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Terrence and his crew always do an amazing job. I feel like I finally have a reliable, trustworthy lawn care provider. I'm really happy with the results. Thanks for your hard work.

-stephanie k. in Des Moines, IA

Abraham and his crew are diligent and make sure that any questions I may have are answered. They do excellent work!

-Sharon E. in Des Moines, IA

John did a great job. I look forward to retaining his service when my new home is ready and yars needs maintainence.

-Peter Q. in Des Moines, IA

Des Moines, IA - Jan 27, 2020
Des Moines Lawn Care Recommendations

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Sunrise   7:28 am Sunset   5:27 pm

Lawn tip of the week

Did you know? There are approximately 50 million acres of grass in the United States. Approximately 21 million of those acres are in our front and back yards.

Lawn Care Facts

Average Yard Size 6,158 sq ft
Average Mowing Price $44.10
Average Customer Review 4.72 / 5.0

Weekly Cuts 54.0%
Biweekly Cuts 21.0%
Monthly Cuts 25.0%
Lawns Fertilized 10.0%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 16.0%
Aerated Lawns 9.0%
Yards with Cleanups 15.0%
Days That Are Sunny 11%

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Des Moines, known as the Hartford of the West, is a town focused on revitalization and providing family-friendly activities year round. It seems as if there is a new festival each month, and residents flock to them.

Are you a crimson and gold or black and gold fan? That might be one of the first things to decide if you take up residence in Des Moines. The NFL has nothing on college football, and we love football. Cyclones vs. Hawkeyes - that’s the big question here!

The only thing better than college football is hockey. Some might call us crazy, but the Buccaneers really ARE the best hockey team around. If you don’t like hockey, we understand. Des Moines residents are some of the most accepting people on the planet, which is why we host one of the largest Pridefest celebrations each year to celebrate everyone!

When you’re hungry, hop down to Fong’s to devour some of the best pizza around, or try a burger at Zombie Burger. We love our food around here, along with our beer. Trying different beer is a competition we could win; try 120 different ones at El Bait Shop. Raccoon River Brewing Company is a local brewery that we love.

Beer isn’t your thing? That’s okay! Try some scotch at Royal Mile.

Our love for food is why Des Moines has some of the BEST farmers’ markets around. The Downtown Farmer’s Market hosts over 300 vendors every Saturday from May to October. Farming and gardening is part of the gig here. Better Homes and Garden thought so as well, that’s why their test garden is in Des Moines. You can check out the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden as well if you want to see out local flowers and native plants showcased for their beauty.

Des Moines is a happening town that keeps getting better each year. With everything happening in town, taking care of your lawn is one of the last things on your mind.

That’s where LawnStarter comes in, so let us handle all of your lawn care needs. Let me explain how it works. You give us the essential details, like your address and how frequently you want a professional to mow your lawn. Select a start date, and we will take care of the rest.

One of the top professional lawn care companies in Des Moines will come to your home and take care of your lawn maintenance. You can also opt to add opt-ins, like landscaping and tree trimming. Everything is managed through a handy mobile app.

Let us take care of your Des Moines lawn so you can enjoy the best life.

Meet some of our Des Moines lawn service pros

NeAl Gissible
Hi, I'm Neal, owner of Awesome Remodeling. I hope to hear from you and help you out with whatever you need and help make your life easier. I'm hoping to not only help you out but your friends and family members, with help from you giving me a good recommendation from me doing a good job thanks.

1254 East 24th Street
Des Moines, IA 50317

Robert Eisbrenner;

3919 Lay Street
Des Moines, IA 50317

Beth Anderson
Beth is the owner of Anderson Lawn Care - a family run operation that mows, cuts, trims and edges lawns all over Des Moines. They are known to be extremely professional.

