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Lawn Love connects you with a Boston lawn care provider based on the services you need and your location. We provide the benefit of having hundreds of lawn pros on our platform to choose from, each with different skills and experience, and all local to Boston. This helps you, the customer, to be matched with the right person for the yard work you need completed based on expertise and availability. Gone are the days of relying with uncertainty on a friend or neighbor to help with your lawn.

Depending on the availability of the lawn pros in Boston, we can generally get your job scheduled in as quickly as 2 days. You’ll be notified as soon as a provider picks up your job and it will be added to their schedule, without you needing to do anything else!

The best thing is you don’t need to change your plans to accommodate for your lawn pro’s services. Everything from booking to payment is handled online, so you don’t need to be home when the service is completed. If you have a gate code or special instructions, include that information during or after the quote process and the message will be relayed to the pro.

Occasionally you may experience rescheduled jobs. If your job needs to be rescheduled, it will be opened back up for pros who have the first availability to accept it. You’ll be notified with the new date and time once it’s confirmed.

203 new customers have streamlined their lawn care in Boston by using Lawn Love. Give us a try today and see what everyone is raving about!

Did you know? Talented lawn pros using Lawn Love's platform have completed over 381 jobs in Boston over the last year! We think it's safe to say you're in great hands. Why not give it a try today?

Lawn care service in Boston

Need fast, affordable lawn care services in Boston, Massachusetts? Lawn Love makes getting top quality lawn care services easy. Get an instant free quote for lawn care services near you such as lawn aeration, lawn mowing, leaf removal, gutter cleaning, gardening, yard care, weed control and more. See why we're rated #1 in Boston lawn care services. We are bringing a modern touch to lawn care services and by bringing it into the 21st century we make getting lawn care services to you as fast as possible easier than ever before. Sit back, relax, and enjoy Boston while Lawn Love handles all of your lawn care service needs.

Lawn Love is here to help. Our independent lawn care experts know lawns, knows the New England climate, and knows how to get your lawn as healthy, green, and resilient as possible, no matter what Mother Nature throws at it. And hey, you're busy! So we've made it easy to book your lawn care online, either on your computer or on the go with your phone or tablet.

Sounds good? Then why wait? Talk to us today at 617-682-7481 or try out our easy two-minute quote, and free up your weekends for getting out and enjoying the best that Boston has to offer.

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Lawn care facts in Boston

How often should I mow my lawn?

Here are the most common lawn mowing frequencies in Boston:

How are lawn care prices in Boston?

Prices vary depending on the size of the lawn and frequency of your service. Here are some average lawn care prices for homes in Boston:

While the frequency at which you should mow your lawn will vary from property to property, it's always recommended to maintain your grass at a regular interval. Too long between cuttings can cause shock to the plant and result in an unhealthy lawn or bald spots. At Lawn Love, we always recommend weekly or bi-weekly mowing services to maintain a lush healthy lawn your neighbors will envy!

Boston lawn care resources

Which lawn care services do I need this month?

Check out the calendar below for recommended services by month in Boston, MA

What's included in each service?

Proper mowing doesn't only give your lawn an attractive appearance, it also increases the density of your grass

Removing snow from your driveway and parking area, whether you have light snow that drifted up several feet high, or wet, heavy snow.

Selective herbicide spot-treatments to stop even the most aggressive weeds.

Puncturing the soil with small holes in order to let air, water and nutrients to absorb in the grass roots.

Spot treat bare areas with topsoil, which will improve the quality of the soil and allow the grass to grow.

Spreading fertilizer provides your lawn with the nutrients it is deprived of in order to better the overall health of the grass.

Cleaning out leaves and debris that may be clogging your gutters, and flushing the entire gutter system.

Specialty Services

In addition to regular lawn maintenance, some circumstances may lead to a need for additional services, such as:

Removing outdoor debris is important for keeping your backyard healthy, growing, and thriving year round.

Bush and shrub trimming, flower planting, weeding, green waste disposal, edging and more!

