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terry b.'s lawn in Independence, MO

This mowing service is like Uber ! It is so convenient! Kaileb does a great job! Easy, easy, easy!

-terry b. in Independence, MO

Colleen S.'s lawn in Independence, MO

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. in Independence, MO

Judy M.'s lawn in Independence, MO

Great job as always! Very polite and take care to lock gates after they are done!

-Judy M. in Independence, MO

Independence, MO - Dec 5, 2020
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

Clear up any leaves that are still left on your lawn. You don't want them rotting on your lawn.

Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 2%
Medium (4-5 inches) 18%
Short (2-3 inches) 80%

Popular Grass Types in Independence

Bermudagrass 23%
Tall Fescue 22%
Zoysiagrass 21%
Kentucky Bluegrass 12%
Buffalograss 8%
Centipedegrass 8%
Perennial Ryegrass 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

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Tyler Andachter
When it comes to our lawn care and landscaping services, quality is always first. We love to provide the best customer experience. We want our customers to be extremely happy with all of the work that we do for them. If you want to be proud of your lawn, contact us.

111 Sundown Drive
Independence, MO 64054

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Mychal Cox
I am a hard-working handyman who provides landscaping and lawn care. I am an honest businessman who believes in doing what is best for the customer. I can offer quality lawn care and maintenance for businesses and homeowners at very competitive rates.

1110 South Home Avenue
Independence, MO 64053

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Jim Knotts
We provide residential and commercial ground care. This includes grass mowing, trimming, and attention to flowerbeds. You will be pleased with how good your yard looks. If you own a business, your customers will be pleased with the tidiness of your premises.

6505 Raytown Road
Raytown, MO 64133

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Jennifer B.'s Lawn Care service in Handy Home Care LLC
Best crew out there! My lawn always looks the best and they always show up and make sure all tge cuttings are off sidewalks street and leaves are gone . I would hire them for any job and I would request them for next season before they are booked up! They always show up and are responsive to any communications I have sent within minutes! Thank you!
Jennifer B. - Nov 04, 2020 - Independence, MO
Lawn Care by Roger Nickell,
Handy Home Care LLC
Lisa H.'s Grass Cutting service in Handy Home Care LLC
Roger and his crew always do a very nice job taking care of our yard. It consistently looks well groomed and they clean all crass clippings from the drive and walks. Very affordable and a bang for the buck. It’s a great feeling to know the yard work will be done regularly and done well. Thanks Roger and crew!
Lisa H. - Oct 09, 2020 - Independence, MO
Grass Cutting by Roger Nickell,
Handy Home Care LLC
Beth C.'s Lawn Maintenance service in Affordable Lawn
Looks great!! You always do a great job. Let's skip next week for sure. Contact me for the week after.
Beth C. - Oct 03, 2020 - Independence, MO
Lawn Maintenance by Sheila Brown,
Affordable Lawn
Anthony E.'s Lawn Mowing service in Handy Home Care LLC
Really Awesome job on the lawn. I love it. Thanks
Anthony E. - Oct 01, 2020 - Independence, MO
Lawn Mowing by Roger Nickell,
Handy Home Care LLC
Peter P.'s Lawn Care service in Affordable Lawn
A very professional job my yard looks great thanks Sheila
Peter P. - May 29, 2020 - Independence, MO
Lawn Care by Sheila Brown,
Affordable Lawn
Pam D.'s Lawn Mowing service in Gary Guzma
Gary, you always make the yard look amazing. Thank you.
Pam D. - May 20, 2020 - Independence, MO
Lawn Mowing by Gary Guzman,
Gary Guzma
John S.'s Lawn Service service in Gary Guzma
Gary and his crew do an excellent job. Our lawn looks amazing. Thank you Gary for all your hard work. We really appreciate it.
John S. - May 08, 2020 - Independence, MO
Lawn Service by Gary Guzman,
Gary Guzma
John S.'s Grass Cutting service in Gary Guzma
Thank you Gary for doing a fantastic job every time. We are so appreciative of all you do for us.
John S. - May 01, 2020 - Independence, MO
Grass Cutting by Gary Guzman,
Gary Guzma
Jennifer H.'s Lawn Mowing service in Gary Guzma
Excellent job! Thank you!
Jennifer H. - Apr 30, 2020 - Independence, MO
Lawn Mowing by Gary Guzman,
Gary Guzma
Pam D.'s Lawn Mowing service in Gary Guzma
Gary always does an excellent job. Yard looks great. Thank you for your service.
Pam D. - Apr 29, 2020 - Independence, MO
Lawn Mowing by Gary Guzman,
Gary Guzma
Tiffany G.'s Lawn Service service in Gary Guzma
My yard is perfect! Thanks for the hard work and making my grass look amazing. My neighbors will be so happy to see my yard mowed now too. :)
Tiffany G. - Apr 21, 2020 - Independence, MO
Lawn Service by Gary Guzman,
Gary Guzma
Harriette M.'s Lawn Maintenance service in Gary Guzma
Looking great guys!!! Thank you.
Harriette M. - Apr 18, 2020 - Independence, MO
Lawn Maintenance by Gary Guzman,
Gary Guzma

