Jesse's Lawn Service Inc. is a family owned business established in 1995 by Jesse Hitt, a life long resident of the Peninsula. After graduating from Ferguson High School in 1963 he served 4 years in the U.S. Air Force followed by 30 years at Newport News Shipbuilding. He saw a need for personalized lawn care, particularly for senior citizens, and upon his retirement he founded the company. Jesse was passionately involved with the business until his passing in 2021
Mark Ireland joined the company full time in 2010 as Project Manager and is now the President. Mark is also a life long Peninsula resident, a 2005 graduate of York High School and a Criminal Justice Major at Old Dominion University. Mark has extensive knowledge of landscaping methods, materials, and design gained through continuing education. As of March 2023 Mark has earned the title of Certified Turf Professional by completing the Virginia Tech CTP program. Mark is now the President of Jesse's Lawn Service and oversees all aspects of the business.
Harrison Hitt a graduate of Hamden Sydney University joined the company in 2021 as Operations Manager. Harrison oversees all daily operations to make sure customer needs are met. Harrison also responds to all estimate requests and handles job scheduling.
We are located conveniently off of US Rt. 17 in York County :