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Brian E.'s lawn in Chicago, IL

Michael did a great job. The lawn looks great, and I can tell he paid attention to detail. It was exactly what we needed.

-Brian E. in Chicago, IL

Tony M.'s lawn in Chicago, IL

I was skeptical when I first signed up for LawnStarter, but I honestly could not be happier now. Their crews make my lawn look beautiful and I never have to worry about it.

-Tony M. in Chicago, IL

Ben B.'s lawn in Chicago, IL

LawnStarter is a great, honest company that truly cares that my lawn looks exactly the way I hope that it would.

-Ben B. in Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL - Aug 17, 2022
Chicago Lawn Care Recommendations


Should I water my lawn today?

We currently have no rainfall data available for Chicago, IL.


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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.


Lawn Care Facts

Average Yard Size 985 sq ft
Average Mowing Price $43.56
Average Customer Review 5 / 5.0

 
Weekly Cuts 52.0%
Biweekly Cuts 7.0%
Monthly Cuts 41.0%
Lawns Fertilized 11.0%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 11.0%
Aerated Lawns 13.0%
Yards with Cleanups 11.0%
Days That Are Sunny 54%

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On the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL is one of the largest cities in the United States, as well as one of the finest places to live. This city is filled with stunning architecture, dazzling exhibits, and multiple museums. Make time for everything Chicago has to offer this weekend.

The city’s skyline is punctuated by multiple must-visit skyscrapers, including the John Hancock Center and the Willis Tower. For another historic, artistic perspective on the city, make sure you visit the Art Institute of Chicago and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower.

Chicago is also a great place for naturalists to explore. The city is home to the Field Museum, one of the country’s premier natural history museums. Millenium Park is a great place to toss a Frisbee with the dog or take a relaxing walk. This park is also home to the impressive Cloud Gate sculpture. The Gold Coast district is another great spot for hiking, biking, and enjoying the lakeside scenery.

Sports fans will have to put a visit to Wrigley Field, home of the Cubs, on their lists of must-see attractions. For shop-a-holics, North Michigan Avenue, featuring the Magnificent Mile, may be a better spot to visit.

Chicago may be known as the windy city, and your lawn care should be a breeze, too. However you choose to spend your weekend hours, you should spend most of them enjoying this tremendous city. You work hard, and deserve to play hard, too.

Entrust your pesky lawn care chores to LawnStarter, the premier lawn care service in the Chicagoland area. We offer everything from tree trimming to flower care, and we’ll even help yo u trim your trees! We can even accommodate unique special requests. To get started, simply install the convenient LawnStarter mobile app. This free app works on any Apple or Android device.

Once you’ve installed the app–or logged onto the handy desktop website, if that’s more your style–you can enter your specific zip code and we’ll send you customized prices and services in your area. You pick the items that work best for you, your schedule, and budget, and once you confirm, we’ll be on our way over to start making your Chicago lawn and landscape dreams a complete reality.

Don’t keep putting off your lawn chores this weekend. Instead, contact LawnStarter, and get back to enjoying all that Chicago has to offer.

Meet some of our Chicago lawn service pros

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George Reid
I'm very good at what I do. I take my time to make sure I get the job done right. I'm very friendly, and I try my best to make my customer happy about the job they are spending their money on. I love what I do and how I do it. I am looking forward to working with you.


938 East 72nd Street
Chicago, IL 60619

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Timothy Jackson
My company takes pride in our lawn-care work. For each and every job, I personally make sure our work is done to your satisfaction. Tell me your expectations and our hard work will make sure your landscape is done your way.


13841 South Wentworth Avenue
Chicago, IL 60827

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Sirjohn Hudson
Hello to all. I'm a Chicago native with over ten years of lawn care experience with the last two serving the public. I provide superior lawn care services to everyone. I am highly dependable and efficient. Whenever you need my services, just call or text me. I am readily available to serve you. Thank you.


