Welcome to The Ground Specialists
Welcome to the Ground Specialists, Northwest Indiana's number one landscape design and landscape install company. With over 50 years of combined experience, our full service lawn and landscape company serves both residential and commercial accounts across Lake County, Porter County, and LaPorte County. At The Ground Specialists, we pride ourselves on being a local Indiana company where we combine cutting edge horticultural knowledge with creative landscape design and install solutions, backed by a non-stop commitment to customer satisfaction.

The number one landscape company for residents and businesses located in Valparaiso, Schererville, Dyer, LaPorte, Merrillville and more, The Ground Specialist has earned the reputation as Northwest Indiana's premier landscape design and installation company, providing a one stop shop for all landscape services
The Ground Specialists Begin A New Social Media Campaign...
The Ground Specialists has released a new social media campaign where customers can now view current seasonal specials, photos of all completed projects, inspiring landscape design ideas, as well as useful landscaping tips and tricks that you can use around your own home and property.
Services At The Grounds Specialists

Here at the Ground Specialists, we offer a full range of lawn and landscape maintenance services for all residential, commercial, and industrial properties. Annual and multi-year contracts are available to suit each and every one of our client's specific needs and budget.

Mowing and Maintenance - We offer professionally trained and experienced mowing crews who will take care of your property properly, professionally and with the utmost precision. Our crews are expertly trained on the art of striping, as well as turf health and proper maintenance procedures.

Trimming - A lawn looks incomplete when it hasn't been properly manicured. Our crews will always carefully trim around and detail your lawn for that complete, finished, and polished look. Your plants and shrubbery are safe with us and our trained professionals.

Edging - Walkways look crisp and clean when given a proper edging. The crews at The Ground Specialists go through hours of intense hands on training to learn the proper methods of achieving the straightest and most uniform egdging gaps on both straigh and curved walks and drives.

Pruning - Shrubs and trees can grow uneven and overgrown, and our experts at The Ground Specilists will prune them with expert precision to ensure a healthy, handsome, and well-maintained shrub. Pruning also plays a key role in promoting proper plant growth. Let our experts show you how.

Bed Maintenance - Beds surrounding your landscape are the icing on the cake so to say, and they look their best when clean and free of weeds and debris. When installed properly, mulch and stone beds will retain the correct amount of water and hydration levels for your plants. Call us today and let us tell you if your bed depth and maintenance is right for your plants. Whether it's stone or mulch, our team can keep these clean, neat, and fresh.

Mulching - Fresh mulch is very healthy for your landscape and it looks great. Let the professionals at The Ground Specialists install it, or deliver it on-site for your next project. Our prices are just as low as the big box home retail stores. We sell, deliver, and install mulch, stone, and more. Plus, we offer the professional advice, expertise, and experience that the big box guys just don't have.

Spring and Fall Cleanups - Yard debris and leaves can in fact damage your lawn, not to mention they can be a real pain to gather and clean up. If left on grasses and shrubs throughout the fall, winter, and spring, leaves and debris can block out the much needed sunlight and oxygen that your lawn and plants need to survive. Let our crews take the headache and back break out of it for you.

Curb Side Pickups - Getting rid of leaves can be a real problem. In fact, it is now standard practice for most municipalities to not take lawn clippings and or yard debris. Call The Grounds Specialists and we will be happy to pick up and remove your project debris for you. We will keeping it illegally out of local landfills and turn it into an eco friendly mulch.

Patios, Walls, and Walkways - The addition of a paved patio or retaining wall is an excellent way to add instant appeal and added value to your new or existing landscape. In fact, retaining walls can solve many of the ugly erosion and drainage issues that most homeowners can't seem to figure out.

Seeding, Sodding, and Hydroseeding - Broadcast, drill seed, hydro seed or sod, the experts here at The Grounds Specialists we are trained in turf and are ready to fulfill any and all of your questions, concerns, and needs. Should you plant Kentucky blue, rye, or a custom blend of native seeds? That all depends, and every situation is different depending on your property's exposure to sunlight, shade, water, soil type, and a multitude of other factors. Call us today and let us help you make the rigtht decision.

Grading, Lot Clearing, and Site Work - Need a new or existing lot cleared, leveled, or properly graded for the correct drainage slope? Maybe you're just in need some clean and pure fill dirt. Whatever your needs, The Grounds Specialists will deliver, remove, or grade it for you.

Irrigation - A watered yard is a healthy yard. Manually moving hoses and sprinklers can be time consuming and labor intensive. Let the irrigation experts at The Grounds Specialists install your fully-automatic underground irrigation system.. Turf areas to landscaped beds, we can design and install your new system to insure proper water placement, increments, and preservation year-round. Repairs, Start Ups and Winterization also available.

Fertilizer and Weed Control - We don't just mow and maintainance your lawn, we can keep it well-fed and nourished so that it grows in full, green, and healthy. Fertilizing, weed control, grub control, and aerating avaialble.

Snow Removal - We get more than our fair share of snow here in Northwest Indiana. We service both commercial and residential accounts, including plowing and salting of your parking lots, walkways, private driveways, and sidewalks.

Check us out on Social Media...

Check out The Ground Specialists on Pinterest and Houzz. If you're looking for some inspiration for that new project of yours, Pinterst.com and Houzz.com offer the absolute best in photographs to help guide you through your green adventure.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date with this seasons best advice from our experts here at The Ground Specialists. We will also be posting specials, coupons, and contests to our Facebook and Twitter pages, so make sure you follow us for your chance to save and win.

This season our experts will also be sharing their knowledge in a YouTube mini web series where we answer your toughest questions and provide how to videos for projects around your house.

If you're looking for tips and tricks to green up your grass and landscaping, our experts leave to leaf unturned. Follow all of our social media channels as each one offers something unique and different

It's shaping up to be a great season, so be sure to follow us by clicking the social media links above. All the best, The Ground Specialists.

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Valparaiso, In

Schererville, In

Dyer, In

Merrillville, In

Our Office

The Ground Specialists
3602 Evans Avenue
Valparaiso, In 46383

Telephone - (219) 465-6891

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