3134 SW 12th St
Des Moines, IA 50315

Recent Reviews

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Great Job!!
Christi-An W. - Oct 18, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Mowing by mark smidt,
grass cuts of iow
I have had two gentlemen assigned to cut the grass at my parents house - Toby is the most recent. He has been very professional and inquired how I'd like the yard done when he took over. I appreciate the emails updating if dates/times need to change due to weather or other circumstances. Lawn Service must take pride in the people hired like Toby who is conscious of doing a good job. The yard looks wonderful and I thank you.
Joni M. - Oct 17, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Maintenance by Toby Schuh,
Iowa Lawn Pro
Lori R. - Oct 10, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Grass Cutting by mark smidt,
grass cuts of iow
Looks really great! Thank you for doing a wonderful job again!
Carrie V. - Oct 04, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Care by Daniel Atchison,
D&G properties
Mark was very friendly, polite and professional. He got in got my grass mowed. The lawn looks great. We talked about the rest of the year and what to do for next year. Thanks Mark for the great work.
Christi-An W. - Oct 04, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Yard Cutting by mark smidt,
grass cuts of iow
David B. - Sep 23, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Care by Jeremy Parmenter,
Grass stains for life
Joe C. - Sep 11, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Mowing by Shaun Conn,
Conn's Lawns Care & Services, LLC
Jeremy did a great job!!thank you so much!
Cierra H. - Aug 29, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Yard Cutting by Jeremy Parmenter,
Grass stains for life
Lori R. - Aug 16, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Service by Mike Dewiese,
Excel Lawns & Landscape
Thank you
Annie K. - Aug 12, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Yard Cutting by Louis Jones,
Jones Home
The bush trimming looked nice and neat. Eve did a great job!
Violet R. - Jul 14, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Yard Cutting by Lewis Thompson,
Comfortable Living Construction
It looks great
Rich C. - Jul 05, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Care by Steven Baker,
Baker Solutions'

Overall Rating: 4.82 / 5 stars (128 reviews)

Service Recommendations in Des Moines

LawnStarter pros will let you know what your lawn needs. Here are some recent recommendations for extra lawn services in Des Moines, IA.

Stick and Leaf Cleanup

Recommended by Roumel Thacker


Location: Des Moines, IA 50306

Yard Size: 5,684 square feet

Price: $26

Description: Back yard Here's another quote for next month's cleanup let me know if you'd like to make that bi-weekly maybe in the spring time or whenever

General Cleanup

Recommended by Thomas Stark


Location: Des Moines, IA 50329

Yard Size: 2,053 square feet

Price: $91

Description: Full yard Will get all the debris out of the and get the yard looking great again

General Lawn Maintenance

Recommended by Jose Perez


Location: Des Moines, IA 50947

Yard Size: 5,783 square feet

Price: $49

Description: Front yard Clean up leaves In front yard and the street in from if the house

Tree Care

Recommended by Niko Griffith


Location: Des Moines, IA 50317

Yard Size: 14,253 square feet

Price: $457

Description: Full yard Trim all plam trees on property including pgymy dates and Silvester palm. This price includes the front yard and fenced in area plams, not the palms by the water behind the fence. Disposal fees are included.

Tree Pruning / Care

Recommended by Mario Salazar


Location: Des Moines, IA 50940

Yard Size: 4,008 square feet

Price: $91

Description: Front yard The tree closes to the house is kinda y'all and bushy we can trim shape and clean it

Tree Trimming

Recommended by Michael Neubauer


Location: Des Moines, IA 50320

Yard Size: 6,323 square feet

Price: $146

Description: Full yard Trim all hedges on the property including pygmy date palms ,Queen Palm and cabbage palm. This price will also include weed control spraying in all the beds.

Requests for Service

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General Cleanup

Requested by Katie M.


Location: Des Moines, IA

Yard Size: 7,202 square feet

Items Needing Service: Bamboo roots, Ivy, beds

Location on Property: Front, right side, back fence line

Work to be Done: Ivy and bamboo roots removed and sprayed and front beds redone

Price: $147

Serviced by: Raul Carerillo's Lawns Solutions

Hedge Trimming

Requested by Remon A.


Location: Des Moines, IA

Yard Size: 5,300 square feet

Items Needing Service: Bushes

Location on Property: Bushes that are right in front of the door of house and bushes that are all around the side of the house

Work to be Done: Bush trimming

Price: $588

Serviced by: Green Zone Lawn And Landscape

Tree Maintenance

Requested by Jacob C.


Location: Des Moines, IA

Yard Size: 6,535 square feet

Items Needing Service: Need to trim and shape 3 trees - 2 in front and 1 in the backyard

Location on Property: Front and Back yards

Work to be Done: Just need the trees trimmed and shaped

Price: $329

Serviced by: R. Giles' Lawn

Gutter Cleaning

Requested by Ross T.


Location: Des Moines, IA

Yard Size: 7,932 square feet

Items Needing Service: Gutters cleared out.

Location on Property: roo

Work to be Done: s cleared out.Location:roof

Price: $206

Serviced by: Kyle's Lawns Treeatment & Lawnscap

Leaf Collection

Requested by Amanda L.


Location: Des Moines, IA

Yard Size: 14,137 square feet

Items Needing Service: Entire property leaf removal once most of the leaves have fallen.

Location on Property: Will be mostly the sides and the back of the duplex.

Work to be Done: In a couple of weeks when trees are bare.

Price: $94

Serviced by: Arnold Rewis' Lawn Solutions

General Cleanup

Requested by Debbie K.


