Find an experienced pruning expert in Sunshine Coast

Fill in a short form and get free quotes for professional pruning services in Sunshine Coast

4.5

Excellent rating - 4.5/5 (9200+ reviews)

Need garden pruning services?
  • Plant trimming services
  • Hedge pruning services
  • 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
Free insurance coverage
Free insurance coverage
Secure cashless payments
Secure cashless payments
Same day / next day service available
Same day / next day service available

Best rated pruning experts near me

Recent Pruning reviews in Sunshine Coast

"Warren did a fantastic job of our gardening. He was reliable, thorough and very hard working. Communication was easy. I would highly recommend Warren."

Gardening/pruning back

$100

"Excellent job done cleaning our pool and tidying the garden. "

Clean my pool and garden pruning and maintenance.

$180

"Great bloke, great job. Will definitely use Lincoln again. Thanks mate."

Lilly Pilly Pruning

$300

"Jon was on time and very good "

Pruning hedges

$200

"All good. Good hard worker"

Hedging and pruning

$100

"Pleasure to deal with. Reliable will use again "

Need some trees pruned and lopped

$500

What's the average cost of a pruning expert in Sunshine Coast

$100 - $210

low

$100

median

$150

high

$210

Low, median and high bar chart distribuiton

Average reviews for Pruning Services in Sunshine Coast

based on 31 reviews

4.84

29
1
0
0
1

What is Airtasker?

1

Post your task

Post your task

Tell us what you need, it's FREE to post.

2

Review offers

Review offers

Get offers from trusted Taskers and view profiles.

3

Get it done

Get it done

Choose the right person for your task and get it done.

Now Available!
  • Get it done now. Pay later.
  • Repay in 4 fortnightly instalments
  • No interest
  • Available on payments up to $1,500

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 Sunshine Coast

Garden maintenance and pruning

$100

Currimundi QLD, Australia

28th May 2022

Shrubs pruned and general tidy up Type of gardening: Hedge trim, Garden cleanup Size of garden: 50m²-100m² Has green waste bin: Yes - Due date: Flexible

Mowing weeding and pruning garden

$200

Cooran QLD 4569, Australia

27th Apr 2022

Mowing, weeding, trimming and removing green waste. Large garden. - Due date: Before Wednesday, 4 May 2022

Weeding, clean up small garden, prune hedges

$150

Maroochydore QLD, Australia

31st Mar 2022

Small amount of weeding, small front garden needs tidy, cut & prune large plant, prune hedges then remove & take away green waste.

What an awesome job that was completed today…. Front yard & back hedges looking great. Was on time, was lovely to deal with & very professional. Would highly recommend & will certainly use again

Tree's pruned and garden waste taken to tip

$200

Buderim QLD, Australia

21st Mar 2022

Trees on retaining wall in back yard need pruning. Bamboo hedge in front yard needs pruning and waste taken to tip - Due date: Flexible

Very pleased with the garden prune JJ did for us today. He turned up at exactly the agreed time and brought some control back in to what was becoming an overgrown jungle. Thank you JJ . Will recommend you to others and get you back again.

Hedge Pruning

$250

Buderim QLD, Australia

4th Mar 2022

Hedges on both sidesof house need pruning. Approximately 2m high. - Due date: Flexible

Garden maintenance, trimming edging, pruning, advice, weeding etc

$120

Witta QLD, Australia

21st Feb 2022

Help neeeed maintaining 1 acre property with beautiful gardens for private use and air bnb. Basic mowing can be done by owner but time constraints mean weekly help is needed with additional gardening work, ie edging, pruning, weeding, advice on planting and plant care, watering etc... our garden is beautiful but we are busy novices that need help - Due date: Flexible

Garden clean up, Weeding, Palm leaves and pruning

$150

Buderim QLD, Australia

3rd Jan 2022

I am looking for someone to come and: Clean up and take away dead palm leaves Remove weeds and strangler vines Prune thorny Palms Trim overgrown bush It's not a very big garden about 50sqm, but can be tedious and I don't have the time. Located in Buderim - Due date: Friday 7 Feb

Good Job, nice guy

Mowing, hedging, pruning

$500

Nambour QLD, Australia

1st May 2022

Mowing, hedging, trimming, brush cutting, removal of clippings etc - Due date: Before Friday, 13 May 2022

Really happy with the work. Did a great job, lovely guys, very helpful.