48 West 83rd Street
Chicago, IL 60620

Recent Reviews

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Sheila P.'s Lawn Mowing service in Louie services
I really love the way my lawn looks. Thanks Carl for a job well done!
Sheila P. - Aug 09, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Mowing by Carl Lewis,
Louie services
Sharon D.'s Lawn Mowing service in Cem constructio
Thank you Carlton and Team
Sharon D. - Aug 04, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Mowing by Carlton Mayfield,
Cem constructio
Donitta E.'s Lawn Care service in Torres's lawn care
Thank you
Donitta E. - Aug 04, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Care by Maria Torres,
Torres's lawn care
Jason F.'s Lawn Care service in Penro lawn care
Always there as scheduled and does a fantastic job!
Jason F. - Aug 03, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Care by Jeffrey Penro,
Penro lawn care
Charlotte C.'s Lawn Service service in Jerome's property management
My lawn looks great.
Charlotte C. - Jul 29, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Service by Jerome powell,
Jerome's property management
Kellee D.'s Lawn Mowing Service service in Maria Torres
They did a great job with the length of the grass and removing the accumulated leaves.
Kellee D. - Jul 20, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Mowing Service by Maria Torres,
Maria Torres
KRISTIN S.'s Grass Cutting service in Felix Alejos
Lawn looks great! Felix blew debris around my new patio furniture and rug ( I meant to roll it up). So nice to come home to a nice lawn!!!
KRISTIN S. - Jul 18, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Grass Cutting by Felix Alejos,
Felix Alejos
Jimmie S.'s Lawn Mowing Service service in Maria Torres
Thank you
Jimmie S. - Jul 18, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Mowing Service by Maria Torres,
Maria Torres
Michelle P.'s Lawn Care service in Felix Alejos
The lawn looks very nice I love it
Michelle P. - Jul 17, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Care by Felix Alejos,
Felix Alejos
Gamina O.'s Lawn Mowing service in Felix Alejos
Thank you Felix
Gamina O. - Jul 17, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Mowing by Felix Alejos,
Felix Alejos
Jacky N.'s Lawn Service service in Felix Alejos
Felix did a great job and was kind enough to come by on the morning of my event.
Jacky N. - Jul 16, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Service by Felix Alejos,
Felix Alejos
Deborah N.'s Lawn Care service in N.
Thank you!
Deborah N. - Jul 15, 2022 - Chicago, IL
Lawn Care by Michaelangelo Macias,
N.


Overall Rating: 4.82 / 5 stars (377 reviews)

Service Recommendations in Chicago

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

Lawn Care

Recommended by Carlton Mayfield

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Service Location: Chicago,IL 60419
Service Yard Size: 5,717 square feet
Service Price: $30488
Service
Location (from the street): Full yard We will remove all visible weeds from the entire property. There's is overgrown weed in the beds and the side of the property.

Lawn Care

Recommended by Darrius Williams

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Service Location: Chicago,IL 80017
Service Yard Size: 6,088 square feet
Service Price: $18292
Service
Location (from the street): Back yard Back yard weed cleanup and removal. There is no grass in backyard just dirt and weeds.

Lawn Care

Recommended by Jesus Zizumbo

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Service Location: Chicago,IL 20901
Service Yard Size: 6,282 square feet
Service Price: $9146
Service
Location (from the street): Front yard I will clean and power wash the front step and porch okay for cheap price

Other Lawn Maintenance

Recommended by Clifton Harris

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Service Location: Chicago,IL 60628
Service Price: $122
Service
Back yard Clearing of moat/retention pond in back of property Picking up trash as well. After initial service we can add it to regular service for $20

Lawn Care

Recommended by Liz Goebel

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Service Location: Chicago,IL 15034
Service Yard Size: 2,967 square feet
Service Price: $12195
Service
Location (from the street): Back yard Chemical Weed treatment for walkway and driveway. Garbage cleanup off ground in back.

Lawn Care

Recommended by Chad Worland

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Service Location: Chicago,IL 64150
Service Yard Size: 14,886 square feet
Service Price: $4878
Service
Location (from the street): Full yard Tree limbs leaves and brush to be hauled off property

Requests for Service

Have a project in mind? Request a no-obligation quote from your pro with the tap of a button. Here are some recent quotes requested in Chicago

Other Lawn Care,

Requested by William G.

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Service Location: Chicago, IL
Service Yard Size: 12,543 square feet
Service Price: $86
Service
Items Needing Service: I need to discontinue my service as I have sold the property. New owners take possession on August 11th/2017. Please contact me about this.

Location on Property: n/a

Work to be Done: discontinue service.

Hedge Trimming

Requested by Ferdy D.

Details

Service Location: Chicago, IL
Service Yard Size: 7,886 square feet
Service Price: $24
Service
Items Needing Service: There is a small bush that needs a small trimming

Location on Property: near front door

Work to be Done: Trim the bush

Serviced by: Swank Landscaping

General Lawn Maintenance

Requested by Sonya K.

