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Barbara P. - 6/10/2019

Baltimore, MD

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They were prompt, courteous, and did everything with care, neatness, and cleanly.

Jonathan G. - 6/7/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Love it when the lawn is cut short. Thank you

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Dundalk, MD

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awesome, he found an issue with my house and helped me resolve it. Best lawn pro ever! Highly recommend him

Brian S. - 6/5/2019

Baltimore, MD

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I appreciate the job that was done on my yard. I believe that my grass hasn't look this good in a while. He really did a good job. He especially focused on the particular areas of my yard that needed extra attention.

Reginald B. - 6/3/2019

Pikesville, MD

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My mom is very happy with the lawn mowing! Thank you.

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Joppa, MD

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I really like the service... He did a great job thanks

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Ellicott City, MD

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Glen Burnie, MD

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Middle River, MD

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Dundalk, MD

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Rosedale, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Cockeysville, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Windsor Mill, MD

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Nottingham, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Towson, MD

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Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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Catonsville, MD

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Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Woodstock, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Severn, MD

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Glen Burnie, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Towson, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Middle River, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Owings Mills, MD

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Randallstown, MD

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Cockeysville, MD

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Halethorpe, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Milford Mill, MD

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Bel Air, MD

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Bel Air, MD

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George G. - 6/6/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Sten K. - 6/5/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Benjamin S. - 6/5/2019

Halethorpe, MD

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Middle River, MD

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Tee H. - 6/4/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Vivian K. - 6/4/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Owings Mills, MD

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Rolanda W. - 6/3/2019

Rosedale, MD

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Robert J. - 6/3/2019

Bel Air, MD

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Elise M. - 6/3/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Christy T. - 6/17/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Barbara S. - 6/3/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Kenneth M. - 6/3/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Wanda W. - 6/3/2019

Catonsville, MD

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Ed T. - 6/3/2019

Woodlawn, MD

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Donna A. - 6/17/2019

Forest Hill, MD

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Jessica C. - 6/2/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Paul L. - 6/2/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Joseph S. - 6/2/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Cory M. - 6/2/2019

Severn, MD

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Susan E. - 6/2/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Sean H. - 6/2/2019

Middle River, MD

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Gillian G. - 6/1/2019

Towson, MD

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Sean H. - 6/16/2019

Middle River, MD

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Roland R. - 6/1/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Great service fast and detailed!!

Johny M. - 6/1/2019

Catonsville, MD

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Liz S. - 6/1/2019

Rosedale, MD

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Sharron B. - 6/1/2019

Baltimore, MD

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David P. - 6/1/2019

Rosedale, MD

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Marie P. - 6/1/2019

Middle River, MD

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Parkville, MD

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Jerrod H. - 5/31/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Nabila U. - 5/31/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Joseph W. - 5/31/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Tiffany M. - 5/31/2019

Milford Mill, MD

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Robin S. - 5/30/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Eric P. - 5/30/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Kathleen D. - 5/30/2019

Bel Air, MD

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Donna A. - 5/30/2019

Forest Hill, MD

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Jacqueline R. - 5/30/2019

Severna Park, MD

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Eric C. - 5/29/2019

Glen Burnie, MD

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Wesley M. - 5/29/2019

Middle River, MD

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I like the way h cuts the grass but he also has to cut the island in front

Antonio A. - 5/29/2019

Middle River, MD

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Nathan did an EXCELLENT job-10 thumbs up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pat A. - 5/29/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Jessica J. - 5/29/2019

Glen Burnie, MD

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Selita S. - 5/29/2019

Woodstock, MD

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The lawn ro did a great job.