Remove prunings

$100

Coolum Beach QLD 4573, Australia

19th Apr 2022

Remove shrub pruning from driveway - Due date: Flexible

Excellent and efficient work. Thanks Shaun

Pruning and digging holes for planting

$90

Tewantin QLD, Australia

30th Mar 2022

prune lilypillies and dig 6 holes for plants. Also some weeding if time permits. Am allowing 3 hours all up. $30.00 per hour. - Due date: Flexible

Remy was great. Nothing was too much trouble and he worked in the rain as well.

Trimming, pruning, gardening $35/hr

$35

Diamond Valley QLD 4553, Australia

9th Mar 2022

Bushes and trees (palm trees, citrus) around our house need trimming + mowing (we have a push-on mower). - Due date: Before Sunday, 13 March 2022

Hedges down both sides of my property need pruning

$250

Buderim QLD, Australia

4th Mar 2022

Hedges are approximately 2 metres high and need pruning after all the rain. Need this done on a regular basis as my usual hedge specialist is no longer doing this work. - Due date: Flexible

Weeding and pruning in small courtyard

$75

Buderim QLD, Australia

18th Feb 2022

6m x 3m courtyard with rock garden. Needs weeding and pruning of jasmine on the back fence

Fast and efficient service. :-)

I need shrubs pruned, small area of weeds removed n bark laid there.

$220

Nambour QLD, Australia

9th Jun 2022

General tidy up of shrubs, a little weeding and mulching. Type of gardening: Hedge trim, Weeding, Other Size of garden: Under 50m² Has green waste bin: No - Due date: Flexible

Matt arrived on time and did a great job at sorting out my overgrown garden. I love to see it all neat and tidy. 😊

Weeding and pruning/tree trim

$150

Maroochydore QLD, Australia

29th Apr 2022

I need someone with a couple of spare hours and some trimming equipment please to trim down three lilly pilly hedges/trees, weed garden beds and take away the clippings/green waste. No lawn mowing or edging- it’s just cleaning up the gardens and trimming down the trees so they are manageable and the gardens ready for mulching (you don’t need to do the mulching). I want the three lilly pilly trees seen in the photos cut off to just above the fence level and then just trimmed square so they are neat, and the weeds in the gardens and sand area removed. The weeds are in garden beds and pull out easily and there are very few plants to work around, just some pots. The lilly pillys have been well-maintained and are easily cut, but I want them trimmed down to make them more manageable. I’ve offered my house and garden for a memorial for a family loved one and have run out of time to get it looking nice. Need done by May 12 at the latest please.

Paul did a fantastic job, and even came in the rain! The gardens and trees trimmed look great and Paul took care of the clean up. Thanks so much.

Tree pruning and hedging

$5

Wurtulla QLD, Australia

10th Apr 2022

Looking for a quote to prune pruning some trees in backyard and a hedge down side of house. - Due date: Flexible

General tidy. Wedding pruning. Hourly rate requested

$35

Palmwoods QLD, Australia

22nd Mar 2022

Large garden needing wedding. Pruning. General tidy. Hourly rate requested - Due date: Flexible

Sheub pruning

$250

Aroona QLD, Australia

9th Mar 2022

Shrub pruning required around 3-4 hours w - Due date: Flexible

Clean the garden weed , pruning

$800

Lake MacDonald QLD, Australia

1st Mar 2022

The size of the garden I ont know perhaps 300 - 590 qm - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 3rd Mar 2022

Pruning around house

$80

Nambour QLD, Australia

16th Feb 2022

pruning a creeper away from my guttering, pruning some pointsetia and some branches of a poincianna. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 21st Feb 2022