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Happy customers all over Durham

Photo of Skye W.'s yard after getting lawn care in Durham, NC
Excellent service as always! David really takes the time to do the job thoroughly and well!
Photo of Rachael B.'s yard after getting lawn care in Durham, NC
Excellent job! Yard was mowed short, no missed lines, weeds removed, and no yard clippings. Thank you!
Photo of Ashley R.'s yard after getting lawn care in Durham, NC
Everything looks great and it was done in a timely manner. Thank you

Durham, NC - Jul 24, 2024
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Popular Grass Types in Durham

Bermudagrass 41%
Tall Fescue 32%
Perennial Ryegrass 14%
Zoysiagrass 9%
Kentucky Bluegrass 5%

Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 3%
Medium (4-5 inches) 23%
Short (2-3 inches) 74%

Lawn Care Facts

Average Yard Size 9,146 sq ft
Average Mowing Price $46.20
Average Customer Review 5 / 5.0
   
Weekly Cuts 0.0%
Biweekly Cuts 100.0%
Monthly Cuts 0.0%
Lawns Fertilized 6.0%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 7.0%
Aerated Lawns 6.0%
Yards with Cleanups 9.0%
Days That Are Sunny 76%

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Durham is home to Duke University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world. In fact, we ranked Sarah P Duke gardens as one of the best-landscaped colleges on the east coast. Durham also offers great nightlife, wonderful beer, and southern cuisine.


One thing’s for sure: you shouldn’t worry about your lawn when there’s so much to enjoy. LawnStarter's pros will treat your lawn to keep it green and healthy. Need landscaping or lawn aeration done? We do that too.


Common Grass Types in Durham: The top five most common grass types in Durham are Bermudagrass, tall fescue, perennial ryegrass, Zoysiagrass, and Kentucky bluegrass.


Spring Lawn Care Tips for Durham: Tune up your lawnmowers, leaf blowers, and hedge trimmers. Clean your yard of debris, including branches, twigs, pet waste, and leaves. Make sure your soil is healthy by aerating it, removing weeds, and carefully fertilizing it.


Fall Lawn Care Tips for Durham: Don’t fertilize, as grass should only be fertilized when it's actively growing, and the grass goes dormant before the winter season. For the same reason, don’t water your lawn. Some weeds, like Florida betony and wild onion, grow in the winter, so be sure to check your garden for weeds.


Common Lawn Pests: Grubs, sod webworms, cutworms, ants, ticks, aphids, mole crickets, spittlebugs, and chinch bugs are the pests you need to watch out for in your Durham lawn.


Common Lawn Diseases: Dollar spot, brown patch, large patch, and fairy ring cause discoloration in your lawn. If you notice any areas of your lawn that are turning brown or yellow, treat them right away. And if you need a hand, our pros will identify and treat the lawn disease for you.


How LawnStarter Can Take Care of Your Lawn: In addition to landscaping, lawn aeration, and mowing, we offer cleanups, fertilization, mulching, pool cleaning, and patio work.


Durham is one of the nation’s fastest-growing college towns with lots to do. So go out and enjoy what Durham has to offer. Don’t worry about the lawn; just call, click, or download our app, and we’ll take it from there.

Meet some of our Durham pros

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Omar Mills
When you start your own business, you have the opportunity to earn an unlimited income based on your own efforts and the success or failure of the enterprise. Entrepreneurs are able to create jobs and better the world around us. Empathy is the ability to see the world through somebody else's eyes.
OmarΒ’s Property Preservation
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811 9th Street
Durham, NC 27705
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DeOntae Hatchett
Hello. I'm Deontae, and I started my landscaping company this year, but I have years of experience in the field. Let me help you with your yard maintenance needs. I will provide you with precision services at an affordable price.
Hatchetts lawn and landscape
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North Carolina 147
Durham, NC 27701
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Z Moore
We always try our hardest to make sure that our clients are satisfied after every single time we service their lawns and homes. You'll always get the treatment that you deserve without having to complain to us about anything. I always work with a true passion, which makes all my work turn out great.
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1027 Rosedale Avenue
Durham, NC 27707

