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Independence, MO - Aug 14, 2019
Independence Lawn Care Recommendations

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We currently have no rainfall data available for Independence, MO.

Sunrise   7:25 am Sunset   4:54 pm

Lawn tip of the week

Keep mowing on a bi-weekly basis or as needed. No sense in mowing when the grass isn't long.

Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 3%
Medium (4-5 inches) 19%
Short (2-3 inches) 78%

Popular Grass Types in Independence

Bermudagrass 25%
Tall Fescue 19%
Zoysiagrass 19%
Perennial Ryegrass 11%
Kentucky Bluegrass 10%
Buffalograss 8%
Centipedegrass 7%

Lawn Care Facts

Average Yard Size 5,620 sq ft
Average Mowing Price $43.11
Average Customer Review 4.72 / 5.0

Weekly Cuts 15.0%
Biweekly Cuts 73.0%
Monthly Cuts 12.0%
Lawns Fertilized 17.0%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 14.0%
Aerated Lawns 9.0%
Yards with Cleanups 8.0%
Days That Are Sunny 4%

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Lawn Care Made Easy in Independence

Located just minutes from downtown Kansas City, this west-central Missouri town is four hours west of St. Louis and four hours north of Branson. Here you'll find a delightful combination of homespun heritage and contemporary charm.

Known as the “Queen City of Trails,” in early America, it was once the point of departure for the California, Oregon, and Santa Fe Trails. Today the city offers a multitude of outdoor adventures right outside your doorstep. Whether you love hiking trails to waterfalls in natural reserves or golfing or tennis, Independence has you covered. With fishing, hiking, and a park by the lake, Waterfall Park is an outdoor lovers dream. The Little Blue Trace Trail is a legendary spot for cyclists boasting 14 miles of bike trails along the river.

History buffs will find plenty of opportunities for enrichment here. You can explore the life of Independence native Harry S. Truman and learn about the trailblazers of the American Western expansion. You can also find your place in history here at the Midwest Genealogy Center. It's the largest free-standing family history library in the country and an incredible place to trace your family tree.

This is a fantastic city for families, offering everything from hands-on educational exhibits to fun-filled attractions. You and the kids can sample the art museums, waterparks, cinemas, and tours in covered wagons. And when you’re done, head down to Clinton’s Soda Fountain for an old-fashioned milkshake made from scratch. From there, you can fill up on some down-home barbeque at Dickey’s Barbeque Pit or hit the original Big Boy Drive-In.

Life in Independence offers a bit of everything. Don’t you wish you had more time to enjoy it all? That’s where Lawn Starter can help. We’re the premier name for all things lawn care in Independence and throughout Missouri.

We offer everything from lawn mowing to flower fertilization to hedge trimming, We know you want a luscious, attractive lawn, but you don’t have to sacrifice your precious free time to get it. Instead of sweating weekend after weekend over your lawn mower or hedge clippers, let us do the dirty work for you.

Just install the handy LawnStarter mobile app. From there you can take care of everything from scheduling services to confirming appointments. You pick the dates, times, and services that work best for you at a price that meets your budget. Contact us today to start making your landscaping dreams in Independence a beautiful reality.

Meet some of our Independence lawn service pros

Jim Knotts
Jim owns Everspring Outdoors, Inc., a lawn care provider in Independence, MO. He has earned a 4.6 / 5 star rating on the LawnStarter platform. Customers have described him as communicative, punctual, and reliable.

14409 East Covington Road
Independence, MO 64055

Joseph Carter
Joseph Carter LLC Dba Rogue Property Services, owned by Joseph Carter, is a reputable lawn care provider in Independence. He has earned a 4.5 / 5 rating. In addition to lawn maintenance, he can provide quotes for bush maintenance, fertilization, and more.

1700 North McCoy Street
Independence, MO 64050

Joseph Heide
Joseph Heide is the founder of Azure Lawn And Landscape, a reliable lawn care service in Independence. Joseph has a 4.5/5 rating. Customers have described him as friendly, curteous, and reliable.

