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Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering gardening related repairs and renovations around your home. Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

Ultimate Winter Ready Checklist

Posted 30/04/18

Autumn is a great time to get stuck in with preparations to get your home in the best shape and be a healthy place to be during the challenging winter months. Mould & mildew control Prevention is easier than treatment. Check around your house for spots that are prone to leaks, condensation

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Successfully Incorporating Retaining Walls Into Your Landscaping

Posted 27/10/16

Retaining walls play an important role in our landscaping efforts. Every wall is carefully planned and constructed to ensure it is able to withstand the required load. But all too often, the aesthetic aspect of it is not considered. This leaves many homeowners with unattractive landscaping featu

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8 Ways to Protect Your Trees Before Heading Into Winter

Posted 29/04/15

Many homeowners are under impression that the vast majority of winter damage to their trees comes as a result of unusually cold temperatures. While this can be an aspect, there are other factors at play and we explore them... What causes most damage is the drying due to cold air and the u

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6 Smart Tips for Hiring a Gardener You Can Use Right Now

Posted 15/09/16

Hiring a gardener may seem like a luxury for some, but having your garden tended to on a regular basis can be a game changer for many homwowners. Freeing up time and allowing space to do the other jobs our modern lives demand... We’ve gathered our best 6 tips to make hiring a gardener

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How to Fix Your Retaining Wall Aesthetics with Landscaping

Posted 10/10/16

Retaining walls are often perceived as uninspiring or an eyesore. But a little landscaping can go a long way to improving the aesthetic appeal and/or blend a retaining wall in to the surroundings... Blending existing retaining walls into your landscaping Many of us have existing retaining

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Stage 6 Life Stages of Home Ownership - Caring For Your Home During Your 80s

Posted 07/12/17

Owning a home at any age is a commitment, but when you're caring for your home during your elderly years there are more things to consider... In our final article of our Home Ownership Article Series, we discuss the types of decisions you'll need to make and how to get the best value for

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Achieve Success with Our Spring Landscaping Guide

Posted 04/08/16

Spring is the perfect season for undertaking landscaping projects in your garden. The soil is still soft, weeds are easily treated before they multiply, transplanting conditions are right. Most importantly, it is a fabulous time to start a landscape design project for your outdoor entertainment

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Your Ultimate Lawn Comparison Guide

Posted 30/04/21

If you’re wondering what type of lawn to go for, we’ve got you covered. Know what type of lawn best suits your needs, budget, and lifestyle.

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5 Steps to Transform Your Landscaping Dreams into a Backyard Reality

Posted 25/02/20

We’ve mapped out five actionable steps to transform your landscaping dreams to life and add value to your property.

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Stage 5 Life Stages Home Ownership - Getting Your Home Ready for Retirement

Posted 30/11/17

Thinking about whether the house you're currently living in is suitable for retirement is an important to consider. Many downsize, but should you?... While your house remains your castle, there comes the time we need to adapt it. Getting your home ready for retirement is all about thinking

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Latest gardening case studies

Discover in-depth, ways which our homeowners have used Builderscrack to shape their house into the home of their dreams.

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

A career-driven mom shares with us how she used Builderscrack by outsourcing housework so she could focus on the important stuff.

Overgrown Patio to Contemporary Deck: How Lex Doubled His Living Space

Find out how a contemporary deck project transformed a ‘cold and unused’ area to create indoor-outdoor flow.

Garden Revamp: How Chris and Rochelle Transformed This Small Space

Read about a couple’s landscaping project where they work with an experienced tradie to give their small space a garden revamp.

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

A career-driven mom shares with us how she used Builderscrack by outsourcing housework so she could focus on the important stuff.

Overgrown Patio to Contemporary Deck: How Lex Doubled His Living Space

Find out how a contemporary deck project transformed a ‘cold and unused’ area to create indoor-outdoor flow.

Garden Revamp: How Chris and Rochelle Transformed This Small Space

Read about a couple’s landscaping project where they work with an experienced tradie to give their small space a garden revamp.

Recent jobs posted

Check out how homeowners like you are using Gardeners on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Downright Drainage

Posted 4 years ago

Need a hedge trimmed-approx 35m long-1.5. high then a 2nd hedge approx 25m long and same height.Both approx 1m wide-need to just trim the tops and make them look tidy in a country garden. Address is 10k's south of Ashburton. Kinda a surprise for my mother in Law- can send fotos to price off. Cheers

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Garden tidy and cleanup

Posted 9 years ago

Have a rental property that needs a garden tidy and lawn mow and maybe lawn spray. The lawn is actually quite small. There is a very overgrown garden at the back of the property that needs clearing out probably a bit bigger than a single garage size. Need to be able to complete in the next week.

