Our Lawn Care Guarantee is Simple

Warne Chemical & Equipment Company, Inc. understands the Black Hills region and its unique growing conditions. We offer a complete 5-step lawn care program designed to provide your lawn with the thick, luscious green turf you've always wanted. Weed and insect control included.

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Products, Parts & Equipment

Warne Chemical and Equipment Company, Inc. offers a complete line of spraying equipment for the turf and ornamental industry, as well as noxious weed control, right of way, pest control and other agricultural industries. We also offer a complete line of products for the plant health care industry.

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Leading Provider of Lawn and Tree Care in Rapid City Since 1956

Warne Chemical & Equipment Company, Inc. has been the leading provider of lawn and tree care in Rapid City and beyond for over 50 years. Started in 1956, we are a locally owned company with the heart of a national competitor. With a lengthy list of credentials, our trained and knowledgeable staff has over 200 years of combined experience and expertise. To ensure we provide the most effective and superior tree and shrub service, we even have our very own certified arborists on staff. We’re not happy unless you’re happy, and we’ll do what it takes to make sure that you are.

Services Customized to Fit the Needs of the Black Hills Region

We are in the business of beautifying landscapes. Delivering exceptional customer care, we use only the highest quality products and the latest equipment to obtain this goal. Our outstanding services include:

  • A Five-Step Lawn Care Program
  • Custom Granular Fertilizer designed exclusively for our local region*
  • Grubs, Billbugs, and Sod Webworm Control
  • Tree and Shrub Care
  • Pest Control
  • Industrial Vegetation Management

*Our granular fertilizers are custom designed to meet the needs of the nutrient deficient and arid Black Hills soils. With Warne Chemical & Equipment Company, Inc. you can count on only the most localized, regionalized knowledge and service.

Our 5-Step Lawn Care Program

**Applications will be timed approximately five to six weeks apart.

Step 1

  • Balanced liquid lawn food
  • Pre-emergence for crabgrass and foxtail control
  • Broadleaf weed control
  • Iron sulfur supplement
  • Step 2
    Early Summer

  • Non-burning slow release liquid lawn food
  • Broadleaf weed control
  • Iron sulfur supplement
  • Step 3
    Mid Summer

  • Non-burning slow release granular lawn food
  • Spot treatment of visible broadleaf weeds
  • Iron sulfur supplement
  • Step 4
    Early Fall

  • Non-burning, slow release liquid lawn food
  • Broadleaf weed control
  • Iron sulfur supplement
  • Step 5
    The Winterizer

  • Granular fertilizer application with Iron and sulfur

  • Now You Can Purchase the Products the Pros Are Using

    Warne Chemical & Equipment Company, Inc. doesn’t just provide exceptional lawn and tree care services. We are also equipment manufactures and produce a complete line of spraying equipment and parts for the turf and ornamental industry. We also sell products for noxious weed control, right of way, pest control, and other agricultural sectors. Designed by our professional staff with first-hand knowledge, we use everything we sell. If we wouldn’t use it, we won’t offer it to you. Don’t waste time purchasing low-quality, watered-down products sold at your local hardware or discount store. Get the products the pros are using and start revitalizing your customer’s lawns today.


    Our Latest Blog Posts

    Summer Turf Stress

    June 17, 2021
    Now is the time to increase watering frequency as well as the amount applied. This will aid in maintaining the overall health and vigor of your lawn throughout the growing season.

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    June 7, 2021
    The Mountain Pine Beetle is a native insect to the Black Hills of South Dakota. Outbreaks of Mountain Pine Beetles can result in large-scale losses of pine trees. Mountain Pine Beetles attack pine trees - ponderosa, lodgepole, scotch, and other species of pine are susceptible.

    Fire Blight

    June 2, 2021
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