307 East 23rd Street South
Independence, MO 64055

Recent Reviews

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Leon did an amazing job!!
Katie R. - Jul 18, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Lawn Mowing by Reco Miller,
Model lawn care
Amazing job Julio!
Tim M. - Jul 09, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Yard Cutting by kiel sanders,
This mowing service is like Uber ! It is so convenient! Kaileb does a great job! Easy, easy, easy!
terry b. - Jul 09, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Yard Cutting by Chris Brown,
Mow And Grow Lawn Solutions
My yard was a nightmare. My tenant hadn't been mowing for weeks and the weeds were above knee height. Steven did a fantastic job cutting everything back and it looks so much better now.
Colleen S. - Jul 06, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Lawn Mowing by Brandon Caruthers,
B.C. Lawn Care
Great job as always! Very polite and take care to lock gates after they are done!
Judy M. - Jul 03, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Lawn Mowing Service by Joseph Carter,
Joseph Careter LLC dba Rogue Property Service
Great job! Always friendly and polite.
Tracey A. - Jul 01, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Yard Cutting by Derek Shockley,
D. Shockley's Lawns Solutions
Great Job
Talissa B. - Jun 27, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Grass Cutting by Kelvin Murrell,
Kelvin's Lawns And Landscape
Looks great and I didn't have to fret over if they were coming!!! Thank you!
terry b. - Jun 24, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Yard Cutting by Hector McCormick,
Property Services Lawn And Garden INC
Thanks Smile
Ronald S. - Jun 19, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Lawn Mowing Service by Gary Guzman,
Gary Guzma
It looks very nice
Eddie D. - Jun 18, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Lawn Care by Carla Avery Hutchins,
A-very's Clean Lawn service
Daniel did a great job! He was quick and precise and left my yard looking fabulous. Would definitely recommend him!
Tracey A. - Jun 14, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Lawn Service by John Kleck,
K.c. contracting
Very good job!
terry b. - Jun 12, 2019 - Independence, MO,
Lawn Mowing Service by Brad Moore,
Brad Mowore's Lawns Maintenance Inc

Overall Rating: 4.89 / 5 stars (93 reviews)

Service Recommendations in Independence

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

General Lawn Maintenance

Recommended by David Sullivan


Location: Independence, MO 64052

Yard Size: 8,233 square feet

Price: $15

Description: Full yard Customer requested mowing yards on LawnStarter app today

Mulch Installation

Recommended by Brad Pitts


Location: Independence, MO 64055

Price: $366

Description: Full yard Mulch to stop erosion and insect problem .........

Flower Bed Weeding

Recommended by Derek Atwood


Location: Independence, MO 64054

Yard Size: 1,861 square feet

Price: $60

Description: Full yard The work that will be included with pricing is: 1. manually remove all weeds in each bed properly extracting them with stem and root. 2. Refreshing the bedding material upon removal of all weeds to improve appearance and even out hardscape (rocks) that are in the beds as well. 3. If necessary, manicure plants that are effected by over grown weeds near stem and root 4. A) Apply a ground cover weed prevention product i.e Preen. B) apply weed killing agent spraying away from other vegetation but to assure that the treated area will not have weeds return for a good amount of time (majority if not all of the summer)(30 day warranty labor and product) -for half of the charge of the above services ($30+$10lawn starter fee) we can do steps 1-3

Tree Care

Recommended by Carla Avery Hutchins


Location: Independence, MO 64055

Yard Size: 4,513 square feet

Price: $61

Description: Front yard Trim tree on sides for growth upwards and removal of branches from the property my contact info Rafael Mendoza Victorian cuts llc 9566013744

Tree Maintenance

Recommended by Jordan Ashley


Location: Independence, MO 64055

Yard Size: 17,133 square feet

Price: $244

Description: Full yard Tree trimming front and backyard. Trimming low hanging branches and limbs. Price Includes hauling away all trimmings and dump fees

Other Landscaping Service

Recommended by Nick Torres


Location: Independence, MO 64056

Yard Size: 21,572 square feet

Price: $40

Description: Front yard Edge the entire walkway and cement sidewalks. Take away excess dirt over hang.

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 Independence

Pruning of Bushes

Requested by John S.


Location: Independence, MO

Yard Size: 7,444 square feet

Items Needing Service: Trim shrubs front and back . And also Vitex in front. Bring it down to about 7 feet like we talked about.

Location on Property: Shrubs front and back and Vitex in front

Work to be Done: Trim shrubs and lower Vitex to 7feet in front yard.

Price: $82

Serviced by: Nova Garden Service

Tree Service

Requested by Cecilia V.


Location: Independence, MO

Yard Size: 408 square feet

Items Needing Service: Front yard and back yard dead branch cut and removal

Location on Property: Front yard and back yard

Work to be Done: Cut and remove dead branches front and backyard .

Price: $118

Serviced by: Lush Lawn

General Cleanup

Requested by Paul H.


