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Jamie did an amazing job and was very professional!
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My crew came, did an excellent job, went over the work with me. Very satisfied.
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Julio was extremely thorough and professional, he did a fantastic job!!

Gainesville, FL - Jul 20, 2024
Local Lawn Care Facts & Resources

Lawn tip of the week

Never aerate during heat or drought. When you aerate, make sure the soil is wet, but not over-saturated.

Popular Grass Types in Gainesville

Bermudagrass 57%
Centipedegrass 13%
Zoysiagrass 11%
Buffalograss 9%
Tall Fescue 4%
Perennial Ryegrass 4%
Kentucky Bluegrass 2%

Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 5%
Medium (4-5 inches) 21%
Short (2-3 inches) 74%

Lawn Care Facts

Average Customer Review 4.8 / 5.0
   
Weekly Cuts 21%
Biweekly Cuts 46%
Monthly Cuts 33%
Lawns Fertilized 7%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 14%
Aerated Lawns 14%
Yards with Cleanups 8%
Days That Are Sunny 66%

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Hire the Best Lawn Care Service in Gainesville

From the summer heat that scorches your grass to the sudden downpours that turn your yard into a swamp, maintaining a lawn in Gainesville can feel like a never-ending struggle. Let LawnStarter step in, we bring professional, easy lawn care solutions to your doorstep.

The humid, often unpredictable climate of North Florida, with its intense sun and heavy rainfalls, can wreak havoc on your lawn's health and appearance.

Whether it's mowing, watering, ensuring proper drainage, or managing Hogtown's diverse soil conditions, our team of local experts will provide customized, year-round care.

Here’s what lawn care looks like in Gainesville:

Best Grass Types for Gainesville

While you might be tempted by the lush look of cool-season lawns up north, Gainesville's subtropical climate is a paradise for warm-season grasses. They're perfectly adapted to grow under Florida's sunshine and handle occasional heat waves with ease.

  • Bahiagrass: It can be coarse underfoot, but it resists the Panhandle's dry spells better than other grass types. 
  • St. Augustine: It's resilient and handles Gainesville's clay-rich soils. It is also the perfect choice for shady lawns.
  • Zoysiagrass: While it requires more water than bahiagrass, it has great shade tolerance and requires minimal mowing. 
  • Bermudagrass: It thrives under full sun, bouncing back quickly from Hogtown's scorching days with its rapid growth. 
  • Centipedegrass:  It’s heat-tolerant and needs less watering and overall maintenance.

Best Time to Plant Grass Seed: Mid-spring (April to May) to early summer (June) offers the ideal balance of warm soil temperatures and moderate rain for optimal establishment. Late summer can work too, but ensure proper watering through the dry season.

Recommended Mowing Frequency: Different grasses have different growth rates. Generally, though, you need to mow your lawn every five to seven days during the summer and less frequently during the cooler months.

Common Lawn Pests and Diseases in Gainesville

With Gainesville's unique climate and soil conditions, you need to be vigilant against common Florida lawn pests and diseases. These include:

  • Sod Webworms: These caterpillars chew grass blades, leading to thin, brown areas in your lawn.
  • Nematodes: Microscopic worms that damage roots, leading to stunted growth and yellowing.
  • Brown Patch: This disease creates circular brown patches and is prevalent in St. Augustinegrass.
  • Dollar Spot: Identified by small, silver-dollar-sized spots on the lawn.

Other Outdoor Services We Offer

LawnStarter’s experts can elevate your entire outdoor experience, crafting spaces that resonate with Hogtown's unique spirit.

  • Landscape Design: Whether you fancy a butterfly garden to match the beauty of Kanapaha Botanical Gardens or a low-maintenance, native Florida landscape, we've got you covered.
  • Hardscaping: Are you dreaming of a patio where you can enjoy a Gator game and BBQ? Or, perhaps you want a fire pit for those mild Florida winter nights. We design and install hardscapes that blend seamlessly with your natural surroundings to increase the functionality of your outdoor space.
  • Irrigation Installation: With Gainesville's unpredictable rain patterns, from summer downpours to dry spells, a well-managed irrigation system is the key to a thriving lawn.

Want more free time to cheer on the Gators or unwind at Depot Park? Let LawnStarter’s pros handle your lawn care needs. Get free quotes instantly and hire a local pro with just a call, click, or tap on our app.

