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"I do not have a green thumb at all, and have hardly any knowledge of plants and flowers. We had a garden bed in front of our house that we had already cleared of" old dead plants, but didn't know where to go from there. came over, and once realizing that I really didn't know what I wanted planted, just that I wanted it to look nice, ran with it and came up with a variety of plants that would work well in our shady yard, and enhance the front of our house. Once she had an estimate drawn up for us, and we agreed on the plants, work started very quickly, and was done in one morning. We will definitely be contacting her once we are ready to start on our backyard.

-nicole B.

" is definitely a gardening angel. I have lived in my house for 15 years and have gardens in both my front and back yards. Everything had gotten" out of hand and needed a skilled gardener to get it into shape. and her assistant worked miracles in very little time. I have had many people help me with my gardens, but and work hard and fast, and they love what they do. As a trained master gardener, knows plants and knows how to place them where they will thrive and look their best. Over the years I lost several mature trees which changed my back garden from mostly shade to mostly sun. moved many of the perennials to appropriate beds and added sun-loving perennials to the now sunny beds. She pruned badly overgrown shrubs and even cut down small trees that had taken root on their own. It was a huge amount of work. She worked without breaks and got everything done and cleaned up in an amazingly short time. Even on the hottest day of the year - yes, that was what it was called on the evening news - she worked nonstop. does not use any herbicides - she pulls or digs out weeds. I supplied dirt and mulch where said it was needed. We discussed changes to the beds and plants and then she purchased large, beautiful plants and skillfully arranged them. I am so thankful to have called because my garden and my enthusiasm for gardening has gained a new lease on life. The best part is that she truly loves what she does, is a joy to work with, and she shares that love openly. I learned so much from and look forward to having her in my gardens again.

-Sharon D.

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Mulch & Wood Chips

Mulch can be a lot of different things, but at its core it exists as a material that is applied to landscaping, walking paths and flower beds for aesthetic purposes, to suppress weed growth, retain moisture and supply nutrients to soil through decay.

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I don't care about lawns--I planted mine in clover and don't have to mow it. When I do need to mow I use a rotary Fiskars mower, which is great--or a scythe. That's right--a scythe (the European type, which is smaller, and it's very good exercise). Gas-powered mowers, chemical fertilizers and weed killers--all nasty stuff that gets into everyone's air, soil, and water. I'm sure my neighbor doesn't like my wildflowers, semi-wild pockets of fruit bushes, and unmown areas and yes, dandelions (I have 10 acres) but that's too bad. It's better habitat for wildlife, especially the pollinators on which our food supply depends. I think this obsession with the Great American Lawn is a waste of time and resources. Plant some food instead.


One of the more difficult issues facing you will be making sure you compare apples 'n apples while understanding the differences between apples 'n oranges.

Some things common to all:

How far from your (water) meter pit to the home?

Do you know what sort of water pressure you have?

Those two questions sortta drive the rest.  How many sprinklers you have is a piece of the puzzle but it is lower on the issues list than how much water pressure and gallons per minute of flow (gpm) you have.  Knowing the water pressure and gpm coming to the house is important because it is the info divided by the flow rate of the heads to tell you how many you can run at a time.

 That, plus the number of heads it takes to cover your yard will let them decide on how many zones to cut the yard into (each zone is X number of heads that run at the same time).

Will the different estimates be for systems that are all parts from a single manufaturer or will it be a collection of brands?  Some will tell you that the parts (controller, back-flow, heads and even specific heads) are better from different manufacturers while others will tell you that all from a single manufacturer will give you an optimized system.

And, are the contractors equally certified?  Not only education and experience but certifications from the various manufacturers who's parts they want to use.  And, will their installations be the same?  Will they open trenches all around your yard and be a week getting the stuff layed, connected and back-filled?  Or, will they pull the flexible pipe and be in 'n out in one day with water flowing to cover their intrussion before they leave that day?

Will your system need to be blown out with pressurized air at the end of the season to avoid winter freeze and bursts or will it drain automagically?

I know, I took your simple question and made it hard.

When I bought my system about 9 years ago, I had a variety of estimates and the differences sortta fell into the mess I listed above.  The low estimate was a person who seemed to be from the "get it in the ground and fix it later" school.

