SERVICES

LAWN CARE

BEAUTIFUL LAWNS START WITH PROPER MOWING

Our lawn mowing package includes mowing, edging, and string trimming on all turf areas. Sidewalks, driveways, and concrete patios receive bi-weekly edging treatments while all tree and plant beds, buildings, fences, parking lots and other surfaced areas will be string-trimmed on every visit.

Mowing is always completed with one of our professional-grade Exmark mowers, and all grass clippings will be immediately cleaned from sidewalks, curbs, and roadways. Our lawn mowing service will be performed as needed and can range from 26 to 42 times per year depending on the grass varieties that are grown in your yard. Generally, you should plan on having us mow your grass about once a week, keeping in mind that it will need to be mowed more often at some times of the year and less often at others.

  • Mowing, edging and trimming
  • 26 to 42 mows per year
STARTING AT

$34.95

Lawns 5,000 sq. ft. & under — $34.95

Lawns 10,000 sq. ft. & under — $49.00

Lawns over 10,000 sq. ft. — Contact your local branch for prices.

LAWN CARE SERVICES

AERATION AND SEEDING

AERATION OPENS THE SOIL TO ALLOW MORE NUTRIENTS, WATER AND AIR TO REACH YOUR TURF'S ROOTS.

The aeration process is based on simple mechanics and yields big results. First, your TruGreen lawn specialist mechanically removes small plugs of turf, thatch and soil from your lawn. In a week or two, these plugs break down, feeding nutrients back to your lawn's root system. You may even begin to see new white roots growing into the aerated holes.

Thatch is a layer of living and dead organic matter that occurs between the green matter and the soil surface. Excessive thatch (over 1/2 inch thick) creates a favorable environment for lawn damaging insects and disease, an unfavorable growing environment for grass roots, and can interfere with some lawn care practices.

Because aeration opens the soil, more nutrients, water and air reach your turf's roots. And layers of excessive thatch break down more easily, which can lower the risk of lawn damaging insect infestations and disease. Aeration will be combined with overseeding to fill in bare or thin spots in your lawn. After overseeding, your lawn will become thicker and more resistant to disease and insects than before. And, as new turf fills in, weeds are choked out, leaving you with a healthier, greener lawn.

If you are having trouble growing grass in a certain area of your lawn, or you have patchy growth, Van Dame Outdoor Maintenance offers seeding services to help grow a lush carpet of grass that will give your home or business a full and complete appearance. We offer a complete seeding treatment of your yard. When it comes to seeding, preparation is key. By tilling the area, we ensure that the seed will take more easily. We match the grass seed to your existing lawn to ensure a uniform look. For new lawns, we offer numerous types of seed and select the best type for the conditions, and we can meet specific seed-type requests. Thinning areas of turf are inspected and filled in with new seed. At Van Dame, we make certain that your new growth will establish itself by using straw and/or matting to prevent wash out, as well as starter fertilizer and additional topsoil as necessary. We can even come back to provide watering services upon request.

LAWN CARE SERVICES

Fall and Spring Lawn Cleanup

THE BEGINNING AND THE END OF GROWTH SEASONS CAN LEAVE YOUR LAWN LOOKING DEAD AND CLUTTERED WITH DEBRIS.

At Van Dame, we offer cleanup services for the fall and the spring to keep your lawn and landscaping prepared for the growth seasons.

Fall Lawn Cleanup services include:

  • Leaf removal
  • Cutting plants and bushes for winter
  • Trenching flower beds
  • Pulling weeds

Spring Lawn Cleanup services include:

  • Leftover leaf removal
  • Trenching flower beds
  • Adding fresh mulch
  • Adding bed liners (as necessary/upon request)
  • Removing dead plants and bushes to start over
LAWN CARE SERVICES

Sod Installation

PROFESSIONALLY INSTALLED SOD LOOKS BEST WHEN LAID ON SOIL THAT HAS BEEN TILLED, GRADED AND EDGED.

Have a new greater Lafayette, IN home or business that looks bare without a nice, green lawn surrounding it? Van Dame Outdoor Maintenance can install sod around your building to complete the finished look it deserves. We offer professional sod-laying services with a thorough installation. We till up the ground, grade the soil, and edge around the outer borders so that you have a flat, even surface for the sod to establish a base. The sod is then installed to the finest degree, matching your lawn area and landscape. For larger properties, sod installation is the most cost-effective solution. Talk to us today about sod installation.

LAWN CARE SERVICES

Pruning and Trimming

SHRUBS PROVIDE AN ATTRACTIVE ACCENT, BUT WITHOUT PROPER CARE, THEY CAN DETRACT FROM YOUR HOME'S APPEARANCE.

Let Van Dame Outdoor Maintenance manage and maintain your shrubs with our Pruning and Trimming service. We can ensure that your shrubs are healthy and trimmed to prevent them from looking wild and unkempt. We can fertilize your shrubs with fertilizer spikes in the spring and trim them with hedge trimmers or by hand pruning as required throughout spring and summer. In late summer, we trim again to maintain your plants and prevent them from growing too large. With our full Shrub Care service package, we can handle all the maintenance for you. We let you know when we will stop by, and you never need to worry about your shrubs and bushes looking messy and neglected. Talk to Van Dame today to arrange for your shrub maintenance package.

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