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Happy customers all over Richmond

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Leah is amazing! It looks wonderful!! She's beyond incredible!! Thank you!
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Leo was awesome! My front yard hasn't look this good in a long time. He was very professional and kind. I will recommend him to anyone. God bless him.
Jess did a great job mowing and trimming our lawn. He does excellent work in a timely manner and is always kind and professional.

Richmond, CA - May 26, 2024
Local Lawn Care Facts & Resources

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.

Popular Grass Types in Richmond

Bermudagrass 52%
Kentucky Bluegrass 25%
Tall Fescue 23%

Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 3%
Medium (4-5 inches) 21%
Short (2-3 inches) 77%

Lawn Care Facts

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Weekly Cuts 25%
Biweekly Cuts 47%
Monthly Cuts 28%
Lawns Fertilized 6%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 6%
Aerated Lawns 14%
Yards with Cleanups 12%
Days That Are Sunny 58%

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Hire the Best Lawn Care Service in Richmond

Richmond, with its stunning waterfront views and rich history, may be known for its industrial roots that pierce the West Coast skyline. However, beyond the bustling ports lies a community full of lush and thriving yards.

Richmond's climate, with its comfortable Mediterranean flair, serves up a blend of gentle breezes and golden Californian sunshine, creating opportunities for lush gardens and stunning lawns with the right touch.

LawnStarter’s pros mow, trim, and tidy greenscapes while you explore the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park or stroll down picturesque Marina Bay.

Oh, and if you have questions about California’s Green Lawn Care Law, we’ve got you covered. As our Green Lawn Care Law FAQ notes, if you’re mowing with gas-powered mowers, blowers, edgers, you’ll need to replace them with battery-powered ones eventually.

Let LawnStarter’s local lawn care pros care for your yard, and don’t worry if you have the right equipment. Our pros are your neighbors. We know how to keep Golden State lawns green and lush.

Here's what lawn care in Richmond looks like:

Best Grass Types for Richmond

Richmond’s climate produces salty sea air and West Coast sunshine. Cool-season grasses are ideal for this environment because they can handle periods of lower temperatures. Some of the preferred varieties include:

  • Perennial Ryegrass: This cool-season species grows quickly and establishes rapidly, injecting a wave of green into both sunlit and shaded Richmond lawns.
  • Tall Fescue: Famed for its toughness and deep roots, this cool-season variety stands out for lawn owners who need a drought-resistant option.
  • Native Bentgrass: Although golf courses often use it for fairways and greens because of its fine texture and low-mowing suitability, this cool-season variety also serves homeowners well who want sustainable, low-impact grass.
  • Bermudagrass: Though commonly used in warmer climates, this warm-season grass can adapt to coastal locations like Richmond. With its fine texture and aggressive growth, it needs consistent maintenance to prevent it from taking over flower beds and other spaces.
  • Sand Dune Sedge: While not a true turfgrass, this grass offers an intriguing alternative. Expect a growth habit and look that sets it apart from your standard lawn grasses, lending a distinctive and organic vibe to your outdoor area.

How Often Should You Mow Your Lawn? From mid-March to mid-October, mow weekly to keep your Richmond lawn trimmed and healthy. When the winter season rolls in, cut back to a bi-weekly routine to keep things in check without overstressing dormant grass. And yes, even in Richmond, a cheeky December cut might be in the cards for those unseasonable warm spells.

Lawn Pests and Diseases in Richmond

Richmond’s moderate weather is a boon for outdoor living but can also invite lawn issues here and there. Common lawn pests and diseases include:

  • Armyworms: These pests may stage an invasion, munching ptaches of your lawn.
  • Snails and Slugs: They find Richmond's dewy mornings delightful and will happily snack on your grass and plants.
  • Clover Mites: Tiny but troublesome, these pests can turn your Richmond lawn into a speckled mess.
  • Brown Patch: Look out for unsightly circular patches. Richmond's cool nights trigger this fungus.
  • Mushrooms: A sign of rich soil, mushrooms can overtake spaces when moisture levels are high.

