Lawn Care in Howard County, Maryland

Howard County, Maryland, is a great place to call home! Whether you live near the Mall in Columbia, Old Ellicott City, or the Howard County Conservancy, our Soil Scientists will work with you to develop a comprehensive lawn care program tailored to your needs based on how you want to use (or show off) your lawn!

We’ve been helping homeowners in Howard County, Maryland grow a lawn they love since 1989. With more than 30 years of experience, we are confident that you will be pleased with your interactions with our friendly, knowledgeable team members and the results of our services.

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Howard County, MD Lawn Care 411

What are the most common grass types in Howard County, MD?

The four most common grass types in Howard County, MD, are:

  1. Kentucky bluegrass
  2. Perennial ryegrass
  3. Tall fescue
  4. Fine fescue

What are the most common soil types in Howard County, MD?

These three soil types are found in different areas of Howard County, depending on the level of drainage and the presence of organic matter:

  1. Sandy loam
  2. Silt loam
  3. Clay loam

What are the most common lawn issues Howard County, MD lawns face?

Howard County, Maryland’s most common lawn issues are generally related to pests and disease. Common pests include grubs, fire ants, and turf-infesting caterpillars. Disease issues often include large patch, brown patch, and red thread. Additionally, lawns can suffer from nutrient deficiencies, improper mowing, and drought stress. To maintain a healthy lawn, it is essential to regularly fertilize and water, mow at the correct height, and inspect for pests and diseases.

We offer lawn care services in the following zip codes in Howard County, MD

20794           20723         21765
20763          21150          21794          21797           21163

Annapolis Junction: 20701
Clarksville: 21029
Cooksville: 21723
Columbia: 21044         21045         21046
Dhs: 20588
Elkridge: 21075
Ellicott City: 21041         21042         21043
Fulton: 20759
Glenelg: 21737
Glenwood: 21738
Highland: 20777

Blades of Green can assist you and your Howard County, MD lawn with the following services:

Why Choose Blades of Green for your lawn care services

We stand behind our people, products, and services

If you ever have any questions or issues, our soil scientists are always a phone call away! We are always here to address any concerns you have and offer free follow-up visits with most recurring lawn care plans to help address any problems that may arise between your scheduled service dates.

We are locally owned and operated

Our founder, Mark Leahy, started the company back in 1989 with just him and his brother, Brad. More than 30 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.

Lawn care questions frequently asked by Howard County, Maryland homeowners

How much does lawn care cost?

When it comes to lawn care, there’s no such thing as “one size fits all,” which is why we created three programs Our lawn care programs include a variety of services ranging from an initial analysis of your property, soil test, multi-treatment fertilization, weed prevention and elimination, grub control, and pH adjustment and more. We have a variety of lawn care programs from which to choose, with some featuring core aeration and overseeding with SeedBOOST starter fertilizer, disease control, and nutsedge control. Also, if you bundle another service with a lawn care program, like tree and shrub care, for instance, you’ll save 15% off that service!

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 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.