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Thank you so much for your service! Always an excellent job!
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Fantastic thank you for completing the work needed for my lawn
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The lawn looks fantastic. Thank you so much for the amazing job!!

Alameda, CA - Jul 20, 2024
Local Lawn Care Facts & Resources

Lawn tip of the week

Did you know? There are approximately 50 million acres of grass in the United States. Approximately 21 million of those acres are in our front and back yards.

Popular Grass Types in Alameda

Bermudagrass 54%
Kentucky Bluegrass 24%
Tall Fescue 21%

Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 4%
Medium (4-5 inches) 20%
Short (2-3 inches) 77%

Lawn Care Facts

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Weekly Cuts 20%
Biweekly Cuts 44%
Monthly Cuts 36%
Lawns Fertilized 10%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 15%
Aerated Lawns 5%
Yards with Cleanups 12%
Days That Are Sunny 74%

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Tending to your Alameda lawn is a bit like sailing in the San Francisco Bay: smooth, breezy, and occasionally full of surprises. You might be soaking in the California Sun one moment and fighting off unexpected fog the next.

Alameda basks in a mild Mediterranean climate that brings gentle winters and warm summers. Cool bay breezes temper the weather, creating an ideal setting for diverse lawns and landscapes.

That’s where LawnStarter steps in. Our pros mow, trim, edge, and pamper your lawn, ensuring that it thrives through the seasons. There’s no need to worry about the foggy mornings or the occasional heat waves. They adapt their care routine to fit Alameda’s climate.

Oh, and if you have questions about California’s Green Lawn Care Law, we’ve got you covered. As our Green Lawn Care Law FAQ notes, if you’re mowing with gas-powered mowers, blowers, edgers, you’ll need to replace them with battery-powered ones eventually.

Let LawnStarter’s local lawn care pros care for your yard, and don’t worry if you have the right equipment. Our pros are your neighbors. We know how to keep Golden State lawns green and lush.

Here's what lawn care in Alameda looks like:

Best Grass Types for Alameda

The right grass choice for your Alameda lawn must thrive under the maritime influence and withstand varying temperatures and moisture levels. Cool-season grasses fare better in this climate, but some warm-season species make the cut. Our pros recommend:

  • Tall Fescue: This cool-season variety is a winner with its deep roots and drought tolerance. It remains green, thriving in both cooler and warmer periods.
  • Native Bentgrass: A cool-season native, bentgrass is adapted to the Pacific chill and offers a fine texture that’s pleasing to the eye.
  • Perennial Ryegrass: It pitches in with rapid growth and a fine, elegant texture. This cool-season turf establishes quickly, ensuring lush, green coverage that bounces back.
  • Bermudagrass: As the outlier warm-season grass here, bermudagrass basks in the sun.

How Often Should You Mow Your Lawn? In the peak growing season, typically between mid-March to mid-October, mow weekly. As the mild winter approaches, you can ease off to a bi-weekly mowing schedule.

Lawn Pests and Diseases in Alameda

Alameda's soothing climate isn’t just a treat for its residents; it’s also a paradise for uninvited critters and diseases like:

  • Sod Webworms: These moth larvae can cause irregular brown patches by feeding on grass blades.
  • Billbugs: Sneaky little weevils, they nibble on grass stems, leading to patches of wilted or dead turf.
  • Rust: This fungal disease leaves a powdery residue on your grass, turning it weak and yellow.
  • Brown Patch: High humidity and warm temperatures create large, discolored patches that can wreck the uniform look of your lawn.

Other Services We Offer

Beyond the grass, LawnStarter helps nurture your slice of greenery with other services. Here are some popular additions:

  • Native Plant Gardening: Embrace the local flora for a garden that feels natural and neighborly.
  • Raised Garden Beds: Add a touch of green without compromising on space.
  • Garden Design: Do you have a vision? Our pros can design a garden to fit both the climate and your dreams.
  • Shrub Care: They’ll keep your shrubs shapely, enhancing curb appeal and plant health.

Ditch the lawn mower for a laid-back bike ride along Crown Beach. Rest assured, with LawnStarter’s services, your lawn will be a vibrant, verdant oasis of calm.

Call, click, or use the LawnStarter app today to get instant quotes from pros who take pride in ensuring your fingers stay free and lively for a ukulele strum or a cool iced tea.