The highest estimate was from someone who seemed more concerned about my yard and the final result than I was.  The low person was using parts 'n pieces from a variety of manufacturers.  The high person was certified by the company that made all the parts he was wanting to use and he carried a fairly high rating from them for his past performance..  He would vary for me if I wanted but he had sound reasons from the controller to each of the heads as to why he preferred his "brand".

It doesn't look like you are a member of Angie's List.  Given the size of the investment you are looking at, this might be a great time to join and see how others in your community have rated the contractors you are considering or if there is one you should add to your list. 

My yard is between 12 and 15,000 square feet less the house, deck, two mini-barns and it is interrupted with a number of blocking (blocks the stream of water) evergreens and planting beds.

The low estimate I had was about $2,500 and would take three days to put in from the time they began to trench.  I don't recall how many heads he wanted to put in but if it was off, he'd be able to put another anyplace and tie it to the nearest zone to give me good coverage.  Uh, this was the get it in the ground 'n adjust later person.

The high estimate I had was around $4,500.  This proposal was for seven active zones each having 5 to 7 heads.  There was enough capacity (extra zone controllers and space within the system controller) built in to add drip irrigation at a later date for the planting beds without having to replace anything.  He drew the entire yard and gave me a copy with the heads marked showing the "throw" of each and the overlap he built in to avoid any missed areas.  And, they wanted to arrive in the morning and leave that evening with the system watering to cover their tracks throughout the yard.  One day and they would not leave until it was working as advertised!

I took the high estimate.  I have a neighbor who bought from the other folks.  Both of us are happy.  He is really happy because each time he calls his company for adjustments or corrections (yep, they got it in the ground and are still putzing with it) they are out within the week, they are really easy to do business with and their service calls' costs haven't gone up a whole bunch.

Sorry, you can't look at the price and divide by X number of heads and have a fair comparison.


1) IF you are talking the root crown - the portion where it is not one solid truck or "bole", but still a solid or near-solid mass of roots coming off the base of the trunk, then that has to come out on way or another. Typically, once you get beyond about a 3 foot circle then you are in the radial portion of the roots where they spread out laterally, and are a foot or more apart, and new roots can grow in that area fro the new tree OK. Of course, be prepared to have to trim some volunteers so the old tree can't come back, and be sure to fertilize the new tree per recommendations because the old roots will still be trying to extract water and food from the soil to support the tree that they do not yet realize is gone. Do NOT put stump killer or poison in the old tree - will kill new one too.

2) The proper commercial way to do this is to have the entire root crown and larger roots removed with a stump grinder - looks like this -


You need a tree service that can grind down at least two feet below ground level and remove the root crown and larger root segments. If you hve large roots running laterally quite a ways, he can grind them up too - ditto to "trippers" sticking up above ground. Just be sure to have it clear (spray painted) upfront how far he is going for what he quoted - typically about $150 for tree up to 1-2 feet in diameter, up to $500 for a massive sycamore or walnut or cottonwood or redwood with 6 foot diameter crown. While you can rent stump grinders at tooll rental places, I REALLY do not recommend it - the rental ones you can afford to rent for one use are pretty light duty, and they can chew a person up in no time flat if you lose control when it snags in the wood or hits a rock.

3) Another way is to go out to where the massive roots taper off to something you can reasonable cut - say 4-6 inches in diameter, and cut them all in a circle around the stump, then with a come-along or CAREFULLY (not more than a few hundred pounds) with a vehicle with a trailer hitch, put a steady pull on a good rope or strap or chain in a shallow notch cut around the top of the stump (so it does not pop off easy), then while it is being rotated up out of the ground walk around and cut any root you see still attached or trying to lift out of the ground. This works much better if the stump is left about 4-6 feet high so you get some real leverage on it with the pull, but if already cut down short run chain or strap over the top of it and around a large root on the far side of the stump. I use a Sawzall with foot long coarse tooth wood cutting blade for this - goes through roots really fast, and blade is only $1 or so apiece so ruining one or two hitting rocks is no big thing, and also reaches in under the stump better and safer than an axe. I helped a neighbor take out a back yard full of birches this way - took us about half a day to remove about 15 trees with about 6 foot diameter circle of crown and roots, leaving holes about 1-2 feet deep where each tree was. Remember this - whichever way you use to take it out, you will need maybe 1-5 wheelbarrow loads of good growth medium to replace the divot. 

