About Us

about1We are a family-owned business growing in hard economic times because we offer a professional service and stand behind our work. Home Turf is licensed and insured, and a member of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association. We are a full service landscaping, hardscaping and home maintenance company providing lawn cutting, tree and shrub care, yard cleanups, driveway sealing and fish pond installation, among a bevy of other services for both residential and commercial clients.

Alan Thatcher, has worked in the landscaping and home maintenance industry since 1989 and is proud to be a “hands-on owner” of Home Turf.  We are run by Alan, his wife, Denise, and our son, Jeffery. We pride ourselves in building friendships with our customers and view all our customers like family members.

mulchingBecause we treat every job as if we are working on our own house, Home Turf is quite successful in fulfilling our goal of customer satisfaction. Home Turf provides not only a manufacturer’s guarantee but also a labor guarantee.  We differ from our competitors because of the diverse services that we offer. From simple indoor maintenance such as changing hard to reach light bulbs to building beautiful koi ponds to snow removal, there’s little that the team at Home Turf can’t do. We specialize in hardscaping; creating custom ponds, patios, retaining walls, walkways and more. We have the ability to make a backyard into a living paradise.

When you call Home Turf for any service, Alan Thatcher comes to your residence to give you a free estimate. Home Turf believes that each job is unique in its own way and we price accordingly. We are willing to work with our customers to find solutions that fit our budget. Customers receive a written contract for the work to be done. Home Turf offers reasonable prices for quality work, we offer budget payment plans and accept checks and major credit cards. While we focus on doing jobs in Ocean and Monmouth counties, we have done work throughout all of New Jersey and even in New York City. In our interest to provide complete customer satisfaction, Home Turf even replies quickly to emergency calls from customers.


Our professional certifications include ICPI (Interlocking Concrete pavement Institute) Concrete Paver Installer, TechoBloc Heated Permeable Pavers and Lighting Features, EP Henry Continuing Educational Classes, Techniseal Certified Applicator, and Rosetta Hardscapes Certification.

We are proud to affiliates of SIMA (Snow & Ice Management Association), NJLCA (New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association), Lacey Chamber of Commerce, Barnegat Chamber of Commerce, Home Advisor, thumbtack and Angie’s List.

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