Overseeding in Urbandale, West Des Moines, & Waukee, IA | Ultimate Lawn Services

Overseeding in Urbandale, West Des Moines, & Waukee, IA & Nearby Areas

We have been overseeding lawns since 2005!

Has your lawn been looking a bit thin and patchy lately? If so, we have the solution for you. Our team at Ultimate Lawn Services offers an overseeding service that is designed to fill in any bare patches and thicken up your turf. We provide this service to property owners in Urbandale, West Des Moines, Waukee, and nearby areas in Iowa. We offer our overseeding service in the fall to give your new seedlings the best chance at successfully germinating. We use a mix of fescue, ryegrass, and Kentucky bluegrass seeds and choose the type of seed that will heed the best results for your lawn. While this service can be scheduled independently, we suggest pairing it with our core aeration service for maximum benefits. Give us a call at (515) 371-0896 to schedule with us today!


When do we offer our overseeding service?

Hands full of seeds for overseeding service in Grimes, IA.

Here at Ultimate Lawn Services, we choose to offer our overseeding service in the fall. There are a few reasons why fall is the best time of year to overseed your lawn; one reason is that your soil will still be warm following the summer season, and warm soil provides the ideal growing environment for your new seedlings. Another reason is that weeds struggle to germinate in the fall, meaning that your new grass seeds won't have to compete with pesky weeds for vital nutrients. By offering our overseeding service in the fall, we can ensure that your grass seeds have the best chance at taking root and growing successfully.


We choose the perfect grass seeds for your property's needs.

For our overseeding service, our team utilizes fescue, ryegrass, and Kentucky bluegrass seeds. Depending on the unique needs of your lawn, our experts will overseed your property with the grass seeds that will bring you the best results. For example, if you have children or pets and your lawn receives a lot of foot traffic, Kentucky bluegrass would be a great option. If there are a lot of areas on your lawn that receive full sun all day long, ryegrass is a perfect choice. If your yard is shadier or has many trees, fescue might be the grass for you.


We suggest pairing overseeding with core aeration for the best results.

Aerator machine in lawn in Ankeny, IA.

Although we offer our overseeding service independently, we highly recommend pairing this service with core aeration. Following a core aeration treatment with overseeding gives your new seedlings a much better chance at successfully germinating and developing strong root systems. This is due to the fact that the process of core aeration involves removing small plugs of soil from your entire lawn; if you overseed your lawn directly after aerating it, your new seeds will fall into these small holes. This will give the seeds direct contact with your soil and help them take root more quickly. Core aeration also reduces thatch buildup, which can help your new seedlings to successfully germinate as well.

When you overseed your lawn without aerating first, your new seedlings tend to germinate about 60 to 70% less than when you pair these services.


Call us today to sign up for our overseeding service!

Here at Ultimate Lawn Services, our team is committed to providing our customers the highest quality lawn care services they've ever experienced. For the last 17 years, we have proudly served the homes and businesses in Urbandale, West Des Moines, Waukee, and nearby communities in Iowa. If you are interested in finally having the thick, lush lawn of your dreams, give us a call at (515) 371-0896 today to sign up for our overseeding service!