Recent Reviews

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Skye W.'s Lawn Care service result
"Excellent service as always! David really takes the time to do the job thoroughly and well!"
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Skye W. - Jun 15, 2024 - Durham, NC
Nan C.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"The yard looks beautiful as always. Great job."
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Nan C. - Jun 14, 2024 - Durham, NC
Rachael B.'s Lawn Service service result
"Excellent job! Yard was mowed short, no missed lines, weeds removed, and no yard clippings. Thank you!"
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Rachael B. - May 13, 2024 - Durham, NC
Lawn Service by Dennis Garrett
Love and Respect
Holly A.'s Yard Cutting service result
"Excellent work again! Great attn to detail!"
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Holly A. - May 07, 2024 - Durham, NC
Yard Cutting by Paul Cook
Total Lawn Care by Cook
Celeste d.'s Lawn Mowing Service service result
"Quick and Efficient! Very polite and lawn looks amazing! They provided their information very formally. Hope to do business with you again. Much appreciated!"
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Celeste d. - Apr 30, 2024 - Durham, NC
Lawn Mowing Service by DeOntae Hatchett
Hatchetts lawn and landscape
Chelsea D.'s Lawn Service service result
"The yard looks great!! Thank you so much!"
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Chelsea D. - Apr 19, 2024 - Durham, NC
Lawn Service by Bobby Gillis
A Brighter Green Landscaping, LLC
Ashley R.'s Lawn Service service result
"Everything looks great and it was done in a timely manner. Thank you"
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Ashley R. - Apr 04, 2024 - Durham, NC
Lawn Service by Fernando Dean
Dean's Lawnscare
Donetta B.'s Lawn Mowing Service service result
"Samuel did an amazing job with what he had to work with. Thank you for your service."
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Donetta B. - Mar 25, 2024 - Durham, NC
Lawn Mowing Service by Samuel Melvin
YFC Lawn Care and Maintenance
Andrew D.'s Lawn Care service result
"Really appreciate it great guys."
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Andrew D. - Mar 08, 2024 - Durham, NC
Lawn Care by Dennis Garrett
Love and Respect
Albert G.'s Lawn Service service result
"Always a good job"
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Albert G. - Nov 03, 2023 - Durham, NC
Lawn Service by Lorenzo Huggins
Lorenzo and sons landscaping
Kylee M.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"Thank you!"
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Kylee M. - Oct 29, 2023 - Durham, NC
Lawn Mowing by Laquinton Pittman
Swift Movers
Lisa D.'s Lawn Care service result
"Excellent job!"
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Lisa D. - Oct 20, 2023 - Durham, NC
Lawn Care by Arthur Martin Jr
Im bless lawn care services
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"The lawn looks perfect, and well done"
Ryan N. - Sep 14, 2023 - Durham, NC
Grass Cutting by John Liles (Bull City Landscape Development Inc)
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"Almonte mowed our backyard last Wednesday and he did well."
Talita B. - Aug 21, 2023 - Durham, NC
Lawn Care by Almonte Marshall (Marshall's Design and Maintenance)
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"Amazing team!!!"
Tamara A. - Aug 04, 2023 - Durham, NC
Lawn Maintenance by Omar Mills (OmarΒ’s Property Preservation)
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"Great job"
Terry S. - Jul 28, 2023 - Durham, NC
Grass Cutting by Shawn Green (Green's Touch Lawn Care Services)
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Service Recommendations in Durham

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

Pro Recommendation for Other Lawn Maintenance

Recommended by Picasso Keaton
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Location: Durham, NC
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Yard Size: 3,789 square feet
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Price: $73.17
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Location (from the street): Full yard Weed control Apply pre and post emergent herbicide to kill and prevent weeds. Will get rid of majority of weeds but will need an annual program to keep them away

Pro Recommendation for General Landscaping / Maintenance

Recommended by christopher tuten
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Location: Durham, NC
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Yard Size: 20,826 square feet
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Price: $73.17
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Location (from the street): Back yard Clean flowerbeds in the bac alongside the driveway

Pro Recommendation for Leaf Raking And Cleaning

Recommended by Patrick Johnny-Boston
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Location: Durham, NC
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Yard Size: 1,445 square feet
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Price: $60.98
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Location (from the street): Full yard Weed-eat,hedge trimming, clean up back yard may take awhile but I can handle it.

