6 Lawn Care Service Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start A Lawn Care Service

Are you ready to begin your lawn care business and be your boss? A lawncare business offers lawn aeration, Seeding, fertilizing, soil acidity tests, and controlling weeds, among other services. If you love creating amazing landscapes, consider starting a lawn care company.

To start lawn care legally and run it profitably, you must register the business legally. You can get into a franchise or start a business from scratch. Decide what lawn care services you will offer and your target clients.

To offer effective service, purchase lawn care equipment, and hire skilled lawn care personnel.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a lawn care service:

1. GreenPal ($4.5M/year)

After running a successful landscaping company for 15 years, Bryan Clayton realized the difficulty homeowners faced in finding reliable lawnmowing services. Inspired by Airbnb, he saw an opportunity to create a platform that connected homeowners with local lawn care professionals. Eight years after launching GreenPal, the platform is now live in all 50 states and has over 200,000 weekly users, while generating over $30 million in annual revenue.

How much they make: $4.5M/year
How much did it cost to start: $250K
Current team size: 47


Uber For Lawn Care: How I Built A $30M Software

GreenPal has bootstrapped their business to over $30 million a year in revenue, after securing an unsecured line of credit for $85,000, and have built the operating system and platform for small lawncare companies to run their entire business through, becoming live in all 50 US states and having 1.2 million homeowners using the platform.

Bryan started GreenPal almost 12 years ago
Bryan grew the business to $375K/month
It cost Bryan $250000 to start the business
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Learn more about starting a lawn care service:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a lawn care service?
-> Pros and cons of a lawn care service

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established lawn care service
-> Marketing ideas for a lawn care service
-> Lawn care service slogans
-> Lawn care service names

Other resources

4. TruGreen Lawn Care Service

Need lawn care maintenance or treatment services? TruGreen's your go-to for personalized lawn care. Click here or call us at 800-464-0171 to learn more.

Website traffic: 2.35M/month


5. LawnStarter

Easily book lawn mowing online from top-rated, local lawn service pros. On-demand lawn mowing that's trusted by thousands nationwide. Get a FREE quote today!

Website traffic: 1.65M/month


6. LawnSite

LawnSite.com - The Largest, Original, and Most Visited Meeting Place For Lawn Care & Landscaping Professionals - Free!

Website traffic: 800K/month