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The Great Outdoors, Inc.

14 Anthony Avenue
Portland, ME 04103

(207) 878-2818


"Thank you so much for all the work you did for us last year. We really enjoyed having the best lawn in the neighborhood. It looked better than Fenway Park!"

- The Reed family

"We originally contacted Great Outdoors through their website, requesting a quote for year-round commercial work. They responded the next day and arranged a visit for the following day. We couldn't be happier with the service and will recommend Great Outdoors every opportunity we have!”

- Family-owned business in southern Maine

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Residential Landscaping Services

Well designed and installed landscaping adds considerable value to your home (14 - 17 percent), allowing you a return on your investment of 100 to 200 percent. These services are designed to keep your property looking attractive all year long.

The Great Outdoors, Inc. will work with you to add value to your home, and aesthetics to your property. We do this while keeping your tastes, preferences, and investment(s) in mind.

Take a look at some of our Residential Landscaping Services, and give us a call at (207) 878-2818, to arrange a walk-through, and set up a year-round maintenance package that suits your needs. No job is too big or too small!


Spring can be a beautiful time of year for your lawn, but not without the proper maintenance. We offer the following services for your property in the spring time. These services are designed to keep your property attractive all year long:

  • Clean up and remove debris from lawn areas, mulch beds
  • De-thatching of lawns
  • Repair of lawns damaged due to snow plowing
  • Shrubbery and tree care; pruning and removal of debris, as well as damaged/diseased tree material, etc
  • Weed control, fertilization of lawns and mulch beds
  • Edging and mulching of beds with a fresh, generous covering of mulch
  • Creation of well-shaped mulch beds and tree bases that leave trees healthy and complimented
  • Planting of summer annuals, floral arrangements for attention-grabbing curb appeal


Summer is the time for your property to shine. Don't panic if you didn't take care of business in the spring. With these summer services, we're here to catch you up—and bring out the best in your property—for the rest of the year!

  • Create a maintenance schedule for your property that involves of lawn cutting, fertilization, pest and weed control
  • Rejuvenate underperforming areas of lawn
  • Prune trees and trim shrubbery
  • Clean and remove weeds from beds and under shrubbery on a weekly basis


When the leaves fall, we all know it is time to prepare for the long cold winter ahead. There is no better company than The Great Outdoors, Inc. to provide you with these services.

  • Removal of leaves and proper disposal.
  • Prepare your gardens for winter by cleaning them out, pruning shrubs and cutting back perennials.
  • Planting of fall annuals
  • Fertilize and lime your lawns to stimulates important root growth to better prepare for winter's cold.
  • Aerate and overseed lawns to allow better water absorption and growth.