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stephanie k.'s lawn in Des Moines, IA

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

Peter Q.'s lawn 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

Rob W.'s lawn in Des Moines, IA

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.

-Rob W. in Des Moines, IA

Des Moines, IA - Apr 15, 2021
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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

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Jake Wilkinson
Our goal is to make the costumer happy and do the most efficient and safe job possible. Thank you for considering our services, and have a nice day. Call for a free estimate for lawn care, tree trimming and removals,and junk and lawn debris hauling.


3831 4th Street
Des Moines, IA 50313

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Keith Fisher
I've been mowing lawns since I was a kid and really enjoy mowing and being out in the sun. Yard care can be difficult, and we're here to help. We are available to work around your schedule and look forward to making your lawn look great! Call and schedule us today. Thanks!


340 Southwest 5th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

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Travis Christensen
I started Tinder Lawn Care because of my love of the outdoors and my desire to be my own boss. I put 100% into everything I do and I always pay attention to the smallest details. I treat every yard as if it were my own. Contact me with questions.


7085 Bloomfield Road
Des Moines, IA 50320

Recent Reviews

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Heather L.'s Lawn Service service in Felix and sons home solutions
The yard looks really good! I'm incredibly happy with Steven's work.
Heather L. - Nov 12, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Service by Steven Felix,
Felix and sons home solutions
Johnni B.'s Lawn Service service in Wilk&Sons
Jake does a great job quick and always looks great when he is done
Johnni B. - Nov 02, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Service by Jake Wilkinson,
Wilk&Sons
Laura M.'s Lawn Mowing service in Wilk&Sons
Was notified they couldn't access the backyard but no worries we only have our front on rotation. Thank you!
Laura M. - Oct 23, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Mowing by Jake Wilkinson,
Wilk&Sons
Beatrice S.'s Grass Cutting service in Wilk&Sons
My lawn looks the best in my neighborhood thanks to Jake. He was professional in his approach to the work itself and also communicating with me.
Beatrice S. - Oct 17, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Grass Cutting by Jake Wilkinson,
Wilk&Sons
Shelly M.'s Lawn Service service in Emerson mowin
Our lawn always looks great when Justin is finished!
Shelly M. - Oct 13, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Service by Justin Hillock,
Emerson mowin
Destinee W.'s Yard Cutting service in Grass stains for life
Willing to answer questions during the job and provide suggestions for future maintenance. Thanks Jeremy!
Destinee W. - May 22, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Yard Cutting by Jeremy Parmenter,
Grass stains for life
Natalie H.'s Yard Cutting service in Anderson Home Solutions
Clinton does absolutely wonderful service and we are so lucky to have him to help keep our lawn beautiful! He is fast and does an excellent job
Natalie H. - May 19, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Yard Cutting by Clinton Anderson,
Anderson Home Solutions
Rocio R.'s Grass Cutting service in Anderson Home Solutions
Great lawn service always on top of things.
Rocio R. - May 08, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Grass Cutting by Clinton Anderson,
Anderson Home Solutions
David P.'s Lawn Service service in Grass stains for life
Yard looks great. Thanks
David P. - May 06, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Service by Jeremy Parmenter,
Grass stains for life
James H.'s Lawn Mowing Service service in Anderson Home Solutions
Friendly and Thorough. Gave me advice to get my new lawn looking its best.
James H. - Apr 27, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Mowing Service by Clinton Anderson,
Anderson Home Solutions
Angelica G.'s Lawn Service service in Grass stains for life
Thanks! A pleasant surprise to see the lawn mowed.
Angelica G. - Apr 18, 2020 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Service by Jeremy Parmenter,
Grass stains for life
Christi-An W.'s Lawn Mowing service in grass cuts of iow
Great Job!!
Christi-An W. - Oct 18, 2019 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Mowing by mark smidt,
grass cuts of iow


Overall Rating: 4.8 / 5 stars (130 reviews)

Service Recommendations in Des Moines

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

Other Landscaping Service

Recommended by Jodi Penna

Details
Service Location: Des Moines,IA 50330
Service Yard Size: 7,065 square feet
Service Price: $20
Service
Back yard There is a 5 by 10 ft flower bed in the backyard the customer is requesting tilted. I would like to do this during the next service.

Other Landscaping Service

Recommended by Brandon Warnke

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Service Location: Des Moines,IA 50306
Service Price: $91
Service
Full yard Second round of weed treatment applied to full lawn.

Leaf Raking

Recommended by Niko Griffith

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Service Location: Des Moines,IA 50940
Service Price: $73
Service
Back yard Backyard too high, needs extra equipment and work.

