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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 22, 2019
Des Moines Lawn Care Recommendations


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Sunrise   7:40 am Sunset   5:05 pm


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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

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

David Major
Major Mowing, owned by David Major, is a small local lawn mowing business that gets it done. No yard related task is too major - or minor - for David and team to tackle.


4237 Southeast 22nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50320

Brandon Warnke
Brandon is with Lake Landscape and Irrigation - a name that many Des Moines residents know. LLI can not only do landscaping and irrigation, but also regular lawn mowing and maintenance as well.


1900 Southeast 1st Street
Des Moines, IA 50315

Recent Reviews

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Looks great.
Carolyn H. - Nov 26, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Maintenance by Glen Miller,
Triple A
Very nice job!! Thank you
Luisana A. - Oct 24, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Service by Raul Carrillo,
Raul Carrillo's Lawn Solutions
Kevin's been able to maintain our lawn while we are in the process of sell your house. It's good to have someone regularly scheduled to keep up the appearance of the lawn.
Bernie D. - Oct 14, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Service by Kyle Grimes,
Green Zone Lawn And Landscape
What an amazing job Zhivago did! Couldn't have asked for a more professional cut and interaction!!!
Kyle B. - Oct 04, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Mowing Service by Jose Perez,
Premium Garden Services
Al's service was great, my wife and I were both impressed...
Donald H. - Sep 03, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Service by Raul Carrillo,
Raul Carrillo's Lawn Solutions
While it was (is) storming when I FINALLY made it Home, I could see immediately how much attention Gregory showed my yard today. Thank you Gregory!!
Beth A. - Aug 15, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Maintenance by Kyle Jones,
Kyle's Lawn Treatment & Lawnscape
Always looks great! Thank you!!!!
Tiffany M. - Aug 08, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Care by Glen Miller,
Triple A
Great as always
Herb C. - Jul 30, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Service by Jose Perez,
Premium Garden Services
Very nice and neat. Very crisp. Thank you.
Susan C. - Jul 08, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Mowing Service by Kyle Jones,
Kyle's Lawn Treatment & Lawnscape
Did a great job
David L. - Jun 30, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Maintenance by Jose Chenault,
Jose's Lawn Maintenance Inc.
Maurice did an amazing job on my lawn!
Donna B. - Jun 19, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Mowing Service by Ryan Giles,
R. Giles' Lawns
Great job Jeff!
Arthur O. - Jun 03, 2018 - Des Moines, IA,
Lawn Service by Jose Chenault,
Jose's Lawn Maintenance Inc.


Overall Rating: 4.77 / 5 stars (111 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.

Trimming of Bushes

Recommended by Kyle Jones

Details

Location: Des Moines, IA 50317

Yard Size: 4,615 square feet

Price: $118

Description: Front-yard Trim shrubs & short palm tree and apply weed killer in flower beds

Tree Service

Recommended by Cody Davis

Details

Location: Des Moines, IA 50336

Yard Size: 5,530 square feet

Price: $224

Description: Front-yard Clean and lift tree up

Bush Trimming

Recommended by Jose Perez

Details

Location: Des Moines, IA 50381

Yard Size: 6,761 square feet

Price: $18

Description: Front-yard, Left side, Right side Bushes trimmed near mailbox, in the front yard and right & left side per customer's request. Job has already been completed. Attached are 2 before and 2 after photos.

Leaf Raking

Recommended by Jose Perez

Details

Location: Des Moines, IA 50316

Yard Size: 8,999 square feet

Price: $53

Description: Front-yard Need a general cleanup for pickup of sticks, debris and leaves

General Landscape Improvements

Recommended by Kyle Jones

Details

Location: Des Moines, IA 50321

Yard Size: 10,860 square feet

Price: $147

Description: Powerwashing driveway and rear of house walk way and brick

Leaf Collection

Recommended by Raul Carrillo

Details

Location: Des Moines, IA 50331

Yard Size: 5,148 square feet

Price: $88

Description: Rake leaves in front and back yard bag up and haul away

Requests for Service

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General Cleanup

Requested by Katie M.

Details

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 Carrillo's Lawn Solutions

Hedge Trimming

Requested by Remon A.

Details

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.

Details

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' Lawns

Gutter Cleaning

Requested by Ross T.

Details

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 Lawn Treatment & Lawnscape

Leaf Collection

Requested by Amanda L.

Details

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.

Details

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 Lawn Maintenance Inc.

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 January 2019

#1-Kyle's Lawn Treatment & Lawnscape
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
#2-Jose's Lawn Maintenance Inc.
Jose Chenault
Des Moines, IA
33 Ratings
My lawn look great,Andrew did a perfect job
#3-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.
#4-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.
#5-Raul Carrillo's Lawn 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!!
#6-Arnold Rewis' Lawn Solutions
Arnold Rewis
Des Moines, IA
22 Ratings
No problem. Hasn't been much growth lately anyway
#7-Triple A
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.
#8-R. Giles' Lawns
Ryan Giles
Des Moines, IA
15 Ratings
Sprayed fertilizer and left bill and recommendations. It's been too dry to get new grass to germinate. However the sand burs are growing just fine! Three treatments and aeration with little improvement in the yard.
#9-Premium Garden Services
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!!
#10-Excel Lawns & Landscape
Mike Dewiese
616 East Granger Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50315
19 ratings
Services Offered: lawn fertilization , lawn care, spring cleanups
#11-Goldtree lawcare
William Dorrlacombe
3900 11th Street
Des Moines, IA 50313
114 ratings
Services Offered: grass mowing , lawn care, fall cleanups
#12-Anderson Lawn Care LLC
Beth Anderson
3134 SW 12th St
Des Moines, IA 50315
25 ratings
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.
#13-MajorMowing
David Major
4237 Southeast 22nd Street
Des Moines, IA 50320
29 ratings
Major Mowing, owned by David Major, is a small local lawn mowing business that gets it done. No yard related task is too major - or minor - for David and team to tackle.
#14-Lake Landscape and Irrigation
Brandon Warnke
1900 Southeast 1st Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
120 ratings
Brandon is with Lake Landscape and Irrigation - a name that many Des Moines residents know. LLI can not only do landscaping and irrigation, but also regular lawn mowing and maintenance as well.
#15-Hines mowing
David Hines
2009 Delaware Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
103 ratings
Services Offered: lawn mowing service , lawn treatment, regular lawn care
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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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