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A beautiful lawn is no accident. We would like to help you have the best looking lawn possible by offering you a full season lawn care program.

Our Services include:

  • Lawn Fertilizing and Spraying
  • Ground Sterilizing
  • Aeration
  • Deep Rootfeeding trees and Shrubs
  • Tree Spraying
  • Emerald Ash Borer Prevention
  • Grub/Billbug Control Applications
  • Perimeter Pest Control
  • Seeding
  • Tree Injections
  • Landscape Design and Installation



Early Spring Application - April-Early May

Maintenance rate balanced fertilizer (25% slow release nitrogen). Pre-emergent crabgrass and foxtail control. Dandelion and broadleaf weed control.

Late Spring Application - May-June

Medium rate balanced fertilizer (50% slow release nitrogen). Broadleaf weed control. Sulfate of potash.

Summer Application - July-August

Granular application of non-burning slow release fertilizer with a high rate of sulfate of potash. Spot treatment of yellow nutsedge and summer annual weeds.

Fall Application - Sept-Oct

Heavy rate balanced fertilizer (25% slow release nitrogen). Dandelion and broadleaf weed control. Iron.

Late Fall Fertilizing - Late Oct-Nov

(Granular Application) Fertilizing good for deep rooting and early spring green-up. Heaviest amount of fertilizer applied at this time. This application is recommended for lawns that are irrigated throughout the season.



Grub/Billbug/Sod Webworm Control Application

Insecticide applied in late spring or early summer for season long control of turf damaging insects. If you take four or five applications, you will get this application at half price.

Aeration -

Remove cores from soil to allow for better water penetration and oxygen exchange. Helps reduce compaction and thatch. Should be done annually.

- Our total lawn care program includes 5 applications, Grub/billbug control application and aeration.


Remember, like comparing apples to oranges, lawn care applications and services are NOT the same. Don't confuse Mike's Lawn Service with cheap imitations. Mike's Lawn Service uses quality products. We're different from all the rest.


Other Services Offered

Perimeter Pest Control -

A program of up to four treatments that provide an insect shield that controls insects from entering your home. We'll spray a 6-8' perimeter around your home, 2' up the foundation and the roof overhang, if needed.

Drill Seeding and Renovation -

We can drill seed into thin grass areas or bare spots on partial or whole lawns. Also complete renovation on older lawns. New lawn installation.

Landscape Center -

We carry several kinds of landscape rock, granite, crushed red/brown brick chips, mulches, brick edging, cottage stone block, plastic edging, and landscape fabric. We can also special order plants. We also can help the 'Do-It-Yourselfer'. Bring in pictures and measurements and we can design a plan for you.

Tree Injections -

Inject product into trees with insect or disease problems or nutrient deficiencies. We can also treat Ash trees for the prevention of EAB (Emerald Ash Borer). We can also spray large evergreen trees for disease control.

Deep Rootfeeding -

Deep rootfeeding of trees and shrubs with fertilizer and other nutrients is very beneficial to trees (up to 25') and shrubs when done in late fall.

Landscape design and Installation -

The Perfect Landscape... Is the landscape that is perfect for you.

Expert Technicians

All of the work on your property will be performed to the highest standards by our expert technicians. Great care is taken by our staff to ensure your satisfaction with every stage of your landscaping.

Enhanced Value

A professionally designed, installed and managed landscape grows in value each year and can add as much as 15 percent to the value of your property.

The area from the street to the front of your home is an important area to landscape. It can emphasize and make the front of your home exciting while "blending in" with the look of the neighborhood. Entry landscaping should lead the eye and guests naturally to your front entrance.

Quality Materials

Only the finest trees, shrubs and plants will be used in our landscaping. All our plants are northern grown.

Our goal is to treat our customers' lawns as we would wish to have our own lawns treated. We would enjoy the pleasure of serving you.

Les Wilshusen


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Mike's Lawn Service - 425 East Fifth - Storm Lake, IA 50588

Phone: (712) 732-2395

Email: info@mikeslawnservice.com