NaturaLawn of America Inc.

NaturaLawn of America Inc.

Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $42,500
HIGH: $112,650

Change in Units

+9.9% +7 UNITS (1 Year)
+8.5% +6 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile



Franchising Since

1989 (27 Years)

Corporate Address

1 E. Church St. Frederick, MD 21701


Philip E. Catron

Parent Company

NaturaLawn of America

About NaturaLawn of America Inc.

Beecher Smith and Philip Catron launched NaturaLawn of America in 1987. The company uses organic-based fertilization in conjunction with an integrated pest management program.

Since franchising began in 1989, the company has grown to more than 50 locations throughout the United States.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$42,500 - $112,650

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement

$75,000 - $125,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$9,500 - $29,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Financing Options

NaturaLawn of America Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

$10,000 off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 407
  • 2007 - 483
  • 2008 - 496
  • 2010 - 444
  • 2012 - 455

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 10 days

Training at headquarters: 15 days

Additional Training: At regional location

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 2 - 6

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Updated: September 10th, 2016

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