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Gardener wanted

Posted 4 years ago

Our company has a job down in Rakaia and also a rental house for our staff to live in whilst working down there. We require a grounds keeper just to spray weeds and maintain the gardens once per month. The lawns do not need to be mowed as the owner is taking care of the lawns. I will need a quote for your monthly price and you will need to be GST registered to issue us with an invoice for payment. Our accounts team payments are made the 20th of the following month; for example, services carried...

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Lawn

Posted 4 years ago

Hi all, just looking for a cost to cut the lawns at my Ashburton house please. its newly sown and ive cut twice so just what someone to keep on top of it. cut once a week and possible the odd water please

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Gardening, weeding and basic clean up a

Posted 2 years ago

Need gardening done such as weeding and green waste clean up. I would prefer ongoing gardening if possible else a one off is ok too

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Gardening

Posted 3 years ago

I would like a quote on tree trimming and trimming shrubs and bushes, two bigger trees at the front of the home and smaller trees and shrubs around the property. Located in Ashburton

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Garden Tidy Up

Posted 4 months ago

This is a one off job to give our garden a good tidy up ready to list our property on the market. Gardening will include but not limited to weeding, pruning and hedge trimming. Would like job completed as soon as possible.

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Regular Garden Maintenance

Posted 1 year ago

Hi, we are looking for someone to do a one-off tidy up of mum's garden in Ashburton and then regular maintenance. She only has a small garden so it will not be time intensive ongoing, but will require a one-off tidy up first up as there are many overhanging branches that need chopping back and if possible a guttering clean. (We are looking at getting a WINZ subsidy for this as she is no longer able to care for the garden herself). If you would be able to do this and are happy to visit the prope...

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Lawn Mowing & Gardening

Posted 7 years ago

Require lawns mowed on a weekly basis and a quote to tidy the front and to clear the paths of any plants that may trip or be an obstacle. Spray drive ways and remove dead weeds.

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Garden Maintenance / ...

Posted 2 years ago

Job Description: - General Garden Tidy Up of all garden areas - Weed Spray of the Front Road Garden - Lawns Mowed of small lawn area - Sand and general dirt to be vacumned/blown away in large playground area and Nursery Playground. Please contact site manager before arrival. Site contact: Leonie McBride ... Address: Active Explorers Ashburton 23-25 Main South Road Tinwald NZ 0770

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Garden Services

Posted 3 years ago

Lawn mowing and edge trimming

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Barbara

Posted 2 years ago

Garden tidied some small tree pruning removal of green waste

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Garden guru needed

Posted 4 years ago

Hi I need ongoing garden maintenance such as trees, shrubs and bushes trimmed. Also there is an area of 6x4 metres I need suggestions for as well as the work done.

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Find Gardeners in Ashburton

Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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James Rule Construction

Joined June 2018

Hi, I have been Building for 15 Years. Have worked on a number of new builds , renovations and landscaping jobs over that time. We look forward to working with you on your next project.

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Fix It Fox Handyman Services

Joined December 2020

No Job Too Small. Hands on Engineer. I have built a broad spectrum of residential and engineering items. I have a full suite of skills - fabrication, building, roofing, plumbing, drainage, electrical etc ie classical handyman who does well in all trades. Good tool base. Multiple trailers. Can cart 9m lengths. Engineers built the world.

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Jays concrete plus

Joined December 2019

Hi I’ve been building roads motorways, footpaths and driveways for 12 years plus. I specialise in concrete work but can do all sorts of jobs from excavation, asphalt, kerbing, paving, landscaping. No job is too tough . I work hard to make sure any job i take on is delivered on time and to a very high standard. I take pride in my work, will give you a very fair quote and will always try to work wi...

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Rainbowscapes

Joined March 2017

HI, Rainbowscapes is a garden maintenance, landscaping and general handyman company based in North Canterbury. We have lived and worked in the area of 12 years, building up a comprehensive and well rounded knowledge of gardens in the area. Hard or Soft Landscaping is no problem! We specialize in creating and maintaining you a beautiful outdoor space to enjoy and relax in. In addition we have a w...