Meet some of our Alameda pros

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Arborwell is a professional tree care company serving Alameda and local cities. They help commercial and large residential properties maintain tree health and manage the trees on their property. They will trim, prune, replace, or remove your trees, among other things. Arborwell offers digital tree mapping for its clients and will do consultations as well. The company has several board-certified Master Arborists and ISA Certified Arborists on staff and is fully licensed and insured.
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2337 American Ave
Hayward, CA 94545
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Are you looking for family and pet-friend landscaping? Cecelia Littlepage Landscape has over 30 years of experience and serves the Alameda area. They focus on landscape contracting and garden design. They have a solution for every style whether you want to be hands-on with garden coaching or if you want them to handle it for you. They offer edible and botanical gardens as well. They do water-efficient irrigation and garden lighting. Discounts are available and estimates are free.
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1618 Acton St
Berkeley, CA 94702
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Designs With Nature is a landscape and garden design company serving the Alameda community and surrounding areas. They will consult, design, build, and maintain landscapes and hardscapes including outdoor kitchens, ponds and waterfalls, patios, fences, and decks. They also create vegetable gardens, plant gardens, and butterfly gardens. Designs With Nature is dedicated to optimum land-use when they create their projects and conscientious customer service.
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575 Grizzly Peak Blvd
Berkeley, CA 94708

Recent Reviews

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Jennifer K.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"Incredibly fast service! I do customer service from home, so loud noises outside can causes issues for my work, but this mow was so fast, it wasn't a problem. Looks great, too!"
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Jennifer K. - May 31, 2024 - Alameda, CA
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Gabriel J.'s Lawn Service service result
"Great service and great communication"
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Gabriel J. - Apr 17, 2024 - Alameda, CA
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Doug M.'s Lawn Maintenance service result
"Did a great job all around."
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Doug M. - Apr 06, 2024 - Alameda, CA
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Melissa S.'s Yard Cutting service result
"Thank you so much for your service! Always an excellent job!"
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Melissa S. - Mar 18, 2024 - Alameda, CA
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Arborwell Professional Tree
Marsha C.'s Lawn Care service result
"Fantastic thank you for completing the work needed for my lawn"
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Marsha C. - Jan 11, 2024 - Alameda, CA
Holly L.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"The lawn looks fantastic. Thank you so much for the amazing job!!"
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Holly L. - Feb 10, 2024 - Alameda, CA
Vicki G.'s Lawn Service service result
"Brian did an awesome job installing our new water feature! It looks wonderful. Thank you so much. Looking forward to having Brian work more on our yard, thanks again!"
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Vicki G. - Oct 30, 2019 - Alameda, CA
Lawn Service by Brian Berry
RainCityLandscapes
Catherine D.'s Yard Cutting service result
"Tyrell did a great job on our yard as always. I truly appreciate the hard work he does in making sure that our yard looks great and that everything is always cleaned up and the patio and walkways are always cleaned off. He also does a great job with our tree care, better than anyone else!"
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Catherine D. - Oct 30, 2019 - Alameda, CA
Yard Cutting by Tyrell Mullins
Precise Lawn & Landscape
Steve B.'s Lawn Care service result
"I am new to LawnStarter so I didn't know what to expect. They didn't disappoint! The process went smoothly and the front yard looks great. Very pleased with the tree trimming."
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Steve B. - Oct 29, 2019 - Alameda, CA
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Tory k.'s Lawn Maintenance service result
"Great job! I didn't recognize my house. They did a fabulous job! "
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Tory k. - Feb 10, 2024 - Alameda, CA
Katie A.'s Lawn Maintenance service result
"Thank you Gabriel! You always do a great job! You are efficient and pay attention to the details!"
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Katie A. - Jan 11, 2024 - Alameda, CA
Justin D.'s Grass Cutting service result
"Thanks for coming out on such short notice. I appreciate that and the front and back yard look great! Thank you"
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John D. - Jan 11, 2024 - Alameda, CA
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"Great on the front yard, request cutting a notch lower in the back yard next time. Thanks!"
JOSE N. - Feb 10, 2024 - Alameda, CA
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Ryan O. - Feb 10, 2024 - Alameda, CA
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"Talked to crew chief about edging issues and he trimmed ever green bushes. All open issues were resolved."
Katherine K. - Feb 10, 2024 - Alameda, CA
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Service Recommendations in Alameda

LawnStarter pros will let you know what your lawn needs. Here are some recent recommendations for lawn care services in Alameda, CA.

Pro Recommendation for Leaf Raking

Recommended by Michael H.
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Location: Alameda, CA
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Yard Size: 5,824 square feet
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Price: $227.84
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Location (from the street): Full yard, Front yard, Left side, Back yard, Right side Good morning, we can cut the bushes, remove the large weeds that are outside the sidewalk, house and walls, leave everything clean because a lot of debris comes out of there.