Location: Des Moines, IA

Yard Size: 5,561 square feet

Items Needing Service: Leaves and sticks in backyard near the fence and in corners.

Location on Property: Back yard

Work to be Done: Soon as possible

Price: $47

Serviced by: Jose's Lawns Maintenance Inc

Questions and Answers


Are there watering restrictions in Des Moines, IA?

Under permanent water conservation regulations, adopted by the council in 2009, residents cannot irrigate between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and in general cannot irrigate more than 15 minutes a day. There are other restrictions as well



Does Des Moines, IA have long / overgrown grass ordinances?

Polk County requires that lawns and weeds be kept under 12 inches tall.


Top Des Moines, IA Lawn Services of January 2020

#1-Grass stains for life
Jeremy Parmenter
Des Moines, IA 50320
4 Ratings
Jeremy did a great job!!thank you so much!
#2-Kyle's Lawns Treeatment & Lawnscap
Kyle Jones
Des Moines, IA
4 Ratings
I am out of state and cannot inspect the lawn frpm here. I think you have My credit card number to cover the costs. Can you please send me the amount of the Bill so I can record it here. Thanks Mack
#3-Jose's Lawns Maintenance Inc
Jose Chenault
Des Moines, IA
33 Ratings
Wonderful job as usual! Thank you so much !!!
#4-Quality Lawn And Garden Inc
Cody Davis
Des Moines, IA
31 Ratings
Larry and his crew always do a great job. They also very courteous and if they need to make any adjustments on the schedule they communicate in advance.
#5-Thomas lawn care
Thomas Stark
4904 Southwest 8th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
3 Ratings
Services Offered: fall cleanups , grass mowing, edging
#6-grass cuts of iow
mark smidt
2958 East Ovid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
28 Ratings
Mark was very friendly, polite and professional. He got in got my grass mowed. The lawn looks great. We talked about the rest of the year and what to do for next year. Thanks Mark for the great work.
#7-Green Zone Lawn And Landscape
Kyle Grimes
Des Moines, IA
28 Ratings
Looks good! Is there any way next time we can either mulch the magnolia cones with the mower into the lawn or blow them away somehow? They are such an eye sore. Thank you for your service. We appreciate it.
#8-Raul Carerillo's Lawns Solutions
Raul Carrillo
Des Moines, IA
24 Ratings
Thanks so much for gathering the leaves! Y'all rock!! Also the lawn looks great! I will be contacting you with new cc#. My old one on file had fraud so ordered new one. Thank you!!
#9-Arnold Rewis' Lawn Solutions
Arnold Rewis
Des Moines, IA
22 Ratings
No problem. Hasn't been much growth lately anyway
#10-Anderson Home Solutions
Clinton Anderson
5926 Rutland Drive
Des Moines, IA 50311
20 Ratings
My lawn looks very nice.
#11-Short cut
Bryan Way
657 39th Street
Des Moines, IA 50312
2 Ratings
Services Offered: fall cleanups , lawn care, leaf removal
Glen Miller
Des Moines, IA
16 Ratings
The lawn looks perfect like always. Justin Beck always locks the gate before he leaves and he assisted with the removal of a few leaves. I truly appreciate his professionalism.
#13-R. Giles' Lawn
Ryan Giles
Des Moines, IA
15 Ratings
Please send Justin every time! He's sweet and personable and a great ambassador for your company. He explained to me what he was doing and why and took the time to get to know me and my yard. I don't know how long he has worked for you, if you stress politeness or if he's just a terrific young man!
#14-Premium Garden Service
Jose Perez
Des Moines, IA
13 Ratings
Gustavo was so nice to my parents and my dad is so relieved that his yard looks so wonderful again. Much needed while he recoups from surgery. Thank you!!
#15-Keith's Lawns Care
Keith Fisher
340 Southwest 5th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
10 Ratings
Did great. He accidentally broke one of our lawn lights but was kind enough to go buy more and drop them by. Great service and awesome guy.
#16-Smith Lawn Cleaners
Rachel Smith
2410 East Kenyon Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50320
1 Ratings
Services Offered: aeration , leaf removal, lawn mowing
#17-Los primos landscaping
Angel Corona
5218 Douglas Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310
89 ratings
Services Offered: lawn fertilization , lawn treatment, grass mowing

Neighborhoods we service in Des Moines, IA

1838 Glenwood Circle Des Moines IA 50320
Prospect Park
Frisbie Park
River Woods
Pioneer Park
Waveland Woods
Woodland Heights
Historic East Village
Mondamin Presidential
South Park
Laurel Hill
Lower Beaver
Linden Heights
Capitol Park
Capital Heights
41St Street
Easter Lake South
Watrous South
Southwestern Hills
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