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How Much Does Garden Service Cost?

 
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Gardening services vary from only mowing, to caring for hedges, shrubs and flower beds. Some lawn companies also provide application of fertilizer and weed control products.

Typical costs:

  • Mowing an average-sized residential lawns costs from $20-$40.
  • Mowing a large one-acre lot starts at $40 each visit and goes up according to access and condition.
  • The price for weekly mowing, leaf blowing, hedging and shrub trimming (as needed) runs $65-$90.
  • For mowing your own lawn, a rotary mower typically runs $100-$700. For large parcels more than a half acre, riding mowers run $1,100-$6,500. Edgers start around $50-$170 and can run $230-$410 at HomeDepot.com[1] . Depending on planting material, other tools needed might include an electric hedger $50-$70, and pruners $12-$20.
Related articles: Sod, Sprinkler System, Tree Service

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  • Using a lawn service in which already serves other homes in the neighborhood can result in a discount.
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CLEAN BIZ LLC IN PLEASANTVILLE NEW JERSEY DID OUR SOD PROJECT AND LANSCAPED THE ENTIRE YARD FOR US. WAS IN AND OUT HARDLY KNEW THEY WERE THERE. THEY WERE SO PROFESSIONAL AND UNIFORMED WHICH I LIKED . THE OWNER IS A TRUE PRO
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Amount: $225.00 per month
Posted by: Eva Hill in Washington, DC.Posted: June 4th, 2011 01:06PM
Sq Ft of Lawn: 300
We were recommended by a friend and called Capitol Property Development's Landscaping Division in DC...the initial cost was about $1,200, but their service was outstanding. They planted all of our new flower beds, trimmed and pruned about 4 large trees, removed wild ivy and all...our yard is like day and night. The workers are polite and work very hard. The owner was lovely from the first estimate. We and three of our friends have all signed up for monthly service--which is twice per month. I am quite satisfied and would recommend again and again.
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