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Need to interview an expert on lawn care, turf care, athletic field construction/ maintenance, landscape construction, stone masonry, landscape lighting, property drainage and water management? Need photos to illustrate a feature story or homeowners to contact for your stories?

Either call our contact person (above) for immediate help or fill in the form below and we will email you the pertinent information, details or images you require.

It's that easy. We can even respond to your questions with a fully attributable, emailed quote.

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Seasonal Lawn care or Landscaping Feature Story Ideas

(Call us for background information or for names and contact info for customers willing to have their homes/properties featured.)



  • Planting tips to give newly plants shrubs/trees a head start

  • How to Launch a Successful Spring Crab Grass Offensive

  • How to Give Your Lawn a Checkup

  • Grass-Planting Tips & Advice for Problem Lawns

  • Transplants Your Lawn Won't Reject

  • Pest-control strategies (from insects to deer)

  • Green herbicidal products and practices

Fact Sheet

Turf Center Lawns is a third-generation, family owned and operated, full-service residential/commercial landscaping and grounds maintenance company, serving clients in central Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia.

The company was founded in 1982 by Bill Patton, Sr., as an off-shoot of The Turf Center, a landscape, turf and gardening supply company he and his brother, Emory began 12 years earlier. Today, the two companies operate side-by-side on adjoining properties in Spencerville, Maryland.

Turf Center Lawns initially concentrated on three service areas:

  • Residential and Commercial Landscaping

  • Athletic Field Construction and Maintenance

  • Landscape Construction


In recent years, the company has diversified its services with specialties in:

  • Water Management

  • Drainage Solutions

  • Landscape Lighting

  • Ponds and Waterfalls

  • Fountains

  • Irrigation Systems

  • Turf Sport Courts (Private putting greens, grass tennis courts and more)

  • Wireless Dog Fence Installations


Turf Center Lawns prides itself on its ability to deliver practical, cost-effective solutions for a broad range of highly technical, turf-care-related issues. It has completed successful landscaping and turf-building projects at such high-profile sites as The White House, the Federal Mall, Fed Ex Field, Byrd Stadium (U of MD), the Australian Embassy and the Congressional Country Club, to name a few. 


Turf/Landscaping Experts

Bill Patton, Sr. is founder and former president of the Maryland Turf Grass Association and a noted authority on turf-grass and landscaping-related issues. Bill has spoken before Virginia's Turf and Landscape Conference, written for Landscape Management Magazine, and assisted the writers and editors of the Time Life BooksHome Repair and Improvement series in preparing their book on "Landscaping."


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