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Lawn care service in Detroit

Looking for the #1 rated lawn care in Detroit, Michigan? Lawn Love is here for you. We are the answer to all of your lawn care needs. Lawn Love makes it easier than ever to get a free quote on lawn care services by bringing the industry straight into the modern century. Get an instant quote for services near you such as lawn aeration, lawn mowing, leaf removal, gutter cleaning, gardening, yard care, weed control and more. We're one of the highest rated Detroit lawn care services for a reason.

We're Lawn Love, and we want to help you take pride in your lawn. We believe that green should be simple, and our independent lawn care experts know exactly how to get your lawn looking its best. The convenience doesn't end there; our services are accessible with just the click of a mouse, so you can book your services and get on with your day.

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Lawn care facts in Detroit

How often should I mow my lawn?

Here are the most common lawn mowing frequencies in Detroit:

How are lawn care prices in Detroit?

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

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!

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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!

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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!

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Should I water my lawn today?

There won't be any rain in Detroit today, which means you'll probably have to water your lawn. Dusk and dawn are the best times to water your lawn (the sun will rise at 6:20 AM and set at 8:57 PM today in Detroit).

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Prep your lawn for the freezing cold

What better time to visit Detroit than when it is transformed into a winter wonderland? While the snow is dazzling, it's not the best for your lawn! Detroit is considered a colder climate zone. It is the only major U.S. city that is north of Canada. The winters are long and freezing cold, so it's super important to not only prep your yard for winter, but to maintain your lawn during the cold seasons.

Fall brings rainfall, and most grass starts to grow in September and October until the temperatures start to freeze. For winter prep, you should consider laying down mulch in the fall to protect it from freezing under the snow. While weeds don't grow much in the winter, the mulch will protect your lawn into the spring. Lawns are susceptible to freezing in Detroit, and mulch can help keep lawns warmer and delay plant dormancy. Dormancy is a natural part of the grass life cycle.

Did you know your grass can grow mold, especially in freezing conditions? Detroit snow removal services can help prevent your lawn from essentially getting sick! Mold lives under the snow during winter, and as it melts away, you will notice a matted look to the turf with a strange grey or pink hue. Fertilizing in the spring can also help prevent snow mold.

Springtime in Detroit

Spring in Michigan starts in mid-March and temperatures quickly climb from freezing cold to 50 degree weather. The frost can continue into May. Some days can be sunny and warm but many days receive rainfall. While dormant, grass should only get one inch of water per week, including rain. Detroit averages 133 rainy days per year, which means it rains over a third of the year! The days slowly get warmer and warmer, but random snow storms can last into April. The unpredictability of spring makes caring for your yard tricky!

Not only do you have to worry about the cold temperatures, but the rapid changes in weather can be an inconvenience for your yard as well. Temperatures in Detroit are never consistent, large fluctuations are very common. Spring afternoons can reach 70 degrees, the nights and early mornings commonly drop into the 30s. The same goes for winter, fall, and summer; unexpected rain or snow can throw your lawn care routine off if it isn't managed by a professional.

Keeping your lawn lush in the hot summer sun

The Detroit River is one of the four major straits that connects to the Great Lakes. Because of a direct connection to fresh water, lawns have the ability to grow very quickly in spring and summer. Keeping your grass moisturized and nurtured during summer is one of the most important aspects of the season. Light, frequent watering each week will help keep your grass healthy and happy. Be sure not to water too much or too deep, this is a waste because the water quickly goes deeper than the short, summer roots. The best time to water is in the morning or early afternoon, because you don't want the grass wet if the evenings get too cool. This can cause mold the same way rain or snow can. Summers in Detroit are not that long, so why spend your precious free time pushing a bulky, noisy mower or breaking your back over a rake?

Not only does the grass grow lush and green in spring and summer, but so does crabgrass! Crabgrass is an invasive weed and can take over your entire lawn if you don't get it quickly under control. For a regular homeowner, it can be nearly impossible to eliminate. Not only is it challenging to remove, but it can also lead to many other lawn care problems. Crabgrass is known to be an indicator of other, more severe lawn issues such as disease, pests, and excessive dryness. When grass dies or thins out due to these issues, crabgrass tends to grow in its place. Once crabgrass has begun growing on your lawn, it will spread out and invade even healthy areas of the lawn. The start of a crabgrass invasion also tends to cause other weeds to begin growing in the area, as well. It takes a plan to get rid of crabgrass, and we recommended reaching out to a professional to handle the issue.

Professional lawn services in Detroit

The grass in Michigan is different than the grass in other states, so hiring someone who knows what type is grass is best grown is important. Certain types of grass thrive in Detroit: Zoysia, Perennial Ryegrass, Creeping Red Fescue, and Kentucky Bluegrass. But where to look for someone who knows how to manage those specific types of grass? Lawn Love is here to help! Using satellite imaging technology, we can determine the estimated cost of the work. Each lawn is different, and your quote will be personalized to ensure you are satisfied with what you are getting.

Services we offer include: Detroit lawn care and lawn mowing, Detroit gardening, Detroit gutter cleaning, Detroit lawn aeration, Detroit leaf removal, Detroit weed control, and Detroit yard service.

