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World Class Professionalism and kindness and understanding and great customer service. I highly recommend ABC and the tech that came to service our facility. He was thorough and always with a smile. If there was a sixth star I would have rated higher!

- G.R. , August 2020
Does ABC provide free estimates?

ABC offers free no-obligation estimates for our lawn fertilization services. In most cases, we can offer you an estimate over the phone, or you can choose to have an ABC team member come out to your home to give you a quote in person. In some cases, we will recommend that an inspector comes to your property so we can assess your lawn's needs thoroughly. 

What are the signs that my lawn needs to be fertilized?

There are many factors that can contribute to a Houston homeowner looking into having their lawn fertilized. These may include noticing a lack of growth, browning, spots or weeds in the yard and the presence of bugs. Due to our climate, Houston yards are especially susceptible to disease and insect activity. Houston’s weather means that lawns generally have all of the sunlight they need, but without the right nutrients, your grass may not be taking full advantage of our sunny climate to thrive and grow.

What does ABC’s fertilization service include?
An ABC professional spraying a lawn in Houston.

Once an ABC specialist visits your home for an inspection, we will recommend a lawn treatment schedule based on the seasons. Here is how our process works: 

  • In early spring, we apply a unique blend of fertilizers to your lawn to begin healthy growth and recovery from the winter.
  • During the spring, fertilizers and micronutrients are applied to help prepare your lawn to thrive in the hot, Houston summers.
  • In the midsummer heat, we use carefully selected fertilizers and micronutrients to maximize the color and beauty of your lawn.
  • During the fall, we apply premium fertilizers to extend the green radiance of your lawn. Additionally, we apply insect control and post emergents for pesky weeds to keep your grass looking great into the winter.
  • In winter, winterization nutrients along with pre-and post-emergent weed controls are then used to prolong the green of your lawn and to promote root growth, food storage, winter hardiness and weed control.
Is there a certain time of year that’s better to have my lawn fertilized?

ABC can help you with getting your lawn looking great anytime. After our years of experience helping Houston homeowners with their lawns, we have built up the expertise to know how to help a lawn flourish at any time of year. Regardless of the time of year, the materials and products we apply to your lawn are selected for their effectiveness and environmental safety.

How often should I have my lawn fertilized?

We understand that every Houston lawn is different, which impacts how we will treat it. That’s why our experts make a custom treatment plan for your lawn, so we can take into account its unique aspects to help it thrive. To keep your lawn in tip-top shape, we recommend a lawn treatment once a month, but we do offer an every other month service as well.

Do I need to be home during this service?

We understand that Houston residents have busy lives. One benefit of ABC’s lawn services is that, in many cases, homeowners can be out having fun or running errands while our professionals are working hard. We just ask that our team members are given any necessary information to do their work, which may look like authorization to enter gated communities, gate code if required or access to the back yard. We ask that pets and children are indoors while we are performing fertilization services, out of concern for their safety. 

Are the products you use friendly for pets and children?

We choose all of the products we use with our customers' children and pets' well-being in mind. The products we select are commercial-grade, while still being kid and pet-friendly. Our trained technicians will also avoid treating areas where fish and reptiles are present.

Do you offer these services for commercial properties?

We do offer lawn fertilization services for commercial properties. We have found that the same methods that help to keep residential lawns healthy also work on commercial properties in Houston.

Why should I choose ABC?

Since opening in 1949, ABC has been offering Houston residents the services they need to keep their property beautiful and one that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Our community tells us that they appreciate that we take great pride in hiring only the best of the best. One way we do this is by having all of our employees pass a thorough background check and drug test before being hired.

As a family-run business, we are proud to be able to offer Houston residents the same care for their homes that we would our own. That way, Houstonians can spend more time catching a game at Minute Maid Park, exploring the Houston Zoo and checking out Space Center Houston.