Hometurf Lawn Care Service

Weed Control
7123 Fir Tree Dr Mississauga ON L5S 1G4
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Ripped off in Barrie
Ripped off in Barrie
1 review Barrie, ON

Lawn care? See before and after photos -- buyer beware!

We decided to try Hometurf as their early bird offer seemed like a good deal, and about the same cost as we would normally pay for fertilizer and aeration. The initial treatments (early and late spring fertilizer and first Fiesta application) were fine, and the lawn looked good in March and April. However, by mid-June it was starting to go downhill. I saw other neighbours' lawns with signs saying they had been treated with Fiesta in early July. By the end of July we still hadn't received a second weed treatment. I had called their customer service line in mid July to ask when I might expect the second treatment, as well as the summer fertilizer, and was told to expect it the following week. When they came the following week, they peformed aeration and overseeding -- something that should normally be done in the spring or fall. The overseeding came with a warning that germination was not guaranteed. No kidding! Who overseeds their lawn during the hottest part of the summer, and expects it to germinate?

Two weeks later, we placed a second call to ask again about the second weed treatment and summer fertilizer. Our call was met with a very indifferent customer service person, who said that the second weed treatment was scheduled for later that week -- when rain was clearly forecasted!

As of September 24th, we are still awaiting one application of Fiesta weed control, and TWO fertilizer applications. Based on their performance thus far, I expect we'll receive them sometime after the first major snowfall of the year.

When we said that we would be cancelling at the end of the contract, there was no attempt to ask why we were unhappy, or do anything to convince us otherwise. This leads me to believe that this company is very accustomed to unsatisfied customers.

My lawn has never looked worse. I've never hired a company to fertilize it, because I've never been confident that the lawn would be looked after to my standards, or even as promised.

Save your money. Or do your own research and hire a reputable company.

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Hello, I am glad to hear that you were happy with the first two applications and that your lawn looked great during the spring growing season. We have seen a severe drought in Ontario since late May which has caused lawns to go dormant which makes them more susceptible to stress and disease. Your summer application would have been completed this week, not in the rain as we do not perform weed control applications when it is raining. We make it policy to not disturb our customers when cancelling as people cancel yearly service for many reasons such as moving, finances, etc. I would be happy to discuss the service with you and resolve any issues but unfortunately I can not identify you without knowing your name or address. Please give me a call at the office to discuss, just ask for Joel.

Hi again Ripped Off, I appreciate the fact that you have been adding to your review but that does not allow us to resolve any issues you may have. Your photos do show a lawn that has seen significant damage but is nothing that we caused. Our fertilizer is a slow release granular fertilizer that does not burn and if the lawn was burnt it would be a bright yellow/orange not brown. It was most likely affected by insects that we have not been able to control since the provincial by-law in 2009, nor have we ever claimed that we can treat for such insects. There are some factors that are beyond our control unfortunately. Regardless, I would love to rectify things with you but again I do not know who you are. Please give me a call at the office so that I can help.

S.Louth in Georgetown
S.Louth in Georgetown

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I am very happy with service I received from Hometurf and this is my first time using their service. I especially appreciate that they spayed for weeds around my pool which none of my previous lawn care companies did. They always call the day before they come to look after the lawn. I will definitely use them again!

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Hello, thank you for your review, we are glad that you are happy with your service. If you have any questions or concerns throughout the season do not hesitate to contact us.

Peter in Mississauga
Peter in Mississauga
1 review Mississauga, ON


Last Sunday i sent a message to Hometurf regarding brown spots that are appearing on my lawn. I gota reply back early on Monday morning stating that it is too early in the season to have "GRUBS" and that they will check my lawn. I sent a message indicating the problem areas.
When i got back from work on Monday i saw a notification from Hometurf that they cheked the lawn and determine it was chinch bugs and they have treated and reseeded the areas . They me to water daily to help seeds germinate
I was very impressed with such a quick response to my problem
Thank you Hometurf

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Hi Peter, thank you for your review. I am glad that we were able to solve your problem. If you need anything else throughout the season do not hesitate to contact us.

Scarborough, ON

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More about Hometurf Lawn Care Service

At Hometurf Lawn Care, we have been treating the lawns of our loyal customers for over 30 years. As a family-owned and -operated business, we have grown by delivering lush, healthy, green lawns while using only the highest quality products applied by professional lawn care technicians. Let us help you make your lawn look its best this season!

Our season-long lawn care programs take the guess work out of which products to use and when. Applications are scheduled to be applied four to six weeks apart throughout the season for optimal turf care. We strive to ensure everything your lawn needs is included in our programs. No telemarketing or sales calls pushing unnecessary extras.

Our services include: lawn care programs, lawn maintenance programs, fertilizer, weed control, insect control, aeration, grass seeding, dethatching, top dressing, chinch bug control and grub control.

Weed Control and Lawn Maintenance
Lawn Care Programs, Fertilizer, Weed Control, Insect Control, Aeration, Grass Seeding, Dethatching, Top Dressing
Lawn Care Programs, Fertilizer, Weed Control, Insect Control, Aeration, Grass Seeding, Dethatching, Top Dressing
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Ministry of Ontario Landscape Exterminator, Ministry of Ontario Pesticide Operator License
Landscape Ontario, Professional Lawn Care Association of Ontario, CNLA, OIPMA, PLANET, PLCAA
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