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Autumn Planting Tips & Gardening Ideas

Posted 08/04/15

Autumn is the perfect time to plant almost any type of plants and trees, it's an especially good time to put down new lawn and is the only time  you can plant spring bulbs... As you will agree, a garden without any trees and shrubs feels pretty desolate and lonely when winter arrives. With a

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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 or

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Planting Bulbs for Spring

Posted 22/04/15

The autumn months of March, April and May are the best bulb planting months. The more effort you can put into planting bulbs for spring, the better the rewards during winter and spring... Planting bulbs for spring If you’re planning to planting bulbs for spring, look out for bulbs arriving

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Busy homeowner Michelle holds down parenting, full-time work and studying towards her PhD. She shares with us how she used Builderscrack to outsource her housework so she could focus on the important stuff... How It Started To say Michelle is a driven person is an understatement. Sitting across from a woman that packs so much into her days is inspiring, not only because of that drive but the clever way she has arranged her life to make it possible. She tells me "I’m doing a full-time PhD and I’m doing full-time work, so for me, I have lots to do and absolutely no time. I also have a teenager who’s almost 16, who is extremely social. Every weekend there are at least five to seven friends invited, and they are having a sleepover. I come home, and I'm like, “I left it nice and tidy, what happened?”.  Michelle and her son moved into their home three years ago, and with a laugh explains “how things were starting to fall apart and in need of repair”. It wasn't only hard findi

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Trimming lilly pilly hedge and garden waste removal

Posted 1 week ago

Looking for someone to trim approx 25 meters of lilly pilly hedge and general garden tidy up of a 400m2 section

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Gardening Maintenance

Posted 1 month ago

Once a month regular gardening maintenance. 1000sqm approx land. Lawn mowing, cutting tree leaves..etc and remove garden waste. Please provide service & approximate quote based on the information.

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Large back yard needs clearing

Posted 1 month ago

Long grass to cut and vines growing up fences to pull out and a bit of rubbish to pick up. Need cleared asap. All lawn cuttings to be put in hole at bottom of lawn and vines etc into our trailer. Nothing to take away. Photo attached from before last tenants. Does not look like that now :(

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Tony`s hedge

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have a bamboo hedge 10 metres long and 4 metres high with the maximum of 12mm thick stems that needs trimming approximately three times a year.

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One Off Lawn Mowing and Maintenance

Posted 1 week ago

Recent repairs of my own products have let my lawn go a bit! Hoping to get a one off lawn mowing and whilst there a weed removal and general clean up of an area of the garden.

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General Gardening work

Posted 1 week ago

General Gardening work, Vege Garden & and plan setup

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Mow lawns

Posted 1 month ago

Hi, I'm looking for a quote to get the lawns mowed at my property. I need it to be tidy, lawns mowed and weed-whacked. A few weeds in pathways need pulling or spraying. Doesn't need to have a grass catcher for the lawns. I need the front verge done and around the creek too. The property is about 1900sqm. Thanks, Callum

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Easy lawn mower, small area.

Posted 1 month ago

Easy lawn mower, small area.

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Weeding over the fence line

Posted 3 weeks ago

We have some long grass across the fence in a small portion as in the picture.Feel free to pop over to give us a quote. However i need this job done asap this weekend if possible. There is also a tiny portion not shown in picture too

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Person with a chainsaw

Posted 3 weeks ago

Cut and throw trees in a skip (trees already dug up), skip is a few meters away from the dead trees. Please call me on ... , as I'm trying to fill up the skip and may miss an email notification. Today would be great. 12 - 2-21. Some extra money for valentines day.

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Garden maintenance

Posted 5 days ago

We need someone able to come, cut the grass and bring away all of the rubbish and leave the garden clean for the next 2 months once every 20 days please

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Gardens edging

Posted 1 month ago

Can I please get someone to do my gardens borders please

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Cutting/trimming plants

Posted 1 month ago

The plants (bushes) in front of house are overgrown. Need to have them trimmed down to the minimum. The plant/tree to the right (as per picture attached) also needs to be removed.

