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The Grounds Guys

Lawn & Bed Maintenance in Valparaiso

Lawn & Landscaping Service Experts You Can Trust

Lawn moving a yard during lawn maintenance serviceDid you know that a first impression is everything, especially when it comes to your home? You want visitors to feel welcome and comfortable when they set foot on your property. Having a well-manicured lawn, healthy shrubs, and impeccable seasonal color can go a long way in evoking those positive emotions. Our team at The Grounds Guys of Valparaiso has the experience and skills to tackle commercial and residential grounds care projects, from visually stunning landscape design to irrigation system installation and virtually everything in between. With more than 30 years of experience helping customers create the landscape of their dreams, we understand how to get effective and cost-efficient results.

Customers continue to choose our lawn care services in Valparaiso because:

  • We utilize clean and clearly marked vehicles
  • We regularly maintain our equipment for optimal results
  • We offer fast, reliable quality and status reports
  • We are timely in our response to your needs
  • We arrive at every job in uniformed attire
  • We treat every customer with respect and professionalism

You don’t have to settle for second-rate lawn maintenance and landscaping service any longer! Turn to The Grounds Guys of Valparaiso today for quality service you can trust.

Call us at (219) 898-4638 to find out more about our residential and commercial services.

The Difference in Lawn Care and Maintenance

Before you call us, consider the type of lawn care and maintenance you need for healthy turf. We can accommodate both maintenance and lawn care services for your home or business property, and we’ve been doing so for over three decades.

Believe it or not, there is a difference between the two terms. Let’s explore them together.

Lawn Care

Lawn care is the long-term dedication to your landscape’s health and well-being that requires some knowledge of the type of greenery you have. Regular maintenance tasks are included in your landscape care; however, much of the lawn care techniques discussed below involve permanent and consistent investment.

Lawn care can include the following methods and techniques:

  • Aeration: Creating openings in the lawn to help air, water, and other nutrients move into the soil to the grass roots is aeration. It’s a necessary process that usually requires the use of an aerator for proper aeration technique.
  • Root stimulators and developers: Root stimulators and developers help your plant life develop roots early and improve overall root development.
  • Soil testing: A soil test can help determine your soil’s current health by measuring the pH level and pinpointing nutrient deficiencies. Soil testing can provide the data needed to maintain optimal fertility throughout the year.
  • Mulching: The process of mulching can help conserve soil’s moisture, improve fertility and health, and reduce weed growth. Enhancing the visual appeal of the area with mulch is also a bonus.
  • Irrigation systems: Investing in an irrigation system can help nurture and provide your landscaping with the moisture it needs to thrive all year long.

Lawn Maintenance

Regular lawn maintenance in Valparaiso entails landscaping tasks with a weekly, monthly, or yearly commitment depending on the season. The Grounds Guys of Valparaiso offers lawn care services in addition to regular professional lawn maintenance and landscaping services for your property.

Maintaining a healthy lawn may include the following tasks:

  • Weekly or bi-weekly lawn mowing
  • Regular watering and weeding
  • Border edging driveways and walkways for the best lawn edging
  • Removing dead winter growth and debris
  • Pruning trees and shrubs
  • Fall cleanup, including raking leaves

As an extension of your home, your lawn needs continued attention, because regular lawn care and lawn maintenance keep your landscape beautiful and inviting. This requires a lot of time and effort that you may not have, which is why it’s a good idea to recruit the assistance of professionals for year-round care.

Is Sod Installation Right for You?

Sod installation in progressAre you considering sod for your lawn? Perfect! Sod provides customers with advantages over planting seeds. One of the most immediate benefits includes an instant lawn. With sod, there’s no planting seeds or waiting years for them to sprout. Sod installation is best done in the fall or spring when the temperature is cooler, but grass continues growing.

More advantages of sod installation include:

  • Stopping soil erosion
  • Cheaper soil preparation
  • A denser, more durable lawn
  • A stronger foundation for a healthier lawn

For professional sod installation from your trusted, local landscaping team, call The Grounds Guys of Valparaiso at (219) 898-4638 or request a job estimate.

Advantages of Core Aeration

When the seasons change, your lawn can be affected. This is why caring for your lawn is so important and will guarantee that it stays pristine for the long haul. One way to help with lawn upkeep that many homeowners overlook is aeration (also known as “core aeration”). As a standard lawn care technique, aerating your lawn will make a significant and positive impact on the quality of your turf. This process involves puncturing holes or pockets into the grass and soil to help the roots receive the sustaining nutrients they need to thrive.

Some benefits of core aeration include:

  • Improved air exchange between the soil and atmosphere
  • Enhanced soil water uptake
  • Reduced water runoff and puddling
  • Stronger turfgrass roots
  • Improved resiliency and cushioning

Our landscaping specialists at The Grounds Guys of Valparaiso offer aeration services to make caring for your lawn easier.

Are you ready to let the professionals make stressful lawn care a thing of the past? Call us at (219) 898-4638 or request a job estimate online to find out more about our lawn care and maintenance services.

The Grounds Guys employees performing lawn work

    “I had the Grounds Guys do my spring yard cleanup. Nate was very prompt in responding to my inquiry, and he is such a nice guy! The crew did a wonderful job with the clean up. I'm really pleased with ...”

    - K. C. Wells

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