Location: Independence, MO

Yard Size: 4,094 square feet

Items Needing Service: Removing of the weeds in the flowerbeds in the front yard and around the property.

Location on Property: Front yard beds and around house.

Work to be Done: Removing and killing off all the weed like materials.

Price: $412

Serviced by: Kc-mo

Leaf Removal

Requested by Gerri H.


Location: Independence, MO

Yard Size: 4,165 square feet

Items Needing Service: leaf removal

Location on Property: in front yard, back yard, and sides of house

Work to be Done: leaf removal. Last time, it was $50 and they did a great job.

Price: $59

Serviced by: Derek Simpson's Lawns And Landscape

Shrub Prunning

Requested by Frank S.


Location: Independence, MO

Yard Size: 19,311 square feet

Items Needing Service: Trim bushes on both sides of front door. Trim as low as possible

Location on Property: Both sides of the front door

Work to be Done: Trim down as low as possible

Price: $176

Serviced by: Property Services Lawn And Garden INC

Leaf Raking

Requested by Mark L.


Location: Independence, MO

Yard Size: 5,351 square feet

Items Needing Service: Driveway, lawn, walkway

Location on Property: Front of house

Work to be Done: Leaf/refuse cleanup

Price: $29

Serviced by: Garcia's Lawns Solutions

Top Independence, MO Lawn Services of August 2019

#1-Derek Simpson's Lawns And Landscape
Derek Simpson
Independence, MO
9 Ratings
Looking to hire a inexpensive lawn service provider? Derek Simpson's Lawn And Landscape is a lawn service provider that offers landscape maintenance, irrigation maintenance, and flower bed installation throughout the Independence area.
#2-Charles Garcia's Lawns Care Service
Charles Garcia
Independence, MO
8 Ratings
The lawn looks great. They were very efficient. Thank you
#3-Atwood's Lawns Maintenance Inc
Derek Atwood
Independence, MO
7 Ratings
Great job
#4-Butler's Landscaping
Derrel Butler
Independence, MO
6 Ratings
Please send David for our next mow. Third time was the charm. David cut our lawn low as we like it. He trimmed very neatly. We'll continue with Lawnstarters with the ubderstanding that we want DAVID to do our lawn on regular basis.
#5-A. Sellers' Garden Service
Adrian Sellers
Independence, MO
6 Ratings
The yard looks great! Edging is straight and grass is the perfect length. Thank you Luis!
#6-Rodriguez's Lawns And Landscape LLC
Glen Rodriguez
Independence, MO
6 Ratings
Did an amazing job thank you for your service
#7-Affordable Lawn
Sheila Brown
3400 South Shrank Court
Independence, MO 64055
54 Ratings
Sheila is the founder of One Call, a highly recommended lawn service in Independence, MO. She has earned a 4.7 / 5 star rating on the LawnStarter platform. She provides lawn care, yard clearing, and mulching.
#8-Black Slacks Lawn
David Sullivan
3501 North Pleasant Street
Independence, MO 64050
53 Ratings
Services Offered: edging , lawn mowing service, lawn care
#9-Nova Garden Service
Nick Hale
Independence, MO
5 Ratings
Good job on mowing the lawn
#10-Wheaton and chain saw repai
Joel Wheaton
18210 East Union School Road
Independence, MO 64058
47 Ratings
Services Offered: lawn care , regular lawn care, grass mowing
Buddy Garcia
Independence, MO
40 Ratings
Crimson is a gardening company that is proficient in lawn service, weed application, and planting bed maintenance. They are also one of the rare companies that also do large scale junk removal.
#12-Grass Man Lawn Care Service
Nick Torres
Independence, MO
40 Ratings
Good job nice guys looking forward to them keeping up with my yard
#13-1call 1cre
Mychal Cox
3404 South Sterling Avenue
Independence, MO 64052
4 Ratings
1 Call 1 Crew Handyman Services, owned and operated by Mychal Cox, is a professional lawn service in Independence, MO. Mychal has a 4.7/5 rating. He is rated highly for timeliness, attention to detail, and quality.
#14-Kelvin's Lawns And Landscape
Kelvin Murrell
Independence, MO
4 Ratings
Great job! He even took care of some vines I was supposed to cut up yesterday but took a nap instead! Thanks David!!!
#15-Aspen Lawn Maintenance Inc
Roland Butler
Independence, MO
4 Ratings
Cameron did a great job!!!
#16-Ryan's Lawns And Garden
Ryan Perez
Independence, MO
39 Ratings
A fine job once again!

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