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LawnStarter’s expertise isn’t limited to just nurturing lawns. Our pros offer a suite of services to enhance your Richmond environment:

  • Native Plant Landscaping: Embrace Richmond’s indigenous flora for a sustainable and captivating garden.
  • Raised Garden Beds: Perfect for vegetable or flower gardening, these beds make the most of Richmond’s urban dwellings.
  • Tree and Shrub Care: Pruning and maintenance boost your garden’s structure and vitality.

No matter if you're living near the scenic Richmond Marina or in the heart of the city, every blade of grass and petal contributes to Richmond’s natural tapestry. LawnStarter’s pros understand the nuances of the city’s landscapes, fashioning serene retreats amidst bustling city life.

Hop online, give us a ring, or download the LawnStarter app to get your instant quotes. Free up your time to savor Richmond’s coastal beauty or delve into its vibrant cultural scene while we handle your greenery.

Meet some of our Richmond pros

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Alfonso Del Rio
The three main assets that push us to work hard are work ethic, stamina, and safety. Our work is our passion, and we like what we do. We like seeing the client happy and satisfied by meeting their expectation. Quality is the key to our business, and we provide the best services.
Del RioΒ’s Landscaping
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600 Phanor Drive
Richmond, CA 94806
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Tyler Ziegler
Hello and welcome, Allow me to introduce myself, I am Tyler, and I've made the decision to try earn some additional income from mowing lawns. I really don't know what to say; this is more of a basic approach to making some extra money and not my full-time job.
Opportunist Enterprise
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Longitude Drive
Richmond, CA 94804
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Alexander Lopez
I am the owner of Lopez Landscaping, and I look forward to providing you with the best landscaping and yard maintenance services you will ever receive. I'm a young and energetic guy with five years experience and a can-do attitude. I'm ready to make your lawn into your dream space!
Lopez Landscaping
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27 7th Street
Richmond, CA 94801

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James C. - Apr 28, 2024 - Richmond, CA
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Rita A.'s Grass Cutting service result
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Rita A. - Apr 24, 2024 - Richmond, CA
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Saurabh S. - Apr 20, 2024 - Richmond, CA
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Claudia B. - Mar 09, 2024 - Richmond, CA
Lawn Service by Tyler Ziegler
Opportunist Enterprise
Erica N.'s Lawn Mowing Service service result
"Leah is amazing! It looks wonderful!! She's beyond incredible!! Thank you!"
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Erica N. - Feb 12, 2024 - Richmond, CA
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Nicole D.'s Lawn Mowing Service service result
"Jess did a great job mowing and trimming our lawn. He does excellent work in a timely manner and is always kind and professional."
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Nicole D. - Feb 12, 2024 - Richmond, CA
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"Leo was awesome! My front yard hasn't look this good in a long time. He was very professional and kind. I will recommend him to anyone. God bless him."
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Tom V. - Feb 12, 2024 - Richmond, CA
Lawn Maintenance by Aditya Lutz
Lawn & Yard Companyy
"Keith did a wonderful job. Gates were closed, yard looks wonderful, everything was put back in place. Very happy"
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Melissa L. - Feb 12, 2024 - Richmond, CA
"Great job. Happy with the way the driveway was cleaned up as well."
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Gwendolyn W. - Feb 12, 2024 - Richmond, CA
"When you come this week, can you trim all the vegetation back along the alley to two feet from the pavement?"
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Mia M. - Feb 12, 2024 - Richmond, CA
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Kim C. - Feb 12, 2024 - Richmond, CA
"Excellent communication and high quality work. Quick, efficient, and an excellent cleanup. We couldn't have had a better match up through LawnStarter. THANK YOU!"
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Martin K. - Feb 12, 2024 - Richmond, CA
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"My lawn look beautiful again. My favorite is the leaf blowing of my driveway - it really needed it!! Thank you."
Andrea A. - Jan 13, 2024 - Richmond, CA
Lawn Mowing by Aditya Lutz (Lawn & Yard Companyy)
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"Excellent job. Trimmed to perfection and all weeds were removed."
Estella C. - Jan 13, 2024 - Richmond, CA
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Kim W. - Jan 13, 2024 - Richmond, CA
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"Great job! My in-laws are very pleased with the service!!"
Daphne K. - Jan 13, 2024 - Richmond, CA
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Service Recommendations in Richmond