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Wedding, removal, spray

Posted 1 week ago

Hey! I need your help. I am getting a large deck built but before that happens I need the garden tidied up...weeding, removal, spray, couple of small trees to remove too. Defo not looking to spend an arm and a leg. Contemplated doing myself but currently have an arm injury so need some assistance. Thanks :)

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Lawn mowing regularly

Posted 2 weeks ago

Life style section regular lawn mowing on 884 redoubt Rd. Long term job.

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Tree trim and lawn maintenance

Posted 2 weeks ago

Have a shrub overhanging a fence to trim back to fence line, rough vine on the same fence to be removed - a yucca in a front garden to be taken down to knee level or removed and two areas of lawn to be tidied up and reseeded - currently have lawn clippings and deadly nightshade plants growing - approx 8sqmtrs total of lawn

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Quote and service enquiry

Posted 1 month ago

I'm looking for some quotes and services to do some garden landscaping for front garden and side garden for a property. Keen to chat to some people who can help.

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Grass cut and Garden cleaning

Posted 14 minutes ago

Need a smal lawn done and side gardens done.

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Native clean up

Posted 4 days ago

Native bush area next to our house needs a clean up. Thinking two to three labourers for a couple of full time days work.

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Plant trees

Posted 2 weeks ago

Removal of old shrubs with the replacement of new plants.

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Recent gardening reviews

With over 187,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Trim and shape front hedge

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove tussock grass

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Remove 4x Tree Plants

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garden tidy plus regular mowing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th July 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General gardening and hedge trimming

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General tidy

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Garden clean up and removal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hedge trimming and lawn mowing


1st July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wedding, removal, spray

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

lawn mowing and garden tidy up

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Long untidy lawns

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Section tidy up.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tree cuttings removed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Mow the Back Lawn

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

tony`s hedge

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garden clean

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garden Weeding & Tidy

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd December 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Hedge cutting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Mow lawns, weed around plants and trim hedge

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Large back yard needs clearing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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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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Ian Grayson Painting Ltd

Joined July 2009

Based in Bombay. Servicing Franklin area, Manukau and further south. Whilst our specialist field is in painting decorating all types of bulding and structures using the best products. We have recently employed a qualified specialist in Landscaping. Nicholas can do a wide range of work fencing, lawn and turf management, landscaping design and implementation, decks and retaining systems. All applic...

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Baxter and Partners

Joined June 2009

Baxter and Partners is made up of Baxter. Who is a 5 year old Bishon Poodle. My son William and me. Allan Ludlow Many of my clients will say that I will provide them with a solution rather than another headache. I always look at a job on the basis that if it were my property how would I look at this, Where is the solution? If you are looking for a solution rather than a headache, I would hope t...

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Gardens & Exteriors

Joined September 2019

Gardens & Exteriors provides affordable gardening & landscaping services throughout Auckland. Our services include exterior construction, hard landscaping, garden maintenance, lawn mowing and hedge trimming. We also provide a garden design service to pre plan your renovation and allow you to customize your garden. Get in touch for a quote.

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PA Service 2018 ltd

Joined September 2020

Core in Property maintenance which adds up lawn mowing, Gutter cleaning, Exterior cleaning, Window cleaning, Landscaping design, Gardening, Water blasting Handy Man & much more.

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JJ Property maintenance

Joined June 2011

Self employed for over 20 years. Vinyl laying for over 40 years. Experienced in both domestic & commercial jobs. Can lay floors, walls (disabled showers etc;) bartops or pretty much anywhere it is possible to lay vinyl. I do not usually advertise as I have gained plenty of work by word of mouth & have many happy customers to testify to this. Will measure, quote, prepare & lay the job from star...

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Utmost Services

Joined July 2020

Hi, we've been in this line of business for 10 years now. Always strive to do our utmost best service. We will do our best to provide competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget. We do cleaning , carpet cleaning and floor maintenance (i.e vinyl strip and polish)

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Wheelie Klean NZ ltd

Joined May 2016

Professional jet wash cleaning. Whether it be wheelie bins, driveways, houses, or commercial businesses we can clean it! We also do chewing gum removal from all surfaces as well as gutter cleaning, section clearing, lawn mowing and any other odd job that you may require around your home or business. We now specialize on installing the all New Gutter Foam that keeps your gutters clean and clear....

