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Columbia, IL - Aug 15, 2019
Columbia Lawn Care Recommendations


Should I water my lawn today?

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Sunrise   7:07 am Sunset   5:20 pm


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.


Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 2%
Medium (4-5 inches) 24%
Short (2-3 inches) 74%


Lawn Care Facts

Average Yard Size 9,451 sq ft
Average Mowing Price $52.35
Average Customer Review 4.64 / 5.0

 
Weekly Cuts 43%
Biweekly Cuts 30%
Monthly Cuts 27%
Lawns Fertilized 6%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 3%
Aerated Lawns 13%
Yards with Cleanups 10%
Days That Are Sunny 9%

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FAQ About Lawn Maintenance in Columbia

What's the best way to maintain your lawn?

In the Columbia area, maintaining a lush, green lawn involves a number of things, from consistent mowing, to weeding, watering, fertilization aeration and more. The average lawn size here in Columbia is 9,451 square feet, which typically takes 85 minutes to mow if you do it yourself.

Additionally, you'll want to fertilize your lawn 7 times per year, with each application tailored to that time of year. It's also a good idea to get a soil test done once every 2-4 years to ensure your soil isn't lacking key nutrients. Professional fertilization in Columbia averages about $55 per application, and includes spot weed treatment.

Aeration is a process that relieves compaction, helps grass establish roots, and allows air and nutrients to reach the soil. Ideally, you should aerate once per year, every three years at the very minimum. Despite it's importance, only 13 percent of Columbia homeowners get aeration. Aeration in Columbia costs $137 on average, but depends on lawn size, and should be done in spring or fall.

Finally, watering is critical. You'll generally want to water in the morning before 7:07 am or in the evening after 5:20 pm so the water does not evaporate. Columbia does not have watering restrictions.


How much does it cost to have your lawn mowed in Columbia?

While the average cost of grass cutting in Columbia is $52.35, the price depends primarily on lawn size and mowing frequency.

Here is the average price in Columbia by lawn size:

  • 1/8 Acre: $32.5
  • 1/4 Acre: $38.7
  • 1/3 Acre: $45.2
  • 1/2 Acre: $51.5

Here is the average mowing price by frequency:

  • Weekly: $42.40
  • Biweekly: $58.63
  • Monthly: $64.39

Two other factors that can increase price are corner lots and gates. In Columbia, 53% of homes are on a corner lot, and 49% of homes have backyard gates.


Can I get fined for not cutting my lawn?

First, you'll have to check your Homeowners Association rules. In Columbia, 50% of homeowners are part of a HOA, and most HOAs have restrictions on grass and overgrown bushes.

Recent Reviews

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Thank you James
Ryan O. - Aug 13, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Mowing by Abel Moore,
Best Lawn Treeatment & Lawnscape LLC
Thanks!
Rex m. - Jul 25, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Mowing by Lawson Jones,
Lawn Masters
Great job. Thanks!
Heather S. - Jul 17, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Maintenance by Erik Murrell,
Outdoor Service
Thank you James
Ryan O. - Jul 08, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Mowing by Abel Moore,
Best Lawn Treeatment & Lawnscape LLC
Eugene, great work as always, thank you!
Rishi K. - Jul 03, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Care by Forrest Perez,
Forrest's Lawns Treeatment & Lawnscap
Thank you James, Q: Can you make the lines more even ? We want it all to look uniform. Thank you sir.
Ryan O. - Jun 25, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Maintenance by Glen Walker,
Glen Walker's Lawns Maintenance
Outstanding work! Thank you for cutting dog's area shorter. Regards, J. Caro.
Julio C. - Jun 22, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Service by JAX Walker,
Jax Walker's Lawns INC
Looks good James
Ryan O. - Jun 14, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Care by Cody Doyle,
Property Services Lawn Treatment And Landscape
Thankd!
Chad A. - Jun 08, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Maintenance by Charles Denley,
Charles's Lawns & Garden INC
Richard did a nice job! Didn't leave a mess behind like others have done! I would definitely recommend his service to others! Thank you, Richard!
Denise V. - May 31, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Mowing by paul Moreira,
paul's Lawns & Garden
Even accommodated my request to move up a day because company was coming. Also honored a really crazy request to not cut down a weed that my daughter loved growing by the mailbox!
Michelle R. - May 23, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Care by Anthony Polka,
Pk lawn and landscaping
Excellent job on our lawn, Brandan! It was greatly appreciated. Thanks again!
Rian H. - Mar 21, 2019 - Columbia, IL,
Lawn Maintenance by Calvin Rodriguez,
Calvin's Lawns INC


Overall Rating: 4.91 / 5 stars (45 reviews)

Service Recommendations in Columbia

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

Pruning of Shrubs

Recommended by Walter Willis

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Location: Columbia, IL 62236

Yard Size: 2,156 square feet

Price: $244

Description: Full yard We will trim all bushes and hedges around the whole property.

Yard And Flowerbed Cleaning

Recommended by Vane Hoffman

Details

Location: Columbia, IL 62236

Yard Size: 5,496 square feet

Price: $49

Description: Front yard Recommend full clean up of front lawn area debris, sticks, dead leaves, etc

Stick and Leaf Cleanup

Recommended by Buddy Walker

Details

Location: Columbia, IL 62236

Yard Size: 5,422 square feet

Price: $55

Description: Back yard Back yard clean up, spoke with customer about over grown brush from abandoned property.

