In today’s busy world, you may find it difficult to schedule time to care for your lawn, weed your flower beds, prune your trees, or wage war on the grub worms or slugs.
Perhaps you are a single mom who works full-time, and rushes after work to take the kids to soccer practice or ballet lessons, fitting in an appointment to get your nails done where you can. The last thing you want to do is get dirt under or break one of your nails as you are pulling weeds! And trying to get the kids to help willingly…is like pulling teeth!
If you are like so many others who have no time to keep up on your lawn and yard work, you may want to consider calling in the professionals!
In the Tacoma, Pierce County, and surrounding Puget Sound region, you may want to consider these small-business or family-owned companies to help you with your lawn and yard care needs. It may be an affordable luxury you did not know was available, which can take the stress of trying-to-do-it-all off of you.
Washington Tree & Lawn Care is a family-owned company started by Jack Pitts and Stan Raplee in 1948.
Today they are likely one of the front runners in the use of organic and natural elements in lawn care and pest control. They offer exclusive customized services, using traditional and organic products to beautify your lawn and garden, without causing harm to the environment.
Current president and CEO Ed Walter also co-founded Washington Friends of Farms & Forests has worked to build unity between those who advocate for environmental issues and pesticide companies. He has also worked with state government to write legislation for these sensitive issues.
The main office located in Shoreline, they have provided lawn care as far north as Camano Island and Arlington; east into Bellevue, Issaquah, and North Bend; south into Tacoma and Olympia; and west into Gig Harbor, Bainbridge Island, and other parts of the Kitsap Peninsula.
They specialize in: Trees, shrubs and lawns; roof moss control; fertilizing and aeration; pest and disease control; turf disease; rodent prevention; and residential and commercial weed control.
From their website, Washington Tree & Lawn Care offers the opportunity to sign-up to receive a free analysis of your yard care needs with no obligation. Or you can call them toll-free at 1-888-362-3626. The analysis will include a careful examination of your trees, shrub, and lawn, along with a customized treatment plan. You choose your services and leave the rest up to them.
Spring-Green Lawn and Tree Care is owned and operated in the Puyallup/Tacoma area by franchise owners, Scott and Sheri Humphrey. They provide a variety of services throughout Pierce and South King counties, “always willing to go above and beyond” to provide exceptional customer service. The pride and commitment taken in service provided to the community as a small-business owner for nearly nine years is testament to the same pride and commitment Scott gives in military service to the country.
Spring-Green franchises are locally owned, and each covers a specific territory, according to employee Rachel Howard. By servicing local residential and commercial customers, the specific needs of the community are better understood. Each franchise is held to the company’s “Higher Standards” of quality, service, professionalism, and value.
The Humphries’ service area includes: Anderson Island, Auburn, Bonney Lake, Dupont, Eatonville, Federal Way, Fox Island, Gig Harbor, Graham, Kent, Lakewood, McChord AFB, Port Orchard, Puyallup, Renton, Spanaway, Steilacoom, Sumner, and Tacoma. For the full list of zip codes, please visit the website.
Spring-Green offers its residential clients a full spectrum of lawn and landscape services, including an organic-based fertilizer, which stimulates microbial activity and helps in fighting disease and promoting healthy growth.
Commercial clients-home owners’ associations, office complexes, park districts-also benefit from the many services offered, including a variety of weed and pest control.
For a full list of services available, and areas/zip codes in the service area, or for a free estimate, visit the website or call your neighborhood Spring-Green team at 253-588-3001.
About Time Enterprises is another small business, owned by Harry Wheeler, who worked at the Port of Seattle before starting his business. He is hands-on business owner, who has a team of two other employees, and together specialize in being your consummate “fix-it” team.
Harry loves helping his community and prides himself in “getting (a job) done right the first time.” His service area includes many locations in Pierce, Thurston, Kitsap and King Counties.
The About Time handymen offer routine lawn maintenance, landscaping, and building beautiful rock walls. They can also offer customized service to build a deck, or fence to beautify your outdoor living area.
In addition to lawn care, Harry and his team can be your answer to the “Honey-Do” list, assisting in minor plumbing or electrical repairs, to tackling big remodeling projects.
For 16 tips on making your house “green”, or to learn 4 ways to boost your home’s value, visit the About Time website.
To contact Harry for an estimate, call 253-318-2987 or e-mail email@example.com
Mark’s Pacific NW, Inc. serves customers in Tacoma, Spanaway, Lakewood, Yelm, Auburn, Sumner, and more. They offer year-round maintenance, including: Leaf-raking, edging, lawn trimming, and much more. Mark also offers a fertilization program for those who do not want to deal with fertilizing, moss control, etc., but want to mow their own lawns.
In addition to offering lawn care, sprinkler systems, decks and fencing, and more, Mark’s Pacific NW also can provide high quality hydro-seeding application to give you a lawn which is less expensive and healthier than using sod, but gives you the same result.
To find out more about the services offered, visit the company website or call 253-381-0925.