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Excellent service would hire again lawn looked nice.
Antoine did a really good job on my lawn. I'm very pleased with his work. Thank you Antoine, and LawnStarter for such great service.
Looks fantastic, Brandon! Thank you so much for being thorough and detail oriented. Job very well done!

Castro Valley, 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 Castro Valley

Bermudagrass 42%
Tall Fescue 30%
Kentucky Bluegrass 28%

Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 2%
Medium (4-5 inches) 21%
Short (2-3 inches) 77%

Lawn Care Facts

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Weekly Cuts 25%
Biweekly Cuts 40%
Monthly Cuts 35%
Lawns Fertilized 9%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 14%
Aerated Lawns 9%
Yards with Cleanups 4%
Days That Are Sunny 50%

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Hire the Best Lawn Care Service in Castro Valley

With rolling hillsides as a backdrop, this small community has an array of mom-and-pop shops, hearty eateries, and the picturesque Lake Chabot. You deserve a lawn to match the scenic landscapes.

While the Bay Area booms with tech and concrete, green lawns are a priority for us here in Castro Valley. Our LawnStarter pros will mow, edge, trim, and prune your yard into a showcase that will turn heads for all the right reasons.

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 Castro Valley looks like:

Best Grass Types for Castro Valley

The Castro Valley's local climate can support warm-season and cool-season grasses that can withstand dry summers and mild winters. Here are a few grass options:

  • Tall Fescue Grass: This cool-season grass adapts well to this climate. It’s also drought-resistant and tough against foot traffic.
  • Bermudagrass: Sturdy and resilient, this warm-season variant can withstand heat and foot traffic.
  • Native Bentgrass: This low-maintenance cool-season grass can stay green with minimal watering.
  • Perennial Ryegrass: Fast to take root and eager to spread, this cool-season turf is perfect for overseeding a lawn.

How Often Should You Mow Your Lawn? Throughout the main growing season, from late spring to early fall, aim to mow your lawn every week. Switch to mowing every two weeks when growth slows down during the cooler weather or drought periods.

Lawn Pests and Diseases in Castro Valley

The mild weather in Castro Valley can be a magnet for diseases and pests that feast on your lawn. Keep an eye out for the following:

  • Sod Webworms: Sneaky and hungry,  sod webworms nibble your lawn down to unsightly patches.
  • Crane Flies: Their larvae love to feast on grassroots, causing brown spots and thinning turf.
  • Dollar Spot: This fungal disease thrives in excess soil moisture, leaving small, circular patches of dead grass.
  • Dandelions: This common yellow weed spreads quickly and can choke your grass. 

Other Services We Offer

Our services don’t stop at lawn care because we know that a gorgeous backyard is more than just grass. Here are some additional services our pros provide:

  • Xeriscaping: Our pros can help you incorporate drought-resistant landscaping that can save water and maintenance efforts.
  • Container Gardening: It’s ideal for small spaces or adding some dimension to your patio.
  • Bush and Hedge Trimming: Keep your greenery in perfect shape with regular trimming and pruning.
  • Hardscaping: Add functionality to your outdoor space with a stone pathway or even a fire pit area.

Whether your home overlooks the San Francisco Bay or lies in the East Bay hills, your landscape deserves a five-star treatment. LawnStarter’s pros bring the experience, skill, and artistry to make your outdoor vision a reality.

You can receive your instant customized quotes with a simple click, call, or LawnStarter app download. Now, free up your weekends, enjoy life’s simple pleasures, and leave the green-thumb details to us.

Meet some of our Castro Valley pros

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Andre McKenzie
Hey guys. My name is Andre and I'm originally from Louisiana. I've been in the landscaping and logging family business for a long time. I served eight years in the U.S. Navy and have aspirations of becoming a licensed contractor. Getting the job done quickly and efficiently is always my goal.
Southbound Landscaping
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4813 Heyer Avenue
Castro Valley, CA 94552
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Founded in 1972 by Bill Reed, Bay Area Landscapes is a family-owned and operated establishment dedicated to delivering lawn care and landscaping solutions to the Castro Valley community. With a legacy of over five decades, their seasoned professionals craft maintenance programs tailored to the needs of both residential and commercial clients, from soil analysis to pruning, fertilization, and mulching. Additionally, they offer landscape assessment and design services, natural pest control, composting, and other environmentally conscious services.
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Castro Valley, CA 94552
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JB's Yard Service Landscaping, nestled in Castro Valley, is your ultimate destination for comprehensive lawn care solutions. As a locally based company with a wealth of industry expertise, their team handles everything from mowing and trimming to edging and leaf removal with precision and care. Specializing in cleanups, mulching, weed control, tree trimming, plant care, junk removal, and various other landscape maintenance services, they're your one-stop shop for all your outdoor needs.
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Castro Valley, CA 94546

