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Wilmington, IL - Sep 22, 2020
Wilmington Lawn Care Recommendations


Should I water my lawn today?

We currently have no rainfall data available for Wilmington, IL.


Sunrise   7:07 am Sunset   4:23 pm


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) 2%
Medium (4-5 inches) 22%
Short (2-3 inches) 76%


Lawn Care Facts

Average Yard Size 6,648 sq ft
Average Mowing Price $54.16
Average Customer Review 4.78 / 5.0

 
Weekly Cuts 43%
Biweekly Cuts 33%
Monthly Cuts 24%
Lawns Fertilized 14%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 14%
Aerated Lawns 1%
Yards with Cleanups 9%
Days That Are Sunny 11%

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FAQ About Lawn Maintenance in Wilmington

What's the best way to maintain your lawn?

In the Wilmington 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 Wilmington is 6,648 square feet, which typically takes 60 minutes to mow if you do it yourself.

Additionally, you'll want to fertilize your lawn 6 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 Wilmington averages about $55 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 1 percent of Wilmington homeowners get aeration. Aeration in Wilmington costs $172 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 7:07 am or in the evening after 4:23 pm so the water does not evaporate. Wilmington does not have watering restrictions.


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

While the average cost of grass cutting in Wilmington is $54.16, the price depends primarily on lawn size and mowing frequency.

Here is the average price in Wilmington by lawn size:

  • 1/8 Acre: $36.5
  • 1/4 Acre: $40.2
  • 1/3 Acre: $42.5
  • 1/2 Acre: $59.1

Here is the average mowing price by frequency:

  • Weekly: $43.87
  • Biweekly: $60.66
  • Monthly: $66.62

Two other factors that can increase price are corner lots and gates. In Wilmington, 66% of homes are on a corner lot, and 62% 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 Wilmington, 46% of homeowners are part of a HOA, and most HOAs have restrictions on grass and overgrown bushes.

Recent Review

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Ahmad J.'s Grass Cutting service in Emerald
Looks great. Not too short
Ahmad J. - Apr 21, 2020 - Wilmington, IL
Grass Cutting by Keith Martinez,
Emerald
Maria C.'s Lawn Care service in Emerald
Can’t see pictured
Maria C. - Mar 25, 2020 - Wilmington, IL
Lawn Care by Keith Martinez,
Emerald
Roberta B.'s Grass Cutting service in Emerald
Nice work! Looks
Roberta B. - Mar 16, 2020 - Wilmington, IL
Grass Cutting by Keith Martinez,
Emerald
Steven H.'s Lawn Service service in Emerald
She is awesome! Came home to her cutting the yard and she was hard at work. Such a kind soul too!!!
Steven H. - Oct 05, 2019 - Wilmington, IL
Lawn Service by Keith Martinez,
Emerald
Sarah S.'s Grass Cutting service in Clean CutLawn And Garden
Our yard looks great! I wasn't home when he was working on it but my roommate was and she said he was really polite. Thanks Michael!!
Sarah S. - Sep 09, 2019 - Wilmington, IL
Grass Cutting by Derrick Wilkerson,
Clean CutLawn And Garden
Crystal R.'s Lawn Service service in Dean's Lawns & Landscape Inc
Wonderful job! Very quick and clean!
Crystal R. - Sep 09, 2019 - Wilmington, IL
Lawn Service by Juan Dean,
Dean's Lawns & Landscape Inc
Paul M.'s Lawn Mowing Service service in Best CutLawn Mowing
Always does a great job!
Paul M. - Jul 17, 2019 - Wilmington, IL
Lawn Mowing Service by Patrick Wright,
Best CutLawn Mowing
Alex L.'s Lawn Service service in Hill's Lawns & Landscape
Great job, thank you!
Alex L. - Jul 01, 2019 - Wilmington, IL
Lawn Service by Gordon Hill,
Hill's Lawns & Landscape
Thu B.'s Grass Cutting service in We-Mo
Could you please cut the grass shorter next time? Thanks so much
Thu B. - May 20, 2019 - Wilmington, IL
Grass Cutting by Donald Daniels,
We-Mo
Talina K.'s Lawn Mowing service in A. Henderson's Grass Solutions
Great thank you
Talina K. - May 14, 2019 - Wilmington, IL
Lawn Mowing by Adam Henderson,
A. Henderson's Grass Solutions
Ron C.'s Lawn Mowing Service service in Emerald
Great job
Ron C. - Oct 31, 2018 - Wilmington, IL
Lawn Mowing Service by Keith Martinez,
Emerald
Austin B.'s Lawn Mowing Service service in Dean's Lawns & Landscape Inc
Please try to cut property divide lines straight if possible. Other than that, great service.
Austin B. - Aug 25, 2018 - Wilmington, IL
Lawn Mowing Service by Juan Dean,
Dean's Lawns & Landscape Inc


Overall Rating: 4.65 / 5 stars (20 reviews)

Service Recommendations in Wilmington

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

Yard And Flowerbed Cleaning

Recommended by Christopher Torres

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Location: Wilmington, IL 60481
Yard Size: 6,256 square feet
Price: $37
Full yard Clean up all trash and sticks around the yard.....

Leaf Raking And Cleaning

Recommended by Keith Martinez

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Location: Wilmington, IL 60481
Yard Size: 5,823 square feet
Price: $91
Full yard This quote is to remove leaves from front and backyard.

Bush Trimming

Recommended by Randy Jenkins

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Location: Wilmington, IL 60481
Yard Size: 7,132 square feet
Price: $49
Front yard Also would cut lower branches off the tree next to left side of driveway

Pruning of Bushes

Recommended by Donald Daniels

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Location: Wilmington, IL 60481
Yard Size: 16,947 square feet
Price: $183
Front yard Trim bushes. Square everything up. Make everything look nice.

