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Nic B

Beaumaris VIC

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"Nic did a fabulous job. Turned up perfectly on time and left the garden looking so much better. Would recommend."

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David W

Brunswick VIC

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"Great bloke Happy to help with task at hand"

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Matthew H

Kilsyth South VIC

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"Very happy, job completed as requested to a high standard. Would definitely use Matthew again. 👍"

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Jeremy D

Northcote VIC

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"Thanks for being so flexible. Great guy, great job. "

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"Andrew was fantastic! Highly recommended! Thanks heaps andrew, all the best mate."

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Vigithan N

Dandenong VIC

(552)

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"Great work, easy, efficient, mindful, thank you!"

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David A

Ringwood VIC

(53)

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"Thank you!!!! "

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Steve M

Ashburton VIC

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"Great job !"

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Recent Landscaping reviews in East Melbourne

"Chris is reliable and accurate. Highly recommended."

Landscape labour

$200

"good job, well done, arrived on time, left everything tidy."

Take away soil and rocks

$175

"Brandon is polite, well spoken, hardworking and reliable. I initially just needed a labourer for a day but Brandon proved to be a huge help, showing both initiative and competency as well as a 'can do' attitude and the work ethic to just get the job done without the need for supervision ive since found that i can also count on him on a regular basis and can highly recommend him to anyone who needs a helper! "

Gardening/Landscaping/Labour

$80

"friendly person"

Finish retaining wall

$20

"Thrilled. Col worked hard, did a great job, great communication. I'd definitely book him again. Thanks Col!! :)"

Weed and put mulch down along driveway garden bed

$60

"Friendly, professional and a great 'can do' attitude. Will hire again"

Move and compact crushed rock and crusher dust

$120

Average reviews for Landscaping Services in East Melbourne

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What does landscaping include?

When you book your landscaper, it’s important to let them know in your task exactly what work you need to be done. That way, they’ll be able to make you a fair offer and bring along the right tools for the job. 


Not sure where to start? If you need a range of general landscaping services, grab a notepad and pen, then go for a wander outside. Make a note of anything that needs tidying up, trimming, or removing. Then make sure you include these tasks in your listing. 


Another way to think about your landscaping is to break it down by the type of specialised skill or service you need. Here are some of the jobs you might give to your landscaper and what you can expect to happen during the process.

Planning

When you’re undertaking a BIG change, it’s important to lay the groundwork with some planning, first. A garden designer will help come up with ideas and map everything out on paper before you get started. Or you might hire a landscape architect to plan a larger commercial landscaping project in your local community or public space.

Earth and rocks

Don’t break your back over your backyard landscaping - no matter how little or how much you need to do. You can hire earthmoving contractors to do your trench digging, levelling, and even your pool excavation or boring excavation. They’ll bring the all tools and equipment needed to dig and move the earth so you (literally) don’t have to get your hands dirty.

Gardens

Planning a nice new garden bed to grow your own veggies, flowers, shady trees, or just want to reduce the amount of ground you have to mow? Get some help with your garden landscaping and garden edging to get the project off your to-do list and done sooner. That way, you can get on with the fun bit - planting!

Water

Where there are plants, there’s water. Make sure your plants get water when they need it (without having to remember to hose) with a drip irrigation system or a sprinkler system installation. Or make your garden more beautiful with a garden pond or water features. Either way, getting your water systems sorted is so much quicker and easier with an extra pair of hands or a landscaper near you who knows what they’re doing.

Trees

Trees are wonderful things, but sometimes, a tree’s gotta go. If you’re not experienced, you should never do chainsawing, stump grinding, wood chipping and mulching, or land clearing yourself. That’s something you should leave up to an experienced landscaper with the right equipment and background to get the job done properly and safely. 

Building and installations

A big component of landscaping is installing things to make your space more functional and beautiful. Things like retaining walls, artificial turf, landscape lighting or even garden benches to sit on. It’s always best to get a landscaper to help when it involves heavy lifting or specialist equipment. They’ll help you get your installations done safely and help you start enjoying your space much sooner.