Igor C. - 5/28/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Rebecca Q. - 5/28/2019

Severn, MD

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Ginea D. - 5/27/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Barbara P. - 5/27/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Audrey B. - 5/27/2019

Pikesville, MD

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Adrianne S. - 5/26/2019

Rosedale, MD

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Stacy R. - 5/26/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Tracy P. - 5/26/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Barbara G. - 5/26/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Deanna A. - 5/26/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Joyce W. - 5/25/2019

Glen Burnie, MD

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Cherise M. - 5/25/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Monica D. - 5/25/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Alicia C. - 5/25/2019

Brooklyn Park, MD

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Cathy J. - 5/24/2019

Woodlawn, MD

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Chris S. - 5/24/2019

Glen Burnie, MD

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Sue W. - 5/24/2019

Parkville, MD

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Randy A. - 5/23/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Michele B. - 5/23/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Joanne J. - 5/23/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Tara C. - 5/23/2019

Dundalk, MD

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Jameson H. - 5/23/2019

Reisterstown, MD

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Wesley M. - 5/23/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Lateef W. - 5/23/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Antonio A. - 5/23/2019

Middle River, MD

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Jeannie M. - 5/22/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Joseph is always professional and does a fantastic job every time

Della C. - 5/22/2019

Linthicum Heights, MD

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Brenda M. - 5/22/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Kate B. - 5/22/2019

Nottingham, MD

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George G. - 5/22/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Sheri L. - 5/21/2019

Glen Burnie, MD

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Reginald S. - 5/21/2019

Pikesville, MD

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George S. - 5/21/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Dawn H. - 5/21/2019

Baltimore, MD

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The lawn looks amazing and he cleaned up my walkway as i asked

Kiara A. - 5/21/2019

Owings Mills, MD

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Paul L. - 5/21/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Michael F. - 5/21/2019

Glen Burnie, MD

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LaShawn R. - 5/21/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Joseph W. - 5/20/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Jeffrey R. - 5/20/2019

Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Woodlawn, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Edgewood, MD

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Robert J. - 5/19/2019

Bel Air, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Donna A. - 5/18/2019

Forest Hill, MD

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Latice L. - 5/18/2019

Lochearn, MD

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Tiffany M. - 5/18/2019

Milford Mill, MD

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Valerie N. - 5/18/2019

Severn, MD

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Marie P. - 5/18/2019

Middle River, MD

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I heard from my mom - she says you did an excellent job. Thank you so much!

Robin D. - 5/18/2019

Joppa, MD

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Daydrian G. - 5/18/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Jen F. - 5/17/2019

Essex, MD

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Shannon H. - 5/17/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Marie C. - 5/17/2019

Aberdeen, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Sharion M. - 5/17/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Teri K. - 5/17/2019

Middle River, MD

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Wendy S. - 5/17/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Lorraine D. - 5/17/2019

Charles Village, MD

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I thoughly appreciate & enjoy. services rendered by Jeremy. He. is very detailed when doing his work..

Tee H. - 5/17/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Eric C. - 5/17/2019

Glen Burnie, MD

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Another excellent job by Edward!

Kathleen D. - 5/16/2019

Bel Air, MD

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Thanks, Edward. The lawn looks great!

Karen S. - 5/16/2019

Bel Air, MD

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Awesome job as always! Thank you

Mike M. - 5/16/2019

Linthicum Heights, MD

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Reginald S. - 5/16/2019

Pikesville, MD

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David P. - 5/16/2019

Rosedale, MD

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Cherise M. - 5/16/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Thank you so much for your work! I appreciate the effort!

Steve F. - 5/15/2019

Nottingham, MD

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Lacy A. - 5/15/2019

Essex, MD

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Joseph S. - 5/14/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Sten K. - 5/13/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Terrence C. - 5/13/2019

Woodlawn, MD

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Katie M. - 5/13/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Carol L. - 5/13/2019

Abingdon, MD

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Wendy S. - 5/12/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Barbara T. - 5/12/2019

Parkville, MD

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Racquel R. - 5/12/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Middle River, MD

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Priya R. - 5/12/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

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Cynthia D. - 5/11/2019

Baltimore, MD

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George G. - 5/11/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Thomas J. - 5/11/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Lawns looked great..they cut the grass low..which is how I like it..Edge and swepted everything up... Very pleasant to speak to as well..

