Like many teenagers, Joe Dawson spent his early years cutting lawns for various senior citizens as a way to earn extra money over the summer. But what started out as a summer job, turned into a full time, year round business for Joe Dawson and his wife Bonnie. In 1990, J D Lawn Service was formed after the couple purchased a small landscape company in Sarnia. The Dawson’s soon established themselves in the lawn maintenance industry with their reliable, personal service. J D Lawn Service quickly developed a strong client base through the reputation of excellent customer service. Many of those early customers, are still customers for J D Lawn Service today.

In 1992, J D Lawn Service expanded their maintenance services to include snow removal, after the request from many industrial and residential customers.

J D Lawn is also the area distributor for ‘Ice B’ Gone Magic’ salt ice melter, an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional road salt.

Now with a fleet of 15 trucks, 10 tractors and various other equipment, J D Lawn Service is the largest lawn service/snow removal company in the Sarnia-Lambton area. J D Lawn Service employs both year round and seasonal staff. Summer students are brought on board to assist during the heavy spring and summer season.

J D Lawn Service is a fully family owned business, with all of their children working with the company. With family and excellent staff, the service and attention to detail that has been the reputation of J D Lawn Service for the last 25 years, will continue into the future.

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Local Companies Supported by JD Lawn Service

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Inn of the Good Shepherd

The Inn was started in 1981 by a group of people, centered in Saint John’s Anglican Church, in Sarnia’s south end, who became concerned with the growing need of the disadvantaged persons in this area. Their Mission: To provide services with dignity to those who are in need of food and shelter.

Bluewater Health Foundation

The Bluewater Health Foundation is a registered charity that was established to raise, manage and disburse the funds necessary to enhance Bluewater Health as the best community hospital in Ontario.

Communities in Bloom

Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and the challenge of a national program, with focus on the promotion and value of green spaces in urban settings.

Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has been committed to wetland conservation for more than 70 years. Despite this, wetland loss continues across Canada. Up to 70 per cent of wetlands have disappeared in settled areas of the country. DUC—a national, private, non-profit organization—is committed to conserving Canada’s wetlands.

Theatre Sarnia

Theatre Sarnia now has it’s home at the Imperial Theatre in downtown Sarnia. It is a 598 seat Performance venue with an unobstructed view from all seats. There are 470 Orchestra level seats and 128 Balcony seats and they are able to accommodate 8 wheelchair patrons at any performance. With an engineered contour to the walls, the auditorium is acoustically excellent. The theatre is fully licensed with bars on both the main floor & balcony levels.

St. Clair Child & Youth Services

St. Clair & Youth Services is a children’s mental health centre that is the result of two long-standing agencies in our community. On April 1, 2000, the Sertoma Child & Youth Centre and the Community Girls’ Home joined together so that services to our community’s children, youth and families could be more effectively served. While our community enjoys a broad range of services to its people, St. Clair Child & Youth Services is regarded as the primary advocate and source for services related to the mental health of our children and youth. St. Clair & Youth Services is a member of Children’s Mental Health Ontario.

Operation Christmas Tree

Operation Christmas Tree came under the auspices of the Optimist Club of Moore in 1989. At that time, Stan Campbell became the chairman and it became a charitable program. Prior to that, it was run by the Corunna Post Office employees to assist those in need during the holiday season and has grown into a year round community event sponsored by many charitable organizations, local vendors and individuals in what was known as Moore Township which today is a part of St. Clair Township. Today they still serve those in need in the Moore portion of St. Clair Township.

Sarnia & District Humane Society

The Sarnia Humane Society works to assist animals by providing them with a home until they can be adopted into a new family. They offer shelter and care, including medical care, to hundreds of animals each year, and respond to more than 1,000 complaints of animal cruelty. They rescue animals from bad situations, laying criminal charges when warranted.  They also provide the community with information and education, believing that education, particularly of our young people, is one of the most effective ways to teach a sense of responsibility toward companion animals as well as a respect and compassion for all living beings.

J.D. Lawn Service is committed to providing accessible customer service. The following link outlines J.D. Lawn Service’s policy to meet the Accessible Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) requirements. If you have any questions regarding our policy or accessibility accommodations, please contact our office at 519-337-0690 or by email at [email protected]

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Policy