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Michael M.'s lawn in Ellicott City, MD

I really appreciate Gustavo coming out today. My landscape design looks fantastic. We look forward to Gustavo coming back.

-Michael M. in Ellicott City, MD

Tom M.'s lawn in Ellicott City, MD

James did a great job on the flowebeds. Thank you so much for your time and help!

-Tom M. in Ellicott City, MD

Donna G.'s lawn in Ellicott City, MD

As always you cut the lawn to perfection! It's great coming home to a freshly mowed lawn minus a sweaty, tired hubby!

-Donna G. in Ellicott City, MD

Ellicott City, MD - Nov 29, 2021
Ellicott City Lawn Care Recommendations


Should I water my lawn today?

We currently have no rainfall data available for Ellicott City, MD.


Sunrise   7:26 am Sunset   5:04 pm


Lawn tip of the week

Use leaves for mulch or compost. No sense in letting that great nutrients go to waste!


Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 9%
Medium (4-5 inches) 25%
Short (2-3 inches) 65%

Popular Grass Types in Ellicott City

Bermudagrass 23%
Tall Fescue 20%
Zoysiagrass 14%
Centipedegrass 13%
Kentucky Bluegrass 11%
Buffalograss 9%
Perennial Ryegrass 9%

Lawn Care Facts

Average Yard Size 8,966 sq ft
Average Mowing Price $43.55
Average Customer Review 4.68 / 5.0

 
Weekly Cuts 27.0%
Biweekly Cuts 49.0%
Monthly Cuts 24.0%
Lawns Fertilized 12.0%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 16.0%
Aerated Lawns 8.0%
Yards with Cleanups 11.0%
Days That Are Sunny 15%

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FAQ About Lawn Maintenance in Ellicott City

What's the best way to maintain your lawn?

In the Ellicott City 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 Ellicott City is 8,966 square feet, which typically takes 81 minutes to mow if you do it yourself.

Additionally, you'll want to fertilize your lawn 6 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 Ellicott City averages about $68 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 8 percent of Ellicott City homeowners get aeration. Aeration in Ellicott City costs $100 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 7:26 am or in the evening after 5:04 pm so the water does not evaporate. Ellicott City does not have watering restrictions.


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

While the average cost of grass cutting in Ellicott City is $43.55, the price depends primarily on lawn size and mowing frequency.

Here is the average price in Ellicott City by lawn size:

  • 1/8 Acre: $34.6
  • 1/4 Acre: $36.5
  • 1/3 Acre: $40.5
  • 1/2 Acre: $51.3

Here is the average mowing price by frequency:

  • Weekly: $35.28
  • Biweekly: $48.78
  • Monthly: $53.57

Two other factors that can increase price are corner lots and gates. In Ellicott City, 62% of homes are on a corner lot, and 30% 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 Ellicott City, 52% of homeowners are part of a HOA, and most HOAs have restrictions on grass and overgrown bushes.