Meet some of our Gainesville pros

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Quality Cheap Lawn Care Maintenance is a locally owned and operated company serving the residents of Gainesville and the surrounding areas with concise and tailored solutions for lawn care and landscaping maintenance services. The company’s services include yard work, lawn mowing, sod installation, irrigation installation and repair, and other lawn maintenance services for residential and commercial property owners.
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Gainesville, FL 32609
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HA Dumpster is a professional company that works within the borders of Gainesville and the greater Alachua County to provide lawn care and dumpster removal services to their residents. Following years of offering this service, HA Dumpster has become a renowned provider of lawn mowing, mulch delivery and installation, clean-outs, dumpster rental, gravel delivery, and other lawn care and landscaping services.
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Gainesville, FL 32641
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Greg's Lawncare SСrviсС is a professional lawn care and landscaping company serving Gainesville and the surrounding areas. Their services include lawn mowing, aeration, trimming, edging, weed removal, and irrigation. Additionally, they offer landscaping, hardscaping, sod installation, retaining wall construction, and snow removal services.
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Teresa S. - May 02, 2024 - Gainesville, FL
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Andrea E.'s Grass Cutting service result
"Jonathan did an amazing job!!! I have not mowed my grass since November, so my yard needed a lot of TLC. He came in and mowed it down as well as lined up the front and back yard. He also blew all the clippings off my driveway, front porch and back patio!!!"
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Andrea E. - Mar 20, 2024 - Gainesville, FL
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John W.'s Lawn Maintenance service result
"Awesome job. Amazing and efficient. Thank you!"
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Robert M.'s Grass Cutting service result
"My crew came, did an excellent job, went over the work with me. Very satisfied."
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Brianna M.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"Julio was extremely thorough and professional, he did a fantastic job!!"
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Beau A. - Feb 13, 2024 - Gainesville, FL
Aida G.'s Lawn Service service result
"Julio is an efficient, professional, and excellent lawn service provider. He is quick and does a great job of cleaning the yard after he completed the job. We love the convenience of using LawnStarter and the ease of scheduling our service. Thank you. "
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"Mike does a good job mowing our tenants lawn. He gets right on the job."
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Jean B. - Feb 13, 2024 - Gainesville, FL
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Dwayne M. - Jan 14, 2024 - Gainesville, FL
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Kay D. - Feb 13, 2024 - Gainesville, FL
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Arthur S. - Jan 14, 2024 - Gainesville, FL
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Service Recommendations in Gainesville

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

Pro Recommendation for Leaf Raking And Cleaning

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Location: Gainesville, FL
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Yard Size: 8,876 square feet
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Price: $37.97
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Location (from the street): Full yard Can spray weed kill for your driveway and other areas that need it if you want. Appreciate the business Tim

Pro Recommendation for Yard And Flowerbed Cleaning

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Location: Gainesville, FL
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Yard Size: 46,555 square feet
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Price: $609.75
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Location (from the street): Full yard The property is empty but the yard has way too much stuff all through out the property I recommend a full yard clean up before running the mower thru because alot of thus stuff can damage the equipment

Pro Recommendation for Lawn Cleanup

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Location: Gainesville, FL
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Yard Size: 7,214 square feet
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Price: $60.98
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Location (from the street): Full yard Clean up yard of leaves front and backyard and place on curve

Pro Recommendation for General Landscaping / Maintenance

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Location: Gainesville, FL
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Yard Size: 6,538 square feet
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Price: $30.49
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Location (from the street): Full yard We are offering nitrogen fertilizer grass food and weed treatment. This treatment will help reduce the yellowish browning of your grass due to lack of nutrients, too much sun not enough sun and water stress, a child/pet safe slow release organic nitrogen fertilizer treatment. This treatment provides nutrients to your grass and soil to produce healthy vibrant deep green grass this should be done monthly.

Pro Recommendation for Flower Bed Weeding

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Location: Gainesville, FL
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Yard Size: 6,098 square feet
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Price: $24.39
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Location (from the street): Full yard Your whole yard will get back under control and kept up.

Pro Recommendation for Other Landscaping Service

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Location: Gainesville, FL
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Yard Size: 7,281 square feet
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Price: $197.56
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Location (from the street): Front yard Remove branches and twigs. Location: front, left, back Haul: yes Work: Haul off branches to the landfill.