Hedge Prunning

Recommended by Darrin Morris

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Location: Wilmington, IL 60481
Yard Size: 3,846 square feet
Price: $10
Front yard Customer requested to trim work on a bush while we were at their property today. Work is complete.

Shrub Trimming

Recommended by Keith Martinez

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Location: Wilmington, IL 60481
Yard Size: 7,216 square feet
Price: $274
Front yard, Back yard Hedges need trimming bushes need trimming landscape fertilizing since there are no green bins I will have to take clippings myself to dump no use of blower and back because of pool have to sweep and rake everything

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 Wilmington

Lawn Cleanup

Requested by Megan M.

Details

Location: Wilmington, IL
Yard Size: 7,854 square feet
Price: $54
Items Needing Service: jasmine ivy +ground cover needing removal

Location on Property: front yard

Work to be Done: removal of jasmine + ivy ground cover

Serviced by: Randy's Landscaping

Leaf Raking And Cleaning

Requested by Madeleine Z.

Details

Location: Wilmington, IL
Yard Size: 6,604 square feet
Price: $118
Items Needing Service: I have asked to have you come back out to fish clean up in the backyard with the rest of the leaves I need it done but this Friday please we have a big family get together at the end of the month and I would like to have all the leaves cleaned up and ready for pick up on Tuesday. You may call me at 704-248-0967 so I can tell you what I would like... Show More

Trimming of Bushes

Requested by Jonathan C.

Details

Location: Wilmington, IL
Yard Size: 9,112 square feet
Price: $88
Items Needing Service: hedges in the front of the house

Location on Property: hedges in the front of the house

Work to be Done: trimmed up

Serviced by: John Smith's Lawns Care Service

Shrub Prunning

Requested by Joel C.

Details

Location: Wilmington, IL
Yard Size: 3,179 square feet
Price: $53
Items Needing Service: Bushes in front of house, bushes/small trees on side of the house and trimming tree branches coming through fence in the back yard.

Location on Property: Bushes in front of house, bushes/small trees on side of the house and trimming tree branches coming through fence in the back yard.

Work to be Done: bushes...
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Leaf Raking

Requested by Trey M.

Details

Location: Wilmington, IL
Yard Size: 3,239 square feet
Price: $159
Items Needing Service: would like to have spring clean up of the beds, leaves, dead stuff, etc.thanks! loved the service last year!

Location on Property: front and back yard

Work to be Done: clean up beds, trim back dead, leaves, etc

Serviced by: Clean CutLawn And Garden

Leaf Collection

Requested by jill d.

Details

Location: Wilmington, IL
Yard Size: 6,386 square feet
Price: $294
Items Needing Service: All areas around property. All leaves in grass as well as under ferns and sides of yard. Include leaves under bushes and any in mulch. I am requesting a bush trimming as well so if this is done simultaneously, please pick up and remove all debris. Thank you.

Location on Property: All areas...under ferns, bushes, on grass, in...
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Top Wilmington, IL Lawn Services of September 2020

#1-Best CutHardscap
Rodolfo Hanson
Wilmington, IL
9 Ratings
Need a residential and commercial lawn care company that offers clients high quality work? Best Cut Hardscape offers clients lawn maintenance as well as irrigation repair, weed spraying, and more throughout Wilmington.
#2-John Smith's Lawns Care Service
John Smith
Wilmington, IL
9 Ratings
Looking to hire a responsive residential and commercial lawn care company? John Smith's Lawn Care Service is a residential and commercial lawn care company that is known to provide lawn work, focuses on, and pest control. They can also provide quotes for sidewalk repair upon request.
#3-Best CutLawn Mowing
Patrick Wright
Wilmington, IL
7 Ratings
Always does a great job!
#4-Emerald
Keith Martinez
Wilmington, IL
6 Ratings
She is awesome! Came home to her cutting the yard and she was hard at work. Such a kind soul too!!!
#5-James's Land Care
James Romero
Wilmington, IL
39 Ratings
James's Land Care is a gardening company that handles lawn care, irrigation repair and more in Wilmington, IL. They are known to be reputable and consistent.
#6-We-Mo
Donald Daniels
Wilmington, IL
38 Ratings
Could you please cut the grass shorter next time? Thanks so much
#7-A. Henderson's Grass Solutions
Adam Henderson
Wilmington, IL
30 Ratings
Great thank you
#8-D. Moreris's Land Care
Darrin Morris
Wilmington, IL
30 Ratings
Very good job
#9-Dean's Lawns & Landscape Inc
Juan Dean
Wilmington, IL
30 Ratings
Please try to cut property divide lines straight if possible. Other than that, great service.
#10-Green Earth Lawn Care Service
Christopher Torres
Wilmington, IL
27 Ratings
Green Earth Lawn Care Service is a lawn company offering good lawn work, shrub trimming and other services in Wilmington. They are dependable and consistent. Additionally the company often does pool cleaning.
#11-Randy's Landscaping
Randy Jenkins
Wilmington, IL
24 Ratings
Randy's Landscaping specializes in lawn maintenance, but also often does irrigation inspections and flower bed mulching. We are also one of the few home and garden maintenance services in Wilmington that often does lawn mowing with electric mowers.
#12-Clean CutLawn And Garden
Derrick Wilkerson
Wilmington, IL
18 Ratings
Our yard looks great! I wasn't home when he was working on it but my roommate was and she said he was really polite. Thanks Michael!!
#13-Hill's Lawns & Landscape
Gordon Hill
Wilmington, IL
13 Ratings
Great job, thank you!
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