Lawn care in Detroit can be challenging for a homeowner, especially if you don't have time to keep up with the sudden weather changes common to Michigan. No matter the time of year, the weather can change suddenly and result in quicker, thicker grass growth. Overgrown and hazardous lawns can be the result, but not if you choose Lawn Love.

Commonly asked questions

Can I be fined for not trimming branches?

Every owner of any tree, shrub, or plant overhanging the streets or highways within the City shall trim the branches so that they shall not obstruct the light from any street lamp or obstruct the view of any street intersection, and so that there shall be a clear space of ten feet above the surface of the street or sidewalk. Such owners shall remove all dead, diseased or dangerous trees, and broken or decayed limbs, which may be considered a menace to the safety of the public.

What is the maximum height for bushes/shrubs?

All bushes, shrubs or plants, located on any corner lot within the City, which obstruct the view of a driver of a vehicle approaching a street intersection, shall not be permitted to grow to a height of more than three feet above the surface of the roadway. It shall be the duty of the General Services Department, in all cases of any violation of this section, to order the owner of such bush, shrub, or plant to cut the same within ten days to the height specified.

In case the owner of any such bush, shrub or plant shall fail to cut the same to the height specified within ten days after being notified to do so, the General Services Department shall report such failure to the City Council, who may then order such bush, shrub or plant to be cut to the height herein specified, and the cost of such work shall be levied against the owner of such bush, shrub, or plant and shall be collected by special assessment.

Who can I contact to remove harmful trees/shrubs/plants?

It shall be the duty of the General Services Department to remove or cause to be removed all trees, shrubs or plants planted upon the public highways and public places within the City when, in its judgment, such removal shall be beneficial to the health, safety, and welfare of the public, for public improvements or where such trees, shrubs or plants are detrimental to the growth of adjacent trees, but in such cases where, in the judgment of the General Services Department, there exists the necessity of replacing these trees, shrubs or plants, the cost thereof shall be at the expense of the abutting property owner, either by direct payment of such amount to the City Treasurer or by assessment as provided in this article. The cost for such removals shall be from funds provided therefor from general taxation.

What is the maximum height for weeds?/ Can I be charged for overgrown weeds?

Noxious weeds, certain other brush, or plant growth declared a public nuisance. Any noxious weeds, any species or variety of plants designated and declared by the Director of the Health Department, or the Director's designee, to be potentially injurious to the public health pursuant to Section 16-3-111 of this Code, any other weeds of any species or variety exceeding eight inches in height, any wild growing brush or underbrush exceeding one foot in height on any land, either public or private, either occupied or vacant, within the City are declared to be a public nuisance.

Top Detroit, MI Lawn Service Providers of July, 2021

  1. #1 - Rondy Goins

    Detroit, MI

    115 reviews

    Ron take special care of the lawn

  2. #2 - Tony Sanderson

    Detroit, MI

    58 reviews

    Tony provided verbal updates as I requested.

  3. #3 - Mark Fentress

    Detroit, MI

    25 reviews

    I wasn't home to meet Mark but once I got home from work and pulling up to home was awesome! Thank you again and hopefully next time we meet.

  4. #4 - Joshua Felice

    Detroit, MI

    21 reviews

    Keep Josh coming!!

  5. #5 - Andy Coley

    Detroit, MI

    17 reviews

    Very professional and great communication

  6. #6 - Brandon Nickson

    Detroit, MI

    12 reviews

    Thank you! Safe salted and clear

  7. #7 - Shequira Young

    Detroit, MI

    2 reviews

    She was friendly and I loved her service. She really did a good job. I would like to keep her as my lawn provider.

  8. #8 - Richard White

    Detroit, MI

    4 reviews

    Mowing / trimming, Sod installation, Landscaping, Leaf removal, Weed control

  9. #9 - Tommie Moses

    Detroit, MI

    5 reviews

    Mowing / trimming, Leaf removal, Snow removal, Fertilization, Landscaping

  10. #10 - Moises Barajas

    Detroit, MI

    4 reviews

    Mowing / trimming, Seeding, Leaf removal, Fertilization

  11. #11 - Bernard Johnson

    Detroit, MI

    4 reviews

    Tree trimming, Leaf removal

  12. #12 - Anthony Cook

    Detroit, MI

    2 reviews

    Mowing / trimming

  13. #13 - Paul Evans

    Detroit, MI

    1 reviews

    Mowing / trimming, Core aeration, Sod installation, Snow removal, Fertilization

  14. #14 - Eric Pharms

    Detroit, MI

    1 reviews

    Mowing / trimming, Snow removal, Gutter cleaning

  15. #15 - Gregory Bowler

    Detroit, MI

    1 reviews

    Sprinkler repair, Leaf removal, Snow removal, Fertilization, Lawn assessments

  16. #16 - Tiffani Fountaine

    Detroit, MI

    1 reviews

    Mowing / trimming, Leaf removal, Snow removal, Gutter cleaning, Fertilization

  17. #17 - phillip mccrary

    Detroit, MI

    1 reviews

    Mowing / trimming, Core aeration, Seeding, Tree trimming, Leaf removal

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