Recent Reviews

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Jessica E.'s Lawn Mowing service in Giordano's Lawns & Landscape
The lawn looks great!
Jessica E. - Feb 04, 2020 - Ellicott City, MD
Lawn Mowing by Giordano Montero,
Giordano's Lawns & Landscape
Breanna M.'s Grass Cutting service in Giordano's Lawns & Landscape
My yard looks great! I'm very pleased with this service!
Breanna M. - Oct 16, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Grass Cutting by Giordano Montero,
Giordano's Lawns & Landscape
Michael M.'s Lawn Service service in G Services Texas
I really appreciate Gustavo coming out today. My landscape design looks fantastic. We look forward to Gustavo coming back.
Michael M. - Oct 07, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Lawn Service by Gustavo Fuentes,
G Services Texas
Tom M.'s Lawn Mowing service in Manuel's Lawn Care Service LLC.
James did a great job on the flowebeds. Thank you so much for your time and help!
Tom M. - Oct 01, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Lawn Mowing by Manuel Villegas,
Manuel's Lawn Care Service LLC.
Delaney G.'s Lawn Care service in Giordano's Lawns & Landscape
Great job!
Delaney G. - Sep 26, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Lawn Care by Giordano Montero,
Giordano's Lawns & Landscape
Donna G.'s Lawn Mowing service in Squirre
Thank you for mowing around the mulch last week. Prayerfully the grass will grow back.
Donna G. - Jul 18, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Lawn Mowing by Jorge ResŽndez,
Squirre
Amanda B.'s Grass Cutting service in Hazel And Filbert Lawn Maintenance Inc
Thank you again
Amanda B. - Jun 22, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Grass Cutting by Taciano Maes,
Hazel And Filbert Lawn Maintenance Inc
Donna G.'s Lawn Mowing Service service in Giordano's Lawns & Landscape
As always you cut the lawn to perfection! It's great coming home to a freshly mowed lawn minus a sweaty, tired hubby!
Donna G. - Jun 13, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Lawn Mowing Service by Giordano Montero,
Giordano's Lawns & Landscape
Richard C.'s Yard Cutting service in Nachman Construction
Looks great thanks
Richard C. - May 30, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Yard Cutting by Ilyas Unlu,
Nachman Construction
Donna G.'s Lawn Mowing Service service in Sheila's Garden Services INC
Thank you for another great job!
Donna G. - Apr 30, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Lawn Mowing Service by Sheila Aguirre,
Sheila's Garden Services INC
Sanji V.'s Lawn Mowing service in Poplar Lawn
Friendly, well mannered and professional
Sanji V. - Apr 30, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Lawn Mowing by Terry Breckenridge,
Poplar Lawn
Donna G.'s Lawn Service service in H. Hern‡Ndez's Lawns Solutions Inc
Unfortunately we were not able to greet/ meet Joseph when he arrived to cut our grass. I can say that when we first saw our freshly cut lawn we were pleased that it no longer looked "wild". He mowed and edged the lawn as we had requested and are very pleased. We will definately continue to use LawnStarter throughout the spring and summer!
Donna G. - Apr 23, 2019 - Ellicott City, MD
Lawn Service by HŽrcules Hern‡ndez,
H. Hern‡Ndez's Lawns Solutions Inc


Overall Rating: 4.76 / 5 stars (50 reviews)

Service Recommendations in Ellicott City

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

Flowerbed Mulching

Recommended by Giordano Montero

Details
Service Location: Ellicott City,MD 21042
Service Yard Size: 7,817 square feet
Service Price: $183
Service
Front yard We could do 100 if you buy the mulch or 150 if we have to buy The Mulch and we'll do the flower beds for you on the front yard.

Leaf Raking

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Service Location: Ellicott City,MD 21043
Service Yard Size: 5,429 square feet
Service Price: $183
Service
Full yard Remove all leaves from the front and back of the property

Leaf Collection

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Service Location: Ellicott City,MD 21041
Service Yard Size: 9,020 square feet
Service Price: $147
Service
Front-yard, Backyard Front and back winter leaf cleanup bagged and hauled off

General Landscape Improvements

Details
Service Location: Ellicott City,MD 21041
Service Price: $56
Service
Full yard Apply pre-emergent to entire yard. As discussed previously with temperatures rapidly dropping now's the perfect time to apply this product because it's not good to apply it when temperatures are averaging above 85 ground temperature but with the sudden drop in temperatures this will initiate the seeds to start developing which is why we need to get the product down as soon as possible

Other Lawn Maintenance

Details
Service Location: Ellicott City,MD 21042
Service Price: $366
Service
Back yard This quote includes the removal of the weeds and tree debris in pictures shown. This would allow for the removal and, disposal of the weeds and, tree debris in backyard. Disposal fee included. As per clients request, job will be completed in two sections. This is the first half.

Flower Bed Weeding

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Service Location: Ellicott City,MD 21042
Service Yard Size: 5,709 square feet
Service Price: $37
Service
Right side Trim or weedeat bush on the right side of the house.

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 Ellicott City

Trimming of Hedges

Requested by Mike s.

Details

Service Location: Ellicott City, MD
Service Yard Size: 7,491 square feet
Service Price: $47
Service
Items Needing Service: Front Yard Bushes

Location on Property: Front of house and around tree in front.

Work to be Done: Groom and Trim bushes.

