them pruned to about 4 as they block the light in the garden. There is one avocado and 1 Mango. - Due date: Flexible

Weeding and pruning

$130

Waratah NSW, Australia

23rd Jun 2022

Weeding of garden beds and pavers Some pruning of rose bushes - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 24 June 2022

Reparies pruning scrubs

$200

Belmont NSW 2280, Australia

11th Apr 2022

Prune scrubs trim hedge Replace bench in garage - Due date: Flexible

Help ingarden weeding pruning etc

$30

Wangi Wangi NSW 2267, Australia

6th Feb 2022

Weeding pruning general garden maintnance - Due date: Flexible

Garden clean up. Pruning tall hedge

$180

Redhead NSW, Australia

6th Dec 2021

Hi Daryk. What do you charge for 1. Mowing lawns 2. Whipper snipping 3. Pruning tall hedge?

Lawn mowing & some pruning

$25

Valentine NSW, Australia

16th Oct 2021

Front & back lawn to mow. occasional tree pruning during summer. Back yard is approx 5 metres x 5 metres. front approximatif 9 metres x 3 metres. Just 3 small bushes to trim. - Due date: Flexible

Cade did a good job. Thanks

Prune tops of hedge.

$100

North Lambton NSW, Australia

2nd May 2021

Tops of our Lilly Pilly need pruning and removing. Tall self supporting ladder or light scaffolding probably required.

Great work. Don is on time and great to work with.