Lawn Mowing is Affordable | Broad Ripple

Affordable…Local…Lawn Mowing | Broad RippleIf you are reading this blog, let me guess, you have asked google this question… “Lawn mowing near me”?  If you live in the Broad Ripple area, Green’s Lawncare is sure to show up!  I’m sure you have seen our bright corvette yellow truck driving around the area.Green’s Lawncare knows lawn mowing is a favorite chore around the house….NOT!! Believe it or not some people love mowing lawns and even more the team at  Green’s Lawncare & Property Services loves mowing in the Broad Ripple Area.  You see, most of us grew up in the area, rode bikes through the streets, swam at the Rivi, and even went to local school 84!  This neighborhood is home.  This neighborhood is us.  When you search local lawn mowing, Green’s Lawncare is a company you cannot miss. 5 Reason to Choose Green’s Lawncare!Green’s Lawncare is a local business that not only loves the … Continued

Lawn Mowing is Affordable | Meridian-Kessler

Affordable Lawn care, Meridian-KesslerWe know lawn mowing is not a favorite chore around the house. Believe it or not some people love mowing lawns and even more the team at  Green’s Lawncare & Property Services loves mowing in the Meridian Kessler neighborhood.  You see, most of us grew up in the area, rode bikes through the streets, swam at the Rivi, and even went to local school 84!  This neighborhood is home.  This neighborhood is us. 5 Reason to Choose Green’s Lawncare!Green’s Lawncare is a local business that not only loves the neighborhood, we give back to the neighborhood, invest in our youth, and our employees are the best of the best.  Here are a couple reasons why Green’s Lawncare is unique and the leader in lawn mowing.We invest in technology.  We maintain hundreds of properties on an annual basis.  The only way to maintain properties, keep notes on each customer’s … Continued

Aeration, the Secret Sauce!

Tips for a Greener Lawn…aeration! I’m sure you have come home from work and wondered what’s the secret to a perfect lawn.  Your neighbors have a great looking lawn, but your property is struggling a little bit.  Once you make it through this article, you will know why aeration is the secret sauce and how to do it on your own.  Here at Green’s Lawncare, we want to empower you to be able to do the work yourself and then if you feel a bit overwhelmed you can call in the reinforcements.  Aeration and Over-seeding is something many homeowners pass on as it is a specialty service that does cost a bit more money.  If you are looking to do it yourself, you can save a few bucks along the way and get a great workout in!  So lets dive right into it. Why do we Aerate and Over-Seed?Below you will see … Continued

Who should I hire? The neighbor kid or a professional service? A question for the ages…

A Tough Decision…I hear this question posed all the time in the local Broad Ripple or Meridian Kessler neighborhood Facebook pages.  Even in the Warfleigh neighborhood…it appears on nextdoor.  If you do not know what nextdoor is, check it out here.  On nextdoor, people are asking their neighbors if the neighborhood kid does a good enough job or if they need to spend a little bit more money and hire the professional service to do lawn mowing for the season. Matt, our owner, sits down and discusses this very topic. Pro’s to hiring the neighborhood kid:Hiring the local broad ripple kid to mow your lawn is a great learning experience for the kid.  This also allows that kid to learn work ethic and the value of hard work.  They learn that money can be made and does not always have to beg for it.  If they want a new bike and it … Continued

How to sharpen lawn mower blades

If you are like many homeowners in the Meridian-Kessler and Broad Ripple area, you more than likely own a push mower.  The yards are smaller and you can efficiently mow the entire property in under 30 minutes using a small 21- or 22-inch push or self-propelled mower.  Some of the bigger properties as you move into the Meridian Hills and Nora neighborhoods require a riding lawn mower, but when it comes to sharpening your lawn mower blades it is all the same.  You may be asking, why do I even need to sharpen the blade(s) on my lawn mower or how do you do it?  These questions will be answered below.Why do I need to sharpen my lawn mower blades?For a clean cut, the mower blades must be sharp.  When the blade(s) gets dull, it will tear the blade of grass rather than cut it.  When the blade of grass … Continued

How much does it cost to mow my lawn? Can I get an estimate?

Your Guide to PricingWe get this question often… How come my neighbors yard cost $45 to mow weekly and my yard is $52?  There are many things that go into estimating properties that we service.  When we work up an estimate to mow your grass or an estimate to install mulch, we like to visit the properties as much as we can.  In the peak season, we will estimate from satellite imagery and adjust accordingly once we begin service.  Below is an example lawncare estimate for a typical Broad Ripple or Meridian-Kessler property.Understanding Pricing:Each company prices lawns a little differently.  To understand pricing, the company must understand their business’ financials to know the hourly rates they need to achieve to maintain profitability.  Often, you hear of “low-ballers” these are often small companies that really don’t have a grasp on their financials, don’t pay their guys a respectable wage, don’t have … Continued

Aeration: Cold Hard Facts!

If you are reading this post, we know you value your lawn.  Your lawn is part of the investment you made when purchasing your house/property.  One way we can improve the turf quality is through aeration and overseeding.  There is a lot of misconception around aeration and the purpose of this article is to educate homeowners on why and when this service should be done.Aeration is a specialty service using very specific pieces of equipment that are designed to pull cores of soil from the ground.  You may have walked past a lawn nearing the fall and thought the lawn looked like it had goose poop covering it…Those are actually cores of soil sitting on the surface of the lawn after and aeration service! (see picture below)What are the benefits?The picture below is an illustration of the aeration process.  Removing cores of soil relieves compaction and allows water/oxygen/nutrients to penetrate … Continued

6 Tips: A Guide to Hiring a Lawn Care Service

6 Tips for hiring a Pro!So you are thinking about hiring a professional to work on your property?  This is a big decision and one you should put some consideration into before making your buying decision.  Make me one promise, please… Do your homework and not just hire a company because they are the cheapest estimate you receive.  Make sure the contractor you hire can put a check mark next to each of our tips below.  It is unfortunate, but we hear stories of families getting taken advantage of by contractors.  Many times it could have been avoidable.6 Tips to consider when searching for a lawn care provider:Insurance:  Tip 1, you should request to see this from any potential lawn company.  Many smaller operations say they carry insurance, but unfortunately that is not true a lot of the time.  Request a copy of their insurance before allowing them to service … Continued