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Lake Forest, CA - Nov 19, 2019
Lake Forest Lawn Care Recommendations


Should I water my lawn today?

We currently have no rainfall data available for Lake Forest, CA.


Sunrise   07:04 Sunset   19:51


Lawn tip of the week

Did you know? There are approximately 50 million acres of grass in the United States. Approximately 21 million of those acres are in our front and back yards.


Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 4%
Medium (4-5 inches) 18%
Short (2-3 inches) 79%

Popular Grass Types in Lake Forest

Bermudagrass 48%
Kentucky Bluegrass 29%
Tall Fescue 23%

Lawn Care Facts

Average Yard Size 7,145 sq ft
Average Mowing Price $42.43

 
Weekly Cuts 34%
Biweekly Cuts 40%
Monthly Cuts 26%
Lawns Fertilized 4%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 4%
Aerated Lawns 9%
Yards with Cleanups 2%
Days That Are Sunny 12%

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FAQ About Lawn Maintenance in Lake Forest

What's the best way to maintain your lawn?

In the Lake Forest 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 Lake Forest is 7,145 square feet, which typically takes 64 minutes to mow if you do it yourself.

Additionally, you'll want to fertilize your lawn 5 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 Lake Forest averages about $67 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 9 percent of Lake Forest homeowners get aeration. Aeration in Lake Forest costs $170 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 07:04 or in the evening after 19:51 so the water does not evaporate. Lake Forest does not have watering restrictions.


How much does it cost to have your lawn mowed in Lake Forest?

While the average cost of grass cutting in Lake Forest is $42.43, the price depends primarily on lawn size and mowing frequency.

Here is the average price in Lake Forest by lawn size:

  • 1/8 Acre: $31.5
  • 1/4 Acre: $34.5
  • 1/3 Acre: $41.0
  • 1/2 Acre: $54.2

Here is the average mowing price by frequency:

  • Weekly: $34.37
  • Biweekly: $47.52
  • Monthly: $52.19

Two other factors that can increase price are corner lots and gates. In Lake Forest, 62% of homes are on a corner lot, and 59% 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 Lake Forest, 65% of homeowners are part of a HOA, and most HOAs have restrictions on grass and overgrown bushes.

Recent Reviews

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Crew did a good job.
Michael A. - Sep 20, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Service by Todd Coleman,
Todd Coleman's Lawns Treeatment & Lawnscap
Great job. It looks fantastic.
Damian D. - Aug 16, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Service by Bradley Castillo,
Castillo's Lawns Treatment And Landscape LLC
Wonderful customer service
Justine F. - Jul 12, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Mowing by Janet Ramsey,
Janet's Lawns Care Service
They were great!
Gwendolyn M. - Jul 04, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Service by Janet Ramsey,
Janet's Lawns Care Service
Thanks for making the old garage perimeter and fig trees look good. Well done.
Louis J. - Jul 03, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Maintenance by Larry Roach,
Larry's Lawns Treatment And Landscape LLC
Excellent work!
Carrie W. - Jul 03, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Mowing Service by Janet Ramsey,
Janet's Lawns Care Service
Mr. George always does an amazing job!
Jennifer _. - Jun 20, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Mowing Service by Bradley Castillo,
Castillo's Lawns Treatment And Landscape LLC
Looks great! It was nice to come home to a freshly mowed yard!
Heather G. - Jun 11, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Mowing Service by Timothy Burns,
T. Burns's Lawns & Landscape
Looks great.
Tommie E. - Jun 11, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Mowing by Tyrone Salinas,
Tyrone Salinas's Lawns Solutions
Reliable and thorough!
Joie C. - Jun 06, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Mowing Service by Timothy Burns,
T. Burns's Lawns & Landscape
Josh did an absolutely amazing job on my lawn and even took the time to make sure he got it done ahead of the weather we're supposed to get the next couple of days
JOSEPH Y. - May 29, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Care by Timothy Burns,
T. Burns's Lawns & Landscape
My wife says the grass looks great. Thanks Jose
Gary L. - May 28, 2019 - Lake Forest, CA,
Lawn Mowing Service by Isaac Schaefer,
I. Schaefer's Lawns & Garden

Overall Rating: 4.92 / 5 stars (25 reviews)

Service Recommendations in Lake Forest

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

Yard Cleaning

Recommended by Jonathon Rodgers

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA 92630

Yard Size: 17,636 square feet

Price: $61

Description: Front yard, Right side Trim bushes an clean out leaves from behind the bushes. Only on the from yard and side yard by the house.

