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!

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
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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 […]
April 12, 2021
fire ants

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Fire Ants

Fire ants may be annoying, but they are also one of nature's most fascinating insects. From their notorious stings to their immense colony sizes, learn more about this common lawn pest.
March 26, 2021
school building with healthy grass

Why You Should Get Commercial Lawn Care This Spring

If you own or manage a commercial property, you've got enough on your plate. Leave the lawn care and pest control to the professionals at TruGreen. We'll take care of the landscaping so you'll always make a good first impression.
March 19, 2021
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Spring Checklist for Lawn Care

Things are starting to green up out there. Time to get a jump on your lawn care goals by following these helpful tips and tricks. For the best lawn care in the South, call the pros at TruGreen Midsouth.
February 22, 2021

Know Your Enemy: Common Spring Weeds of Southern Lawns

Before you start the 2021 war on weeds make sure you know what you are fighting. Knowing your enemy is key to winning any war. Take a look at these common weeds trying to invade your yard this year.
February 8, 2021
hand on healthy grass

Common Diseases That Attack Mississippi and Louisiana Lawns

Spring may be on the way but so are lawn diseases that affect southern lawns. Be careful, vigilant, and be able to spot the signs before too much damage is done. Keep reading to see how TruGreen Midsouth can help you.