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Gardening - weed pulling and mowing

$60

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$75 - $100

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$75

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$90

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$100

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Why hire a gardener through Airtasker?

You can hire a gardener to help with almost any gardening task, from basic lawn mowing and weeding to planting and even landscaping. A gardener will use their experience and equipment to create and maintain your garden so it always looks its best. You don’t have to spend your weekends trying to catch up on lawn maintenance - instead, you can spend them relaxing outdoors, hosting guests, and hanging out with your family.

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Top Gardening related questions

What does a gardener do?

A gardener is an expert in taking care of gardens, including plants, lawns, weeding, pest control, and yard work. They help with any gardening tasks from planting up new gardens to maintaining existing ones.

Why should I hire a professional gardener?

Hiring a professional gardener will give you the best result for your gardens, while saving you time. Your gardener will use the smart tools combined with years of experience to take the best care of your plants and gardens.

Do gardeners need any specific skills and qualifications?

Gardeners don’t need any specific qualifications, but they may have completed studies in horticulture or landscaping. However, your gardener will need good knowledge and experience in working with plants along with a reasonable level of physical fitness.

Do I need to supply my gardener with any equipment or supplies?

Most gardeners will bring their own equipment, including lawn mowers, whipper snippers, leaf blowers, and safety gear. But some gardeners prefer to use the equipment provided at your home. It’s best to check with your gardener to see what approach they normally take so you’re both prepared.

How long does a gardening service normally take?

Weekly gardening maintenance and lawn mowing on a regular sized suburban block may take anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours. But if you need a major gardening service or you have a larger block, you can expect your gardener to need more time.

How much does it cost to hire a gardener?

You can expect to pay between $50-$125 when you hire a gardener through Airtasker. But the cost will depend on what tasks you need done (for example, the cost of garden design averages $150), your location, the size of your property, and how long the gardening is likely to take.

What do gardening services include?

Gardening services range from basic mowing and maintenance to full landscape gardening help. Here are some of the most common gardening services near you and what you can expect from each when you hire a gardener:

Garden maintenance & mowing

Regular garden maintenance is important to keep your property neat, under control, and looking its best. Whether you need a one-off tidy up, maintenance while you’re away on holiday or regular upkeep, a gardener can help.

Lawn mowing will start by clearing the area with a general garden tidy up. Then your gardener will mow all grass areas, including your front and back lawn, and footpath. Then they’ll use the brushcutter to whipper snip any edges. Gardeners can also prune your trees, trim your hedges, and rake up leaves and debris.

Weeding & pest control

Gardens can struggle to flourish thanks to problems like weeds and pests that eat or crowd out your plants and lawn. Your local gardeners can help by weeding your lawn by hand or spraying lawns with herbicides that kill the weeds, without affecting the type of grass you’re growing.

Your gardener will also work to prevent weeds in the future by mulching around plants over a layer of newspaper or cardboard so weeds can’t go through. Your gardener will treat unwanted pests using pesticides, tailoring the treatment to keep your home and garden free from spiders, caterpillars, cockroaches, and ants.

Garden planting

Need to fill out your garden bed or plant up a new section in your garden? Your gardener can help choose the right plants that will grow well in your garden. They’ll consider factors like optimum plant positioning, sunlight levels, moisture levels and rainfall, seasons, natives vs introduced species, maintenance needs, and more. They’ll choose plants for your garden that will look at home in their surroundings, but also match the level of care and maintenance you (or your gardener) can provide.

Lawn restoration

If your lawn’s been overrun by weeds or it’s looking a bit dead or bare in patches, your gardener can help with law restoration, too. They can level out any holes, aerate to encourage healthy growth, add nutrients, spread the correct seed variety, and adjust the pH of your soil.

They’ll choose the right variety of lawn to lay turf or seed your lawn. Finally, they’ll water it all in, ensuring you know proper lawn care measures between visits, or set up irrigation for daily automatic watering.

Recent Gardening tasks

Gardening and spraying weeds

$100

Tauranga, New Zealand

21st Nov 2020

Weeding and general tidying up of garden. Spraying weeds on backyard and driveway cobblestones (please supply weed spray and equipment).