Pro Recommendation for Flower Bed Weeding

Recommended by William Edwards
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Location: Durham, NC
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Yard Size: 6,580 square feet
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Price: $34.15
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Location (from the street): Front yard Lawn pro will weed ear and hand pull weeds from around tree and cracks in the hardscape! Then apply selective herbicide to prevent regrowth!

Pro Recommendation for General Landscaping / Maintenance

Recommended by Arthur Dzikiti
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Location: Durham, NC
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Yard Size: 3,920 square feet
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Price: $48.78
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Location (from the street): Front yard Leaf clean up I will be disposing them in the property green waste bin. This is a one time service

Pro Recommendation for General Lawn Maintenance

Recommended by Christian Cooper
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Location: Durham, NC
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Yard Size: 8,109 square feet
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Price: $100
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Location (from the street): Back yard Cleaning and weeding of the part of the alley that corresponds to the property

Requests for Service

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Customer pricing request for Lawn Care

Requested by Brian M.
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Location: Durham, NC 76180
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Yard Size: 6,747 square feet
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Price: $73
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Items Needing Service: Removed the stamp of the that are two inches in the from of the house.
Location on Property: In the patio.
Work to be Done: Bushes stamp.
Serviced by: Juarez Pro Cuts

Customer pricing request for Lawn Care

Requested by Murriah A.
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Location: Durham, NC 32219
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Yard Size: 3,251 square feet
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Price: $61
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Items Needing Service: I need weeding
Location on Property: Front-yard
Work to be Done: Weeding front
Serviced by: Green Shy Landscapeing

Customer pricing request for Lawn Care

Requested by Daniel P.
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Location: Durham, NC 32258
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Yard Size: 3,973 square feet
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Price: $152
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Items Needing Service: Bush
Location on Property: In the backyard
Work to be Done: Bush trimming service
Serviced by: Staehle's home & lawn care

Questions and Answers

Local Regulations
Are there watering restrictions in Durham, NC?
Odd-Even Watering Schedule The City of Durham has adopted requirements to help make our community a more sustainable place to live. These watering requirements are consistent with irrigation schedules in most of our neighboring communities. Landscape irrigation makes up a large portion of our consumption, particularly during the warmer months of the year. In fact, irrigation during summer months can increase demand on the treatment plants between 20% - 40%. By improving the efficiency of our irrigation practices, we can reduce consumption, save money, and preserve this precious resource. Schedule The mandatory outdoor irrigation schedule applies to all spray irrigation systems and allows customers to irrigate according to the following schedule: Odd-numbered addresses may water once on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays either before 10 a.m. or after 6 p.m. Even-numbered addresses may water once on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays either before 10 a.m. or after 6 p.m. No watering may occur between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on allowed watering days. No customers are permitted to water on Mondays.
Local Regulations
Does Durham, NC have long / overgrown grass ordinances?
β€œWeeds and undergrowth over 12 inches tall provide a harborage for rodents, vermin, mosquitoes and other pests,” she said. β€œThis increases the hazards of disease, injury or fire as well as creates hazards to the health, safety and welfare of your yard and your neighborhood.”
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Top Durham, NC Lawn Services of July 2024

