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Who We Are

We are experts who use our knowledge of turf science to tailor the right plan to keep your lawn healthy

What We Offer

Our background is in golf course care, and we bring that same level of quality to your lawn, investing in the training and education of our teams, so you can trust your lawn is always in good hands.

Customer Care

But lawn care isn’t just cultivating healthy lawns – it’s also about taking care of your customers. We hold ourselves to the highest standard of professionalism and customer service – both in our offices and in the field.

Our History

We’ve been serving the homes of Connecticut and New York for over 20 years, and our reputation is important to us. We will do whatever it takes to ensure your lawn is the best it can be.

Leadership

Peter Teed

Peter Teed began his career in lawn care at 18 when he joined a National Lawn Fertilizer Corporation as a lawn service technician. He began learning the science of lawn care from a co-worker with an Agronomy degree and never looked back, getting hands-on experience of different types of soil, grass and the proper applications for both. But Peter’s true calling is working with people – meeting and speaking with clients and was #1 salesman in the country for 7 years before starting his own business with Christopher Brown. Today he serves in a more managerial position but still maintains his connection to the lawn care operations and interfacing with clients. When he’s not in the office or out seeing customers, his favorite place to be is relaxing on his boat.

Leadership

Christopher Brown

Christopher’s journey to becoming an expert in turf science started as a summer job in high school working at the Woodway Country Club in Darien. He pursued it as a career, graduating from Penn State’s Turfgrass Science program and starting his own company with Peter Teed. He has continued his education while managing and growing the business, completing his MBA at NYU Stern School of Business and nearing completion of a Masters in Turfgrass Management through Penn State’s online program. He’s a frequent guest speaker at universities and conferences to talk about the opportunities for Turfgrass professionals in the home lawn care space. He spends his time out of work with his wife of 21 years, Rachel.

Leadership

Richard Dove

Richard is a true local, growing up in New Haven and graduating from the University of New Haven with a degree in Criminal Justice. Richard started his journey at Teed & Brown in 2016 and enjoys the supportive culture of Teed & Brown. Outside of work, if Richard isn’t playing the latest video game, you might see him scooting around town on his scooter.

Leadership

Kathleen Marra

Kathleen or Kat is a Danbury native and has been at Teed & Brown since May 2019. She is the creative brain behind the operation serving as Marking Director. She graduated with a BS in Business Administration (interactive marketing) with a minor in psychology from Western Connecticut State University. When Kat is not coming up with great new marketing ideas, you can find her either doing something active outdoors or working on new artwork.

Leadership

Mike Hermsdorff

Originally from Bridgeport, Mike has been at Teed & Brown since 2012. He is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Turfgrass Science from Penn State and is already a Certified Lawn Care Manager through the National Association of Landscape Professionals. Mike loves spending time outdoors almost as much as he loves collecting sneakers (especially Jordans). Outside of work, Mike spends most of his time with his family.

Leadership

Chad Anderson

Hailing from Brookfield, Chad has been at Teed & Brown since 2014. He started by getting his bachelor’s degree in Turfgrass Management and then worked for 13 years in the golf course management industry. Chad loves meeting new people and helping them solve the unique problems that their property faces. When Chad is not out on in the field you can find him spending time with his family or restoring and "playing" with antique tractors.

Leadership

Matt De Oliveira

Originally from Danbury, Matt loves to be outside and take in the beautiful views and landscapes while on the job. He is a certified Turfgrass Manager from the University of Georgia and is already a Certified Lawn Care Manager through the National Association of Landscape Professionals, attends courses at Dale Carnegie and is currently working on his undergraduate degree in Turfgrass Science from Penn State. After work you can find him playing with a soccer ball and spending time with his friends and family.

Leadership

JR Grimm

JR grew up in Norwalk and has been at Teed & Brown as a certified lawn care manager since August 2014. JR is pursuing his passion for lawn care through getting a degree in Turfgrass Science at Penn State and is already a Certified Lawn Care Manager through the National Association of Landscape Professionals. He wants to continue to create a career for himself by furthering his knowledge. Outside of work, you might see JR at the library when he’s not with his family and friends.

Leadership

Paulo Menezes

Paulo has been at Teed & Brown since 2012 which makes his coworkers feel like family. He grew up in Parana, Brazil, and considers Teed & Brown his home away from home where he has room for growth and success. Paul also has a certification in Turfgrass Science from Dale Carnegie and is already a Certified Lawn Care Manager through the National Association of Landscape Professionals. He loves to play tennis and work on his carpentry skills on the weekend.

Leadership

Jay Woodring

Jay started at Teed & Brown in March of 2020 but has spent 20 years doing high-end country club golf course management. He has a bachelor’s degree in Turf Science and a Master’s in Professional Studies in Turf Management from Penn State. Jay is proud to be from Easton, PA, home of the oldest and largest outdoor farmer’s market and Crayola Crayons. After a long day, Jay likes to come home to some good cigars, good food, and live music.

Leadership

Stephen Hallock

Stephen grew up in Bethel and joined Teed & Brown in March of 2019 where he enjoys the sense of community the company offers. He has completed coursework at the Great Lakes School of Turfgrass Science: Grounds Edition. He recently became a Certified Lawn Care Manager after completing his program. When Stephen isn't studying or at work, there’s a good chance he’s playing hockey or golf to stay active.

