We Serve All Types Of Clients in Markham
For Every Season
A beautiful lawn shouldn’t cost a small fortune. At Yard Smart, we offer ways to make a positive impression on guests and neighbors without breaking the bank. Our technicians provide routine maintenance and enhancements to make your property the talk of the neighborhood.
At Yard Smart, we take care of your grass, trees, and plants to transform your lawn from surviving to thriving. Our decades of expertise ensure you have the professional services to make your yard the best version of itself. High-quality care enables you to have a destination lawn that provides positive memories and a pleasant experience for everyone who enjoys it.
We do more than lawn maintenance, though. At Yard Smart, we find ways to enhance your yard with strategic additions that boost curb appeal and home value. That includes everything from laying fresh sod to installing artificial grass..
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You have questions. We have answers. Let’s start a dialogue with a free estimate for your lawn service needs.
Fill out our online form, which includes some personal information and asks about your desired services in Markham. One of our representatives will reach out to you shortly. They will work with you to develop a personalized service plan that delivers your property the highest value.
At Yard Smart, we work tirelessly to exceed your expectations, no matter the season or service. We strive for complete customer satisfaction with every project, and we only finish once you love the results. Reach out for a free estimate today. Let’s build something together.
Our beneficial and cost-effective services deliver the most value for your investment. Not only will you have a visually stunning lawn, but you’ll also eliminate your need for manual labor or lawn care tool purchases. Let our local team assist you in making your custom lawn dreams a reality today.
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Benefits of Markham Lawn Care Service
Markham experiences all four seasons, and our crew is here to help with every one of them. That includes a spring clean to start the year and proactive lawn maintenance to prepare your grass for frigid weather. We even offer snow removal so you don’t stress or strain over a little snowfall.
Your lawn deserves personalized attention and service. Our team at Yard Smart is here to deliver precisely that. We develop customized service plans that can include weed control, a spring clean, lawn mowing, and landscaping. Markham lawn care has never been so easy.
Residential and Commercial Lawn Care
At Yard Smart, we have you covered, whether you want to maintain a residential or commercial property. Our team will work with you to find the services that fit your needs and schedule. The regular maintenance plan allows you to have all-season care for both your home and business.
Our team uses cutting-edge equipment to deliver precision with each service. We offer grass cutting service with to-the-millimeter accuracy and uniform aeration during the spring. Our landscaping in Markham also comes with the heavy-duty equipment to properly install sod and remove thatch in a single trip.
We offer organic lawn care service to minimize our impact on the environment while promoting a healthy lawn. Your grass will flourish in the nutrient-rich soil as it overpowers intruding pests and weeds. Organic pest and weed control also mitigate your family’s or pets’ chances of coming into contact with harmful toxins.
More than 40 years of collective industry experience has made our team one of the best local lawn care companies in the province. We understand how to achieve your goals, whether you want a simple snow removal or a complete overhaul of your Markham landscaping. Today, we proudly serve 32 cities, including Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Mississauga, Etobicoke, and Scarborough.
Everything About Lawn Care in Markham
Why do I have dead patches of grass?
Dead patches rarely happen because of an isolated problem. Usually, your lawn suffers from a combination of disease, heat, animal digging, pests, dog urine and feces, or drought. Dead patches are not the end of the world, though.
We clear unwanted thatch that can suffocate your grass, before loosening the top five centimeters of soil. Our lawn maintenance crew scatters grass seed over the upturned soil and lightly tamps the surface to establish contact. After we apply fertilizer, we add mulch and water.
How often should I water my lawn?
Your lawn needs 2.5 to 4.5 centimeters of water per week, even in the winter. If your yard doesn’t receive enough moisture, it can suffer from stress, which causes long-term damage. You can monitor your lawn’s weekly water levels with a rain gauge, which you insert into the ground to produce a reading.
Water your lawn two to three times a week for the best results. We recommend turning on the sprinklers or garden hose in the morning when the Markham climate is coolest. You may have to water your lawn more frequently during peak summer months or a drought.
What is thatch, and how does it affect grass?
Thatch is a mixture of organic materials, typically old grass clippings and decomposing leaves. The layer sits above your grass’s root system where it should break down over time. If you do not have a healthy lawn or regular lawn care service, thatch can suffocate your grass.
Thatch can be problematic because it creates a barrier between your grass and nutrients. That impermeable layer means your lawn can’t get the water, fertilizer, and sunshine it needs to grow. Specialists can remove unwanted thatch to restore your property to its healthiest form.
What are some ways to get rid of pests?
Even the most ardent lawn care can’t entirely stop different pests from attacking your property. Keep an eye peeled for changes to your lawn and be ready with a solution. Here are a couple of services to treat common pests:
- Moles – castor oil
- Grubs – nematodes or pest control products
- June bugs or chinch bugs – insecticide
- Mole crickets – reduce lawn moisture
What’s the best way to remove weeds from my lawn?
The most effective method for weed control also happens to be the most time intensive. It involves using a trowel or narrow blade to uproot weeds one by one. After you remove them, you should place compost in the hole and sprinkle on grass seed and water.
Herbicides offer a less demanding alternative of weed control. Insert your herbicide of choice into a dial sprayer and apply it to the afflicted areas. Be cautious with your spraying, and first clear your lawn of any furniture, tools, or toys.