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Lawn Doctor
#91 Franchise 500| Lawn, tree, and shrub care; mosquito and tick control



Franchising Since

1967 (51 Years)

Corporate Address

142 State Rte. 34
Holmdel, NJ 07733


Scott Frith

Parent Company

Lawn Doctor Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$101,890 - $115,940

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

Lawn Doctor offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, accounts receivable

Lawn Doctor has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
equipment, inventory, payroll

Veteran Incentives

$10,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support



Toll-Free Line

Online Support

Field Operations

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Regional Advertising

Social media


Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

2-5 days

Classroom Training:

64 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Lawn Doctor is ranked #91 in the Franchise 500!
What started out in the back of a small hardware store in 1967 has grown to a nationwide chain of independently owned and operated offices. Caring for a total of more than 1 billion square feet of turf, Lawn Doctor franchisees provide all-season care including fertilization and weed and insect control.
Initial Investment: Low - $101,890 High - $115,940
+1.3%+7 UNITS (1 Year) +11.4%+55 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.
Updated: August 23rd, 2017