Michele R. - 5/11/2019

Oaklee, MD

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Roland R. - 5/11/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Jacquelin D. - 5/10/2019

Towson, MD

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Carol H. - 5/10/2019

Linthicum Heights, MD

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Glen Burnie, MD

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Bennie T. - 5/10/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Eric P. - 5/10/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Jessica J. - 5/10/2019

Glen Burnie, MD

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Melissa C. - 5/10/2019

Gwynn Oak, MD

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Our lawn has never looked better. ALL of the edging looked great and the grass was cut to the proper length. IF POSSIBLE I WOULD LOVE IF EDWARD COULD CIT OUR LAWN ON A REGULAR BASIS

Kathleen D. - 5/9/2019

Bel Air, MD

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Nicole L. - 5/9/2019

Ellicott City, MD

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Jen F. - 5/9/2019

Essex, MD

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Essex, MD

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Vernon M. - 5/9/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Alicia C. - 5/9/2019

Brooklyn Park, MD

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Robin S. - 5/9/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Khalid B. - 5/9/2019

Dundalk, MD

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Nathan was amazing. He asked questions, was super friendly and went the extra mile to provide the exact service I needed. Thank you Nathan.

Lauren G. - 5/8/2019

Towson, MD

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I am very pleased with the level of service. Took their time and did a fabulous job!

Dawn M. - 5/8/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Joseph and his team did a great job. Lawn looks great. Joseph helped work out some communication issues with the office staff. Thank you Joseph for your help.

Della C. - 5/8/2019

Linthicum Heights, MD

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Robert J. - 5/8/2019

Bel Air, MD

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Kate B. - 5/8/2019

Nottingham, MD

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Benjamin S. - 5/8/2019

Halethorpe, MD

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Brenda M. - 5/8/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Wesley M. - 5/8/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Lynnette W. - 5/8/2019

Baltimore, MD

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John H. K. - 5/8/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Teri K. - 5/8/2019

Middle River, MD

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Wanda W. - 5/8/2019

Catonsville, MD

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Kelly P. - 5/8/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Kenneth M. - 5/8/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Ed T. - 5/7/2019

Woodlawn, MD

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Rebecca Q. - 5/7/2019

Severn, MD

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Joseph W. - 5/7/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Selena T. - 5/7/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Louis H. - 5/7/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Priya R. - 5/6/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Barbara T. - 5/5/2019

Parkville, MD

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Sue J. - 5/5/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Susan C. - 5/5/2019

Owings Mills, MD

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Philip S. - 5/5/2019

Joppa, MD

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Paul L. - 5/5/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Marie P. - 5/4/2019

Middle River, MD

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Margarett Karen R. - 5/4/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Dave P. - 5/4/2019

Dundalk, MD

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Tiffany M. - 5/4/2019

Milford Mill, MD

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Liz S. - 5/4/2019

Rosedale, MD

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Kimberly B. - 5/3/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Karen C. - 5/3/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Nicole K. - 5/3/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Joseph K. - 5/3/2019

Reisterstown, MD

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Nabila U. - 5/3/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Karen G. - 5/2/2019

Ellicott City, MD

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Selita S. - 5/2/2019

Woodstock, MD

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Ginea D. - 5/2/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Mary M. - 5/2/2019

Bel Air, MD

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Stephanie S. - 5/2/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Jim M. - 5/2/2019

Abingdon, MD

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Dawn M. - 5/2/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Jacqueline C. - 5/1/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Katrina D J. - 5/1/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Julie R. - 5/1/2019

Pikesville, MD

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Christopher J. - 5/1/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Randy A. - 5/1/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Erika F. - 5/1/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Mo G. - 5/1/2019

Essex, MD

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Reginald B. - 4/30/2019

Pikesville, MD

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Tracy P. - 4/30/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Robert J. - 4/30/2019