General Landscaping / Maintenance

Recommended by Gerald Duncan

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA 92630

Yard Size: 2,687 square feet

Price: $104

Description: Front yard Palm tree clean up as shown in pictures the trimmings would be left by the curb tide up fo the city to pick up.

Lawn Cleanup

Recommended by Howard Briggs

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA 92630

Yard Size: 8,627 square feet

Price: $177

Description: Full yard Hey Will, this is a quote for leaf removal and disposal costs for your property. Let me know if you have any questions, thanks

General Tree Care

Recommended by Timothy Burns

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA 92630

Yard Size: 10,721 square feet

Price: $91

Description: Back yard Will trim busihes an remove debris after complete trim up

Yard Cleaning

Recommended by Jeremiah Kim

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA 92630

Yard Size: 4,983 square feet

Price: $126

Description: Back yard Cut up fallen tree and move to road for city pickup

Shrub Trimming

Recommended by Janet Ramsey

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA 92630

Yard Size: 1,165 square feet

Price: $183

Description: Full yard Fence is completely covered with Poison Ivy and shrubs and Vines. Remove all debris from fence area mulch up and haul away

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 Lake Forest

Landscaping

Requested by Daniel S.

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA

Yard Size: 5,462 square feet

Items Needing Service: The front, side and back lawn. Also a small portion in by the sidewalk and mailbox.

Location on Property: Front-yard, Backyard, Left side

Work to be Done: Grass cut.

Price: $1218

Serviced by: Larry's Lawns Treatment And Landscape LLC

Tree Care

Requested by Barbara P.

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA

Yard Size: 8,400 square feet

Items Needing Service: Need separate quotes for cleaning out around well andTree trimming

Location on Property: Backyard, Left side

Work to be Done: Tree trimming - back yardClearing the area around well -left side of front yardNeed 2 separate quotes.

Price: $244

Serviced by: Janet's Lawns Care Service

Landscaping

Requested by Ryan N.

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA

Yard Size: 4,270 square feet

Items Needing Service: 2 flower beds

Location on Property: Front-yard, Backyard

Work to be Done: Pull weeds and turn the soil make it look chocolatey

Price: $35

Serviced by: I. Schaefer's Lawns & Garden

General Lawn Maintenance

Requested by Josh M.

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA

Yard Size: 5,946 square feet

Items Needing Service: Pre-Emergent and Fertilizer spread

Location on Property: Front-yard, Left side, Right side

Work to be Done: Pre-emergent and Fertilizer spread

Price: $49

Serviced by: Blanchard's Lawns Treatment

Landscaping

Requested by Blake G.

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA

Yard Size: 17,852 square feet

Items Needing Service: Flower beds front & sides of the house

Location on Property: Front-yard, Left side, Right side

Work to be Done: Mulching to flower beds around front & sides of house. Additionally, would be interested in pricing to re-seed a hole in the front yard where a tree used to be.

Price: $59

Serviced by: Tyrone Salinas's Lawns Solutions

Flower Bed Weeding

Requested by Ashley B.

