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TruGreen

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The first years service was pretty good. The second year they barely showed... - Oct 04, 2022

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NaturaLawn of America

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I appreciate them working without the harshest chemicals. - Aug 16, 2022

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Steve's Mowing

PO Box 1386
Springfield, VA 22151 703-750-2580

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Steve's uses only uses push mowers, which I think are much better for... - Oct 11, 2022

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Craig's Lawn Care

PO Box 7310
Fairfax Station, VA 22039 703-385-1641

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Never have had a problem. Very good workers - Oct 24, 2022

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TBI Lawn Care Professionals

7646 Fullerton Rd #G
Springfield, VA 22153 703-455-5296

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Great work at a fair price. - Apr 21, 2021

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TruGreen

18910 Woodfield Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879 301-840-8090

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Very subpar work and very difficult to deal with. - Oct 26, 2022

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NaturaLawn of America

9325 Gue Rd
Damascus, MD 20872 301-253-0716

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I have used them since 2013. Only one recent disappointment, they did not notice... - Oct 28, 2022

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Lawn Mate Quality Lawncare

PO Box 1216
Springfield, VA 22151 703-256-9595

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Their services have helped my lawn through the years. They are friendly and... - Oct 06, 2022

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Lawn Doctor

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They are great to work with and honest with what your yard really needs. - Aug 22, 2022

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Chesapeake Lawn Science

PO Box 369
Ashton, MD 20861 301-625-3232

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We entered into an agreement with Chesapeake last Fall. Before we had had... - Mar 23, 2022

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TruGreen

106 Executive Dr
Sterling, VA 20166 703-478-3225

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Services always had to be redone. Could never get it done correctly the first... - Oct 24, 2022

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Complete Lawn Care

PO Box 5147
Laytonsville, MD 20882 301-948-5069

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Provide all the services we request but at a cost. Will not deviate from their... - May 21, 2022

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Greenturf

7909 Cessna Ave #A
Gaithersburg, MD 20879 301-990-9256

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Montgomery County's ban on non-organic (except for its own use and... - Oct 25, 2022

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Rowlandscapes

PO Box 814
Clarksburg, MD 20871 301-515-7170

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I like Rowland. He had my lawn in great shape. However, the new Montgomery... - Sep 22, 2022

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Spring-Green Lawn Care

25284 Pleasant Valley Rd #138
Chantilly, VA 20152 703-815-3700

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After several years, saw lawn deteriorate each year. Finally switched to another... - May 08, 2022

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TruGreen

7109 Rainwater Pl
Lorton, VA 22079 703-550-7177

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Not the best, they do an OK job, always trying to upsell - Jan 13, 2021

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Kingstowne Lawn & Landscape

6461 Stephenson Way
Alexandria, VA 22312 703-921-9200

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Ok, if you just want the grass mowed and aren't a master gardener, these... - Jul 19, 2022

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Andy's Lawn & Landscape

PO Box 50294
Arlington, VA 22205 703-241-3752

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Previous contractor left grass clippings around sidewalk area, and he did not!... - Aug 16, 2022

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East Coast Lawn

7522 Rickenbacker Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20879 301-963-2011

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even though lawn has been cared by them for many years, weeds run rampant throughout... - Sep 22, 2022

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Hambleton Lawn & Landscape

2818 Juniper St
Fairfax, VA 22031 703-532-4911

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I have used Hambleton Lawn and Landscape for several years now and have been... - Mar 31, 2022

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