Gardening - weed pulling and mowing

$60

Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand

28th Oct 2020

Weed pulling and mowing for small garden areas Looking for someone to mow our overgrown lawn and remove weeds from garden areas. We have: -a ~3m x 6m lawn area (electric lawnmower provided) -a ~1.5m x 1.5m tree bed -a ~6m x 1.5m garden bed -a paved area with some weeds growing through the cracks Total work would be approx 1 hour.

A great job! Great communication and our garden now looks much better! Thank you so much!

Select plants and help with landscaping driveway

$200

Manawatu-Wanganui 4414, New Zealand

19th Oct 2020

Hi there Don't know much about plants etc and would like some advice with selecting flax type things to go along driveway garden. Have just had drainage and soil put in, and am having rocks delivered. But need help with choosing plants, sourcing them, how to plant them etc. Happy to negotiate if you would want to put rocks over the dirt and plant plants too.

Weeding back yard

$40

Hamilton Central, Hamilton, New Zealand

10th Oct 2020

Weeding the small back yard area which is covered by rocks. For end of tenancy. ~ 20m2

Weeding and garden tidy

$40

Halswell, Canterbury, New Zealand

27th Sep 2020

some garden beds that need weeding

General garden maintenance

$100

Unsworth Heights, Auckland 0632, New Zealand

17th Sep 2020

I'm over gardening and would really like someone to give me a hand. Would be able to give me a quote? This app requires me to select a date but I am flexible.

Dane worked so quickly, achieving everything I requested and more. Highly, highly recommend!!

Garden Maintenance

$100

Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand

16th Sep 2020

I have a small garden in central Takapuna which I need help with. I enjoy doing the lawns but the garden leaves me a bit perplexed, especially the weeds and how to grow things better.

Awesome guy with great plant and weed knowledge. Was prompt and friendly. A+

Hand weeding

$200

Lincoln, New Zealand

11th Nov 2020

Hello! Just wondering if someone was available to help me out with some manual weeding (not spray) of my backyard? Cheers

Weed Garden

$150

Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand

27th Oct 2020

Small Parnell garden needs weeding. 2 hours of work

Buxus hedge trimmer required

$500

Templeton, Christchurch, New Zealand

15th Oct 2020

Long driveway and part in front of house. All 3 sides can be done anytime from now on . On lifestyle block between templeton and rolleston

Gardening/weeding anytime suits

$200

Canterbury, New Zealand

1st Oct 2020

Top of bund planted in native Hebe and tussocks needs tidying. Separate bund needs some weeding and 50 plus young tussocks and miniature toitoi planted

I need help with planting and gardening.

$150

Auckland 0630, New Zealand

22nd Sep 2020

i'd like to plant bouigain villea to drape our garden pergola.

Pond Area tidy up

$250

Taupo, New Zealand

17th Sep 2020

I already have a pond but unfortunately it needs to be tidied up and rearrange the bit

Garden work

$120

Pirongia, New Zealand

24th Nov 2020

I'd love some help tidying the garden. I'm not able to do the work due injury. It's pretty straight forward... spring growth.

Hedge trimming

$60

New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand

11th Nov 2020

Only Hedge trimming. No need to clean up the waste.

Bob came on time & did a good job. Thank you Bob.

Someone to help with my gardening

$35

Lincoln, New Zealand

21st Oct 2020

Hello, I have a small garden that needs to be taken care of. If you are interested please let me know.

Help remove weeds from the garden and

$180

Auckland, New Zealand

14th Oct 2020

I need all weeds to be remove from the garden and in between bark and paving.

General garden maintenance

$50

Auckland, New Zealand

30th Sep 2020

We have a little patio that we struggle to keep tidy, just a little weeding needed

Killing weeds

$100

Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt 5019, New Zealand

21st Sep 2020

Need someone with an effective way of killing weeds permanently if not removing the weed will do

Heavy duty gardening, get ready to leave rental

$400

Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand

16th Sep 2020

Sorting through piles of shit, trimming bamboo, mowing lawns, weeding, general tidying.