Landscaper, Landscape Design, Hardscapes, Paver Work: Rockford, IL | LawnCare by Walter, Inc.

Your Lawn & Landscape Experts!

Three men and a van. That’s how LawnCare by Walter started more than 35 years ago. The small business venture has now grown into a local lawn and landscape brand. LawnCare by Walter, Inc. is the most comprehensive commercial and residential lawn care and landscaping business in Northern Illinois.

Mark and Debbie Walter have prided themselves in providing the highest quality services since 1986, and continue to strive for the best as they grow their business in the Rockford area and surrounding communities. From fertilizer treatments to patio installations, you can count on their highly trained, professional staff to get the job-done-right!

Letter from the President

Greetings! Since announcing our BIG move in the fall, we are eager to share the exciting changes happening at LCbW as we move into our new location.

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Commmunity Events

LawnCare by Walter volunteers at Rockford Rescue Mission

Hear from Debbie and Mark Walter, owners of LawnCare by Walter, proud volunteers of Rockford Rescue Mission of Rockford, Illinois.

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Winter Lawn Care

With lawns covered in snow they seem a bit 'out of sight out of mind', but that shouldn't be the case! Here are a couple things to consider when it comes to your lawn in winter.

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Our staff at LawnCare by Walter is excited for the upcoming season!

It all starts here! Meet (from left) Angie, Tabatha and Tiana.

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Invest in an annual lawncare program from LawnCare by Walter

A annual lawncare program is a great idea for those who need a little help keeping their lawn green all season long!

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Girl Scout members earned their Gardener's Badge

The girls learned about landscape design and the proper placement of plants and flowers in a garden based on sun exposure.

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We Think Debbie is Pretty Remarkable too!

See a video of Debbie being recognize by Eyewitness News WTVO WQRF as one of their Remarkable Women!

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RRM Telethon 2021

We teamed up with Rockford Rescue Mission!

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LawnCare by Walter Gives Back

This year, we will partner with and support a number of local organizations, including but not limited to these upcoming events: Rockford Rescue Mission's "An Evening for Hope Telethon", Q98.5 St. Jude's "Country Cares Radiothon", and 96.7 The Eagle BMO Harris Bank Center's 40th Anniversary Celebration.

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Our Team Has Grown!

We welcome the newest member to the LawnCare by Walter family, Noah, and congratulate his mom, Danielle!

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Rockin' Rockford Once Again!

LawnCare by Walter is once again humbled at being named Rockford's Best Landscaping/Lawn Service!

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Lunch & Learn

Member of our lawn and design teams share lawn care and landscaping ideas with the Potpourri Garden Club.

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Congratulations, Logan!

Logan Alberts, Landscape Designer/Project Manager, receives his certification in the installation of paver/brick surfaces through ICPI, the International Certified Paver Institute.

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Voted Best Landscape and LawnCare Service in Rockford! Again.

Thank you for your vote!

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LawnCare By Walter Clippings

Clippings is our informative blog where you'll find outdoor related tips and how to’s

Celebrating Women in Business with LawnCare by Walter

President and owner, Debbie Walter, of LawnCare by Walter in Cherry Valley, Illinois, offers insight on how she's succeeded in business since 1986.

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Ascochyta Leaf Blight of Lawns

During early June we received several photos of dying lawns while neighboring lawns looked healthy and green. Ascochyta leaf blight is the disease causing these problems.

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Plant of the Month

Caradonna Salvia

Caradonna Salvia is a garden must have and one of our favorites of the Salvias.

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  • Lawn Mowing
  • Customized Fertilization/Weed Control Programs
  • Disease & Insect Control
  • Core-Aeration
  • Water Features
  • Finish Grading & Seeding/Sod
  • Tree/Shrub Care Programs
  • Mulching
  • Shrub/Ornamental Tree Pruning
  • Seasonal Planters & Annuals
  • Landscape Lighting
  • Landscape Design/Installation
  • Paver Walks, Patios & Drives
  • Retaining & Decorative Walls
  • Snow/Ice Removal
  • Bollard installation
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