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Photo of Amy B.'s yard after getting lawn care in Des Plaines, IL
The team did a great job and the lawn looks fantastic! They are punctual, professional and efficient.
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Much appreciated!! Lucio was quick, friendly and did an awesome job! We are definitely happy with the service.
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I was skeptical about the quality of mowing since I usually meticulously and tediously cut my lawn myself, but Bernard did an amazing job. I hope he's the one mowing my lawn in the future, thanks Bernard and awesome job!!!

Des Plaines, IL - Feb 28, 2024
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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.

Grass Cutting Height Preferences

Medium (4-5 inches) 16%
Short (2-3 inches) 84%

Lawn Care Facts

Average Yard Size 11,046 sq ft
Average Mowing Price $43.52
   
Weekly Cuts 29%
Biweekly Cuts 25%
Monthly Cuts 46%
Lawns Fertilized 5%
Lawns with Leaf Removal 14%
Aerated Lawns 11%
Yards with Cleanups 14%
Days That Are Sunny 4%

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Easy, Affordable Lawn Care Services in Des Plaines

With a climate that ranges from hot summers to cold winters, it can be tough to keep your Des Plaines lawn looking its best all year round. That's where LawnStarter comes in. We are here to help you maintain a healthy and attractive lawn, no matter the weather.

How LawnStarter Can Take Care of Your Lawn: Our pros will handle all your lawn care needs, from mowing, edging, and trimming to fertilizing, aerating, and weed control.


Property Maintenance Code: The maximum height for grass and weeds in our area is 6 inches.

Common Grass Types: Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, and tall fescue are great choices for your Des Plaines lawn.

Best Time to Plant Grass: Spring has the ideal soil temperature for grass to grow and thrive.

Spring Lawn Care Tips: You should consider aerating your lawn to help it breathe, removing any dead grass, and fertilizing it.

Fall Lawn Care Tips: It's important to clear any fallen leaves or debris, as they can contribute to lawn disease if left unchecked.


Common Lawn Pests and Diseases:  It is important to be aware of common pests such as grubs and mites, as well as common diseases like brown patch and dollar spot.


Other Services We Offer: LawnStarter offers a wide range of additional services beyond standard lawn care. This includes tree and shrub care, garden design, gutter cleaning, and fence installation.


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Meet some of our Des Plaines pros

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Steve Ballog
There's nothing like having the best-looking lawn on the block. A professional cut, trim, and edging with Ballog's commercial equipment will help put the WOW back into your lawn and home. We take our time and make sure that our customers are 100% happy with our service. The grass is always greener with Ballog Landscaping!
Ballog Landscaping
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124 Touhy Court
Des Plaines, IL 60018
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Cobra Ray
We love helping our customers take their lawns to the next level with weekly lawn maintenance and annual lawn care services, such as weed and feed, mulching and bush trimming. We aim to please and take our time. Our team at Cobra Lawn Care is ready to help you make your lawn look amazing.
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2135 Spruce Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60018

Recent Reviews

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Michelle B.'s Lawn Service service result
"Always looks great:)"
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Michelle B. - Dec 20, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Service by Cobra Ray
Cobra Lawn Care
Chris G.'s Lawn Mowing Service service result
"Wonderful job thank you so much"
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Chris G. - Nov 22, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Mowing Service by Charles Bennett
Charles Bennett's Garden Services
James G.'s Yard Cutting service result
"Thanks for the quick work, guys!"
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James G. - Sep 25, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Yard Cutting by Michael Durand
M. Durand's Lawn Treatement
Brady K.'s Yard Cutting service result
"Consistently does great work!"
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Brady K. - Aug 21, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Yard Cutting by David Vu
Vu's Lawn & Landscape
Sharon W.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"Looks great. Thank you"
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Sharon W. - Aug 20, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Mowing by Wesley Douglas
Wesley Douglas's Lawn And Landscape
Crystal B.'s Lawn Care service result
"Micheal did an excellent job!"
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Crystal B. - Jul 18, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Care by Nathan Luebbert
Luebbert's Garden Services
Jeffery E.'s Lawn Service service result
"Looks great!!"
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Jeffery E. - Jun 22, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Service by Michael Foy
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Willie S.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"Great Work ethics"
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Willie S. - Jun 21, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Mowing by William Le
W. Le's Lawn Solutions
Nicole W.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"Big thanks to Cornelius, who walked into a jungle and left a stately lawn behind. We just moved in and the yard was severely neglected, but after our first mow he has it looking like the cover of a magazine! We really appreciate the care he took, and look forward to continuing our service through Lawnstarter."
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Nicole W. - Jun 15, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Mowing by Cornelius Eubanks
Gentlemen Of All Trades
Kathleen K.'s Yard Cutting service result
"Keep sending Jose--he always does a great job!"
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Kathleen K. - Jun 12, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Yard Cutting by Jose Perez
Jose Perez Landscaping
Calvin H.'s Lawn Mowing service result
"Excellent job. Very professional and though."
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Calvin H. - Apr 23, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Mowing by John Armstrong
Armstrong's Lawn Treatement And Landscape
Willie J.'s Lawn Mowing Service service result
"They did an outstanding job."
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Willie J. - Apr 17, 2023 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Mowing Service by Michael Durand
M. Durand's Lawn Treatement
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"Excellent service and great cut."
Jose L. - Dec 23, 2022 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Service by Paul Aceto (Tiny Tim Tree Svc)
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"Excellent service"
Chrystal M. - Jul 20, 2022 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Care by David Larkin (Larkin's Lawn Treatement And Landscape Inc.)
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"He did a good job"
Leonora S. - Jun 17, 2022 - Des Plaines, IL
Grass Cutting by David Larkin (Larkin's Lawn Treatement And Landscape Inc.)
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"Great Job!"
Rachel K. - Apr 19, 2022 - Des Plaines, IL
Lawn Care by David Larkin (Larkin's Lawn Treatement And Landscape Inc.)
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Service Recommendations in Des Plaines