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Top Gainesville, FL Lawn Services of July 2024

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Coar Complete Lawn Services And More
Gainesville, FL 32609
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(63 Ratings)
Coar Complete Lawn Services and More is dedicated to providing top-quality lawn care services that enhance the beauty and value properties in and around Gainesville. With a focus on customer satisfaction and attention to detail, they offer a range of services including mowing, fertilization, and weed control.
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Licketysplit Lawn Service
Gainesville, FL 32601
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(51 Ratings)
Licketysplit Lawn Service partners with homeowners to create a lush, green lawn that enhances the beauty of their property. With a team of skilled professionals and state-of-the-art equipment, they offer comprehensive lawn care services, including mowing and weed control. Additionally, they provide power washing services and promise customer satisfaction.
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Buford Davis & Associates
Gainesville, FL 32606
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Are you based in Gainesville and need a landscape designer? Buford Davis and Associates is a professional company headquartered in Gainesville and servicing the broader Alachua County. They offer concise and tailored solutions such as lawn mowing, weed eating, hedge trimming, landscape architecture, design, and construction, and other landscaping services for residential and commercial property owners.
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LawnMore Design & Maintenance
Gainesville, FL
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(29 Ratings)
With over 25 years of experience in lawn care, LawnMore Design & Maintenance serves homes and businesses in Gainesville. This family-run company will do anything from mowing and trimming to fertilization and irrigation inspection. You can also count on them for mulch and sod installation or landscaping design.
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Quality Expert Lawn Care Maintenance
Gainesville, FL 32609
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(111 Ratings)
Quality Expert Lawn Care Maintenance is a full-service company serving Gainesville and the surrounding communities. Their services include lawn mowing, aeration, trimming, leaf removal, spring and fall cleanups, edging, and aeration. Additionally, they offer turf installation, landscaping, and pressure washing.
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Yard Life
Gainesville, FL 32606
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(90 Ratings)
Give life to your property with the service of Yard Life. They have been serving in Gainesville since 2014. They offer complete lawn maintenance services, including mowing, edging, trimming, and weed control. Their team will work together to create the space you wish to have. They provide free maintenance estimates and design consultations.
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Gainesville Lawn Care
Gainesville, FL 32608
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(78 Ratings)
Gainesville Lawn Care understands the importance of well-tended lawns, which is why they offer a range of services tailored to every yard's needs. This company’s lawn care services include lawn mowing, edging, weed control, fertilization, and seasonal cleanup services.
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Fernando's Back to Basics Lawn Care
Gainesville, FL
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(102 Ratings)
Fernando's Back to Basics Lawn Care has been maintaining lawns since it was established in 2008. The company provides a range of lawn maintenance services such as mowing, trimming, edging, and the like. They offer their services to folks in Gainesville and its surrounding areas.
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Irwin's Tree Service
Gainesville, FL 32605
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(73 Ratings)
Since its establishment in 2019, Irwin's Tree Service has been providing a series of services that will ensure that clients’s lawns remain pristine year-round. They are headquartered in Gainesville, and they maintain residential and commercial lawns throughout Alachua County. Irwin's Tree Service, owned by Bill M. Irwin and managed by Robin L. Irwin, also offers comprehensive tree services.
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CTF Maintenance
Gainesville, FL
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(18 Ratings)
If you're looking for lawn care and mowing services in Gainesville, call CTF Maintenance. This company specializes in lawn care and gardening, and you can count on them for edging, fertilization, yard work, soil amending, weed control, and more. They also provide artificial grass installation and lawn moss control.
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Theos Lawn Maintenance
Gainesville, FL 32609
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(11 Ratings)
Offering a wide range of services, Theos Lawn Maintenance can transform your outdoor space into a lush, vibrant oasis that you will love to come home to. This company serves residential and commercial clients in Gainesville and surrounding districts. Equipped with state-of-the art equipment and techniques, this company can reduce grasses to uniform heights through their lawn mowing services, as well as enhance the aesthetic appeal of outdoor space through their hedge trimming, sod installation, and lawn clean-up services. Theos Lawn Maintenance, fully licensed and insured, also offers landscaping, power washing, and irrigation services.
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Square Yard Landscaping
Gainesville, FL 32605
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(15 Ratings)
Square Yard Landscaping has been a leading provider of lawn care services since its inception. Their services cater to residential and commercial clients across Gainesville. They offer comprehensive lawn care solutions, including mowing, fertilizing, weed control, and landscaping, ensuring vibrant, healthy lawns that enhance the beauty of properties. Additionally, Square Yard provides clients with free service quotes.

Neighborhoods we service in Gainesville, FL

Appletree
Ashton
Bartram Woods
Beville Heights
Black Acres
Capri
Cedar Grove
Creekwood
Debra Heights
Duckpond
Durant Heights
Duval-Eagle Eyes Crime Watch
Edgewood Hills
Fifth Avenue
Forest Ridge
Bartram Woods
Blues Creek
Broadmoor
Campus Placeace
Ellis Park
Evergreen Uptown
Haufler Estates
Kincaid Hills
Legacy at Fort Clarke
Marchwood
Oakcrest
Retreat
Robin Lane
Serenola Pines
Southgate
Stadium Road
Timber Lane
Turnberry Lake
UF Housing
Windmeadows

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