Mulch Installation

Recommended by Charles Denley

Details

Location: Columbia, IL 62236

Yard Size: 29,737 square feet

Price: $976

Description: Front yard Mulch beds and trees in front yard with black or brown mulch

Leaf Raking And Cleaning

Recommended by JAX Walker

Details

Location: Columbia, IL 62236

Yard Size: 4,092 square feet

Price: $49

Description: Back yard Debris removal, removal of branches and disposal fee.

Flower Bed Weeding

Recommended by Michael Willis

Details

Location: Columbia, IL 62236

Yard Size: 7,526 square feet

Price: $37

Description: Full yard Weed front flowerbeds on left and right side of the front of the house

Requests for Service

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Shrub Trimming

Requested by Ivy M.

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Location: Columbia, IL

Yard Size: 8,515 square feet

Items Needing Service: Trim the large bushes in the front yard close to the wall of the house.NOT THE ROUND BUSHES IN THE FRONT OF THE LARGE BUSHES!!!Also trim the Bush in front of the Garage.

Location on Property: Flower Bed close to the wall of the house and in front of the Garage.

Work to be Done: Trim the Bushes.

Price: $56

Serviced by: Property Services Lawn Treatment And Landscape

Pruning of Shrubs

Requested by Katie C.

Details

Location: Columbia, IL

Yard Size: 10,546 square feet

Items Needing Service: bushes and hedges

Location on Property: Front and back yard

Work to be Done: Trim them up and haul away.

Price: $71

Serviced by: Proscapes

Other Landscaping Service

Requested by Lindsey B.

Details

Location: Columbia, IL

Yard Size: 6,662 square feet

Items Needing Service: There are holes in back yard from dogs digging. The holes need to be filled with dirt

Location on Property: Back yard by deck and shed

Work to be Done: Fill them in

Price: $118

Serviced by: Lawn Masters

Other Lawn Care,

Requested by Breanna G.

Details

Location: Columbia, IL

Yard Size: 4,066 square feet

Items Needing Service: Please do not come for quote until after April 13th......Need to have all rock beds cleared of grass, weeds, and any other living plants that I have not planted in the area. Removal vines from bushes and plants. All non grass areas clean out of any debris. Trim some bushes/plants and removal of of plants that we no longer want in the area.

Location on Property: Please do not come for quote until after April 13. All non grass areas. Along the whole side of house front and back. Front curb and front of house plant/tree area.

Work to be Done: I would like to see all non grass areas completely cleaned of all weeds,grass, vines and debris. Anything that we have not personally planted.

Price: $59

Serviced by: Charles's Lawns & Garden INC

General Lawn Maintenance

Requested by Kathy B.

Details

Location: Columbia, IL

Yard Size: 8,010 square feet

Items Needing Service: Remove leaves and weed and mulch in center island and front gardens and back gardens

Location on Property: Front and backs

Work to be Done: See first boxers

Price: $300

Serviced by: Vane Hoffman's Lawns And Garden

Pruning of Bushes

Requested by Christopher C.

Details

Location: Columbia, IL

Yard Size: 422 square feet

Items Needing Service: All bushes on the property

Location on Property: Bushes are located at the front of the house

Work to be Done: Would like all bushes trimmed

Price: $82

Serviced by: P. Sullivan's Lawns & Garden

Top Columbia, IL Lawn Services of August 2019

#1-Property Services Lawn Treatment And Landscape
Cody Doyle
Columbia, IL
6 Ratings
Anthony and his crew were here bright and early this morning and as always they did a great job on our lawn. It looks SO good!
#2-The Green Tea
Michael Willis
Columbia, IL
4 Ratings
It was a good job as usual.
#3-Lawn Masters
Lawson Jones
Columbia, IL
35 Ratings
He took care of my lawn in a timely manner. He and his crew were very polite and mindful of details.
#4-P. Sullivan's Lawns & Garden
Paxton Sullivan
Columbia, IL
34 Ratings
Looks great!
#5-Best Lawn Treeatment & Lawnscape LLC
Abel Moore
Columbia, IL
34 Ratings
Amazing service! They were fast, friendly, polite, and professional.
#6-Glen Walker's Lawns Maintenance
Glen Walker
Columbia, IL
33 Ratings
Thank you James, Q: Can you make the lines more even ? We want it all to look uniform. Thank you sir.
#7-Spartan Lawn
Buddy Walker
Columbia, IL
30 Ratings
Wonderful!!!! Prompt, courteous, FAST! Very, very pleased!!!
#8-Calvin's Lawns INC
Calvin Rodriguez
Columbia, IL
29 Ratings
Excellent job on our lawn, Brandan! It was greatly appreciated. Thanks again!
#9-Mow-More Lawn And Landscape
paul Clark
Columbia, IL
27 Ratings
Yard looks great as always! Thank you so much !!!
#10-Vane Hoffman's Lawns And Garden
Vane Hoffman
Columbia, IL
22 Ratings
Great job!
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