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

Pro Recommendation for Stick and Leaf Cleanup

Recommended by Steve Ballog
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Location: Des Plaines,IL
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Yard Size: 3,500 square feet
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Price: $365.85
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Location (from the street): Full yard You have way more leaves here than what I thought. This is a days work. Not an easy fix.

Pro Recommendation for General Landscape Improvements

Recommended by Michael Foy
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Location: Des Plaines,IL
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Yard Size: 11,249 square feet
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Price: $85.37
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Location (from the street): Full yard, Front yard, Left side, Back yard, Right side leaf removal service leaf removal service leaf removal service

Pro Recommendation for Other Landscaping Service

Recommended by Paul Aceto
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Location: Des Plaines,IL
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Yard Size: 11,624 square feet
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Price: $170.73
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Location (from the street): Full yard Lawn aeration and over seeding. Lawn aeration is when we plug holes into your lawn and then over seed.

Pro Recommendation for Stick and Leaf Cleanup

Recommended by Wesley Douglas
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Location: Des Plaines,IL
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Yard Size: 9,024 square feet
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Price: $518.29
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Location (from the street): Front yard, Left side, Back yard, Right side I will clean out all flower beds front and back. I will then lay down a weed barrier to keep weeds out for good I will then fill the lined beds with mulch this combined will leave you with a good start to a beautiful yard

Pro Recommendation for Flower Bed Weeding

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Location: Des Plaines,IL
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Yard Size: 1,855 square feet
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Price: $182.92
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Location (from the street): Right side Clean up Rock gardens ...weed whack as best as possible and then spray with weed killer

Pro Recommendation for General Cleanup

Recommended by Anthony Davis
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Location: Des Plaines,IL
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Yard Size: 5,488 square feet
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Price: $365.85
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Location (from the street): Full yard Clean debri branches fence line trash and weed pulling flower beds

Requests for Service

Have a project in mind? Request a no-obligation quote from your pro with the tap of a button. Here are some recent quotes requested in Des Plaines.

Customer pricing request for Lawn Care

Requested by Erika C.
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Location: Des Plaines, IL 32204
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Yard Size: 5,227 square feet
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Price: $90
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Items Needing Service: Gutter cleaning
Location on Property: Full yard
Work to be Done: Asap
Serviced by: John Beaulieu's Lawn And Garden

Customer pricing request for Tree Care

Requested by Ciara B.
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Location: Des Plaines, IL
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Yard Size: 4,133 square feet
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Price: $305
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Items Needing Service: Tree in front yard
Location on Property: Front-yard
Work to be Done: Would like the tree trimmed

Customer pricing request for Leaf Raking And Cleaning

Requested by Jon S.
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Location: Des Plaines, IL
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Yard Size: 8,687 square feet
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Price: $183
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Items Needing Service: Yard needs general clean up and leaf removal.
Location on Property: Full yard
Work to be Done: Yard

Customer pricing request for Yard Cleaning

Requested by Melanie C.
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Location: Des Plaines, IL
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Yard Size: 3,977 square feet
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Price: $111
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Items Needing Service: wooded area by my mailbox
Location on Property: Left side
Work to be Done: Needs weeds pulled, ivy trimmed and general cleanup

Customer pricing request for Tree Maintenance

Requested by Giselle D.
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Location: Des Plaines, IL
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Yard Size: 6,540 square feet
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Price: $46
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Items Needing Service: Bush removal, higher than 10ft.
Location on Property: Full yard
Work to be Done: I have overgrown bushes in the front and back yards that I would like removed from the roots and from my property.

