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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 - May 27, 2022
Des Moines Lawn Care Recommendations


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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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Richard J.'s Lawn Service service in Wilk&Sons
Lawn looks great, Jake and his crew did a fantastic job, please allow Jake and his crew to continue to service my lawn. Jake knows where my property line ends on the west side of my driveway and he makes sure that he doesn't omit it when servicing our lawn.
Richard J. - May 20, 2022 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Service by Jake Wilkinson,
Wilk&Sons
Cherie M.'s Lawn Care service in Wilk&Sons
Nice guys. Good job!
Cherie M. - May 15, 2022 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Care by Jake Wilkinson,
Wilk&Sons
Polly R.'s Lawn Care service in Emerson mowin
Justin goes above and beyond and I appreciate his continued awesome lawn service!
Polly R. - May 13, 2022 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Care by Justin Hillock,
Emerson mowin
Josh E.'s Lawn Service service in grass cuts of iow
Mark and crew did a great job. Thank you for the service!
Josh E. - Nov 30, 2021 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Service by mark smidt,
grass cuts of iow
Samara V.'s Lawn Maintenance service in Emerson mowin
We really appreciate Justin's work on our yards. He's quick and timely and thorough, which has been a godsend since we just recently moved in and do not yet own a mower. We may just opt to keep him instead, since he's so dang good!
Samara V. - Nov 09, 2021 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Maintenance by Justin Hillock,
Emerson mowin
Joyce S.'s Lawn Mowing service in Emerson mowin
He did a great job thank you.
Joyce S. - Oct 25, 2021 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Mowing by Justin Hillock,
Emerson mowin
William B.'s Lawn Service service in Wilk&Sons
Very Good job Jake!
William B. - Oct 18, 2021 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Service by Jake Wilkinson,
Wilk&Sons
Lee M.'s Lawn Service service in Emerson mowin
Thanks Justin!
Lee M. - Oct 08, 2021 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Service by Justin Hillock,
Emerson mowin
Christy A.'s Lawn Mowing service in grass cuts of iow
Mark did a great job on our lawn. Highly recommend!
Christy A. - Oct 06, 2021 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Mowing by mark smidt,
grass cuts of iow
William B.'s Yard Cutting service in Wilk&Sons
Great Job Jake!
William B. - Oct 01, 2021 - Des Moines, IA
Yard Cutting by Jake Wilkinson,
Wilk&Sons
Lee M.'s Lawn Mowing service in Emerson mowin
Thanks Justin
Lee M. - Sep 17, 2021 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Mowing by Justin Hillock,
Emerson mowin
Scott Y.'s Lawn Mowing Service service in Thomas lawn care
Looks good, thank you!
Scott Y. - Sep 16, 2021 - Des Moines, IA
Lawn Mowing Service by Thomas Stark,
Thomas lawn care


Overall Rating: 4.85 / 5 stars (176 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.

Hedge Trimming

Recommended by Steven Felix

Details
Service Location: Des Moines,IA 50315
Service Yard Size: 8,898 square feet
Service Price: $18
Service
Full yard, Front yard I.

Lawn Care

Recommended by Raul Carrillo

Details
Service Location: Des Moines,IA 30349
Service Yard Size: 3,835 square feet
Service Price: $67072
Service
Location (from the street): Front yard Clean out flower bed on front porch and remove trees in flower bed and mulch flower bed, we supply mulch

Lawn Care

Recommended by Toby Schuh

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Service Location: Des Moines,IA 95670
Service Yard Size: 7,639 square feet
Service Price: $12195
Service
Location (from the street): Back yard Weed whacking flowerbed areas in entire backyard. This dose include hand pulling or bagging or disposing clippings

Lawn Care

Recommended by Travis Christensen

Details
Service Location: Des Moines,IA 95691
Service Yard Size: 11,423 square feet
Service Price: $3291
Service
Location (from the street): Full yard Trim and clean up trees and bushes around the front and back of house

Lawn Care

Recommended by Cody Davis

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Service Location: Des Moines,IA 75069
Service Yard Size: 8,862 square feet
Service Price: $33536
Service
Location (from the street): Full yard Clean up and remove all leaves and debris from all flower beds and front and back yards

Lawn Care

Recommended by Kyle Jones

Details
Service Location: Des Moines,IA 95838
Service Yard Size: 13,146 square feet
Service Price: $24390
Service
Location (from the street): Full yard Tall grass needs to be knocked down. No bagging, just a nice big cut, edge, and blow.

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.

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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.

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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 May 2022

#1-Thomas lawn care
Thomas Stark
4904 Southwest 8th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
7 Ratings
Thank you for moving the dog toys!
#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
#13-Triple
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.
#14-Wilk&Sons
Jake Wilkinson
3831 4th Street
Des Moines, IA 50313
16 Ratings
Lawn looks great, Jake and his crew did a fantastic job, please allow Jake and his crew to continue to service my lawn. Jake knows where my property line ends on the west side of my driveway and he makes sure that he doesn't omit it when servicing our lawn.
#15-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 fixed and weeded my pergola and planted vines to add shade. He also fixed all the flower boxes outside the windows. What a pleasant young man!
#16-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!!
#17-grass cuts of iow
mark smidt
2958 East Ovid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
106 Ratings
Mark was very friendly, polite, and professional. He installed my new firepit. The back yard looks great. We talked about the rest of the year and what to do for next year. Thanks Mark for the great work!
#18-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 install them. Great service and awesome guy!
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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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