Lawn care scheduling made easy

With Lawn Love, we make staying on top of your lawn care services easy. Simply sign up for recurring lawn care services, saving you money and time. Your services will be completed either: one time, monthly, bi-weekly, or weekly, depending on your needs. Some services may need to be completed more often than others, so you have complete control over the frequency of each individual service. You can add or remove scheduled services at any time, or you can skip a service as needed.

From there, we will pair you up with a certified lawn professional in your area who’ll complete the scheduled service. Everything is handled within the app including payment, quote adjustments, and rescheduling, so you don’t even need to worry about being home!

Rest easy knowing that the scheduling is done for you and that you have full flexibility to make changes at any time! Get a custom quote for your property and service mix in minutes.

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Should I water my lawn today?

It's way too cold to water your lawn today! Once the temperatures have risen, keep an eye on your grass. If it looks yellow or droopy, it's time to turn on the sprinklers and make it rain.

Boston lawn care services

Boston enjoys moderate weather. It has been described as having a Goldilocks' atmosphere, which means that the temperatures are neither extremely hot nor too cold. For homeowners in the region, the temperate conditions make lawn care quite manageable. However, having a beautiful lawn in Boston still calls for diligence and dedication. If you want to become better at Boston lawn care, then this article is just the comprehensive guide you need.

Grass types in Boston

Perennial Ryegrass is a cool-season grass that is one of the best for your Boston yard. It has an unrivaled ability to withstand cold weather, which is excellent since Boston winters can be long and harsh. The grass requires a lot of water, and will not thrive in hot areas. The sod prefers shady areas, so if your yard has a lot of trees, then this turf is ideal for you. The perfect mowing height for this grass type is between one and a half to two and a half inches. Avoid cutting it any shorter as you may damage your lawn.

Kentucky Bluegrass is a staple in many Boston lawns. There is a lot to love about this sod. First, it has a lovely light green color, and provides you with a luscious green yard. Other than its dense turf, the sod also does well in low temperatures, which are quite common in Boston. The grass requires frequent watering, and you will need to fertilize it regularly as well. It prefers sunny gardens without any shade and does not do well in hot weather.

Creeping Bentgrass is another common grass in Boston. It is a cold season grass that does well even in shady areas. It produces a dense turf with a matted appearance. Thanks to its thick growth, the grass variety can tolerate heavy winters remarkably well. This grass also requires minimal maintenance. It does not grow too fast, and you can mow it to a low height of half an inch. That way, you will not have to get the mower out as often as you would with other grass types.

Another low-maintenance turf that is popular with homeowners in Massachusetts is the Fine Leaf Fescue sod. It does well in shady areas as well as sunny ones. It can also tolerate winters well. However, heavy traffic will utterly destroy the grass, so have this in mind before you select it. Fine leaf Fescue is also extremely resilient and can bounce back from prolonged droughts with fantastic ease. Chemicals can easily damage it, so be careful when applying any herbicides or pesticides on the grass.

Plants that are native in Boston

The weed in Joe-Pye weed's name is a misnomer since this is a beloved plant by many Boston homeowners. There are two main types of plants. If you want a shady lawn, you may prefer the Gateway variety that grows up to seven feet high. The Little Joe variety grows only to about 4 feet. In the late summer, its flowers bloom to a demure dusty pink color. The flowers also attract butterflies and other pollinators by the hordes in the late summer.

If you are looking to add a lot of colors in your garden, then Columbine is just the shrub for you. In the summer, the plant's flowers bloom into bright orange and red blossoms. The bush also has lovely, dense blue-green foliage that makes it all the more attractive. Additionally, the plant attracts small birds and insects by the multitudes.

The Foam Flower is an excellent addition to any yard. What with its beautiful white flowers and toothed leaves? Some varieties of the plant have leaves with red markings. The plant is quite aggressive and spreads quickly when in full bloom.

