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Call Scientific Plant Service for the best lawn care service in Ellicott City.

Scientific Plant Service has provided our Maryland community with excellent lawn care services since 1957. Frank J. Burke founded our company with a focus on shade trees and ornamental shrubs. Since then, we have found ways to evolve with our industry and have incorporated plant health care, athletic field maintenance, snow removal services, aquatics, and pesticide and fertilizer applications. We are members of several lawn care associations and hold numerous certifications and licenses throughout Maryland and Virginia. If you are ready to benefit from a comprehensive lawn care service in Ellicott City, contact Scientific Plant Service today. 

Our Unique 1-2-3 Weed and Feed Program 

A critical component of our lawn care service in Ellicott City is our custom three-step “weed and feed” system. This program provides your lawn with essential nourishment while preventing weed growth. The three steps include: 

  • An application of POLYON fertilizer in early spring to slowly release nitrogen throughout the summer. We add an herbicide to the fertilizer to prevent the germination of Goosegrass and Crabgrass. 
  • When broadleaf weed activity peaks in late spring, we return to apply herbicide controls, treating only where weeds are active. 
  • Near the end of the summer, we survey your lawn for more weeds and apply POLYON for the fall. This fertilizer application also gives your yard a head start for next spring. 

With the help of our professional team, you can look forward to growing a green, lush lawn. 

The Benefits of POLYON Fertilizer 

We always incorporate the best products into our programs to ensure that our customers receive the best possible service. One of the most significant additions to our lawn care programs has been POLYON fertilizer. 

POLYON technology is beneficial for eliminating potential nutrient runoff and allows us to apply 30 to 50% fewer nutrients while providing high-quality lawn care. This fertilizer’s unique features enable us to provide your lawn with the nutrition it needs for the year with two granular treatments. 

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Improve Your Lawn with Critical Cultural Practices

The key to maintaining your green lawn without relying on pesticide treatments is to implement critical cultural practices. As part of our complete lawn care service in Ellicott City, we provide our clients with the services they need. We can guide you towards the best mowing and watering recommendations, as well as the best turf seeding and aerating services

We can handle any project, no matter what the size. Our aerators and slit seeders range in size to suit lawns that range in size from 2,000 square feet to 200 acres. 

Prevent Turf Disease and Grubs

A crucial part of caring for your Ellicott City lawn is preventing turf diseases and grubs from appearing. The licensed diagnostician at Scientific Plant Service can inspect and evaluate your turf to determine if insecticides are necessary. We only apply pesticides when there is a clear need for them, and our grub control carries a season-long guarantee

Our plant health care professionals are trained to correctly identify turf diseases and make recommendations for repairing issues and taking preventative steps. No matter what the state of your lawn is, our trained team members can help it reach its full potential. 

Scientific Plant Service Is Your Go-To Lawn Care Service in Ellicott City

Scientific Plant Service, located in Baltimore, is a privately owned corporation, chartered in Maryland in 1957 by Frank J. Burke.  We started as a full-service Arborists specializing in the care of shade trees and ornamental shrubs, but today we are a Lawn Care company that is a huge part of the community.  From aquatic environments and snow management to deer and mole control, SPS has services tailored specifically for your lawn and landscape.

We offer services in Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia, including: Harford, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Howard, Anne Arundel, Montgomery, Prince Georges, Talbot, Queen Anne’s, Calvert counties in MD, as well as Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Arlington, Alexandria, and Falls Church in VA. For more information, contact us online, or call us at 410-321-0970. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

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