Lawn Care in Saint Mary’s County, MD
St. Mary’s County, Maryland, is a great place to live! There are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, like, swimming, fishing, and kayaking, or you can head to the Patuxent River to explore the many hiking trails and boat launches.
When you’re looking for a more urban experience, you can take a stroll through Leonardtown to explore its quaint shops, restaurants, and galleries. No matter what you’re looking for, St. Mary’s County has something for everyone. We can see why you chose to call this area your home!
Even though you have a plethora of fun things to do in your area, sometimes it’s nice to end the day with a BBQ in the backyard. Let’s partner together to grow your own backyard oasis. A place where the kids can run barefoot in the grass, you can cook out without the annoyance of mosquitoes, and your guests will marvel over your healthy, green grass.
Since St. Mary’s County, MD is so close to the Chesapeake Bay, proper lawn care is vital because it improves air quality, reduces the risk of flooding and water pollution, and controls weeds, pests and lawn diseases.
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Saint Marys County, MD Lawn Care 411
What are the most common grass types in Saint Mary’s County, MD?
The four most common grass types in St. Mary’s County, MD are:
- Bermuda grass
- Kentucky Bluegrass
- Zoysia grass
What are the most common soil types in Saint Mary’s County, MD?
The most common soil types in Saint Mary’s County, MD are sandy loam, silt loam, and clay loam.
What are the most common lawn issues Saint Mary’s County, MD lawns face?
Common lawn issues homeowners in Saint Mary’s County, MD have to battle include:
- Weeds (crabgrass, dandelions and white clover can be particularly invasive and difficult to control).
- Lawn diseases, such as brown patch, dollar spot, and red thread will weaken and discolor your grass.
- Pests, including grubs, moles and voles have also been known to damage lawns in Saint Mary’s County.
We offer lawn care services in the following zip codes of Saint Mary’s County, MD
Why Choose Blades of Green for your Saint Mary’s County, MD lawn care services:
No, you won’t find us at the bar whipping up your favorite drink, but you will find us using our state-of-the-art mixing system to customize treatments daily. You won’t find that in aisle five at the hardware store, nor offered by our ‘competitors.’
We’re Soil Scientists
With more than 25,000 soil tests and 30+ years under our belt, WE ARE THE SOIL EXPERTS and know what your lawn needs. Not only do we understand the local soil and climate, but we also custom manufacture materials specifically for our service area and YOUR lawn. No big box, cookie-cutter approach here! It’s all about you (well, technically, your lawn).
We stand behind our people, products, and services
If you ever have any questions or issues, our soil scientists are always a phone call away! We are always here to address any concerns you have and offer free follow-up visits with most recurring lawn care plans to help address any problems that may arise between your scheduled service dates.
Lawn care questions frequently asked by Saint Mary’s County, MD homeowners?
How much does lawn care cost?
When it comes to lawn care, there’s no such thing as “one size fits all.” Our basic lawn care program includes an initial analysis of your property, soil test, multi-treatment fertilization, weed prevention and elimination, grub control, and pH adjustment, would cost approx. $66 a month for a 5,000 sq. ft lawn. We have a variety of lawn care programs from which to choose, with some featuring core aeration and overseeding with SeedBOOST starter fertilizer, disease control, and nutsedge control. Also, if you bundle another service with a lawn care program, like tree and shrub care, for instance, you’ll save 15% off that service!
How to get rid of crabgrass?
The best way to eliminate crab grass in will depend on the size of the area you are trying to treat. For smaller patches of crabgrass, hand-pulling or spot-treating with a selective herbicide may be the best option. For larger areas, you may want to consider using a pre-emergent herbicide, which will prevent crabgrass from germinating in the first place. It’s important to follow the instructions on whatever product you decide to use, as over-application or incorrect application of herbicides will do more harm than good. Additionally, it’s important to keep the area well-watered and mow at the proper height to discourage the growth of crabgrass.
What do lawn care services include?
Each lawn care company offers a different set of services. Our team of Soil Scientists will assist you with selecting the right lawn care treatments, tree & shrub care, bed weed control, mosquito, flea, and tick treatments & mole and vole removal services. They’ll even recommend the best time to aerate and overseed your lawn so you’ll get the most out of investment.
We do not provide mowing, tree and shrub trimming, mulching, weeding, leaf raking, bagging or removal, de-thatching, wildlife removal, landscape design, sod installation, or irrigation installation