Bel Air, MD

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Mike M. - 4/30/2019

Linthicum Heights, MD

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Ferran C. - 4/30/2019

Windsor Mill, MD

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Melvin M. - 4/30/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Wesley M. - 4/29/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Deanna A. - 4/28/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Kathlyn P. - 4/28/2019

Baltimore, MD

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EVERY THING WAS DONE VERY WELL. He was neat, professional and complete

Jacquelin D. - 4/28/2019

Towson, MD

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Derrick W. - 4/28/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Jacquan R. - 4/27/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Paul L. - 4/26/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Teri K. - 4/26/2019

Middle River, MD

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Antonio A. - 4/25/2019

Middle River, MD

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Corrina A. - 4/25/2019

Woodlawn, MD

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Brenda M. - 4/25/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Kathleen D. - 4/25/2019

Bel Air, MD

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Robin S. - 4/25/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Latice L. - 4/25/2019

Lochearn, MD

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Kenneth M. - 4/25/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Shareese B. - 4/25/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Raquel W. - 4/25/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Miranda F. - 4/24/2019

Essex, MD

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Tina G. - 4/24/2019

Parkville, MD

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Catherine L. - 4/24/2019

Baltimore, MD

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John W. - 4/24/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Ricky N. - 4/24/2019

Ellicott City, MD

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Rebecca Q. - 4/24/2019

Severn, MD

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happy with work

Sten K. - 4/24/2019

Baltimore, MD

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They cleaned the area well and did extra that was not on schedule

Della C. - 4/24/2019

Linthicum Heights, MD

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Kate B. - 4/24/2019

Nottingham, MD

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Adrianne S. - 4/24/2019

Rosedale, MD

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Joseph N. - 4/24/2019

Jessup, MD

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Lauren G. - 4/24/2019

Towson, MD

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Marie P. - 4/23/2019

Middle River, MD

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Thatcher B. - 4/23/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Lynda N. - 4/23/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Cody C. - 4/23/2019

Parkville, MD

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Joseph W. - 4/23/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Alicia C. - 4/23/2019

Brooklyn Park, MD

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Ryan Q. - 4/22/2019

Ellicott City, MD

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Jacqueline B. - 4/22/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Lisa P. - 4/22/2019

Glen Burnie, MD

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Nicole K. - 4/22/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Dollie S. - 4/22/2019

Baltimore, MD

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Sean H. - 4/21/2019

Middle River, MD

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Elita B. - 4/21/2019

Linthicum Heights, MD

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Mo G. - 4/21/2019

Essex, MD

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Rated 4.65 / 5 stars in 2,257 Baltimore customer reviews.

Baltimore lawn care service tips

Should I water my lawn today?

It looks like the expected precipitation in Baltimore is 0.62 inches, which means your lawn got a nice soaking—leave those sprinklers off today.

Dusk and dawn are the best times to water your lawn (the sun will rise at 5:39 AM and set at 8:35 PM today in Baltimore).

How often should I mow my lawn?

Here are the most common lawn mowing frequencies in Baltimore:

Weekly mowing13%
Bi-weekly mowing70%
Monthly mowing5%
Lawns that get fertilized10%
Lawns sporting pink flamingos1

Lawn care prices in Baltimore

Prices vary depending on the size of the lawn and frequency of your service.

Here are some average lawn care prices for homes in Baltimore.

Average mowing price$50
Average lawn size3,800 sq. ft.
Time savedPriceless

Baltimore lawn care services

Visitors to Baltimore comment on the beautiful grass. It's beauty lies in Maryland being situated halfway between the sunny South and the cooler North. Baltimore grass grows in partial shade, while some grow better in full light. Moisture isn't a problem in Baltimore, as the rain and snow are reasonably constant. All this combines to give Baltimore lush, emerald grass. Lawn care has morphed into a science, with companies using the latest technology to make your grass glow. However, homeowners need to know several things before they randomly seed their lawns.