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

Pro Recommendation for General Landscape Improvements

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Location: Richmond, CA
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Yard Size: 7,633 square feet
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Price: $304.88
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Location (from the street): Front yard, Back yard The lawn in the yard is too big, it needs a clean one and the property is large, it doesn’t include Flores’ bed, just cut the

Pro Recommendation for General Lawn Maintenance

Recommended by Melvin I.
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Location: Richmond, CA
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Yard Size: 6,382 square feet
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Price: $40.24
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Location (from the street): Front yard, Right side Buen servicio en recogido buen corte todo bien hecho οΏΌ

Pro Recommendation for Yard And Flowerbed Cleanup

Recommended by Melvin I.
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Location: Richmond, CA
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Yard Size: 21,723 square feet
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Price: $200
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Location (from the street): Full yard Full yard is overgrown, a lot of extra detail work is needed. The yard will need to be cut multiple times to make sure that everything is cut evenly.

Pro Recommendation for Flower Bed Weeding

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Location: Richmond, CA
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Yard Size: 10,019 square feet
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Price: $73.17
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Location (from the street): Front yard, Left side, Right side Hand pull large weeds in flower beds per customer request

Pro Recommendation for General Landscaping / Maintenance

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Location: Richmond, CA
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Yard Size: 8,562 square feet
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Price: $121.95
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Location (from the street): Full yard, Front yard, Left side, Back yard, Right side Spray weed killer along curbside, sidewalk walkway, cracks, pavers, around house, fence line, backyard patio & walkways to prevent weeds, grass, poison ivy plants from growing

Pro Recommendation for General Landscape Improvements

Recommended by Tyler Ziegler
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Location: Richmond, CA
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Yard Size: 2,239 square feet
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Price: $73.17
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Location (from the street): Full yard Weed control and put top soil down in spot from garden

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Top Richmond, CA Lawn Services of May 2024

#1
Lopez Landscaping
27 7th Street, Richmond, CA 94801
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(97 Ratings)
Good service, listened to all requests and good mowing
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Opportunist Enterprise
Longitude Drive, Richmond, CA 94804
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(18 Ratings)
You do excellent work I really appreciate it
#3
Del RioΒ’s Landscaping
600 Phanor Drive, Richmond, CA 94806
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(106 Ratings)
Excellent
#4
Landscaping La Economica
Richmond, CA 94801
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(15 Ratings)
Thank you
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Terrapetra Gardens
Richmond, CA 94804
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(28 Ratings)
Terrapetra Gardens, with three decades of experience, is a trusted name in lawn care in Richmond and its nearby areas. They can mow lawns to perfection, expertly prune bushes, and gather up fallen leaves and debris to keep your yard clean and well-maintained. Additionally, they go beyond traditional yard care, offering services in hardscape design and tree care.
#6
Maldonado Landscaping
Richmond, CA 94801
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(19 Ratings)
Maldonado Landscaping has been providing expert lawn care services in Richmond and surrounding areas since 2019. Their team can mow your lawn to the perfect height and use the right lawn maintenance techniques for a lush and healthy green carpet. They can also handle bush trimming with precision. If you need landscaping and irrigation services, you can also count on this local company.

Neighborhoods we service in Richmond, CA

Artisan Cove
City Center
Coronado
East Richmond
Eastshore
Fairways at CCV
Garvin & Ventura
Hilltop Village
Iron Triangle
Laurel Park
Marina Bay
May Valley
North and East
Panhandle Annex
Regatta - Marina Way
Richmond - Parr
Richmond View Garden
Richmore Village - Metro Square
Shield-Reid
Stege

Zip Codes

94801
94802
94804
94805
94807
94808
94850

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