Pro Recommendation for General Cleanup

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Location: Alameda, CA
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Yard Size: 5,606 square feet
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Price: $63.29
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Location (from the street): Front yard, Left side, Right side Trimming all the shrubs and hedge as well as the weeding and cleaning.

Pro Recommendation for Other Yard Maintenance

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Location: Alameda, CA
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Yard Size: 23,958 square feet
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Price: $158.23
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Location (from the street): Full yard Hello I'm Tim your lawn guy I think you may have a fungus in your front yard with will have to be sprayed with fungicide also would love to get the weeds under control just let me know how if you do t want both services and just want one let me know or neither just trying to get your lawn looking great

Pro Recommendation for Other Yard Maintenance

Recommended by Finn M.
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Location: Alameda, CA
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Yard Size: 3,236 square feet
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Price: $63.29
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Location (from the street): Back yard, Right side Cut blackberries down to the ground and remove the clippings οΏΌ

Pro Recommendation for Mulch Installation

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Location: Alameda, CA
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Yard Size: 5,708 square feet
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Price: $185
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Location (from the street): Front yard Remove all weed and grass from front yard flower bed proximately 3 x 8' removal. Old mulch apply premium grade weed barrier fabric to prevent weeds and grass from growing in apply chemicals to kill all existing weeds and grass add premium grade, black mulch, hallway, all debris. οΏΌ

Pro Recommendation for General Landscape Improvements

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Location: Alameda, CA
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Yard Size: 13,769 square feet
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Price: $37.8
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Location (from the street): Back yard This is for the backyard. Same as last time.

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Top Alameda, CA Lawn Services of July 2024

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Designs With Nature
Alameda, CA
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(9 Ratings)
Great service and great communication
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Mutrux Green Lawn Care
Alameda, CA 94501
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(29 Ratings)
Nestled in Alameda, Mutrux Green Lawn Care is a lawn care company that has been in operation since 2019. Owned by Finn M., an Alameda student, this company specializes in mowing overgrown lawns, providing weed control services to give residential and commercial landscapes a new and improved look, mulching services, and edging services to improve the overall appearance of outdoor spaces.
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Arborwell Professional Tree
Alameda, CA
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(68 Ratings)
Thank you so much for your service! Always an excellent job!
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TreeSchool Landscaping
Alameda, CA 94563
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Enjoy a lush and vibrant lawn that exudes curb appeal with the assistance of TreeSchool Landscaping. The company offers lawn care services for homes and businesses in Alameda and nearby areas. On top of that, the company provides gardening, landscaping, and tree services. TreeSchool Landscaping gives back to the community by committing to donate labor, expertise, materials, and educational support to Bay Area schools. Michael, the owner, founded the company in 2019.
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P Walker and Partners
Alameda, CA
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(42 Ratings)
Incredibly fast service! I do customer service from home, so loud noises outside can causes issues for my work, but this mow was so fast, it wasn't a problem. Looks great, too!
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L & L Gardening & Maint Services
Alameda, CA 94501
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L and L Gardening and Maint Services, LLC, specializes in keeping lawns lush and vibrant year-round. The company has its base in Alameda, and they offer a range of lawn care services tailored to fit any need. From regular mowing and edging to fertilization and weed control, they ensure every blade is perfectly manicured. L and L Gardening and Maint Services, LLC was founded in 1997 by Lupe Mariscal.
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Cecelia Littlepage Landscape
Alameda, CA
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(52 Ratings)
Did a great job all around.

Neighborhoods we service in Alameda, CA

Alameda Landing
Ardenwood
Around Ralphs
Bay Farm
Bayport
Baywood-Aragon
Bronze Coast
Cameron Hills
Clement Avenue
Harbor Bay Isle
Harbor Bay Pkwy/Loop Road
Kimber-Gomes
Merriwood
Neptune Gardens
Parkmont
Shepherd Canyon
Shoreline Drive
The Wedge
The Willows
Warm Springs
Ballena Bay
Bayport Alameda
Bronze Coast
Buena Vista
Casitas Alameda
Central Alameda
Central Pacific Third
Clement Avenue
Downtown
East Shore
Fernside
Gold Coast
Harbor Bay Isle
Harbor Bay Pkwy - Loop Road
Neptune Gardens
Post Streetreet
Saint Charles Streetreet
Shoreline Driveive
The Wedge
Whale's Eye

Zip Codes

94501
94502

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