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Lawn Doctor

Lawn Doctor Franchise

Lawn Doctor has been perfecting the science of lawn care and helping customers take pride in their healthy, beautiful lawns. Since 1967 they've been building a nationally known brand, continually innovating their systems and proprietary equipment. Services offered by Lawn Doctors help extend client's home life to the outdoors, protect their family from health concerns and even increase the value of their home. Professional Lawn Services take worry off their shoulders by delivering what they want and need to have a fantastic landscape. With Lawn Doctor services ranging from lawn seeding and tree and shrub services to home pest control treatments for perimeter foundation and home barrier protection, all outdoor lawn care is taken care of.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$77,098 - $79,698
Franchise fee
Units in operation


Lawn Doctor services have stood the test of time. The success of the franchise can be credited to the service techniques that have worked for the life of the company and the educated professionals employed at each location. Using techniques like “Tuff Tamer” and power seeding, Lawn Doctor provides quality service using custom blends of products. Lawn Doctor prides itself in “hands- on” customer service and a variety of customer resources. The professionals working at Lawn Doctor locations are well versed in the specific area’s weather, soil and environment, guaranteeing that the lawns they service will be maintained and beautiful all year long, no matter the season.

History of Lawn Doctor Franchise

Bob Magda and Tony Giordano were the original “lawn doctors” and founders of the company in the 1960s. The company, which began in Matawan, New Jersey, began out of a local demand for lawn care knowledge. Increasingly upset by the money locals were spending on lawn care, the two men started Auto Lawn, the original Lawn Doctor. Neighbors and customers began referring to the two as “lawn doctors” and thus, the name was born. The two began patenting and creating machines and blends of products that brought the company success and originality. After Giordano’s death in 1983, Russell Frith took over for nearly 25 years, expanding the company and bringing it to the top of its game, ultimately passing it to his son, Scott to continue to the legacy.


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