Lawn & Landscape Services in Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids Premier Lawn & Landscape Service

Alternative Lawn Care has been offering lawn care, lawn maintenance, and landscaping services to the greater Grand Rapids, MI area for over 30 years. The second-largest city in Michigan and a historic furniture-manufacturing center, Grand Rapids is nicknamed Furniture City. It also sports the nickname River City, which refers to the landmark river it was named after. The city is located about 30 miles east of Lake Michigan, and has a population of over 188,000 people as of 2010. It is the county seat of Kent County.

Fun Facts:

  • Various industries including health care, automotive, and aviation
  • Hometown of Gerald Ford, who is currently buried here
  • Founded in 1826 with a cabin, trading post, and blacksmith shop

Economically Diverse

Grand Rapids is economically diverse, with industries ranging from health care and information technology to automotive, aviation, and consumer goods manufacturing. The city is the hometown of U.S. President Gerald Ford, who is currently buried in the city. Grand Rapids was occupied by indigenous peoples for thousands of years. Grand Rapids was founded in 1826 by Louis Campau, who built his cabin, trading post, and blacksmith shop on the east bank of the river. The city was incorporated in 1850.

Grand Rapids’ Long Legacy

In the later half of the 19th century, Grand Rapids became a major lumbering center. This was the start of its legacy as “Furniture City” when a furniture maker’s guild was established.

Grand Rapids became home to one of the first regularly scheduled passenger planes in the country in 1926.

With such a rich history and culture, residents and businesses of Grand Rapids, MI have a lot to live up to.

Alternative Lawn Care offers a variety of services to Grand Rapids, including lawn maintenance, landscaping, snow plowing, perimeter pest control, and more.

From Lawn Fertilization to So Much More!

Alternative Lawn Care first opened up primarily as a lawn fertilization company in 1989.

Since then, we have greatly expanded our services to include:

  • Lawn Maintenance
  • Lawn Mowing
  • Grub Control
  • And More!

The cornerstone of our lawn care program is our fertilization, which consists of 6 applications applied throughout the year. This program is fully customizable to your needs, from the type of fertilizer used to how many applications you receive. Of course, for best results you should take advantage of our full program, but we will also allow you to receive only one or two applications if that is what you want. And you can get this all at a fair price and without a contract for recurring service!

Our vans contain several different types of granular fertilizer at any given time, which allows us to truly custom-tailor our services to you. Your yard may need different types of fertilizer depending on the climate, amount of sun and water the grass gets, and many other factors. We have the knowledge, equipment, and products needed to accommodate any turf type.

The benefits of lawn fertilization include resistance to:

  • Insects
  • Disease
  • Drought
  • Heat Stress

The summers in Grand Rapids, MI can get quite hot, which puts a lot of stress on your lawn. If you’ve ever had a summer where it got really hot and your lawn turned brown, keeping to a regular fertilization schedule can help prevent that. Lawn fertilization also helps keep your lawn healthy and thick, which helps to prevent weeds from ever germinating in it.

Core Aeration

Core aeration can be an important part of lawn care in Grand Rapids, MI. During this process, we use a machine to pull plugs of soil out of your lawn. This serves to help decompact soil by putting holes in it, which promotes the flow of nutrients and water. These holes are also the prime place for new grass seed to germinate, so core aeration is often done prior to over seeding. However, these holes are also the prime place for weeds to grow, so we make sure that your lawn is completely weed-free before performing this service. The end result is a beautiful, green lawn.

Fully Trained & Certified Technicians

At Alternative Lawn Care, all of our technicians are fully trained and certified.

The employees that do lawn fertilization are completely different from the ones that do mowing and edging, meaning that they’re fully specialized in what they do. This specialization shows up for you as a healthy, green lawn. All of our services are guaranteed. If you ever have a problem, be it with the color of your grass, weeds, or anything else, we will come out and fix the problem at no extra charge. We’re really committed to excellent customer service for our residential and commercial customers in Grand Rapids, MI, and it shows in the quality of our work. We take great care to blow off sidewalks, remove grass from flower beds, and just generally make your property look awesome. We treat your home or business like it was our own, with a great personal touch and care.

Your Environmental Choice

Our slogan is “Your Environmental Choice.” Alternative Lawn Care only uses environmentally friendly and safe products in all of our lawn care, pest control, and landscaping services in Grand Rapids, MI. Most of our fertilizers are organic, and we always strive to use the most effective, yet safest, products on the market. Our dedication to your safety is paramount in everything we do. We don’t use any restricted materials in any of our services. Our technicians are all fully licensed in pest control, and we use the newest equipment on the market. We perform regular maintenance on all of our machines, sharpening our blades daily, and we make sure that employees are fully trained before using any professional-grade equipment.

Give Alternative Lawn Care a call today for all of your lawn care and lawn maintenance needs in Grand Rapids, MI. Experience the difference that “Your Environment Choice” can provide!

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