Residential Landscape Maintenance Services
for the Greater Chicago Area

Regular maintenance to keep your landscape lush and healthy

Landscape Maintenance

for the North, Northwest, & Surrounding Suburbs

You’ve come to the right place to get the care needed for your new or existing landscape!

Our landscape maintenance professionals will proactively manage your landscape, saving you the worry while allowing you the enjoyment, season after season.

We will work closely with you to develop a long-term landscape service plan that works with your needs and budget to ensure a beautiful, well managed landscape.

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“I just wanted to say thank you for the great job your guys did for me this autumn. I see what a job the guys do and it makes me realize the difference between an amateur and a professional. Everything is beautiful and has that well-manicured look without being fussy. Having your help allows me to spend more time gardening, rather than maintaining.”

Explore, envision, enrich

Executing your vision

Our core belief is to encourage and enhance nature’s beauty.  Left untended, a once beautiful landscape can become overgrown after only a few short years.

With regular maintenance, informed adjustments, and proactive care by James Martin Associates, your garden will mature into the landscape you envisioned.

Your Landscape Partner

for maintenance and design

If the need should arise, your Account Manager can collaborate with one of our Landscape Architects and will seamlessly address your home’s needs.  From standard lawn maintenance to major landscape renovations, we have the expertise and experience you want.

Let the James Martin Associates team help maximize the enjoyment of your garden and enrich your life.

Residential Maintenance Services
  • Lawn Mowing and String Trimming
  • Pruning and Edging
  • Fertilizer and Pesticide Applications
  • Fall and Spring Cleanups
  • Mulch and Bed Amendments
  • Optional Seasonal Installations
    • Annual Flowers, Bulbs, Holiday Lighting and Holiday Pots
  • Plant Healthcare
  • Tree and Shrub Planting
  • Irrigation and Lighting Installation
  • Wall and Patio Installation
  • Steps and Boulder Retainment
  • Front Entry Treatments
  • And More
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Our Residential Landscape Maintenance

Typically follows an 8 month season with weekly service

Our Service Packages

always include:

Our 3 Residential Service Levels

Scaled to fit your maintenance needs

Comprehensive Services

  • Weekly mowing of turf areas
  • Line trimming of inaccessible areas
  • Spot weeding of shrub and tree bed areas
  • Edging of beds, walks, and curbs
  • Pruning of deciduous and evergreen shrubs and groundcovers
  • Blowing debris from all surfaces after completion of work
  • Fertilizing of shrubs, shade trees and ornamental trees at the appropriate times of the year
  • Application of weed herbicide and grub control treatments
  • Fall and spring clean-ups
  • Organic options available

Estate Services

Comprehensive Maintenance Services plus additional customized services to meet your specific needs. For example:

  • Set up and take down of patio furniture, tennis court nets, gazebo
    awnings, other seasonal structures
  • Landscape Lighting bulb replacements or installation
  • Beach front maintenance
  • Window well cleaning
  • Holiday decorating

Selected Seasonal Services

Tailored to your needs. May include:

  • Weeding
  • Horticultural pruning
  • Edging
  • Holiday decorating

Special Services

Special services help you make the most of your summer. These services often include beginning- and end-of-season tasks such as:

  • Mulching and compost for planting beds
  • Set up and take down of patio furniture
  • Start up and shut down of a water feature
  • Installation and removal of flowering annuals

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Our Residential Landscape Maintenance Services and Options

A Detailed Breakdown

Landscape Care

Sit down with your knowledgeable Account Manager and pick the services that are right for your home.

Cosmetic Care

  • Mowing and weeding based on your budget and landscape
  • Horticultural care during the optimal times of the year to protect your landscape and keep it healthy and thriving


  • Turf fertilization and weed control applications scheduled at optimal times to keep your turf looking its best all year long
  • Fertilization of planting beds to boost the vitality and color of your shrubs and perennials

Mulch Applications

  • Mulching of shrub beds to modify soil temperature and moisture, which helps control weeds and soil erosion
  • Adding amendments to perennial and groundcover beds, which introduces organic matter to enrich the soil

Green Options

  • Organic options for weed control and other services are available with all service packages upon request

“I wanted you to know how pleased Tom and I are with all the work that has been done on our property. Please convey to everyone there how much we appreciate each member of the team and all they accomplished. Our yard looks like a park!”

Seasonal Treatments

Be sure to ask your Account Manager what seasonal additions would enhance your home throughout the year.

Seasonal Color Program

  • Mark your calendar for color with seasonal installations of spring bulbs to ensure your landscape is the first to bloom
  • Add an instant blast of color to your landscape with summer and fall annual plantings and pots

Holiday Decorating Program

  • Get festive with winter containers, wreaths, and evergreen boughs that highlight the colors of the holiday season
  • Light up your property with brilliant outdoor holiday lighting displays
  • Forget the hassle of clean up by letting us remove all of your holiday decorations once the season has passed

Dormant Pruning

  • Optional dormant pruning services encourage healthy growth in the spring and prevent harmful bacteria from affecting your shrubs and trees
Landscape Enhancements

We have an experienced landscape maintenance team that can handle any problem, big or small, so talk to your Account Manager about how to enhance the appearance and functionality of your property.

Mulch Amendments

  • Mulch applications go a long way to giving your landscape the sleek look it deserves. Plus, it helps keep your plants healthy!

Tree or Shrub Replacement

  • If you’re tired of looking at that old tree or shrub that never looks good in the spring, let us know and we can replace it with a healthy and viable alternative


  • Improper drainage can have a huge effect on your home and our team can ensure that your landscape works for you to keep water away from your foundation

Front Entry Enhancement

  • Front entry treatment can enhance the curb appeal of any home

Together we’ll determine what works for you and your residential landscape.

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