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 13, 2022
purple flowers

11 Garden Plants to Help Keep Bugs Away!

March 14, 2022
plastic bottles used to create vertical garden

How to Utilize Vertical Gardening For Maximizing Space

One alternative gardening method that is catching on throughout Baton Rouge is vertical gardening. Vertical gardening is great for small backyards and tiny areas because it grows upwards instead of across. Here are some cool DIY projects that can help you get started on your vertical gardens. 
February 21, 2022
dog rolling on grass

Nasty Diseases You Can Catch From Fleas And Ticks In Your Own Backyard

Just because you avoid heavily wooded areas and tall grass doesn't mean you're safe from fleas and ticks. These tiny pests carry harmful diseases - many can be life-threatening or develop into chronic conditions if left untreated.
February 7, 2022
tree scale (grey)

How to Manage Tree Scale in Mississippi and Louisiana

As we get closer to spring and the temperatures start to warm up, many different insects will re-emerge from their overwintering spots on your trees and shrubs from the previous season. One of the most damaging insects in Louisiana and Mississippi are tree scales. Learn what they are, the signs your trees have been infected, what you can do for prevention and control, and how tree and shrub care can help.
January 24, 2022
spider plant

Reduce Anxiety With These Common Yet Easy To Care For Household Plants

House plants help create a sense of calm, reduce stress, and decrease anxiety. Having greenery planted throughout your house allows you to bring nature indoors while creating a diverse color palette throughout. Here is a list of the most common yet easy to care for household plants you can begin growing in your Baton Rouge area home or office now.
January 10, 2022
lawn aeration plugs

Your Spring Lawn Care Goals for Your New Orleans Landscape

Spring will be here before you know it in New Orleans so now is the time to start thinking about your lawn care goals for the season. There’s a lot of work to do in the spring but the pros at TruGreen MidSouth are here to help. We have put a list together to help get you started on your 2022 lawn care goals so you can get a head start on creating that picture-perfect lawn.
December 20, 2021
trees on a path

How Deep-Root Fertilization Helps Your Trees Get Healthier

Fertilizing your tree and shrubs' root systems twice a year helps your largest plants get all the nutrients they need and makes them more resilient to stressors like cold weather, pests, and diseases. Discover the many benefits of this popular TruGreen service treatment.
December 6, 2021
hoop tunnel gardening

How To Extend Your Growing Season In Louisiana and Mississippi

Find out what dedicated gardeners already know, how to grow your own vegetables in Louisiana and Mississippi year-round. Then get a head start by scheduling this spring's lawn care with TruGreen MidSouth. Because believe it or not, spring will be here before you know it.
November 22, 2021
commercial lobby

How To Keep Your Commercial Property Free From Pests

When the weather gets cooler in fall and winter, you can be sure that pests will do everything they can to find their way indoors. That creates a problem for your commercial property. Learn how to keep pests out by following these tips.
November 8, 2021
curly doc

Common Fall Weeds That Can Invade Your Lawns And Flower Beds

Just when you thought you wouldn’t have to put in any more lawn or garden work for the year, you notice patches of weeds cropping up in clumps across your lawn and into your flower beds. Despite the cooler temperatures in Louisiana and Mississippi, weeds can still sprout and grow in the fall and even throughout the winter months. How can you make sure weeds won’t affect your lawn or flower bed this fall and get a head start on spring weeding? Talk to the experts at TruGreen MidSouth about how our flower and bed maintenance program and weed control applications can help. 
October 25, 2021
sunset over lawn

Get Your Lawn Ready For Fall With This Handy Checklist

The growing season in both Mississippi and Louisiana is starting to come to an end. You have put a lot of hard work into your yard this year so don’t slow down just because it’s fall. There is still plenty of work to be done to get your yard prepared for winter. That’s why TruGreen MidSouth has put together a list of lawn care chores you can do right now to ensure your lawn stays healthy year-round.
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.