It’s not too early to start planning for daffodils and tulips. If you are in the market for a lawn care provider, landscaper, or a gardener, consider the companies on the list below.
The following are landscapers who work in Newton and:
- understand and abide by Newton’s New Leaf Blower Ordinance
- use leaf blowers of 65decibels or less, and electric-only during summer
- will rake if asked
- are stewards of the earth
Lawn Maintenance & Leaf Cleanup
Offers pest control without hazards to your health and in harmony with nature, and full service landscaping and maintenance with quiet green technologies. (George Carrette, 978-341-4115, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Based in Newton, GoGreen LawnCare is greater Boston’s oldest exclusively-electric lawn maintenance service. Providing 100% electric residential and commercial services since 2008. Winner of the 2017 Green Business Award from the Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce. (Michael DeLacy, 617-504-9405, email@example.com)
Winner of the 2018 Green Business Award from the Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce. The company has solar panels on their truck and all their equipment including lawn mowers and leaf blowers are electric. (Terry Collins, 781-449-1404)
Committed to sustainable and organic practices, they design, build, and maintain beautiful and healthy outdoor spaces. They are committed to abiding by Newton’s new leaf blower ordinance. (781-788-8855, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Landscape Design & Garden Maintenance
We work with nature, not against it. Paul will rake if asked, and uses electric and gas-powered blowers occasionally. (Paul Marini, MCH, MCA, AOLCP (NOFA), 508-245-6017, email@example.com)
An organic and ecologically based landscaping company. They will use no leaf blowers if requested and try to use leaf blowers as little as possible. They are committed to abiding by Newton’s new leaf blower ordinance. (John V. Rice, 978-274-5633 or 617-633-1717, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sustainably designing, maintaining, and growing the gardens of Newton. Flower beds, vegetable gardens, compost, redesigns done entirely by hand or electric tools only. Will happily work alongside homeowners as well. MS in Forest Ecology and Natural Resources from Cornell University. (Jeff Klein, 617-858-1810, email@example.com).
Organic design, maintenance and more. Abiding by Newton’s leaf blower ordinance, do their best to avoid leaf blowers.(Judith Lipson-Rubin, 781-488-3200, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Completely organic and proactive approach to plant and soil health care. The Organic Soil Solutions program renews, revitalizes, corrects and conditions your soil. Healthy living soil means healthy thriving trees, shrubs and lawns.(Mike Murray, 781-937-9992, email@example.com)
Organic lawn care management company specializing in transitioning your lawn off traditional chemicals and building great turf through soil health.(781-899-PURE , firstname.lastname@example.org)
This list is also available as a printable pdf file.