4) Cheaper route - cut off flush with ground level (or leave some stickup as a planter or stool or feeder base or whatever), and plant new tree at least 4 feet away from old crown, in a spot between the old roots.

'Reasonable' is one of those words that means wildly divergent things to different people.  Check with your local high school to see if they have  any sort of agricultural program.  If yes, perhaps someone in that program could help you.  Being a landscaper myself, I must say it sounds like you want something that is - first and foremost - cheap.   This is NOT the best way to look for any service.  You would be better served looking for 'competant' than with 'cheap'.  The nicer you want your flowerbed to look, the more important it is to find someone who REALLY knows what they are doing.

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and his assistant were pleasant, prompt, polite and professional. My expectations were exceeded. I will absolutely use them again for lawn service. Now my yard is ready for the arrival of my holiday party guests!!!
- Brenda C.

is the company to call! Bill and his team are very good at what they do. They are very prompt, and more importantly, guarantee top quality work and satisfaction.
We had our yard bulkhead filled with top soil, grated, and aerated. Bill has made sure to keep on top if, ensuring we have good grass growing, and making sure ...More we're satisfied.
We even encountered some settling of the soil a few months later. I called Bill, and he came out within a couple of hours to look at it, and fill it up.
This company is definitely not a one time service, they establish a relationship with you. Highly recommended.
- Stephanie V.

called me to set up a date and time. He arrived with another employee at the time we agreed on. I showed them what I needed done and they got right to work. They were here a couple of hours and did everything I asked. I was very pleased with what they did. I would recommend them to anyone needing lawn service and will call ...More them again when I need help.
- Christine S.

was very responsive from the day of my first call. I was having trouble with the company I used last year returning my calls, so it was refreshing to deal with at GetUrDone.
The mulch and stone were delivered and installed ahead of schedule and everything looked really nice when the work was finished. ...More and crew were punctual, polite and professional.
The aerating and seeding worked out well. They seemed to have used a high quality seed/fertilizer product and the lawn has filled out very nicely. contacted me the other day to see how it was going, as it has been two months since seeding. We are on the schedule for them to come out and do a little spot-seeding on some areas that didn't seem to take as well as others. Our lawn is a challenge, in that there are a lot of trees and roots as well as significant shade. I followed their watering recommendations and the grass is as green as ever, very lush and with great coverage.
I would not hesitate to recommend GetUrDone to any homeowner looking for lawn and landscaping service.
- Kevin S.

Have done business with for over 3 years. He is pro-active, punctual, responsive, and most of all knows the lawn business.

We have had constant issues in our yard with to much shade. made suggestions from types of grass to rock gardens and

all have worked out great. He does much ...More more than just cut your grass. We have another company that was doing more yard design for us but because of 's prices/expertise we have given him a lot of that work. I would highly suggest

to anyone looking to have their yard look awesome.
- william D.

He did a lot of stuff, but a lot of the things he did do ended killing my centipede grass. I will be taking photos of areas that were supposed to have be done that were not. It also seems that they used a shovel in the trenches, which seems to have tampered with my sprinkler system - causing a bit of flooding. He apparently doesn't know the ...More difference between grass and an ornamental glass. He was a professional in terms of how he communicated with me, but professionally I don't think he knew exactly what type of product to use. The price was increased from the original quote about $400, which I paid in full. I will not be asking him to come back down here again. I am going to take care of the rest of this myself.

Excellent work! We coordinated on Tuesday, and TJ came out on Wednesday and had all the work done in the AM. The yard now looks ready for Spring!
- Patrick D.

Flowers and mulch turned up the extra. The price was very high, but we had other landscapers look and they wanted even more. They also didn’t listen to us. They were good in being responsive. The people who work for them were extremely good. It was more the management people that we had trouble with. They had put in a pond and they had trouble ...More getting the pond people back. Once the pond was filled with algae, the people who came every week would help us clean it out and help us do stuff. We have asked to be able to have the chemical, but they are not giving it to us. I felt it wasn’t a well managed company rather than the people who were working there. They were nice.
- Carl S.