Recent Reviews

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Simeon J. - Mar 28, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
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Matthew B. - Mar 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
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Jordan B. - Feb 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
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"They are fast but do a great job, wonderful crew."
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Simeon J. - Feb 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
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Lawn & Yard Companyy
"Antoine did a really good job on my lawn. I'm very pleased with his work. Thank you Antoine, and LawnStarter for such great service."
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Harriet W. - Feb 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
Lawn Mowing by Aditya Lutz
Lawn & Yard Companyy
"My lawn looks great!! Thank you! I am very pleased with the service."
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Ray A. - Feb 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
"The lawn looks *beautiful*! Thank you for making our yard look so groomed!"
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Kelly W. - Feb 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
"Looks great. Thank you!"
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George B. - Feb 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
"Great job...i really appreciate that they were able to cut it shorter, that is a big help"
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Daphne K. - Feb 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
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Vidal A. - Feb 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
"Gerrard does a great job. My lawn always looks A+ after he's been here."
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Charles . - Feb 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
"Service was great. Would prefer to leave the grass a little longer moving forward. All in all though service was great."
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Stephane V. - Feb 20, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
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"Our crew was wonderful and our yard looks great."
Rick D. - Jan 21, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
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"Looks fantastic, Brandon! Thank you so much for being thorough and detail oriented. Job very well done!"
Benjamin P. - Jan 21, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
Grass Cutting by Aditya Lutz (Lawn & Yard Companyy)
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Lana N. - Jan 21, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
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Justin N. - Jan 21, 2024 - Castro Valley, CA
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Service Recommendations in Castro Valley

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

Pro Recommendation for Leaf Raking

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Location: Castro Valley, CA
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Yard Size: 7,065 square feet
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Price: $73.17
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Location (from the street): Full yard This price is to clean up and bag The Mulch so that the customer can have the trash company get it however the customer must provide the bags

Pro Recommendation for Flower Bed Weeding

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Location: Castro Valley, CA
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Yard Size: 6,538 square feet
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Price: $60.98
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Location (from the street): Full yard, Front yard De weed entire front yard flower garden.............

Pro Recommendation for Flowerbed Mulching

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Location: Castro Valley, CA
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Yard Size: 8,276 square feet
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Price: $121.95
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Location (from the street): Front yard Mulch front flower beds lay weed liner pick up and delivery all materials included

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Top Castro Valley, CA Lawn Services of April 2024

#1
Southbound Landscaping
4813 Heyer Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94552
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(79 Ratings)
Hey guys. My name is Andre and I'm originally from Louisiana. I've been in the landscaping and logging family business for a long time. I served eight years in the U.S. Navy and have aspirations of becoming a licensed contractor. Getting the job done quickly and efficiently is always my goal.
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A1 Complete Yard Service
Castro Valley, CA
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(106 Ratings)
A-1 Complete Yard Service works throughout the Castro Valley area providing lawn mowing and tree care. They have been providing services since 1986. The company is licensed, insured, and bonded to protect you and your property. They can also provide sod, irrigation, cleanups, reseeding, planting, aeration, and gutter cleaning. If you want to revamp your lawn, they can add lighting or water features. Fencing and hardscaping are also offered.
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Arborwell Professional Tree
Castro Valley, CA
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(50 Ratings)
Serving Castro Valley and local communities, Arborwell is a licensed and insured tree management company. They will trim, prune, fertilize, and control insects and diseases for trees on commercial or large residential properties. They offer digital tree mapping and consulting services as well. The company takes pride in its emphasis on employee training and safety. Several staff members hold ISA and other industry certifications.
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Bay Area Landscapes
Castro Valley, CA 94552
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(103 Ratings)
Founded in 1972 by Bill Reed, Bay Area Landscapes is a family-owned and operated establishment dedicated to delivering lawn care and landscaping solutions to the Castro Valley community. With a legacy of over five decades, their seasoned professionals craft maintenance programs tailored to the needs of both residential and commercial clients, from soil analysis to pruning, fertilization, and mulching. Additionally, they offer landscape assessment and design services, natural pest control, composting, and other environmentally conscious services.
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Mr. Truong
Castro Valley, CA 94546
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(8 Ratings)
The yard is looking great.
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JB's yard service landscaping
Castro Valley, CA 94546
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(120 Ratings)
JB's Yard Service Landscaping, nestled in Castro Valley, is your ultimate destination for comprehensive lawn care solutions. As a locally based company with a wealth of industry expertise, their team handles everything from mowing and trimming to edging and leaf removal with precision and care. Specializing in cleanups, mulching, weed control, tree trimming, plant care, junk removal, and various other landscape maintenance services, they're your one-stop shop for all your outdoor needs.
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Christians Landscaping
Castro Valley, CA
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(34 Ratings)
As the owner of Christian's Landscaping, Christian Slader provides lawn care services to homeowners in Castro Valley. From mowing, edging, and trimming to tree planting and turf installation, Christian's Landscaping will do it all. Their other services include yard cleaning and hardscaping. This company is available for emergency services.
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South Bay Landscape Maintenance
Castro Valley, CA
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(62 Ratings)
Amazing work thank you
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Pura Fe Landscaping Inc
Castro Valley, CA
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(19 Ratings)
Locally owned and operated, Pura Fe Landscaping Services is a full-service, year-round lawn and landscape maintenance company serving the Castro Valley area. They will design, install, and maintain lawns, landscapes, and irrigation systems. They also provide tree trimming, trunk removal, and yard cleanups. With over 15 years of experience and a satisfaction guarantee, your mind will be at ease with Pura Fe Landscaping.

Neighborhoods we service in Castro Valley, CA

Alma Area
Ashfield Avenue
Center Street
Coldwater-Shadow Ridge
Creekside
East Side
Five Canyons
Forest
Gliddon
Jensen Road
Lake Chabot Highlands
Lower Proctor
mid-Madison - Center CV
Oak Streetreet
Parsons Estates
Seven Hills Road
Stanton
Upper & Central CV
Upper Walnut - Reamer
West Castro Valley

Zip Codes

94546
94552

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