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Service Location: Chicago, IL
Service Yard Size: 12,323 square feet
Service Price: $18
Service
Items Needing Service: Would like to get a quote for how much to add my backyard to my services.

Location on Property: Rear

Work to be Done: Mowing

Serviced by: Mow It Dow

Yard And Flowerbed Cleanup

Requested by Shelby L.

Details

Service Location: Chicago, IL
Service Yard Size: 5,793 square feet
Service Price: $177
Service
Items Needing Service: Flower beds

Location on Property: Sides of driveway and backyard

Work to be Done: Weed maintenance

Serviced by: Sroka lawn service

Landscaping

Requested by Darlene B.

Details

Service Location: Chicago, IL
Service Yard Size: 1,475 square feet
Service Price: $38
Service
Items Needing Service: tree

Location on Property: front yard

Work to be Done: resolve erosion with the tree to help. recommendations for tree in the front yard

Serviced by: REED'S LAWN CARE SERVIC

Weeding

Requested by Jeffrey B.

Details

Service Location: Chicago, IL
Service Yard Size: 11,851 square feet
Service Price: $64
Service
Items Needing Service: Weeds

Location on Property: All over.

Work to be Done: Weeding

Serviced by: Sternberg Mechanica

Questions and Answers

LOCAL REGULATIONS

Are there watering restrictions in Chicago, IL?


Despite restrictions across Chicago area, water use is taxing suburban systems

Source: articles.chicagotribune.com

LOCAL REGULATIONS

Does Chicago, IL have long / overgrown grass ordinances?


Any person who owns or controls property within the city must cut or otherwise control all weeds on such property so that the average height of such weeds does not exceed ten inches. Any person who violates this subsection shall be subject to a fine of not less than $600 nor more than $1,200. Each day that such violation continues shall be considered a separate offense to which a separate fine shall apply

Source: chicagocode.org

ASK THE EXPERTS

"What's your number one tip for improving the quality of your grass?"


Applying water too rapidly causes runoff, as grass can absorb only so much water at a time. When runoff happens, soil, fertilizers and pesticides can wind up in nearby waterways. Also, over-irrigation can push nutrients deep into the soil and away from plant roots. Watering deeply and infrequently – about twice a week and 4 to 6 inches deep can help prevent under-watering or overwatering.


-John Egan, Lawn Care Industry Expert

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The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship is our way of giving back to the up and coming young entrepreneurs in the Chicago, IL area.