Landscaping Mulch in Virginia Beach

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757 landscaping

952 lena street

A Cut Above The Curb

809 Live Oak Dr

A-Custom Lawn & Landscaping

1185 Treefern Drive
Virginia Beach

A1 Lawn & Landscaping Service Inc

2689 Nestlebrook Trl
Virginia Beach

Abbott's Tree & Lawn Care

2 Amy Court

Active Lawn

PO Box 9851
Virginia Beach

Affordable Cuts

736 Forest Mills Rd

Affordable Materials Delivered

2420 Indian River Rd
Virginia Beach

Aljase LLC

234 N Witchduck Rd
Virginia Beach

All Around the Yard

3109 Niagara Way
Virginia Beach

All Phase Building Maintenance

1105 Candlewood Dr.
Virginia Beach

All Pro Landscape Services, Inc.

P.O. Box 6037

All Quality Home Services

1234 Lawson Cove Cir
Virginia Beach




3580 Criollo Dr
Virginia Beach


4562 Greenlaw Drive
Virginia Beach

An Eye for Nature Landscaping

593 S Birdneck Rd
Virginia Beach


4912 Shell Rd # B
Virginia Beach

Basnight Land & Lawn Landscaping

225 Sign Pine Rd

Bay Area Landscaping

Virginia Beach


5625 Bannock Road
Virginia Beach

Beazleys Lawncare

4108 Thalia Drive

Berkeley Design Group LLC

5317 Center St

best lawn services

1232 butts station rd

BM Enterprise

5468 Bayberry Dr

brinks flooring

1133 woodland terrace drive

CJ's Landscaping and Lawn Service

3057 Edinburgh Dr.
Virginia Beach

Coastal Landscapes and Nursery

1485 Princess Anne Rd
Virginia Beach

Coastal Lawn Care Services

3709 Seven Springs Ct.
Virginia Beach

commonwealth landscaping

509 B 13th street
Virginia Beach

Commonwealth Property Services

2289 S Military Hwy

Cooper's Landscape Management

213 Jersey Ave
Virginia Beach

Coopers Creek Land and Lawn

503 McKinzie Ct


PO Box 15757

Custom Landscapes

Virginia Beach

Customer Service Enterprise

6 maid marion circle
Newport News

Cut-N-Edge Lawn Care

33 Chatham Rd

Cutpro Lawn Management

1300 Gable Way

Cuttin' Up Lawn Care

5112 Locke Ln
Virginia Beach

Daisy's Lawn Serivce

911 G Street

Davids Lawncare LLC

503 Barlow Dr.

Deep Creek Earthworks LLC

1928 Beethoven Dr
Virginia Beach

Dirt Werx

106 Laurie Ct

Disguise the Limit Lawn Care LLC

208 N. George Washington Hwy

Distinguished Landscapes

216 Dalebrook Dr
Virginia Beach

Dreamscape Designers Landscape Company

2545 Squadron Ct
Virginia Beach

Earth Maintance LLC

7425 Glenroie Ave

East Coast Contracting, Inc.

6022 Jefferson Ave
Newport News

East Coast Outdoors

Virginia Beach

Edward Gosman & Associates, Inc.

1008 Sanderson Rd

Elkins Lawn Service

3013 Bray Rd
Va Beach

Evergreen Landscape Corp.

PO Box 6372

Faith Lawn Care

1225 Old Atlantic Ave

Fast Cut Lawncare

402 Londonshire Terrace


Virginia Beach

Freedom Land Works

St Brides Rd W

Garden Gates Lawn Cares

207 Alberta Drive
Newport News

Gardens By Oz Inc

403 Bay Dunes Dr

Get Ur Done Lawn Care

PO Box 68515
Virginia Beach

GREENSKEEPERS Landscape & Construction


Greenworld Landscape Inc

2731 Greendale Ave

H & H Mechanical

1806 E Little Creek Rd





Harrison Painting and Home Services

1937 Wolfsnare Road
Virginia Beach

Home Chores Lawncare

925 shell rd

Hulk Lawn Therapy

1469 Stalls Way
Virginia Beach

Husband For Hire Llc

PO Box 1037

Jack Frost Landscapes & Garden Center

3168 Holland Rd
Virginia Beach


Virginia Beach

john ivey landscaping

460 dupont street

John Lawncare Service

1624 Rechter Court
Virginia Beach

Johnson's Junk & Trash Removal

2012 Queen St

Just In Time Inc

4848 Robin Hood Rd

K & L Home Fixins'

