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These guys are awesome! My house looks brand new and I feel so stress-free now. It's beautiful, great work.
Excellent job as always very professional nothing left undone thank you so much for your service and your dedication to the spirit of Excellence
Jason was great about working with me on some issues with my gate and accessing the back yard. His responses to my concerns were prompt and clear.

Aptos, CA - Apr 17, 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 Aptos

Bermudagrass 53%
Tall Fescue 26%
Kentucky Bluegrass 21%

Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 3%
Medium (4-5 inches) 25%
Short (2-3 inches) 72%

Lawn Care Facts

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Weekly Cuts 28%
Biweekly Cuts 55%
Monthly Cuts 17%
Lawns Fertilized 4%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 14%
Aerated Lawns 10%
Yards with Cleanups 11%
Days That Are Sunny 61%

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Hire the Best Lawn Care Service in Aptos

With a mild coastal climate characterized by moderate temperatures and occasional fog, Aptos offers a unique environment for lawn care. Understanding the nuances of this climate is key to ensuring your lawn thrives year-round.

LawnStarter is your partner in achieving a lush and inviting lawn in Aptos. Our team of professionals provides top-notch mowing, edging, and trimming services tailored to Santa Cruz County’s coastal conditions, ensuring your outdoor space remains a source of pride.

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.

Best Grass Types for Aptos

In Northern California’s coastal climate, cool-season grasses that can tolerate mild temperatures and moderate moisture levels thrive best. Consider these grass varieties for your Aptos lawn:

  • Kentucky Bluegrass: Known for its rich color and fine texture, Kentucky bluegrass adapts well to Aptos' moderate climate and provides a luxurious lawn appearance.
  • Fine Fescue: Well-suited for shaded areas and low-traffic spots, fine fescue varieties thrive in Aptos' coastal conditions and require minimal maintenance.
  • Perennial Ryegrass: Quick to establish and resistant to foot traffic, perennial ryegrass offers a vibrant green color ideal for Aptos lawns.
  • Tall Fescue: With its deep roots and drought tolerance, tall fescue performs well in Aptos' coastal environment, providing year-round greenery.
  • Colonial Bentgrass: Offering a fine texture and tolerance to close mowing, colonial bentgrass is a suitable choice for Aptos lawns seeking a manicured appearance.

How Often Should You Mow Your Lawn?

Given Aptos' moderate climate and year-round growing season, regular mowing is essential to maintain a healthy and manicured lawn. Aim for weekly mowing during peak growing seasons and adjust frequency based on seasonal changes in growth rate.

Lawn Pests and Diseases in Aptos

As much as you enjoy the weather here, so do pests and diseases. Common issues to watch out for include:

  • Grubs: These beetle larvae can damage grassroots, leading to patchy and unhealthy lawns if left untreated.
  • Chinch Bugs: Small yet destructive, chinch bugs feed on grass blades, causing brown patches and thinning turf.
  • Rust: A fungal disease that thrives in humid conditions, rust appears as orange or yellow pustules on grass blades, affecting lawn aesthetics.
  • Nutsedge: A persistent weed that thrives in moist soil, nutsedge can quickly invade lawns.

Other Services We Offer

In addition to essential lawn care, LawnStarter offers a range of services to enhance your outdoor space in Aptos:

Weed Control: Keep your lawn pristine and weed-free with our comprehensive weed control solutions.

Landscape Maintenance: From flower beds to shrubs, our experts ensure every aspect of your landscape looks its best year-round.

Tree Care: Preserve the health and beauty of your trees with professional pruning, trimming, and maintenance services.

Whether you live near the sandy shores of Seacliff State Beach or within the serene neighborhoods of Rio Del Mar, your Aptos lawn is a reflection of the coastal lifestyle and natural beauty that define the community. Let LawnStarter's professionals help you achieve the perfect lawn, allowing you to spend more time enjoying Aptos' coastal treasures.

Ready to elevate your lawn care experience? Click, call, or download our app to receive instant quotes and take the first step toward a vibrant and healthy lawn in Aptos.

Meet some of our Aptos pros

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Neu-Scapes is a landscaping company from Aptos. Aside from landscaping-specific projects such as patio, pathway, and water feature installations, they also focus on commercial and residential yard maintenance. They regularly mow, blow, edge, trim, fertilize, aerate, trim trees, and power wash where needed.
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Aptos, CA
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Turn your backyard into a beautiful oasis with the help of GreenscapeCA. This locally owned company offers lawn care and maintenance services for homes and businesses in Aptos and nearby communities. From lawn mowing, trimming, and edging to landscaping and gardening services, the company has got you covered. GreenscapeCA also serves the residents of Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties.
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Aptos, CA 93922

Recent Reviews

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Amy R. - Apr 17, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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Angela M. - Mar 24, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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Manuel S. - Mar 09, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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"Excellent job as always very professional nothing left undone thank you so much for your service and your dedication to the spirit of Excellence"
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Kaiya S. - Feb 11, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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Tom or Pam H. - Feb 11, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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"These guys are awesome! My house looks brand new and I feel so stress-free now. It's beautiful, great work."
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Jacquelyn S. - Feb 11, 2024 - Aptos, CA
Lawn Service by Aditya Lutz
Lawn & Yard Companyy
"Lawn was looking bad. It now looks very good. Nice job,"
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Jackie T. - Feb 11, 2024 - Aptos, CA
"Did a good job"
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Mark L. - Feb 11, 2024 - Aptos, CA
"It is a pleasure having Brian as our Lawn Genie. Another good job."
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Cheryl E. - Feb 11, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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Matthew D. - Feb 11, 2024 - Aptos, CA
"The lawn is consistently super short! It looks great!"
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Linda S. - Feb 11, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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Chris R. - Feb 11, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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"Hector never disappoints!"
Rachel I. - Jan 12, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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"Looks great, thanks!"
Tri L. - Jan 12, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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"Decent job, would appreciate a little more effort edging around flower beds. Also, left the gate open and I spent half an hour getting my dog back. Please ensure the gate is closed tight when leaving."
Laura C. - Jan 12, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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Tina E. - Jan 12, 2024 - Aptos, CA
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Neighborhoods we service in Aptos, CA

Almaden Valley
Aptos
Blossom Valley
Cabrillo College
Cambrian Park
Day Valley
Loyola Los Altos Loop
Nisene Marks
Park Wilshire
Pebble Beach-Pinehurst
Pleasant Valley
Polo Grounds
Rio Del Mar Clubhouse Hill
Rio Del Mar Upper Cliffs
Santa Teresa
Seacliff
Seascape
Sumner Woods
Trout Gulch
Viewpoint/Mesa Hill
Cabrillo College
Day Valley
Loyola Los Altos Loop
Mar Vista
Nisene Marks
Pebble Beach-Pinehurst
Pleasant Valley
Rio Del Mar Upper Cliffs
Rolling Green Estates
Seacliff
Sumner Woods
Trout Gulch
Vienna Woods, Park Wilshire
Viewpoint - Mesa Hill

Zip Codes

95001
95003

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