Certain grasses are better acclimated to specific uses. For instance, homeowners' kids play in the yard, friends and family come over for a cookout, or business associates stroll the property and talk business. Hardy grasses are best suited for these activities.


An 80 percent to 20 percent mixture of tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass is ideal for high traffic areas. Kentucky bluegrass takes up to three months to take root and grow, while the tall fescue takes less time and bonds well with the bluegrass.


Do You Want Cool Season Grass Or Warm Season Grass?


Tall fescue does well in drought conditions and full sun. It's okay in the shade and handles traffic well. Kentucky bluegrass handles drought conditions, full sun, and high traffic well, but not so much in the shade. Fine fescue does okay in drought conditions and shade but doesn't do well in full sun or high traffic. Perennial ryegrass manages full sun and high traffic well but doesn't do well in shade or drought conditions. Zoysiagrass performs well in all conditions except shade. Bermudagrass performs well in all conditions except shade.


Baltimore is located in north-central Maryland. Its summers are much like the remainder of the state, but it's winters tend to be warmer than most. This means that cool and warm season grasses won't grow in certain parts of the state year-round. A mixture of the two is necessary for Baltimore lawns to thrive and glow.


Warm season grasses include Zoysiagrass and bermudagrass. Best planted in late spring, these grasses go dormant from October to May. They will look yellow like straw. These grasses grow best from spring through summer and require less mowing than other types of grass. It grows slower.


Cool season grasses include tall fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, fine fescue, and perennial ryegrass. Growing best in the spring and fall, these grasses are best sown in the spring and fall. Cool season grasses remain green all year depending on the rainfall. These grasses are high maintenance but can go dormant in a sweltering summer.


Things To Remember


Fertilizing


Fertilizer spread at seeding time is good for six to eight weeks. Fertilizing grass sown in spring must not be done later than June 1. Likewise, fertilizing grass sown in fall mustn't be done later than November 15.


Traffic


After seeding, restrict traffic in the area for at least one month to give the grass time to take root and grow.


Water


Watering is vital to plant growth. Allowing the seeds to dry out means dead grass. Irrigation in the newly planted area is essential especially on hot, windy days. Watering the lawn several times per day is recommended. Sandy ground dries out faster and requires frequent watering. Keep the soil moist to a depth of four to six inches instead of saturated.


Famous Baltimore Grass


Following years of knee injuries playing both football and baseball on artificial turf, the M&T Bank Stadium (or Ravens Stadium) and Camden Yards (or Orioles Stadium) decided to return to natural grass. In 2016, both stadiums brought over 400 tons of Kentucky bluegrass sod to dress the sports fields.


At first, Ravens players slipped and slid all over the field, but the players all say the grass feels better. It's true they've had fewer injuries on the grass, and their game has improved.


Native Baltimore Plants


Would you like to host a butterfly garden? Have you ever seen a rain garden and wanted one? Did you know that birds often feed their young from one type of plant? Did you know that native plants host one type of insect, upon which the birds feed? You can plant in your garden dozens of stunning plants native to Baltimore such as:


Groundcovers


Phlox isn't native to Baltimore, although it grows here. It's an example, though, of what groundcover. Two types of groundcover are native to Baltimore:


Pussytoes. A plant that grows to about nine inches tall with white flowers resembling kitten toes. Bloom April to June in part shade, part sun. Spreads slowly and hosts the American Lady butterfly. Golden Groundsel. A plant that grows in wet places and grows to two and a half feet. Yellow blooms similar to the daisy family bloom in April and May. Slow to spread, they host smaller butterflies and other pollinators.


Native Wildflowers


Black-eyed Susan. One to three feet tall, it blooms bright yellow with a big black eye. They grow all over the state in full or part sun. The native plants attract all types of pollinators. Bergamot. Growing up to four feet tall, the lavender blooms thrive in most soils and in partial shade to full sun. Hosts swallowtail butterflies, hummingbird moths, and bumblebees.


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