Leadership

Kevin Johnson

Kevin grew up in Norwalk and joined Teed & Brown in March of 2017. He loves how his job keeps him outdoors working with people he enjoys and supplies some exercise throughout his day. Kevin is also a Certified Turfgrass Manager from the University of Georgia and is already a Certified Lawn Care Manager through the National Association of Landscape Professionals. When he is not on the job, you can find him fishing and having a good time.

Leadership

Klenio Bitencourt

From Brasilia, Brazil, Klenio started at Teed & Brown in 2006. At work, his passion is working on trucks and machines, keeping everything humming. Outside of work, he enjoys biking, going to the beach, and traveling to see new places.

Service Areas

Servicing areas throughout Connecticut and New York.

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Connecticut

  • Fairfield County

    Bethel Bridgeport Brookfield Danbury Darien Easton Fairfield Greenwich Monroe New Canaan New Fairfield Newtown Norwalk Redding Ridgefield Shelton Sherman Stamford Stratford Trumbull Weston Westport Wilton

  • Hartford County

    Avon Berlin Bloomfield Bristol Burlington Canton East Granby East Hartford East Windsor Enfield Farmington Glastonbury Granby Hartland Hartford Manchester Marlborough New Britain Newington Plainville Rocky Hill Simsbury South Windsor Southington Suffield West Hartford Wethersfied Windsor Windsor Locks

  • New Haven County

    Ansonia Beacon Falls Bethany Branford Cheshire Derby East Haven Guilford Hamden Madison Meriden Middlebury Milford Naugatuck New Haven North Branford North Haven Orange Oxford Prospect Seymour Southbury Wallingford Waterbury West Haven Wolcott Woodbridge

  • Litchfield County

    Barkhamsted Bethlehem Bridgewater Canaan Colebrook Cornwall Goshen Harwinton Kent Litchfield Morris New Hartford New Milford Norfolk North Canaan Plymouth Roxbury Salisbury Sharon Thomaston Torrington Warren Washington Watertown Winchester Woodbury

New York

  • Putnam County

    Brewster Carmel Cold Spring Garrison Lake Peekskill Mahopac Mahopac Falls Patterson Putnam Valley

  • Dutchess

    Amenia Annandale On Hudson Bangall Barrytown Beacon Billings Castle Point Chelsea Clinton Corners Dover Plains Fishkill Glenham Holmes Hopewell Junction Hughsonville Hyde Park Lagrangeville Millbrook Millerton Pawling Pine Plains Pleasant Valley Poughkeepsie Poughquag Red Hook Rhinebeck Rhinecliff Salt Point Staatsburg Stanfordville Stormville Tivoli Verbank Wappingers Falls Wassaic Wingdale

  • Westchester County

    Amawalk Ardsley Ardsley On Hudson Armonk Baldwin Place Bedford Bedford Hills Briarcliff Manor Bronxville Buchanan Chappaqua Cortlandt Manor Crompond Cross River Croton Falls Croton On Hudson Dobbs Ferry Eastchester Elmsford Goldens Bridge Granite Springs Harrison Hartsdale Hastings On Hudson Hawthorne Irvington Jefferson Valley Katonah Lincolndale Maryknoll Millwood Mohegan Lake Montrose Mount Kisco Mount Vernon New Rochelle North Salem Ossining Peekskill Pelham Pleasantville Port Chester Pound Ridge Purchase Purdys Rye Scarsdale Shenorock Shrub Oak Somers South Salem Tarrytown Thornwood Tuckahoe Valhalla Verplanck Waccabuc West Harrison White Plains Yonkers Yorktown Heights

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do your prices compare?

The unavoidable fact in this business is that you get what you pay for. To hire the best employees we have to pay the best wages. The best fertilizers and seed also cost more than the regular stuff. For these reasons, our prices do tend to be higher than our competitors. We’re happy to perform a free evaluation of your property to show you what a program for your lawn would cost. Then you will be able to decide whether or not a “Teed & Brown Lawn” is within your budget.

What differentiates you from the competition?

Our tagline “Lawn Care for Distinctive Homes” described our business long before we started using it. We provide a higher level of service to people who truly take pride in their home and their lawn. We use the finest products available, hire the best employees, and spare no efforts in trying to make every single lawn a showpiece. It’s true that many firms will make these claims, but we actually deliver. In a recent survey of our clients, the question was asked “What does TEED & BROWN do worse than the competition?” Over 70% of those asked could not think of a single complaint.

Do you mow or rake lawns?

No. We specialize in fertilizer applications and in controlling weeds and insect problems. As our services require a significant level of expertise, we have decided to focus solely on providing those services. There are many competent, reputable landscapers who will be able to provide the other services for you. We work closely with many of them, so if you need a referral, just let us know.

Are your products all organic?

In short, no. This should not be construed to mean that we are environmentally unfriendly however. Organic fertilizers have many benefits, but cannot provide your lawn with protection from crabgrass, broadleaf weeds, and insects.