Landscaping in Indianola

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Owner Phil Glaser and his staff of grass whisperers have been nurturing lawns for more than 10 years. Yard experts aerate homeowners' slices of the outdoors to stimulate new root growth, creating durable root systems able to withstand the heat of summer, the cold of winter, and the chill of spilled ice water. Alternatively, the grass gurus can nourish lawns by spreading seeds. The tiny morsels of flora food help transform sparse plots into luscious and verdant grasslands rivaled only by a biodome stocked with chia pets.

5465 NW 1st St
Des Moines,
IA
US

Grape Escape Winery’s name isn’t simply a boozy play on a Steve McQueen movie. For its vintners, planting their own vineyard signified the chance to break free from the typical work routine and spend more time together. From their 8 acres of grapes—supplemented by pickings from 15 other Iowa vineyards—the crafters fill their casks with 13 varietals ranging from sweet to dry. Visitors to the winery may saunter through the pastoral rows of vines, savor tastes of a red, white, or blush over the fire pit, or, on Saturday nights in summer, take in a movie right in the vineyard.

1185 40th Pl
Pleasantville,
IA
US

There's a reason why the sandwiches at Keller's Deli and Cafe have brought local customers and food critics back for seconds and thirds. Owner and head baker Cameron Keller studied artisan and sourdough baking at the French Culinary Institute in New York City, learning the ins and outs of classic European recipes. He begins his bordalais bread with a 100-year-old German sourdough starter to impart maximum flavor, and he tops the hot, chewy bread with deli meats. Of the house-brined corned-beef brisket, Cityview Food Dude Jim Duncan says, "No other corned beef in town compares for tenderness and flavor." And after biting into the thick slices of it on the reuben sandwich, the author of the Distilled Opinion food blog remarked, "I was amazed because I?d never had corned beef quite like this." Other sandwiches of note include the handcrafted meatloaf, which boasts ground beef and an apple-cider-vinegar tomato sauce. The outdoor patio is an ideal spot to read a book or construct a sun visor out of a baguette.

623 Grand Ave
Des Moines,
IA
US

If you’ve seen well-trimmed hedges or precisely cut patches of grass in the yards of greater Des Moines, there’s a chance you’re already familiar with the handiwork of the landscapers at Beautiful Lawns by Long's. The crew tackles all sorts of outdoor maintenance, trimming bushes and trees, fertilizing grasses, and cutting lawns down to size on a weekly or biweekly basis. In addition to caring for flora, landscapers also install fences, lay cement, and add stripes to parking lots and fallen barbershop poles.

217 e diehl Ave
des moines,
IA
US

When they look at a yard, Cold As Ice's landscapers see endless possibilities. Decorative walkways, fountains, and vibrant flowers in every hue come to mind. The team consults closely with homeowners to dream up a picturesque yard design that will charm neighbors and passersby. Lawn technicians, meanwhile, mow yards and maintain lush grass. As its name suggests, Cold As Ice operates in cold months as well. Their crews can remove snow from driveways and help lost snowmen find their ways back to their igloos.

6009 Creston Avenue
Des Moines,
IA
US

The technicians at Tree Needs Tree Services care for flora throughout the Des Moines area. Staffers wield saws and clippers as they prune trees and shrubs down to size, and use hydraulic lifts to remove dead foliage or give hard-to-reach branches high-fives. Tree Needs also clears away debris and damaged branches after storms and other weather events.

2422 Richmond Avenue
Des Moines,
IA
US