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A beautiful lawn is no accident. We would like to help you have the best looking lawn possible by offering you a full season lawn care program.

Remember, like comparing apples to oranges, lawn care applications and services are NOT the same.  Don’t confuse Mike’s Lawn Service with cheap imitations. Mikes Lawn Service uses quality products and equipment.  We’re different from all the rest!

Our Total Lawn Care Package includes all 5 Lawn applications, Grub Control and Aeration
  • Lawn Fertilizing and Broadleaf Weed Control
  • Grub/Billbug Control
  • Perimeter Pest Control
  • Tree Spraying
  • Tree injections
  • Emerald Ash Borer Prevention
  • Aeration
  • Seeding
  • Mowing
  • Spring and Fall Clean up
  • Snow removal
  • Ground Sterilizing
  • Landscaping
Lawn Fertilizing and Weed Control. Choose up to 5 Applications

Early Spring Application: April-Early May

Maintenance rate balanced fertilizer with 25% slow release nitrogen. Pre-emergent crabgrass and foxtail control. Dandelion and broadleaf weed control.

Late Spring Application: May-June

Medium Rate balanced fertilizer with 50% slow release nitrogen. Broadleaf weed control.

Summer Application: July-August

Granular application of non-burning fertilizer with 50% slow release nitrogen. Spot treatment for Yellow Nutsedge and summer annual weeds.  Spot treatment of Creeping Charlie and Wild Violets.

Fall Application: September-October

Heavy rate of balanced fertilizer with 25% slow release nitrogen.  Dandelion, Clover and other broadleaf weed control.

Late Fall Fertilizing: Late October-November

Heavy Rate of fertilizer designed for deep root feeding and early spring green up.  This application is especially important for lawns that are irrigated throughout the season

Optional Choices

Grub/Billbug Control

Insecticide applied in late spring or early summer for season long control of turf damaging insects.  This application is highly recommended, it is easier to prevent these insects than it is to repair the damage they create.

If you take 4 or 5 applications, you will get this application is half price.

Aeration

We have commercial grade aerators that pull a 2 inch to 3 inch plug.  This allows for better water absorption and  better oxygen exchange.  It also reduced compaction and thatch.  In our heavy soils it should be done annually.

Other Services Offered

Perimeter Pest Control/Flea and Tick

A program of up to 4 treatments that can provide season long insect shield around your home.  We apply an insect spray band 6’ around the exterior of you home and 3’ up your foundation.  We also spray overhangs if insects are present.  This will control spiders, ants, fleas and ticks for 4-6 weeks.  It will also knockdown Mosquitos and Asian Lady Beetles present during application.  Standard timing of application is spring, late spring, summer and fall.  Applications can be started at anytime.  4 applications are recommended for season long control.

To control fleas and ticks in your lawn we can apply this same product.  Plus you get a 10% discount when we do your flea and tick application at the same time as your Perimeter Pest application.

Tree Spraying

We spray Blue Spruce, Black Hills Spruce and Pine trees for various fungus.  This application takes place in Late May

Tree Injections

We can inject certain trees for iron chlorosis.

Emerald Ash Borer Prevention

We treat Emerald Ash Borer 1 of 2 ways.  When possible, we root feed an insecticide in late April through early May.  If we are not able to root feed we can inject the tree in late May through early June.  These treatments give season long control of Emerald Ash Borer.

Drill Seeding and Renovation

We can drill seed into thin grass areas or bare spots on partial or whole lawns. We can also renovate older lawns.  We install new lawns.  The best time to seed is August 10-September 15. 

Ground Sterilization

This program is designed for areas that need to be kept completely clear of grass and weeds of any kind.  Rock Lots, Parking lots with lots of cracks, around buildings, and lanes to name a few.  We Apply a product in Late May that will control all vegetation all season long.  This is an annual treatment.

Landscaping

We can refresh your current landscape or completely redesign it. We specialize in brick edging and low maintenance landscape design.  We use high quality landscape products.  Our plants are northern grown to ensure hardiness for our growing area. 

712.732.2395

Call us or fill out the form below for a free estimate on a maintenance program that works for you and your lawn.