Lawn Care Services in Baltimore County, MD
If you live in Windsor Mill or Catonsville, our soil scientists would love to partner with you to grow a lawn you’ll love. We have been serving your neighborhood since 1989 and know exactly what your lawn needs to be the best lawn in the neighborhood.
Your grass, soil condition, yard usage, and goals are unique, which is why our soil scientists will evaluate your lawn, listen to your concerns, and formulate a custom lawn care program that helps you grow a lawn you’ll love to show off!
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Baltimore County, MD Lawn Care 411
What are the most common grass types in Baltimore County, MD?
You’ll typically find cool-season grasses such as Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, fine fescue, and tall fescue are commonly used for turf and lawns in the Baltimore County area due to the temperate climate and moderate rainfall. These types of grasses are well-adapted to the region’s growing conditions and can thrive in the spring and fall when temperatures are cooler.
These grasses are also known for their durability, shade tolerance, and ability to establish quickly, which makes them ideal for lawns, parks, and sports fields.
What are the most common soil types in Baltimore County, MD?
Baltimore County, MD’s three most common soil types are loamy, silt loam, and clay.
What are the most common lawn issues Baltimore County, MD, lawns face?
The most common lawn issues that Baltimore County, Maryland lawns face can vary depending on factors such as weather, soil conditions, and the type of grass. However, some common lawn issues that homeowners in Baltimore County may face include:
- Brown patch: This is a fungal disease that causes circular, brown patches in the lawn. It’s common in humid, moist weather and is caused by high nitrogen levels, thatchy grass, and poor drainage.
- Dollar spot: This is a fungal disease that causes small, circular brown spots on the lawn. It’s common during hot and dry weather and is caused by high nitrogen levels, thatchy grass, and poor drainage.
- Fairy ring: This is a fungal disease that causes circular rings of dark green or brown grass. It’s caused by high nitrogen levels, thatchy grass, and poor drainage.
- Drought stress: This is caused by lack of water and can lead to brown, dry, and dead grass.
- Insects and pests: These can include grubs, chinch bugs, and sod webworms which can damage or kill lawns.
- Weeds: Weeds can quickly take over lawns, making them unsightly and causing damage to the grass.
- Mowing: Mowing too short or too often can cause stress to the lawn and lead to brown patches and bare spots
We offer lawn care services in the following zip codes in Baltimore County, MD
- 21228 (Catonsville, MD)
- 21244 (Windsor Mill, MD)
Why Choose Blades of Green for your Baltimore County, MD lawn care services
We are locally owned and operated
Our founder, Mark Leahy, started the company in 1989 with just him and his brother, Brad. Thanks to the loyalty and support of customers like YOU, 33 years later, we have a team of more than 150 people partnering with people and companies in Maryland and Northern Virginia.
We Leave No Stone Unturned
Okay, well, not EVERY stone – but you get the idea. Getting the best lawn care and pest control means having peace of mind knowing that one of our trained experts is taking their time to examine your property with every visit. This means if we see something that causes concern, you’ll be the first to know. Plus, we’ll even recommend a plan of action.
No, you won’t find us at the bar whipping up your favorite drink, but you will find us using our state-of-the-art mixing system to customize treatments daily. You won’t find that in aisle five at the hardware store, nor offered by our ‘competitors.’
Lawn care questions frequently asked by Baltimore County, MD homeowners
How to get the perfect lawn?
We are here to help you grow a lawn you’ll love (and want to use and show-off!). , But, much like getting the human body into shape, growing a healthy lawn takes time and (lots!) of patience. There are a variety of factors that need to be addressed before achieving the “perfect” lawn. For example, soil pH, foot traffic, lawn disease, bug infestations, mowing and watering practices, animal activity, and more. On average, it can take anywhere from one to three years to get your lawn into shape.
What do lawn care services include?
Each lawn care company offers a different set of services. Our team of Soil Scientists will assist you with selecting the right lawn care treatments, tree & shrub care, bed weed control, mosquito, flea, and tick treatments & mole and vole removal services. They’ll even recommend the best time to aerate and overseed your lawn so you’ll get the most out of investment.
We do not provide mowing, tree and shrub trimming, mulching, weeding, leaf raking, bagging or removal, de-thatching, wildlife removal, landscape design, sod installation, or irrigation installation
How do I get rid of weeds in my lawn?
Corn gluten, mulch, salt water, vinegar, and heavy grass are natural ways to kill weeds in your lawn. Herbicides are the best option to get rid of weeds and are safest when applied by lawn care professionals. This blog offers more insight: https://bladesofgreen.com/lawn-care/weed-control/how-to-get-rid-of-weeds/