Lawn Pest Control in Des Moines, Iowa: Have a Pest-Resistant Lawn!

May 27, 2021

In 1976 All American Turf Beauty was the first company in Iowa to offer programmed lawn care. The company founders literally invented and developed the industry in Iowa. Get a beautiful weed-free lawn with our professional lawn care services!

Pest control is an integral part of lawn care. Effective lawn pest control can not only protect your turf from damage by pests and insects, but also keep your home free from them.

If you are a lawn owner in Des Moines or any of Iowa, a reputed lawncare company like All American Turf Beauty (AATB) can help you keep pests and insects at bay with their effective pest control treatments.

Lawn Pest Control in Des Moines, Iowa

The following are some of the pests and insects that commonly trouble Des Moines, Iowa lawns:

1. Sod Webworm

These common lawn pests have colors that range from green to reddish-brown. Sod webworms are the larvae of Crambus moths that inhabit Northern regions of the US and most of southern Canada. These pests usually appear in the summer or during the fall lawncare session. These native species of North America can greatly damage lawn turf.

How to control Sod Webworms?

Sod webworms cannot be effectively dealt with using chemicals. Lawn care experts in Iowa prefer the use of biological agents to control these lawn pests. Some effective options are Nosema with parasitic nematodes such as Steinernema carpocapsae. Organic lawn pest control is the best approach to save lawn grass from these pests.

How to control Sod Webworms

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2. Japanese Beetles (Grubs)

Japanese Beetle grubs occur in most regions of eastern USA. Compared to Sod Webworm, Grubs are bigger and white, and more difficult to find. They can be found at the time of re-sodding before fall lawn care. As larvae, these pests devour the lawn grassroots and as adult beetles, they damage most plants.

How to Control Japanese Beetles

The most effective way of dealing with these lawn grubs is using the bacterium Paenibacillus popilliae. These bacteria can result in a fatal disease known as ‘Milky Spore Disease’ that can destroy these lawn pests easily. Our lawn care experts in Des Moines, Iowa, employ home-safe chemicals such as Trichlorfon for lawn grub treatment. Another insecticide that is effective for Japanese Beetle grub control is Chlorantraniliprole.

How to Control Japanese Beetles

Make Your Lawn and Home Pest-Resistant with AATB!

If pests are the problem, All American Turf Beauty has the solution. Our professional Perimeter Insect Control service involves the application of effective pest control treatments outside your home that prevent pests from invading your living space.

In our Perimeter Insect Control service, we treat a barrier of soil, two to three feet above the foundation walls as well as four to six feet around your property, to prevent any pest infestation. These are the areas where insects and pests are usually most active. Moreover, they may get entry to your home from these areas.

Benefits of our Perimeter Insect Control service are:

  • Insects and pests are controlled before they can enter your home
  • Application of pesticide is performed outside your home, and not inside
  • It reduces the need for interior insect and pest control

We will be happy to assist you with lawn pest control and pet safe flea and tick yard treatment in Des Moines, Iowa. To know more about our expert lawn pest control services, request a consultation today!

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Our services are guaranteed!

If you are not completely satisfied with an All American Turf Beauty application to your lawn, we will re-apply the application at no additional cost and continue the regular lawn treatment program. Alternately, we will fully refund your cost for the application and cancel any further obligation on your part.

To qualify for the guarantee, you must call All American Turf Beauty within 30 days of application.

Our goal at All American Turf Beauty, Inc. is a simple one:

To provide you with the highest quality products and methods available.

We offer every kind of service that it takes to develop and maintain a beautiful lawn in Iowa based on the climate, soil types, and the varieties of grass that are commonly grown here.

One of the keys to the success of the program is that we provide treatment to lawns approximately every 8 weeks throughout the growing season. This ensures that the grass has fertilizer (food) available throughout the growing season. Dandelions and other Broadleaf weeds are controlled as they germinate thus enabling a weed free lawn, and our Turf Specialist is at the property four to six times per season to address problems as and when they arise.

Another key to our service is our people. The most important person to you in our company is the Turf Specialist assigned to treat your lawn.

We are proud to say that our Turf Specialists are the best trained and most experienced in the lawn care industry.

When you become a customer at All American Turf Beauty, a Turf Specialist is assigned to your account. You will have the same person treating your lawn each time. It is their responsibility to service your lawn, make sure it is receiving the correct applications as scheduled, and to provide you with the best personalized service possible. Their jobs depend on it.

We have several programs to choose from. Your Turf Specialist will recommend the best program that fits the needs of your lawn and your budget.


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