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Happy customers all over Washington

Photo of Betty T.'s yard after getting lawn care in Washington, DC
Great job just as the time before. Thank you Ronnell.
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Thank you again for the short notice! You surprised me and it looks great. Thank you
Photo of Richard V.'s yard after getting lawn care in Washington, DC
Excellent, completely satisfied. Will need yard done every two weeks, wii let you know any extras.

Washington, DC - Jul 21, 2024
Local Lawn Care Facts & Resources

Lawn tip of the week

Be sure not to mow too often. If you mow too often, it's gonna hurt your grass.

Popular Grass Types in Washington

Bermudagrass 31%
Tall Fescue 18%
Centipedegrass 13%
Zoysiagrass 12%
Kentucky Bluegrass 11%
Buffalograss 8%
Perennial Ryegrass 6%

Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Long (6-7 inches) 3%
Medium (4-5 inches) 21%
Short (2-3 inches) 76%

Lawn Care Facts

Average Yard Size 3,184 sq ft
Average Mowing Price $63.83
Average Customer Review 5 / 5.0
   
Weekly Cuts 9.0%
Biweekly Cuts 90.0%
Monthly Cuts 1.0%
Lawns Fertilized 8.0%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 7.0%
Aerated Lawns 8.0%
Yards with Cleanups 9.0%
Days That Are Sunny 56%

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Easy, Affordable Lawn Care Services in Washington DC

The United States capital has regular winter snowfalls but hot summers. This, combined with DC being as electrifying as NYC, makes growing and maintaining a lawn a huge time-sink. That’s where LawnStarter, which offers services like landscaping, mowing, and fertilization, comes in.


Common Grass Types in Washington, DC: The five most common types of grass in Washington, DC are Bermudagrass, tall fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, centipedegrass, and Zoysiagrass.


Spring Lawn Care Tips for DC: Rake your lawn to wake up the grass after being dormant and compacted all winter. Overseed, fertilize, and dethatch, but skip aerating. Apply fresh mulch, start up the irrigation system, and bring out your lawn mower. It's also a good idea to clean the gutters, prune and trim your bushes, and apply pre-emergent herbicide to ward off the weeds.


Fall Lawn Care Tips for DC: Keep mowing until the grass stops growing. Water when needed as long as the temps don't drop below freezing. Rake often, aerate, apply a nitrogen-rich fertilizer and seed to fill in bare or burned spots, and eliminate lawn pests.


Common Lawn Pests: Cicada killer wasps, white grubs, mining bees, sod webworms, scoliid wasps, chinch bugs, and green June beetles.


Common Lawn Diseases: Brown patch, dollar spot, leaf blight, and rust are common issues homeowners have to deal with when they have a lawn. You'll notice bare and/or discolored patches of your grass. Be sure to treat the problem right away to stop the spreading of the disease, but if you're not sure what to do, reach out to LawnStarter. Our pros will identify the diseases, mold, or fungus and create a tailored treatment plan.


How LawnStarter Can Take Care of Your Lawn: LawnStarter offers routine lawn maintenance, bush trimming, leaf removal, weed control, fertilization, and aeration. We also offer landscaping, tree trimming, and sod installation services. Working with LawnStarter couldn’t be easier –– just call or click, and we’ll send you an instant quote.

Meet some of our Washington pros

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I provide professional lawn care services and ensure that I maintain high levels of efficiency and consistency. I always provide fair prices to my customers and will give free estimates for my work. I travel all over the DMV area to provide my services.
GRAMMA GRAMMA GRAS
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3311 Ames Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20019
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Dante Witherall
As a lifelong resident of Washington, DC. with over 25 years of experience, I take great pride in my work.
Uptown Lawn Care
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144 Michigan Avenue Northeast
Washington, DC 20017
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Eric Ingram
I am always here to satisfy your needs as if they were my own. I am very experienced with taking care of people's lawns and will work very hard to make sure that your lawn looks exactly as you want it.
Perfect Cutt
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4306 Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue Northeast
Washington, DC 20019