Boston lawn care tips

If you are having trouble getting the grass to grow or spread in your lawn, the soil might be to blame. Most turfs do not do well in acidic soils. Fortunately, this is a problem that can easily be solved. Start by submitting a soil sample for testing in a laboratory. If you find that your soil is acidic, all you need to do is apply some calcium-rich lime, and the soil acidity levels will plummet. Simple, don't you agree?

You also need to aerate the soil regularly for your grass to thrive. Aerating makes the earth spongy, which means that it can better retain nutrients and water. These are essential for grass growth. To aerate, you can use spike aerators that you attach to regular shoes and walk through your garden. Alternatively, you can also use a gas-driven core aerator for more long-lasting results.

Make it a habit to fertilize your lawn regularly. If you are opposed to the use of chemicals in your garden, you can choose from a wide variety of organic fertilizers. From compost to manure, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to natural alternatives. Fertilizing is essential as it provides your sod with crucial minerals and nutrients, as well as microorganisms that enrich the soil further.

Professional Boston lawn care services

Boston lawn care can be backbreaking work. If you don't want to spend your weekend pushing a mower or applying herbicides to your turf, you can simply leave the work to a professional Boston yard service company. The professionals can also provide other Boston lawn service, such as Boston snow removal, Boston leaf removal, and Boston gutter cleaning. Since the professionals are experts in yard care, they will know what to do to revive a dying lawn and to promote maximum growth in your yard. Finally, professional Boston lawn service may end up being cheaper in the long run. This is because you won't need to invest in expensive Boston gardening equipment and resources.

If you are planting a lawn in Boston, some of the best grass types to use are Kentucky Bluegrass, Bentgrass, Fescue, and Ryegrass. You can even blend different varieties to have a diverse, resilient, and beautiful yard. To spruce up your garden more, add some shrubs like the Foam Flower plant and Columbine. Don't forget to stay on top of Boston gardening and Boston snow removal. If you find that Boston yard service and Boston gutter cleaning is too much work for you, don't hesitate to get professional help. It will make your life much more comfortable.

Commonly asked questions

Are there any watering restrictions for Boston?

Boston and many other cities currently have mandatory watering restrictions. Water suppliers utilize emergency restrictions or bans on non-essential water use to reduce water consumption by their consumers. These restrictions vary by water system or community, but often include: Limitations on the hours of the day you may water. Limitations on the number of days per week you may water. Restrictions to automatic sprinklers or irrigation systems. A complete ban on outdoor watering.

Where can I dispose of yard debris?

Leaf and yard waste is collected in the fall and spring, then composted. Place yard waste on the curb by 7am on your recycling day during yard waste collection weeks. Leaf and yard waste is

not collected during the two weeks before the special pickup begins.

How large can yard abuts be?

In S and R districts every yard required by this code, and in H districts every yard so required except rear yards and except also side yards not abutting a street line, shall, along every lot line on which such yard abuts, be at a level no higher than grade level or, if the grade level of the abutting lot is higher be at a level no higher than such higher level. Rear yards in H districts and also side yards in such districts not abutting a street line shall, along every lot line on which they are about, be at a level no higher than five feet above grade level.

What is the height limit for fences?

Any off-street parking facility or lot, off-street loading area, or accessory storage area that abuts a public street, public park, a Residential Subdistrict or Residential Use, shall be screened from view. Such screening shall consist of trees and shrubs densely planted in a strip at least five feet wide on the inside edge of a steel-picket or stockade or board-type wooden fence. Such fence shall not be more than fifty percent opaque and shall be no less than three feet and no more than four feet high. The planting strip shall be separated from any parking area by a curb six inches in height.

Any material or equipment stored outdoors to a height greater than four feet above Grade shall be surrounded by a wall or fence or vegetative screen of such height, not less than six feet high, as may be necessary to screen such material or equipment from view from any public street or public open space.

Other services offered in Boston

Gardener service Gutter cleaning Leaf removal Lawn mowing Weed control Yard care

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