Overall Rating: 4.91 / 5 stars (115 reviews)

Service Recommendations in Independence

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


Recommended by Aldo Ramirez

Location: Independence, MO 64058
Yard Size: 10,435 square feet
Price: $30
Full yard I recommend leaf cleanup all debris will be hauled off your property, I'll make sure to blow all the leaf from your yard

Trimming of Bushes

Recommended by Adrian Sellers

Location: Independence, MO 64050
Yard Size: 4,630 square feet
Price: $49
Front yard Trim the bushes up neat and haul away clippings dont feel bad to decline its just a suggestion i dont want prople to feel obligated

Flower Bed Weeding

Recommended by Phil Griffin

Location: Independence, MO 64057
Yard Size: 5,357 square feet
Price: $244
Full yard All flowerbeds will be weeded out. Roundup application will be for flowerbeds, all hard surfaces including patio and driveways and perimeter of property. Thanks so much!

Pruning of Bushes

Recommended by Carla Avery Hutchins

Location: Independence, MO 64052
Price: $91
Front yard Services provided bush trimming front yard front of the house.

Trimming of Hedges

Recommended by Glen Brown

Location: Independence, MO 64053
Price: $37
Back yard Trim all growth and bushes along fence line in backyard.

Flower Bed Weeding

Recommended by Tyler Andachter

Location: Independence, MO 64051
Price: $110
Front yard All inclusive oh previous estimate The cleanup will include flowerbeds mulch bed and the two flowerbeds towards the front gate

Requests for Service

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Pruning of Bushes

Requested by John S.


Location: Independence, MO
Yard Size: 7,444 square feet
Price: $82
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.

Serviced by: Nova Garden Service

Tree Service

Requested by Cecilia V.


Location: Independence, MO
Yard Size: 408 square feet
Price: $118
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 .

Serviced by: Lush Lawn

General Cleanup

Requested by Paul H.


Location: Independence, MO
Yard Size: 4,094 square feet
Price: $412
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.

Serviced by: Kc-mo

Leaf Removal

Requested by Gerri H.


Location: Independence, MO
Yard Size: 4,165 square feet
Price: $59
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.

Serviced by: Derek Simpson's Lawns And Landscape

Shrub Prunning

Requested by Frank S.


Location: Independence, MO
Yard Size: 19,311 square feet
Price: $176
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

Serviced by: Property Services Lawn And Garden INC

Leaf Raking

Requested by Mark L.


Location: Independence, MO
Yard Size: 5,351 square feet
Price: $29
Items Needing Service: Driveway, lawn, walkway

Location on Property: Front of house

Work to be Done: Leaf/refuse cleanup

Serviced by: Garcia's Lawns Solutions

Top Independence, MO Lawn Services of December 2020

#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-Fam lawn
Garrett Shans
Independence, MO
9 Ratings
I take pride in the work that I do. I have mowed grass for 15 years. I have always wanted to be my boss and have my own business. I want to have something that I will be able to pass down to my children. I don't want them to have to work their entire life. I love meeting new people.
#3-Charles Garcia's Lawns Care Service
Charles Garcia
Independence, MO
8 Ratings
The lawn looks great. They were very efficient. Thank you
#4-Atwood's Lawns Maintenance Inc
Derek Atwood
Independence, MO
7 Ratings
Great job
#5-Rodriguez's Lawns And Landscape LLC
Glen Rodriguez
Independence, MO
6 Ratings
Did an amazing job thank you for your service
#6-A. Sellers' Garden Service
Adrian Sellers
Independence, MO
6 Ratings
As usual our lawn looks fantastic thanks to Cameron!!!
#7-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.
#8-Black Slacks Lawn
David Sullivan
3501 North Pleasant Street
Independence, MO 64050
53 Ratings
Services Offered: Lawn Mowing , Cleanups, Leaf Removal
#9-B.C. Lawn Care
Brandon Caruthers
1357 South Delaware
Independence, MO 64055
50 Ratings
Brandon did a nice job. The only critique I have is not necessarily with Brandon, but with the company and communication skills. It would be nice to know at least an estimated time when the lawn will be maintained. I understand it is not in stone but would be appreciated.
#10-Nova Garden Service
Nick Hale
Independence, MO
5 Ratings
Good job on mowing the lawn
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
Yard looks great
#13-Aspen Lawn Maintenance Inc
Roland Butler
Independence, MO
4 Ratings
Cameron did a great job!!!
#14-1call 1cre
Mychal Cox
Independence, MO
4 Ratings
Our lawn care company stands out above the rest, because we are always prompt with our appointments, and we perform our services with the highest quality. Because of our years of experience, we know how to keep our customers happy. Just one call to our experienced staff is all you need to get any job done.
#15-Kelvin's Lawns And Landscape
Kelvin Murrell
Independence, MO
4 Ratings
Very friendly and knowledgeable, made our yard look fantastic!!!

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