Other Lawn Care Service

Requested by John B.

Details

Service Location: Ellicott City, MD
Service Yard Size: 2,359 square feet
Service Price: $53
Service
Items Needing Service: Backyard, I need a quote on cutting the ivy not poison ivy off my side of the fence. I also need the tree trimming that's hanging down in the back yard

Location on Property: Back yard

Work to be Done: Gate cleaned from the ivy and tree trimmed that's hanging

Hedge Trimming

Requested by Antuione S.

Details

Service Location: Ellicott City, MD
Service Yard Size: 5,630 square feet
Service Price: $29
Service
Items Needing Service: Bushes

Location on Property: Front yard

Work to be Done: they are not out of control, just keep them in shape.

Landscaping

Requested by Michelle J.

Details

Service Location: Ellicott City, MD
Service Yard Size: 1,020 square feet
Service Price: $65
Service
Items Needing Service: I would like my flower bed area cleaned up/landscaped and the bushes trimmed.

Location on Property: In the front of the yard.

Work to be Done: trimmed and fresh mulch or stones added.

Yard And Flowerbed Cleaning

Requested by Justin L.

Details

Service Location: Ellicott City, MD
Service Yard Size: 8,917 square feet
Service Price: $150
Service
Items Needing Service: Vines and weeds pulled

Location on Property: Front and back

Work to be Done: Basic cleaning

Leaf Removal

Requested by Kathleen M.

Details

Service Location: Ellicott City, MD
Service Yard Size: 6,903 square feet
Service Price: $0
Service
Items Needing Service: l front and back yard

Location on Property: Leaves are on the lawn and in all of the places that the blower has pushed them.

Work to be Done: Lawn does not need mowing on the up coming service date. Just need leaves removed. Front and backyard. My lawn is basically Bahia and weeds. Bahia does not grow...
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Top Ellicott City, MD Lawn Services of November 2021

#1-N. Mcleod's Lawns And Landscape
Nedar McLeod
Ellicott City, MD
9 Ratings
None of the lawn around the back of the property has ever been edged however I have not mentioned it previously. This is the area opposite the koi pond and around the garage. It may not be easy to edge because there are plants in the area and this may be excluded because it's considered part of the flower beds and not the lawn. Other than that the work has been great.
#2-Sheila's Garden Services INC
Sheila Aguirre
Ellicott City, MD
40 Ratings
Thank you for another great job!
#3-Poplar Lawn
Terry Breckenridge
Ellicott City, MD
4 Ratings
Friendly, well mannered and professional
#4-Sweetgum Lawn Care Service LLC
Mimi Martinez
Ellicott City, MD
39 Ratings
With over 13 years experience, Mimi is one of the Ellicott City area's top lawn care authorities. He primarily does grass cutting but also offers handyman work, aeration and more.
#5-Douglas-Fir Lawn Solutions
Avelino Thorpe
Ellicott City, MD
38 Ratings
I couldn't be happier to get the day started with the sounds of a lawn mower as my lawn definitely needed it lol. He was early and quick and I'm very pleased with the service.
#6-Holly Lawn And Landscape
Lisias Ellington
Ellicott City, MD
37 Ratings
Great thanks
#7-Perea's Lawns Solutions INC
Jimmie Perea
Ellicott City, MD
36 Ratings
Great service!! Thank you!!
#8-H. Hern‡Ndez's Lawns Solutions Inc
HŽrcules Hern‡ndez
Ellicott City, MD
35 Ratings
Unfortunately we were not able to greet/ meet Joseph when he arrived to cut our grass. I can say that when we first saw our freshly cut lawn we were pleased that it no longer looked "wild". He mowed and edged the lawn as we had requested and are very pleased. We will definately continue to use LawnStarter throughout the spring and summer!
#9-Squirre
Jorge ResŽndez
Ellicott City, MD
26 Ratings
Thank you for mowing around the mulch last week. Prayerfully the grass will grow back.
#10-Giordano's Lawns & Landscape
Giordano Montero
Ellicott City, MD
26 Ratings
As always you cut the lawn to perfection! It's great coming home to a freshly mowed lawn minus a sweaty, tired hubby!
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