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GRAB HIRE also trading as GCM BUILDING SERVICES

Joined March 2013

Hi my name ia Gary . I’ve got a Grab lorry that’s ready to grab your materials . I’ve also got a Komatsu 3 ton digger for your excavations . Quick prompt service. Collecting green waste Rubbish Concrete Soil removals I can also deliver I can also grab a load over a fence or deliver a load over a fence . I can transport 8 tons of concrete or soils Or ap40 The list is endless ....

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Gintas Renovation NZ

Joined October 2016

I've been renovating houses for 15+ years. I focus on getting the job done fast and in high quality while maintaining reasonable prices. My main goal is to understand my client's vision and manifest it as they wish. There are no big or small jobs, all jobs accepted. To see my work you can visit ... .nz

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At Your Request Property Services ltd

Joined July 2017

Hi, we are a family owned business. We pride ourselves in delivering the best results ensuring our customers are 100% happy. We provide competitive quotes and complete jobs at a affortable cost. Our services provide for residential and commercial.

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A2C Ltd

Joined August 2017

we are a Family owned & operated Business with over 20 years experience in construction & asphalt & Drainage, We have built this business on referrals & Pass Clients, we are Christchurch city council approved contractors for there works, we also deal a lot with drainage companies doing road repairs and bandaging, we also deal a lot with landscapers, homeowners wanting new driveways with upgrad...

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GMD Landscaping

Joined July 2013

Hi there,I have been in the concrete and landscaping business for 20 years. No job to big or to small. We have a great reputation and a lot of my work comes from referrals.

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Advanced Lawn Care

Joined July 2021

To Whom it may concern, I am a small landscaping business located in Prebbleton, Christchurch. Has an experience in all aspects of landscaping such as lawns, fences, decks, pavers, planting etc. Do not hesitate to give me a ring.

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DnB Landscapes services

Joined September 2019

Hi ive been sculptural landscaper for the last 6 years ive now just gone out on my own i am very professional and work very hard to meet deadlines.At dnb Landscapes we pride ourselves in our very affordable prices.

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Mark Smith Builders

Joined February 2012

Mark Smith Builders established in 2009, with 13 years experience we specialise in all aspects of residential buildings, architectural homes, hill sites, alterations and repair work. Mark has developed strong relationships with the people of Canterbury helping with the Christchurch rebuild. As a licensed building practitioner (LBP) you can rest assure your home is getting built by a qualified bu...

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R1 Heat

Joined November 2020

Hi. Im new to builders crack but have been installing, servicing and maintaining residential and commercial hvac equipment for 10 years. I'm New Zealand trade qualfied in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning with my advanced trade in Mechanical Engineering (Services). You can view a selection of installs on instragram - r1heat.

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Abacus Building Maintenance

Joined October 2014

hi i am a licensed building practioner tradesman carpenter main line of work is building maintenance of all types,i do a lot of bathroom renovations supply and install working with only registered tradesman all types of work undertaken

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Otautahi Builders Ltd

Joined July 2016

Hi, I've been building and renovating for 6+ years. Working hard and paying extra attention to detail to set me apart from the others. From new builds right down to a small fix up, I can provide advice and competitive quotes

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Limitless Property Services

Joined December 2019

Hi there, Dan, owner operator of Limitless Property Services. Currently providing the Canterbury region with complete building and landscaping works. -Qualified LBP builder (Licensed Building Practitioner accredited) with over 15 years experience in carpentry. -Skilled excavator operator with over 3 years experience in landscaping and heavy civil works. With our own truck, digger and bu...

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Total trees limited

Joined April 2018

Professional and reliable team of arborist can tend to any of your tree related needs from removing large trees to pruning and trimming shrubs and bushes. There is no job to big or too small for our team to tackle. Call us now for No obligation free quote

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NZLandscapes

Joined May 2018

Hello, We are a building team with over 30 years experience, we specialize in hard landscaping, fires, pergolas etc as well as building. We are LBP and keen to help you. Please give us a call. Cheers Dave

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Hansen tranter contracting ltd

Joined October 2017

Hi H-T contracting Ltd is a new company specialising in driveways and landscaping. We are also involved in handymen work and cleaning services. Look forward to hearing from you.

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NuVista Homes

Joined March 2014

Hi, We are NuVista Homes. We are a multi-award winning, family operated business with over 14 years of building experience in New Homes, Renovations, Alterations, Light Commercial work and General Building. We also offer in house interior design services We pride ourselves on making you happy and creating your project into our own master piece. This means we take the time to get to know you...

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