Recent Landscaping tasks in East Melbourne

Cut 3x Cypress Pine trees & bore/remove stumps

$900

Mont Albert North VIC, Australia

8th Jun 2021

Remove 3x Cypress pine trees and remove 3x stumps in ground (roots). Trees are on a back boundary of property on fence line. House is approx 7 meters away. Need trees cut down and stumps bored/grind and all rubbish must be removed. Trees are approx 7-8 meters high and trunk diameters at ground level are approx 40cm. See photos attached. Care must be taken not to damage fence or house. Must me insured pls.

Move 3 Cubic Metres Soil to rear of house

$60

Ashburton VIC, Australia

1st Jun 2021

Have circa 3 cubic metres of soil that needs to be moved to the rear of the property (circa 10 metres) on a construction site. Just require someone with shovel and wheelbarrow.

Garden design and physical landscaping

$500

Hawthorn East VIC, Australia

30th May 2021

I’m after someone to design and create a local natives garden in the front yard and help establish edible garden beds in the back. ... I will get better pictures later today. Price tbc.

Landscaping to be done

$2,500

Brighton VIC 3186, Australia

21st May 2021

Have to fix up the yards for house sale. Looking for landscape options and prices- 1. 4 bushes, 1 tall yakka & a couple of medium/small plants to be removed 2. Some old retainers to be removed along the back fence and edging done. 3. Options turf/mulch/plants etc to

Jeremy is a hardworking landscaper who came up with some bright ideas to fix up the yard. Will definitely recommend him and will be glad to have him for any other jobs.

Dig out and remove stump, level area, lay pebbles

$400

Prahran, Victoria, Australia

29th Apr 2021

Need stump from shrub dug out and removed. Small area (approx 3mx3m) leveled and then weedmat and pebbles laid over area. (Pebbles will be supplied)

Ben did a great job removing the stump and laying pebbles. He went out of his way to help source the pebbles

Level the soil

$15

Doncaster East VIC 3109, Australia

4th Apr 2021

Need some to help with level of the soil..... Happy to pay per hour... Approx area is 90 sq. Soil is on the side Need it done by tomorrow

He has amazing knowledge and attitute... He can work faster than a machine...did a job in 3 hour where everyone else quotes 2 days

Move & level soil

$150

Camberwell VIC, Australia

23rd Feb 2021

We’re looking to flatten the area beside our house and move the soil to the side to create a garden bed. The job would be done quite easily with a small digger but also possible to be achieved manually.

Ben was an extremely friendly Airtasker and worked consistently throughout the job according to our needs. We will definitely reach out to him for future jobs!

Preparation and landscaping small backyard

$600

Camberwell VIC, Australia

6th Jun 2021

Hi there, We require advice and help to do the following tasks: - Attach trellis to side fence (in preparation for growing sweet jasmine) approx 15m length - preparation of garden beds, including weeding, removing of some old plants and laying of new soil - help pulling up old pavers and laying of buffalo turf - staining of small deck - general maintenance of few existing plants (e.g stag) We are looking for someone to provide initial advice and then to do these tasks so that backyard is ready for us to plant garden beds. Must have own tools. Materials (soil, trellis, decking stain) to be provided.

Gardening / landscaping

$1,000

Doncaster East, Victoria, Australia

1st Jun 2021

General gardening - Trim and remove branches from existing trees 3m in height - clearing and removal of front garden bed and top up of fresh soil - removal of 2 olive trees on rear retaining wall and planting of 4 bamboo plants - removal of grass in courtyard 15m x 5m and replace with new topsoil and roll out grass All plants and soil and grass will be supplied

I need 2 labourers for landscaping tomorrow

$200

Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

27th May 2021

Landscaping a front yard tomorrow in Camberwell, hourly rate.

