The Grounds Guys

The Grounds Guys is the newest service franchise opportunity in the landscaping, lawn and garden, lawn care industry. It's a new name in the U.S, but comes with more than 20 years of landscaping franchise experience in Canada. And, like the other great franchise opportunities from The Dwyer Group, it comes with all the systems, training, support and tools you need to create a profitable service franchise business.

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The Grounds Guys


The Grounds Guys Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Why a Grounds Guys Landscape Franchise?

With The Grounds Guys proprietary landscape franchise management systems, our landscape franchisees can learn how to find new customers, gain market share over local competition, and operate a profitable and sustainable landscape franchise. The Grounds Guys' portfolio of services includes landscape management, lawn and grounds care, irrigation, outdoor lighting, and snow and ice removal services for both residential and commercial clients. Each of our landscape franchisees is unique and they decide on which of the areas they would like to concentrate.

Company Details

Established: 2010
First Unit Franchised: 2010
Franchised Units: 253
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: Full Registration in all states.

Support and Training Offered By The Grounds Guys

Sure Start Business Training
  • Our Sure Start training is a 4-6 week program combining classroom-style business operations, sales, and marketing training. You won't be mowing lawns, you'll be running a business, and we'll help ensure you know how

GG Pro Management Software

  • All-in-one tool to manage operations including frontline service and support, customer satisfaction, recruiting and retention, marketing and sales, and financial awareness of your unique overhead needs.
Franchise Business Coach + Industry Experts
  • You'll have a business to run, and we have ongoing best practices to share. You'll receive visits from your seasoned FBC plus access to our staff of 30-yr landscape industry veterans for advice.
Branded Marketing & Awareness
  • Customers enjoy the assurance that comes with hiring an internationally known brand. From our vehicles to tech uniforms, we look professional. And with a marketing machine in place, the brand is everywhere you turn.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a The Grounds Guys Franchise.

What does a The Grounds Guys Franchise Cost?

The Grounds Guys franchise fees for 2024:

Total Investment: $79,320-$192,470
Franchise Fee: $35,000 + per 100,000 population
Royalty: 6%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 5
Passive Ownership: Can be semi-passive from the start
Home Based: Yes
B2B: Yes
Veteran Discount: 15% off initial franchise fee
Master Franchise Opportunities: No

Is The Grounds Guys a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. The Grounds Guys is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is The Grounds Guys a Home Based franchise?

Yes. The Grounds Guys is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do The Grounds Guys Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much The Grounds Guys franchisees make. The Grounds Guys offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is The Grounds Guys a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. The Grounds Guys is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does The Grounds Guys Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. The Grounds Guys franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does The Grounds Guys Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. The Grounds Guys franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is The Grounds Guys Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. The Grounds Guys franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is The Grounds Guys Looking for International franchisees?

No. The Grounds Guys franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see The Grounds Guys's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Home Services, Maintenance, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

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Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


The Grounds Guys Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing The Grounds Guys franchises for sale. We may have The Grounds Guys franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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