Details

Location: Lake Forest, CA

Yard Size: 3,085 square feet

Items Needing Service: Garbage can area, small yard left of front door

Location on Property: Front-yard, Backyard

Work to be Done: Remove weeds

Price: $47

Serviced by: Jerome's Lawns & Landscape

Top Lake Forest, CA Lawn Services of November 2019

#1-Briggs's Lawns Treatment
Howard Briggs
Lake Forest, CA
38 Ratings
Are you thinking of hiring a high touch lawn care business? Briggs's Lawn Treatement is a lawn care business that is known to provide lawn care, lawn aeration, and fire ant treatment throughout the Lake Forest area.
#2-Larry's Lawns Treatment And Landscape LLC
Larry Roach
Lake Forest, CA
38 Ratings
Thanks for making the old garage perimeter and fig trees look good. Well done.
#3-I. Schaefer's Lawns & Garden
Isaac Schaefer
Lake Forest, CA
38 Ratings
Great service. He was just on time lawn was crazy due to rain.
#4-P. Russell's Lawns Treatment And Landscape
Paul Russell
Lake Forest, CA
37 Ratings
P. Russell's Lawn Treatement And Landscape is a grounds service offering professional grade lawn maintenance, leaf blowing and other services in Lake Forest. They are punctual and attentive to detail. The business also is known to provide xeriscaping.
#5-Jerome's Lawns & Landscape
Jerome Gentry
Lake Forest, CA
34 Ratings
Jerome's Lawn & Landscape specializes in grass cutting, but also is proficient in irrigation repair and fire ant treatment. We are also one of the few lawn and landscape services in Lake Forest that is proficient in large scale junk removal. You can rely on Jerome's 20 years of expertise!
#6-T. Burns's Lawns & Landscape
Timothy Burns
Lake Forest, CA
33 Ratings
Josh did an absolutely amazing job on my lawn and even took the time to make sure he got it done ahead of the weather we're supposed to get the next couple of days
#7-Blanchard's Lawns Treatment
Drew Blanchard
Lake Forest, CA
32 Ratings
John did a great job. Good job John.
#8-Castillo's Lawns Treatment And Landscape LLC
Bradley Castillo
Lake Forest, CA
28 Ratings
Noe did a great job -- he was able to cut the grass shorter as requested, and having it done in the afternoon while it's dry was much better.
#9-Kim's Garden Service
Jeremiah Kim
Lake Forest, CA
26 Ratings
Kim's Garden Services is one of Lake Forest, CA's top lawn care gurus. Need pest control, grass mowing, flower bed cultivation or something else? Look no further!
#10-Tyrone Salinas's Lawns Solutions
Tyrone Salinas
Lake Forest, CA
22 Ratings
Great job as always
#11-G. Duncan's Lawns & Landscape
Gerald Duncan
Lake Forest, CA
2 Ratings
Seeking a proposal from a grass cutting company that specializes in top notch work? G. Duncan's Lawn & Landscape specializes in grass mowing as well as pest control, flower bed mulching, and more throughout Lake Forest.
#12-Jose's Lawns Care Service
Jose Fuller
Lake Forest, CA
19 Ratings
Jose's Lawn Care Service has serviced Lake Forest, CA for over 7 years. Results Focused and trustworthy, Jose's Lawn Care Service specializes in lawn care, tree removal, and handyman work. They also offer pest treatment.
#13-Guy Dennis's Lawns Maintenance
Guy Dennis
Lake Forest, CA
18 Ratings
Need to hire a premium landscaping service? Guy Dennis's Lawn Maintenance is a landscaping service that provides clients lawn mowing, lawn aeration, and deck washing throughout the Lake Forest area.
#14-Todd Coleman's Lawns Treeatment & Lawnscap
Todd Coleman
Lake Forest, CA
16 Ratings
Crew did a good job.
#15-J. Rodgers's Lawns Care Service Inc
Jonathon Rodgers
Lake Forest, CA
14 Ratings
J. Rodgers's Lawn Care Service Inc. is one of Lake Forest, CA's top gardening professionals. Need irrigation inspections, lawn maintenance, planting bed maintenance or something else? Look no further!
#16-Juan's Lawns Solutions
Juan Olsen
Lake Forest, CA
13 Ratings
Lawn looks great! Thanks so much!!
#17-John Simpson's Lawns And Landscape
John Simpson
Lake Forest, CA
13 Ratings
Thank you!
#18-R. Holmes's Garden Service
Ruben Holmes
Lake Forest, CA
11 Ratings
R. Holmes's Garden Services is a grass cutting service offering high grade lawn care, tree trimming and other services in Lake Forest. They are diligent and friendly. In addition the company often provides stump grinding.
#19-Janet's Lawns Care Service
Janet Ramsey
Lake Forest, CA
11 Ratings
Leon did an excellent job! He always makes sure I am satisfied before he leaves.
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