Top Chicago, IL Lawn Services of August 2022

#1-Cem constructio
Carlton Mayfield
10616 South May Street
Chicago, IL 60643
99 Ratings
Carlton and his crew always do an excellent job
#2-REED'S LAWN CARE SERVIC
PETER REED
12245 South Princeton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60628
74 Ratings
After the unnecessary drama that took place with the previous crew, I truly appreciated the service I received from Peter. He cut my lawn exactly as I requested, came in the morning as requested and left a nice message. Much appreciated.
#3-Knox professional service
Jack young
12004 South Yale Avenue
Chicago, IL 60628
7 Ratings
Thank you so much
#4-Rube Lawn Care
Rubin Dean
7862 South South Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60649
68 Ratings
I had weeds growing in my yard, and they cut them down without me having to say anything. Excellent work
#5-King Hous
Jorge Gonzalez
5034 West Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60644
5 Ratings
Hello, my name is Jorge Gonzalez. I would love to do business with you. My workers and I can take excellent care of your property. I've been cutting lawns for more than five years. We have a lot of experience between us. Any additional work that you need done, we can help with. This can be things like debris removal, trash clean up, and more.
#6-360 landscaping and property management
Darius Howard
1152 North Monitor Avenue
Chicago, IL 60651
40 Ratings
It was nice i fotgot to ask to see if the side if the gate where the leaves is growing to be cut...grrrrr
#7-Herbert Gary Association
Gary Herbert
3809 N Claremont Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
34 Ratings
Based in North Center neighborhood, Chicago, Gary Herbert Associates is a landscape architecture firm that specializes in creative residential landscape design. With over 30 years of experience, Gary Herbert Associates are committed to creating unique living art that embodies your personal tastes.
#8-Botanical Concepts
Denide Rosenbloom
528 W Dickens Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
32 Ratings
Botanical Concepts Chicago is dedicated to creating extraordinary urban retreats. Whether you're looking to finally install that rooftop deck you've always wanted, or simply need a good landscaping architect, Botanical Concepts Chicago can bring the natural world right to your home.
#9-GreenPlant Lawn Care
Emilio Gallegos
5931 South Austin Avenue
Chicago, IL 60638
31 Ratings
Considering the wet conditions and the length of the grass, Steven did a nice job. Thank you.
#10-J.r. Mow n go
Nathaniel Peterson
7836 s ada
Chicago, IL 60620
3 Ratings
I started my business six years ago; I always wanted to have my own business. So I started my lawn business to provide excellent service to customers and leave smiles on their faces. Knowing that I can help others' lives, I'm willing to go all out to do so.
#11-Torres's lawn care
Maria Torres
9317 South Manistee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60617
278 Ratings
Maria has been an absolute delight to deal with ! Always timely coming on the day I was scheduled for service . I was always given a text to let me know the crew was on the way ! Whenever I had a question she was always quick to respond ! We are absolutely satisfied and would recommend this crew for sure ! Looking forward to next season ! Thank you !
#12-MTG Lawn Care and Services
Terri Swain
10762 South Church Street
Chicago, IL 60643
27 Ratings
Here at MTG Lawn Care And Services, we are devoted to making and keeping your lawn looking spectacular. We offer many services, not limited to clean up. No job is too small, so please don't hesitate to give us a call. We have been in business since July of 2018 and look forward to many years ahead.
#13-Altamanu
Terri Tomcisin
1700 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613
25 Ratings
For over 20 years, Altamanu has been providing Chicago with landscape architecture and urban design. Creating attractive, yet functional outdoor spaces in city parks, schools, and residences, you can trust Altamnu for thoughtful, professional, and innovative landscape designs.
#14-Christy Webber & Company
Faith Wu
2900 W Ferdinand St
Chicago, IL 60612
24 Ratings
Christy Webber Landscapes is a full-service landscaping firm involved in every step of the process: designing, building, and maintaining. Bringing that lovely touch of green to Chicago for over 20 years, you can rely on Christy Webber Landscapes for thoughtful landscape design in residential, commercial, or municipal space.
#15-O.B lawn Service
George Reid
938 East 72nd Street
Chicago, IL 60619
2 Ratings
I'm very good at what I do. I take my time to make sure I get the job done right. I'm very friendly, and I try my best to make my customer happy about the job they are spending their money on. I love what I do and how I do it. I am looking forward to working with you.
#16-Roberts Landscaping Services LLC
Tishi Roberts
2242 South Princeton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
19 Ratings
Hello. I am 41 years old. I worked seasonal for the park district for a total of nine years, and I am now doing landscaping. I have had my own landscaping business for two years. I'm very easy to work with and I am a diverse person.
#17-Lee Pro's Crop
Victor Lee
1619 West 87th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
177 Ratings
First time Victor cut my lawn. He did an excellent job! Great attention to detail.
#18-Hill Brothers Property Preservation
charles hill
3434 South Calumet Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
156 Ratings
Our house had overgrown weeds, brushes, and hedges. Robert did a great job removing the weeds. Also, he trimmed up a number of long past due brushes and hedges. He did an amazing job with our landscaping maintenance!
#19-Prassas Landscape Studio
Stephen Prassas
319 W Concord Pl
Chicago, IL 60614
14 Ratings
Looks nice.
#20-Do it Al
Terjuan Short
7952 South Dobson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619
133 Ratings
They did a great job. They did everything right. They followed directions well. So far this crew are the best team we had since we have first signed.up with lawn starter.
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Neighborhoods we service in Chicago, IL

5649 N Moody Ave Chicago IL 60646
Magnolia Glen
Canaryville
Princeton Park
Central Auburn Gresham
Old Town South
Peterson Woods Arcadia Terrace
Se Lake View Clark
Central Stickney
River North Ontario-Illinois
Chesterfield
South Jefferson Park
Little Village Central
North Cragin
Hawthorne
Forest Glen
Oakwood Shores
South Shore Central
Ne Austin
Graceland West
Midpointe Apartments
Back Of The Yards
Nw Portage Park
63Rd Street
The Loop Washington-Madison
Logan Square Northeast
Winchester Neighbors
Sauganash
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Rosedale Park
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