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Recent Pruning reviews in Outer East Melbourne

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Pruning of Trees


Scott was amazing. Totally transformed our winter garden ready and waiting for Spring to burst!! Went above and beyond!! We highly recommend him.

Light pruning of our Deciduous trees - 3 hours


Colin attended on time and completed the task in a very satisfactory manner. Will be happy to use him again.

Gardener and rose pruner


Excellent service from Steve and his partner! Turned up on time, very efficient and even did a general tidy up for me! Would definitely recommend him!

Mowing and pruning


Couldn't have asked for better help pruning some trees in our garden. Will be using Adrian again.

I need pruning


Thanks for your prompt response and service. Much appreciated!

Mowing and pruning rose bush


What's the average cost of a pruning expert in Outer East Melbourne

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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 Outer East Melbourne

Prune garden, remove bushes and 2 small trees.


Yarra Junction VIC 3797, Australia

29th May 2023

Need someone to trim bushes, remove a couple of hedges and remove 2 small trees. Pictures attached. Location: Yarra Junction. Green rubbish also needs to be removed. Welcome to visit in person if required to offer an accurate quote. - Due date: Flexible

Prune hedges and mow lawns


Woori Yallock VIC, Australia

28th May 2023

Lawns need to be mowed, hedges pruned. Weeds taken out. Must be able to take garden waste aswell. Type of gardening: Whipper snipping, Garden cleanup, Weeding, Lawn mowing, Hedge trimming Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 6 June 2023

Hedging and pruning (Photos Updated)


Vermont South VIC, Australia

25th May 2023

Prune to the top of the James Stirling hedge that is growing along the fence line to the south of the property and prune of the trees long the north side of the driveway, and the branches that overhang the fence and roof line from the neighbours. Type of gardening: Hedge trimming Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes NO TIME WASTERS. IF YOU CANNOT COMPLETE THE JOB in the area, PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE/ ACCEPT. - Due date: Flexible

Pruning, gardening, mowing


Ringwood VIC, Australia

23rd May 2023

 Pruning hedge in the front.  Mow, whipper snipping nature strip and backyard.  Garden clean up. Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 27 May 2023

Matthew is a hard working bloke. He was punctual and finished the job really well. We will definitely engage him in the future.

Garden maintainence, weeding, pruning


Croydon VIC, Australia

18th May 2023

Garden tidy up of front yard and courtyard after being overseas. Weeding, 4-6 plants needing removal, tree pruning. Type of gardening: Garden cleanup, Weeding Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Before Tuesday, 16 May 2023

Gardening Pruning and removal of green waste


Boronia VIC 3155, Australia

17th May 2023

Hedge pruning, Front and back yard tidy up Small tree already cut down but needs to be removed - Due date: Before Monday, 22 May 2023

Pruning diosmas


Wantirna VIC, Australia

15th May 2023

Pruning established diosmas Type of gardening: Hedge trimming, Garden cleanup Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 17 May 2023

Prune yucca trees in front of the house


Ferntree Gully VIC, Australia

12th May 2023

Need to prune few yucca trees in front of the house. Photo attached - Due date: Before Saturday, 20 May 2023

Garden tidy up, pull out weeds and pruning


Ferntree Gully VIC, Australia

12th May 2023

Pulling out weeds and grass growing in the garden beds, prune back rose bushes and tidy up garden beds. Tidy up fruit trees and rose bushes. Pull out veggies from the veggie patch. Type of gardening: Garden cleanup, Weeding Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Flexible

Mulching garden prunings at our house


Donvale VIC, Australia

6th May 2023

We need a few piles of pruning mulched. There are a few different piles around the block. Keen to hear if the person would drag and mulch the pruning for us, or whether we would need to drag the pruning down to the driveway or even the footpath out front to be mulched (and what the cost difference is for those two services: machine only, or dragging the prunings as well). Want to know if there’s a cost difference for the service to take away the mulched pruning as well. Our green bin is full. A lot of the pruning is camellia and monstera. Type of gardening: Other, Garden cleanup Size of garden: 150-200m2. Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Flexible. Would like it done sooner rather than later. Can be done on a weekend or a weekday.

Tree pruning


Vermont VIC, Australia

2nd May 2023

Hi, Need trim/pruning done on my trees in the backyard. Will also need the rubbish to be removed as well. Thank you Type of gardening: Hedge trimming Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Shane did a fantastic job. Thank you

Trimming and Pruning


Scoresby VIC, Australia

28th Apr 2023

Hedges trimmed Tress pruned Type of gardening: Hedge trimming Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 29 April 2023

Gardening and pruning


Ferntree Gully VIC, Australia

26th Apr 2023

its on block of 3 units it needs to be weeding and pruning up front of unit down sides of units and general tidy up and bit small mowing to be done up front of unit no green bins would like taken away please Due date: Flexible - Due date: Flexible

Courtyard pruning & weeding


Nunawading VIC, Australia

13th Apr 2023

Courtyard needs to be weeded, overgrown neighbours' climbers & general tidy up. I require the removal of all the greenery & boxes removed. Boxes are from renovation work. Type of gardening: Weeding, Garden cleanup Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Flexible but would prefer this weekend if possible.

David was brilliant! He was very pleasant, arrived on time & went over and above what I expected him to do. I will definitely be using his services again. Thank you David for a fantastic job!

Weed Removal and Pruning


Ringwood East VIC 3135, Australia

25th Feb 2023

Need weed removal in the back yard, Pruning of trees and removal of green waste. It is expected to take 6 to 8 hours. - Due date: Before Sunday, 5 March 2023

Pruning, trimming Arborist with mulcher


Ferntree Gully VIC, Australia

23rd Feb 2023

I have hedges in two sides of my property , need to be pruning and trimmed as shown and greens removed or mulched. Thee are also three trees with maximum height of 4m as shown in the photos which need pruned.All greens waste needed to be removed or mulched. Please quote of you have the right tools like long saw, ladder and preferably mulcher . This is an arborist task not a simple gardening one. - Due date: Flexible

Ben just impressed me with his amazing work. His service was beyond my expectations.I definitely recommend him and looking forward using his service again in future.

Prune my Agapanthas


Ringwood East VIC, Australia

29th Jan 2023

Need my agapanthas to be pruned. Cut back at the stem and put into my garden bin please. Probably about an hour of work as they are all over my garden. Would need to person to bring their own tools please. - Due date: Flexible

Really pleased with the job andrew did with my mowing and agapanthas.. came on time and did exactly what I asked! Thanks Andrew I will use you again for lots more work in my garden!

Garden - hedges , pruning mowing etc


Mooroolbark, Victoria, Australia

28th Dec 2022

Need hedges , mowing , edges , pruning etc. clean up and disposal of garden waste. looking at 5 hours. - Due date: Flexible

Joel was excellent , punctual and friendly. Would definitely would recommend Joel.

Garden maintenance, weeding, pruning, mowing.


Boronia VIC, Australia

27th Dec 2022

Garden maintenance - weeding, mowing lawn, pruning etc. - Due date: Flexible

Fantastic result! My garden looks amazing again. Thank you for your attention to detail.

Garden weed and prune.


Mooroolbark VIC, Australia

20th Dec 2022

I need someone to do general gardening around my home, mainly pruning and weeding on a regular basis. Probably 2 hours a month. - Due date: Flexible

Janice did a great job weeding my garden.