405 Big Leaf Circle
Virginia Beach

K&D Round's Landscape Services

3478 Westminster Ave

Kinley's Lawn Services, LLC

2725 Alamance Cir
Virginia Beach

KLW Lawn Care

825 Grantham Lane


Virginia Beach


1340 N Great Neck Rd, Suite 1272-195
Virginia Beach

Lawncore Landscapes & Outdoor Maintenance

3108 Pender Ct
Virginia Beach

Lawncraft Lawncare, Inc.

501 Natchez Trace


7706 Vernon Place
Newport News

Lenard's Lawn Care Service

4712 White Owl Crescent

Litman Landscaping

3736 Hardwick Ter

Magnolia Landscape LLC

2108 Broadacres Ct
Virginia Beach

Mako Maintenance

119 B
Bruton Ct

Marlowe's We Care Co

12388 Warwick Blvd
Newport News

Marquee Homes Inc.

538 Wythe Creek Road

Matt's Repair

421 Dauphin Ln
Virginia Beach



McDonald Garden Center

1144 Independence Blvd
Virginia Beach

MDJ & S General Hauling and Bobcat Work

2902 Woodrow St

Meadow Outdoor Innovations Inc

PO Box 432



MJ's Lawn Service

PO Box 15898

morales services


Morgan's Lawn and Landscaping

3174 W. Main St. Ext

No Option Lawn Care

2501 Lofurno Rd

Norton Landscape Management

P.O Box 55144
Virginia Beach



Other Side Lawn Service

625 Mango Dr
Virginia Beach


Virginia Beach

Peninsula Landscaping Inc.

1948 George Washington Mem Hwy



Poquoson Construction, LLC

P.O. Box 2041

Priority Cleaning Inc


Pro Landscapes by Chris Moore

PO Box 15518
Newport News

Reynolds Landscaping Inc

871 Canal Dr

RRR LawnMasters, LLC

Virginia Beach

S&J Lawncare LLC

1359 Sir Richard Rd
Virginia Beach

Scott Lane's Tree Service

1117 Chesslawn Cir E

Scotts LawnService

4780 Winchester Blvd

Seabreeze Landscaping

120 Pinewood Rd.
Virginia Beach

Sears Lawn Care

Virginia Beach

Seaside Restoration

2601 sandpiper rd
Virginia Beach

Shaw Lawn Service

PO Box 16624

Smart Services

1385 Fordham Dr
Virginia Beach

Smart Services

1385 Fordham Dr
Virginia Beach

Solid Rock Lawn & Landscape LLC

20305 Garrison Drive

Southern Branch Land & Utility

1216 North River Drive

Southern Landscapes & Irrigation Inc.

1110 Mary Ellen Ave.

Southern Roots Landscaping

2341 Scotchtown Drive
Virginia Beach

Spectors Lawn and Land

605 Maple Ridge Ln
Virginia Beach

Steve's Tree Service LLC

1208 Parker Dr

T J's Lawn Service Inc

901 Red Coat Ct
Virginia Beach

Taye & Q Firewood

Virginia Beach

Terry's Landscaping

338 Rip Rap Rd

The Branch Office

1067 Little Bay Ave


3912 KING ST

The Grounds Guys of Virginia Beach

5121 Witchduck Ct
Virginia Beach

The Lawn Barber

28 N Curry St

Think Big Services, LLC

1101 Sutherlyn Ct

Tidewater Excavation

2787 Tait Terrace

TJ White Co LLC

2312 Rookery Way

Tmt Turf Company Inc

PO Box 1317
Virginia Beach

Town Scapes, LLC

PO Box 9811
Virginia Beach

Tree Surgeons Unlimited Inc

106 Eastlawn Dr.

TSP Lawn and Landscaping

1802 Meadowview Dr

Turf Master

Virginia Beach

Turf Riders

676 Churchill Dr
Virginia Beach


8005- C Creighton PKWY#713


Virginia Beach

Winesett Nursery

1417 Drum Point Rd
Virginia Beach

Your Creative Oasis

709 Bowling Green Ct.
Virginia Beach

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