Recent Reviews

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James S.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"Romulo was prompt and accommodating!"
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James S. - Jul 03, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Mowing by Romulo GonzΓ‘lez
G&M landscapig services
Sherry C.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"My yard looks great"
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Sherry C. - Jun 23, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Mowing by Olson Parker
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Lisa A.'s Lawn Service service result
"Lawn looked great!"
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Lisa A. - Jun 20, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Service by Chris Stewart
A Closer Look Residential Inspections LLC
Byron E.'s Lawn Mowing Service service result
"Chris did a good job."
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Byron E. - Jun 16, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Mowing Service by Chris Stewart
A Closer Look Residential Inspections LLC
Lelia R.'s Lawn Service service result
"Well done"
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Lelia R. - Jun 13, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Service by Chris Stewart
A Closer Look Residential Inspections LLC
Katie P.'s Lawn Service service result
"Very responsive when we have specific requests and does a thorough job!"
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Katie P. - Jun 05, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Service by Chris Quick
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Brett T.'s Lawn Service service result
"Yard looks great. He even cut down some of the vines growing on one side of my house, which is greatly appreciated by me."
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Brett T. - May 01, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Service by Ernest Duran
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Lonnie S.'s Lawn Care service result
"Nice work. Thanks!"
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Lonnie S. - Apr 28, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Care by Zawane Pasley
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Annette H.'s Lawn Maintenance service result
"Job well done. Thank you."
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Annette H. - Apr 15, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Maintenance by Dante Witherall
Uptown Lawn Care
Sophia t.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"Good jobs"
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Sophia t. - Apr 10, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Mowing by James Crawford
Extreme Yardin
Rebekah R.'s Lawn Mowing Service service result
"Always fast, clean and efficient!"
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Rebekah R. - Mar 23, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Mowing Service by Christopher Witherall
Green Tea
Mustafa W.'s Lawn Mowing service result
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Mustafa W. - Mar 19, 2024 - Washington, DC
Lawn Mowing by Ramon Gonzalez
Ramon Handyman
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"Lawn looks great"
Paul W. - Dec 17, 2023 - Washington, DC
Lawn Mowing by Renee Schilhab (Arbor Greeen Landscapes)
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"Nice job!"
Jill B. - Nov 29, 2023 - Washington, DC
Lawn Maintenance by kabian noyan (KBN lawncare inc)
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"The results were adequate"
Crissy M. - Nov 13, 2023 - Washington, DC
Yard Cutting by Roderick Bolden jr (GRAMMA GRAMMA GRAS)
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"He did a good job."
Tricia P. - Oct 18, 2023 - Washington, DC
Lawn Mowing Service by Jernard Gatling (Gatling Services LLC)
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Service Recommendations in Washington

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

Pro Recommendation for Stick and Leaf Cleanup

Recommended by Frady Crowe
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Location: Washington, DC
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Yard Size: 5,742 square feet
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Price: $50.63
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Location (from the street): Left side Removal of Bush trimmings on the side of the house

Pro Recommendation for Lawn Cleanup

Recommended by Christopher Quick
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Location: Washington, DC
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Yard Size: 7,326 square feet
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Price: $182.93
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Location (from the street): Back yard Remove all the cut that grass from the backyard....

Pro Recommendation for General Lawn Maintenance

Recommended by Alesandre Duarte
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Location: Washington, DC
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Yard Size: 5,821 square feet
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Price: $304.88
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Location (from the street): Front yard, Back yard Remove the branches of the fallen tree from the front and the back of the property only once cut it and put it in the green garbage container and what you can’t take it with me

Pro Recommendation for General Landscaping / Maintenance

Recommended by Edward Forman
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Location: Washington, DC
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Yard Size: 5,947 square feet
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Price: $91.46
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Location (from the street): Full yard Yeah yeah we're flourish from one time weed treatment

Pro Recommendation for Flower Bed Weeding

Recommended by Chris Quick
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Location: Washington, DC
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Yard Size: 8,805 square feet
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Price: $24.39
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Location (from the street): Front yard, Right side Front house beds need weeding and maybe dead head some plants and others around!

Pro Recommendation for General Lawn Maintenance

Recommended by Tyrone Wilkins
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Location: Washington, DC
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Yard Size: 6,971 square feet
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Price: $121.95
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Location (from the street): Front yard, Back yard Whip killer and the Bellflower only one time in the backyard and in the front yard Jason, the flowers

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 Washington.

Customer pricing request for Lawn Care

Requested by Maureen M.
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Location: Washington, DC 32822
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Yard Size: 9,229 square feet
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Price: $24
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Items Needing Service: Left side of front house, bush removed. How much? Also I see your are charging me twice for the last services which I did not authorize and have to report
Location on Property: Front-yard, Left side
Work to be Done: Depends on price
Serviced by: Right touch of lov

Customer pricing request for Lawn Care

Requested by Francine H.
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Location: Washington, DC 32835
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Yard Size: 5,624 square feet
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Price: $488
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Items Needing Service: I need half of the height of 2 bougainvillea plants/trees removed. I need a dead trunk from a papaya tree cut down and removed. Dead papaya tree circled next to bourganvillea on the right. Thanks!
Location on Property: Backyard
Work to be Done: Half the height of 2 bourganvillea cut and removed. Dead trunk from a papaya tree cut down and removed.
Serviced by: Are you ready to work yard care

Customer pricing request for Lawn Care

Requested by Lindsay G.
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Location: Washington, DC 80030
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Yard Size: 7,052 square feet
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Price: $390
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Items Needing Service: Weeds pulled, weed and seed put down and grass seed sprinkled
Location on Property: Front-yard, Backyard
Work to be Done: I want the weeds pulled and weed killer (or weed and seed?) put down
Serviced by: Creeks cut

Customer pricing request for Leaf Removal

Requested by Chris R.
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Location: Washington, DC
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Yard Size: 7,216 square feet
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Price: $118
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Items Needing Service: Front, back and side yard
Location on Property: Front, side , and back yard
Work to be Done: I need to get all the leaves and branches in my yard removed so I can put fertilizer down and make sure the water gets to the grass.