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Tony Landscapes

Joined February 2020

We are a landscaping and gardening maintenance company, for the last 3 years we have worked on several commercial and residential landscapes, we specialize in instant lawns, planting, decks, pergola, fencing and any outdoor space, we also have diggers.

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Fox Mowing and Gardening

Joined July 2019

If your garden or lawn looks like it could use a little extra attention, then why not sit back and relax and let the professionals here at Fox Mowing & Gardening do all the hard work. From providing a range of general gardening services including pruning, trimming, slashing and fertilising, to weed controlling your garden - we can do it all. A range of garden cleanup and garden rubbish removal...

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Green N Clean

Joined May 2019

We at Green N Clean work to maintain and present your property up to and in excess of the way you want it looking. Using our knowledge and expertise, we thoroughly evaluate every property and discuss the client’s options. Our prices are very competitive, our service par excellence – you can be rest assured that once hired, we are always there for you! Our main services include: Lawn Mowing,...

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Mastered Maintenance

Joined June 2019

Hi , tidy honest hard worker here, I bring professionalism to site with no bs, I strive to provide quality work that doesn't go over budget and falls within deadlines.

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VSAL Construction Ltd

Joined February 2021

Hi, I began as a builder in 2010. Over the years I developed my building skills under various building companies and managed to started my own business two years ago. I did lots of small jobs from renovations and any interior constructions to landscaping and any exterior layout. I believe in a proactive approach to all aspects of my business, but in particular to quality, safety and delivery. By...

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Woodsourcelimited

Joined December 2019

Hi my name is Deane and my business partner is Arran we are friendly Reliable qualified and insured arborists who love our work and complete all jobs to the highest standards .Call now for Friendly free advice and quotes

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A T Painters ltd

Joined May 2020

Hi, we recently started a business about a year ago after working in the painting trade for about 15 years, we have experience in small and large jobs, interior, exterior, new builds, repaints, commercial and residential. we also pride ourselves on getting the job done within deadlines and meeting budgets, we are a friendly team who cares about the finished product.

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Simpson trades

Joined November 2020

Hi, I've had an assortment of different trades throughout my 15 years in the trade industry, cabinet making, roofing, shed building, gib fitting, tiling, new building and renovations, ect. I put a lot of pride in my work and always make sure my customers are happy. I am a volunteer firefighter and might get called out in the early morning, this might affect the time and schedule we agree on, I wil...

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METRO CARE PLUS LIMITED

Joined July 2016

With Metro Care Plus (LTD) we have a strong focus on keeping the Auckland Region clean. Metro Care Plus's motto revolves around striving for excellence in every service we provide, Outdoor like gardening, weeding, weed spray, weed eater, waterplasting of one level house, driveways, Event Clean Up, and Labour Hire and rubbish removal from your commercial or residential , any rubbish including green...

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Rongoa Landscapes LTD

Joined January 2020

Kia Ora, we have been doing landscaping and maintenance for the past 10 years. We specialise in residential and commercial garden maintenance, garden installation, tropical and native gardens, hedge trimming, lawn mowing, garden edging, excervation (digger and bob cat work) and more -including landscaping, softscaping and hardscaping. We also specialise in traditional garden ornaments carved by us...

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Nutriwise Ltd trading as ASSET UPKEEP

Joined January 2020

Hi there After working for over 25 years in industry, I have learnt the importance of customer service, reliability and professionalism - along with doing a quality job. In more recent years I have honed my practical skills working with a well-respected fencing contractor and of late, with a professional property maintenance operator. I now specialise in small to medium-sized repairs and...

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JJR Builders Ltd

Joined February 2018

A friendly and professional construction company. Our team is up for every job, managing projects with the skill and experience our clients have come to expect. We always stand behind our work, with customer satisfaction being our first priority. Contact us to learn more about our incredible staff and how they can help you! HI IM JOSE GARGALLO, OWNER OF JJR BUILDERS LTD, MY TEAM IS RE...

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Absolute rubbish Co

Joined September 2020

We are focused on but not limited to the removal of household, commercial and garden rubbish,. We clear gardens, sheds, garages, underhouse, shops you name it we'll do it and leave your site clean and tidy.

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