I cannot praise David enough. He did a fantastic job. It was a full day of hard labour on site and he stayed as long as i needed to make sure everything was completed. Thanks again

Distribute mulch

$280

Blackburn VIC, Australia

1st May 2021

Lay newspaper down and distribute 1 1/2 metres of mulch from back to front garden. Cut some ivy from under a bush.

David is a polite, friendly and hard working guy. He was prompt and thorough and my yard looks beautiful!

Assess and fix irrigation system in front garden

$250

Kew VIC 3101, Australia

27th Apr 2021

Our home irrigation system was installed in 2019 and has recently sprung a leak! I need someone with irrigation experience and knowledge to assist in locating and fixing the leak. The system is set up with a separate controller for the front and back yards. The front yard seems to be the problem area and when the tap isnt turned on to this area the water meter isnt ticking over. Only serves a garden be area of less than 50m2. Other updates to sprinkler system can be discussed as well

Ben was awesome to deal with. Got the job done the same day without interruption to our day. He clearly knows his stuff and saved me time and money by putting his skills and knowledge to good use.

Leveling my back yard

$500

Blackburn North VIC, Australia

31st Mar 2021

Some concrete slabs have been removed last week and will need someone who could help to level my backyard, rolling and compact the top soil, and get ready for instant lawn installation. The area is around 100 square meter. Should be 1-2 days job.

He did the job fast and Eddy is a nice and friendly person. Definitely will recommend to others!

Labouring for Approx 4 Hours

$180

Box Hill South VIC 3128, Australia

14th Jun 2021

I need someone to come and spread 2 cubic metres of soil around my backyard (over some grass seeds) and into a garden bed. Should only take around 3.5-4 hours. I have metal rake, shovel and a wheel barrow. The soil will be out front of the property and can be wheeled up the driveway to the back easily.

Andrew was fantastic! Highly recommended! Thanks heaps andrew, all the best mate.

5 minute Chainsaw to cut an exposed root KEW AREA

$60

Kew VIC 3101, Australia

2nd Jun 2021

Front garden 5 minute job request for someone local or passing through today or next couple of days. Drive up right to site. We've exposed a large root from a tree that was removed several months ago - see photos. But we don't have a chainsaw. It just needs to be cut in a straight line as per photo so we can plant a small line of plants at the front.

Prompt, efficient and professional service. Highly Recommend

Retaining wall and new fence

$5

Camberwell, Victoria, Australia

1st Jun 2021

Experienced fencing contractor required to replace fence. Contractor must be able to: 1. Remove old fence and dispose. 2. Cut back concrete slab to be inline with garage wall. 3. Construct sleeper retaining wall - approx 400mm high and approx 2500 long. 4. Construct timber paling fence 1.95m high x 2500 long. Must be done in the next 2 weeks. Submit your quote AFTER viewing pics.

Strong labourer for landscaping job

$210

Ringwood East VIC, Australia

26th May 2021

We are a small team of landscapers needing an extra strong set of hands to help; Planting Improve soil levels on site (raking, digging) Installing gates Laying turf Mulching We would like someone for 2 weeks if possible- part time or full time

Gardening, weeding, spreading sugar cane mulch etc

$400

Templestowe, Victoria, Australia

30th Apr 2021

As the title says. Gardening , weeding , sugar cane mulch spreading etc

Good worker. Gets on with the job.

I need irrigation repair

$250

Mont Albert VIC 3127, Australia

6th Apr 2021

Automatic irrigation system is faulty. Large system, 10 stations with at least 8 valves. Suspect a valve or wiring somewhere in the system is faulty. Looking for expert review and repair.

Terry was fantastic, trouble shooted multiple issues with our watering system and repairs them. Would highly recommend him.

Construct a blockwork retaining wall with footing

$2,000

Balwyn North VIC, Australia

23rd Mar 2021

Installation of a new concrete blockwork retaining wall (filled and reinforced with bars) with rendering and proper footing to join the existing retaining wall on the other side. Rubbish removal and rendering are required. Approx. length is 6m and height is 0.48m from the ground.

Daniel is precise, helpful and reliable. I highly recommend him. I give him 5 stars