Bush Trimming

Recommended by Aaron Ginn

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Service Location: Des Moines,IA 50381
Service Yard Size: 9,228 square feet
Service Price: $300
Service
Front yard Bushes in front of house to be trimmed and 2 trees in front yard to b trimmed. One trees branches are hanging low obstructing the driveway and other tree has dead branches hanging all the way to the ground

Tree Maintenance

Recommended by Alexander Gomes

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Service Location: Des Moines,IA 50947
Service Price: $152
Service
Full yard Trim 3 large trees and remove debris from property

Tree Pruning / Care

Recommended by John Crees Fischetti

Details
Service Location: Des Moines,IA 50302
Service Yard Size: 6,691 square feet
Service Price: $61
Service
Front yard Front bush trimmed to about an inch tall per request.

Requests for Service

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Landscaping

Requested by Ashley S.

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Service Location: Des Moines, IA
Service Yard Size: 548 square feet
Service Price: $176
Service
Items Needing Service: General landscaping

Location on Property: Front and back yard

Work to be Done: Clean up

Leaf Removal

Requested by Marion V.

Details

Service Location: Des Moines, IA
Service Yard Size: 4,539 square feet
Service Price: $41
Service
Items Needing Service: Lawn is full of leaves from the trees.. we cannot keep up with it anymore. I'd like the lawn and flower-beds, if possible, cleared out of any leaves, please.

Location on Property: Our lawn and flower-beds are full of leaves...and our driveway is also full of leaves.. there are leaves just everywhere. Please remove our...
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Landscaping

Requested by Jeremy P.

Details

Service Location: Des Moines, IA
Service Yard Size: 8,363 square feet
Service Price: $107
Service
Items Needing Service: I would like a quote for the front of my house to be weeded, hedges trimmed, and old wood chips be replaced with fresh ones. Essentially any areas surrounded by brick.

Location on Property: Front of house

Work to be Done: - Weeding inside brick linings- remove and replace wood chips- trimming of plants /...
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Hedge Trimming

Requested by Andrea M.

Details

Service Location: Des Moines, IA
Service Yard Size: 5,018 square feet
Service Price: $282
Service
Items Needing Service: Bushes along retaining wall

Location on Property: Backyard along retaining wall

Work to be Done: Cut back bushes along retaining wall

Leaf Cleanup

Requested by Diandra W.

Details

Service Location: Des Moines, IA
Service Yard Size: 6,245 square feet
Service Price: $324
Service
Items Needing Service: Just need the leaves blown

Location on Property: All over my yard

Work to be Done: Leaves removed for the yard

Yard Debris Removal

Requested by Trystan W.

Details

Service Location: Des Moines, IA
Service Yard Size: 7,372 square feet
Service Price: $85
Service
Items Needing Service: Front and side yard only

Location on Property: Front yard

Work to be Done: Leaves and acorns removed

Questions and Answers

LOCAL REGULATIONS

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

Source: desmoinesregister.com

LOCAL REGULATIONS

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


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

Source: dmgov.org

Top Des Moines, IA Lawn Services of April 2021

#1-Thomas lawn care
Thomas Stark
4904 Southwest 8th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
7 Ratings
I've been in business since 2008. I mow, weed and trim all yards. I also do some hedging and bush work. In addition, I can overseed. I never rush a job. I take my time and look back over it when I'm done. I want your yard to look as I would want my own yard look. To me, customer satisfaction is the first priority.
#2-Iowa Lawn Pro
Toby Schuh
Des Moines, IA 50320
6 Ratings
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.
#3-DNA Roger Mozee
Roger Mozee
2000 Lay Street
Des Moines, IA 50317
5 Ratings
I started my mowing business to keep neighborhoods looking nice and clean. I use zero turn mowers, push mowers and weedeaters as needed to ensure a completely finished job. My work is something I take pride in, and I love to make customers happy. I show up on time, and I'm insured.
#4-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
#5-Jose's Lawns Maintenance Inc
Jose Chenault
Des Moines, IA
33 Ratings
Wonderful job as usual! Thank you so much !!!
#6-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.
#7-Door to Door
Michael maylone
1114 West Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
3 Ratings
I started my door-to-door service to provide mowing services for a reasonable price. It lets me work outdoors while I talk with people. I also provide other services such as debris removal and house clean-outs. If you have any questions about my services, simply reach out, and I'll be happy to answer your concerns.
#8-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.
#9-Raul Carerillo's Lawns Solutions
Raul Carrillo
Des Moines, IA
24 Ratings
Thanks so much for gathering the leaves and installing our new water feature! Y'all rock!! Also the front yard looks great! Thank you!
#10-Arnold Rewis' Lawn Solutions
Arnold Rewis
Des Moines, IA
22 Ratings
No problem. Hasn't been much growth lately anyway
#11-Steves Lawn Service
Steven Megonnell
3903 51st Street
Des Moines, IA 50310
2 Ratings
I will treat and cut your yard as if it were mine. I pay attention to detail and clean up so you don't even know we were there. Our goal is your complete satisfaction and repeat business. I want you to have the best yard on your street. That's the best referral I can ask for.
#12-Short cut
Bryan Way
657 39th Street
Des Moines, IA 50312
2 Ratings
Services Offered: Lawn Mowing , Mulching, Cleanups
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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
Marquisville
Cheatom
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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