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TruGreen MidSouth Lawn Care Articles

Interested in learning more about how to care for your lawn? Not sure how lawn care changes with the seasons? Read our blog for the latest information!

October 11, 2021
child in blue boot standing in flooded yard

How To Restore Your Lawn After Bad Flooding Damage

Excessive rains caused by hurricanes can leave our yards torn up and flooded. What do you do when the soil is depleted of nutrients and pests take advantage of the chaos? We'll show you in our latest blog.
September 20, 2021
plate of bugs as a meal

The Incredible Edible World Of Insects and Where to Get Pest Control

What we here in Louisiana and Mississippi believe are creepy-crawly insects, in many other parts of the world, they consider them a delicatessen. Believe it or not, many bugs are packed full of protein and nutrients. Read on to find out more about this "strange but healthy" meal plan and then where you can obtain effective pest control to keep insects at bay and away from your family and yard.
September 7, 2021
emerald ash borer on flowers

Protect Your Ash Trees From the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

There is a danger out there threatening the lives of our beloved ash trees. Called Emerald Ash Borer beetle, it has already been found in Louisiana and is quickly barreling down on Mississippi. The best way to protect your ash trees is by keeping them healthy with a tree and shrub care program like the one offered by TruGreen MidSouth. Read on to learn more about EAB, how you can tell if your ash trees have been infected, and other ways to help stop this invasive beetle
August 23, 2021
birds in a bird bath

Stop Mosquitoes From Taking Over Your Birdbaths!

Here in Mississippi and Louisiana, we are constantly dealing with mosquitoes. And because they breed using stagnant water, anything that holds water becomes a mosquito magnet, even the birdbaths you put out for your beloved bird friends. How can you stop mosquitoes from taking over and keeping your birds hydrated? Find out with these tried and true effective methods. Then get mosquito control through TruGreen MidSouth and protect your family, pets, and yard.
August 9, 2021
tall fescue grass

Which Type of Grass Should I Plant on My Lawn?

When having a new house built, installing a pool, or rejuvenating a lawn under distress, choosing which grasses to plant can feel a bit daunting. You want grass that will last a long time, stand up to the local environmental elements and look the best for your property. Your friends at TruGreen have taken the liberty of creating a list of grasses appropriate for your geographic location. We explain the pros and cons of each and how a lawn care program can help.
July 26, 2021
Lawn Aerator

Aeration vs Dethatching: How To Tell Which Is Right For Your Lawn

Aeration and dethatching are two of our most popular services at TruGreen Midsouth. Learn the difference between them and now to tell if one or both is right for your lawn.
July 12, 2021
Gardenia bush

Best Shrubs To Grow In Louisiana

From fragrant blooms to natural fences, shrubs provide a beautiful and functional addition to our gardens and thrive in our southern climate! Whether you're looking for something sweet-smelling or drought-resistant, this guide will help you make the best decision for your yard.
June 21, 2021
sunrise over grassy field

Here Are The Minerals Your Lawn Needs To Succeed

Contrary to pop-culture belief, electrolytes are NOT what plants crave. Here's what your turfgrass actually wants to give you that vibrantly green lush lawn of your dreams!
June 7, 2021
dutch elm disease on a tree

These Are The Most Common Tree Pests In The South

Keeping up with tree and shrub care can be time-consuming but it's important. If you're not careful, you could wind up with any of these annoying, plant-destroying bugs.
May 24, 2021
mosquito swarm

Why Mosquitoes Need Blood And Other Things You’ve Wondered About Them

Mosquitoes are perhaps the most hated bug on the planet. But have you ever wondered why they need to drink blood? We answer this and other questions you may have wondered about mosquitoes.
May 10, 2021
spider on a leaf

8 Things You Never Knew About Spiders

Spiders may be creepy but in many ways, they are also quite cool. From the strength of their webs to their high-def vision, spiders might be one of nature's coolest creations - even if we don't enjoy them in our homes.
April 26, 2021
dandelions on a plate

8 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make With Dandelions

Nothing ruins the look of a lawn more than a bright yellow dandelion. These common lawn weeds stick out like a sore thumb, and they’re something […]
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