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Durham, NC
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(9 Ratings)
With over 18 years experience, Ray is one of the Durham area's top horticulture experts. He primarily does landscape maintenance but also offers flower bed mulching, bush trimming and more.
#2
B&B Lawn Care
1911 Snow Crest Trail, Durham, NC 27707
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(86 Ratings)
Corey is the owner-operator of B&B Lawn Care, a local lawn care business in Durham. Corey has completed 128 jobs for 16 customers with a 4.7 rating. Customers rate him highly for lawn care knowledge, communication, and professionalism.
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SLE LAWNCARE
4121 Chaucer Drive, Durham, NC 27705
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(8 Ratings)
Check out our lawn care services. We take customer service seriously, and will listen to you and fix your lawn to your specifications. The team is hard working, and will get the job done - no matter the size. We are here for you and we always get the job done.
#4
Green Shy Landscapeing
1324 Ellis Road, Durham, NC 27703
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(7 Ratings)
Services offered: Lawn Mowing, Tree Care, Gutter Cleaning
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A Brighter Green Landscaping, LLC
5516 Genesee Drive, Durham, NC 27712
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(68 Ratings)
The yard looks great!! Thank you so much!
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Hatchetts lawn and landscape
North Carolina 147, Durham, NC 27701
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(6 Ratings)
Quick and Efficient! Very polite and lawn looks amazing! They provided their information very formally. Hope to do business with you again. Much appreciated!
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Green's Touch Lawn Care Services
Durham, NC
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(57 Ratings)
Shawn showed up on time, was very professional and polite. It didn't take him long at all and it looked great! It was so quick I made the remark all he has left to do is the backyard as I looked up out the kitchen window to see the backyard already cut and looking amazing. Thanks Shawn glad we got you as our crew!
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Bull City Landscape Development Inc
6 Artis Lane, Durham, NC 27703
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(57 Ratings)
The lawn looks perfect, and well done
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JL Williams Services LLC
5109 Carolwood Lane, Durham, NC 27713
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(50 Ratings)
Great job. Flowers are looking better and presentable.
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KING'S LANDSCAPEING
2621 Camellia Drive, Durham, NC 27705
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(5 Ratings)
We take pride in the work that we perform every day. We have a great work ethic and tons of determination that shines through in our work. We know you just want to relax when you get home from work, so we make sure we take care of all of your lawn needs beforehand.
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Yardcall Solutions
122 Saddle Creek Lane, Durham, NC 27703
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(5 Ratings)
The lawn looks great
#12
Green Guy
3504 Arlington Street, Durham, NC 27707
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(5 Ratings)
Green Guys provides the best in lawn care in the Charlotte area. We specialize in cutting, trimming, aeration and debris clean up. Our team can take care of your property maintenance needs too, like pressure washing and driveway cleaning. Let us take care of your outdoor jobs. Contact us today.
#13
Affordable Landscaping
1027 Rosedale Avenue, Durham, NC 27707
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(47 Ratings)
This was our first landscaping service since buying our house, and the front yard looks amazing! We wanted to meet Bobby in person, but our schedules didn't allow it. He was so friendly messaging us, it was like we were there! Thank you!
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Mcdonald Home Services
305 Northwood Circle, Durham, NC 27701
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(47 Ratings)
Tony was excellent! I've got nothing but good things to say about his work.
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KCB lawn service
3412 Snow Hill Road, Durham, NC 27712
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(44 Ratings)
My name is Carl Mckinnie jr, and my team and I are here to service all our customer's needs. We provide lawn care, hauling, raking leaves, and more. We also offer moving services to make full home moves and in-store furniture delivery such as Big Lots, Durham Rescue Missions, and Habitat for Humanity.
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Cut'em UP Lawn Services
13 Durbin Place, Durham, NC 27705
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(44 Ratings)
Christian did an incredible job on our yard, making sure to get even all the hard to reach spots along our fence line and behind our AC unit!
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Chrisp lawn care service
4800 University Drive, Durham, NC 27707
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(43 Ratings)
Not sure I ever saw him, but thank you. I lost my job, so we need to hold off for a little while until we get back on our feet.
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Jones care
574 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701
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(42 Ratings)
Wow, nice job Damien. Thanks for being flexible and knocking out the mow after the rain we had yesterday. Lawn looks amazing!
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Clearfield Lawncare
6005 Coronado Lane, Durham, NC 27713
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(4 Ratings)
Raphael, owner of Clearfield Lawncare, mows lawns all over Durham, NC. In addition to lawn mowing, he does basic tree care, fertilization, and more.
#20
Triangle lawn care solutions
1816 Eastwood Drive, Durham, NC 27713
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(4 Ratings)
Thank you... Jeffery, you are a hard working man and I appreciate it so much... thank you again!!