Customer pricing request for General Landscape Improvements

Requested by Phyllis D.
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Location: Des Plaines, IL
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Yard Size: 9,868 square feet
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Price: $33
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Items Needing Service: Just mowing the lawn pls.
Location on Property: Full yard
Work to be Done: Just mowing the lawn pls.

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Top Des Plaines, IL Lawn Services of February 2024

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Wesley Douglas's Lawn And Landscape
Des Plaines, IL
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(7 Ratings)
Looks great. Thank you
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Christopher Johnson's Lawn Care Service
Des Plaines, IL
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(7 Ratings)
Christopher Johnson's Lawn Care Service has been offering service in Des Plaines for 10 years. We're the trustworthy residential and commercial lawn service that truly cares about providing premium service. Whether you need grass mowing, irrigation maintenance or pruning, our professionals can handle it!
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Vu's Lawn & Landscape
Des Plaines, IL
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(6 Ratings)
very nice and quick turnaround from setting appointment and getting the work completed.
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Woods's Lawn Care Service LLC
Des Plaines, IL
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(5 Ratings)
Looking to hire a budget priced outdoor maintenance service? Woods's Lawn Care Service LLC is a outdoor maintenance service that is known to provide lawn mowing, leaf blowing, and deck washing throughout the Des Plaines area.
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Cobra Lawn Care
2135 Spruce Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018
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(4 Ratings)
Always looks great:)
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John's Lawn Treatment & Lawnscape
Des Plaines, IL
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(36 Ratings)
Are you looking a gardener that handles good quality work? John's Lawn Treatment & Lawnscape handles grass mowing and also irrigation maintenance, flower bed mulching, and more all throughout Des Plaines.
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M. Durand's Lawn Treatement
Des Plaines, IL
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(36 Ratings)
Thanks for the quick work, guys!
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Ballog Landscaping
124 Touhy Court, Des Plaines, IL 60018
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(35 Ratings)
There's nothing like having the best-looking lawn on the block. A professional cut, trim, and edging with Ballog's commercial equipment will help put the WOW back into your lawn and home. We take our time and make sure that our customers are 100% happy with our service. The grass is always greener with Ballog Landscaping!
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Luebbert's Garden Services
Des Plaines, IL
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(30 Ratings)
Micheal did an excellent job!
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John Beaulieu's Lawn And Garden
Des Plaines, IL
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(30 Ratings)
Nice, neat job!
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McNeal's Lawn Treatement And Landscape Inc
Des Plaines, IL
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(3 Ratings)
With 20 years of industry experience, Shane is one of the Des Plaines area's top lawn care gurus. His bread and butter is lawn mowing but his company also offers flower bed cultivation, irrigation repair, and several other services.
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Anthony Davis's Lawn & Garden
Des Plaines, IL
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(29 Ratings)
Anthony Davis's Lawn & Garden offers top grade lawn mowing and leaf blowing in Des Plaines. Anthony and his crew have maintained thousands of landscapes over the past 9 years.
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Jerry Guerrero's Lawn Maintenance LLC.
Des Plaines, IL
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(26 Ratings)
Yard looks amazing
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W. Le's Lawn Solutions
Des Plaines, IL
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(2 Ratings)
great job as always
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Charles Bennett's Garden Services
Des Plaines, IL
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(2 Ratings)
I appreciate that Daniel knocks to let us know he is starting to mow. It helps make sure that we keep the dog inside!! Lawn always looks nice too!
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P. Jansen's Lawn And Garden
Des Plaines, IL
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(14 Ratings)
It looks great thanks
LawnStarter service area around Des Plaines, IL

Neighborhoods we service in Des Plaines, IL

Craig Manor
Dunning
E Algonquin
Einstein Park
Garfield Ridge
Greenwood
Hyde Park
Iroquois Park
Jefferson Park
Kylemore Greens
Lake View
Lexington Pointe
Lincoln Park
North Park
O'hare
Plymouth wood
Rose Avenue
West Ridge
Westgate
Willow Park

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