Customer pricing request for Other Yard Maintenance

Requested by Natalie K.
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Location: Washington, DC
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Yard Size: 12,594 square feet
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Price: $98
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Items Needing Service: I need price on removing pea gravel along left side of house.
Location on Property: left side of house
Work to be Done: pea gravel removed
Serviced by: Landscapin

Customer pricing request for Pruning of Shrubs

Requested by Nandhini R.
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Location: Washington, DC
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Yard Size: 6,834 square feet
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Price: $0
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Items Needing Service: Only the hedges and bushes in the front yard.
Location on Property: Front yard.
Work to be Done: Trimming of all hedges and bushes in the front yard

Questions and Answers

Local Regulations
Are there watering restrictions in Washington, DC?
We could not find any records of watering restrictions in Washington, DC. Be sure to check your local government website for the most up-to-date information
Local Regulations
Does Washington, DC have long / overgrown grass ordinances?
District Regulations (DCMR 14, Section 302 Exterior Property Areas) prohibits property owners – both commercial and residential – from allowing grass and weeds on their premises to grow more than 8 inches in height. Failing to adhere to the Law could lead to fines of $500 or more. All exterior property and premises must be maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary condition.

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Top Washington, DC Lawn Services of July 2024

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Environment Changer
Washington, DC
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(9 Ratings)
Awesome service. Im so thrilled with the way you cut the grass. The best service ever. I can't wait until the next time my mom's grass is will be cut. I love lawnstarter.
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Tnt service
202 K Street Southwest, Washington, DC 20024
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(9 Ratings)
James is a perfectionist and I love it!
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Eagle & Wright hand
5201 Drake Place Southeast, Washington, DC 20019
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(84 Ratings)
When I arrived home to see my lawn , I was so satisfied to how manicured it looked. Paul was so meticulous in edging up the yard and around my fence. I'm a happy camper
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Dusk 2 Dawn Auto Lawn
1401 West Virginia Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC 20002
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(7 Ratings)
The best job they've done so far.
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Environment Plus,Inc
627 Quebec Place Northwest, Washington, DC 20010
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(6 Ratings)
Garba does an excellent job with our yard!
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Quicks professional lawn service
4559 Benning Road Southeast, Washington, DC 20019
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(5 Ratings)
They did another nice job. Lawn looks great.
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Meridian Landscaping & Design
4423 35Th St Nw, Washington, DC 20008
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(44 Ratings)
Meridian Landscaping, LLC provides full landscaping services for commercial and residential clients in the D.C. area. Service includes complete landscape design, installation, construction, and masonry. Meridian also offers regular property maintenance and snow management services.
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Chris lawn service
4559 Benning Road Southeast, Washington, DC 20019
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(42 Ratings)
He came late afternoon to tackle a yard that had not been mowed in a month. Great enthusiasm and dedication. It was dark when he left, but the next morning, we walked the grounds and neighbors all commented on the miracle that had happened the night before.
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SGP Lawn Services
Washington, DC
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(410 Ratings)
We look forward to William's regular visits to our row home on Capitol Hill. He keeps our front lawn looking great with his careful grass mowing and trimming around the plants and sidewalk. William is professional in every way. Thank you Lawn Starter for pairing us up with William. We could not be more pleased with his lawn maintenance service.
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Gatling Services LLC
3914 Burns Place Southeast, Washington, DC 20019
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(4 Ratings)
Fantastic job. Thank you!
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Green Tea
333 Delafield Place Northwest, Washington, DC 20011
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(4 Ratings)
The trees and bushes look so much better. A job well done!
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GRAMMA GRAMMA GRAS
3311 Ames Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20019
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(4 Ratings)
Clinique came on time and did excellent job for us. Thanks!
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Black scapin
1412 H Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20005
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(3 Ratings)
Services offered: Lawn Mowing, Tree Care, Gutter Cleaning
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Symbiosis Dc
901 2Nd St Ne, Washington, DC 20002
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(28 Ratings)
Symbiosis is a residential landscape architecture firm providing services for public and private clients. A majority of the projects they work on are in the D.C. area, but their services are available for properties throughout the U.S. They plan, design, and install landscapes that enhance and conserve natural resources.
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Trace
2166 Wisconsin Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20007
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(25 Ratings)
Fidel provided me with EXCELLENT customer service!!!
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Arbor Greeen Landscapes
5036 Massachusetts Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20016
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(23 Ratings)
Lawn looks great
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Neighborhoods we service in Washington, DC

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