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!

August 24, 2020
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Flea and Tick Prevention

Fleas and ticks are small blood-sucking insects that live in shady places in your yard and can spread deadly diseases such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Murine Typhus, and Lyme disease. Protect your yard and family this summer from biting fleas and ticks with year-long pest control from TruGreen Midsouth.
August 10, 2020
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Summer Lawn Care Tips

Summer lawn care consists of managing weeds and preventing them from going to seed in the fall, pest control to prevent turf damaging pests from ruining your yard, and core aeration to repair, enhance, and strengthen your grass. At TruGreen Midsouth, we can take care of all your lawn care needs this summer.
July 27, 2020
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Beneficial Insects for Your Lawn or Garden

As we head through the summer we have to consistently be on the lookout for pests that might damage our lawn and gardens. When we see […]
July 13, 2020
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Tips For A Mosquito-Free Summer

Summer is here in the south, and we can’t wait to start enjoying all that the outdoors has to offer. Unfortunately, nature also offers biting, annoying, […]
June 22, 2020
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Five Dangerous Plants To Avoid in Your Yard

As we head into the summer months in the south, many of us are going to spend much more time outside. During these strange times, when […]
June 8, 2020
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Attracting Pollinators to Your Mississippi Yard

Bugs, they aren’t all scary, biting, pests. Most insects are beneficial and an essential part of the ecosystem. Without these insects, our gardens would be lifeless, […]
May 25, 2020

The Oldest Trees in the World

Here at TruGreen Midsouth, we appreciate and respect trees. That’s why we offer top of the line tree and shrub care programs. To show our respect […]
May 18, 2020
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Identifying and Treating Tree Scale

During the spring, we see our plants and trees returning to life. But spring also brings with it the arrival of Louisiana pests. Homeowners can often […]
April 27, 2020
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Spring Lawn Fertilization in Mississippi: A Healthy Start for Warm-Season Grasses

Proper spring lawn care provides your lawn with the best possible start, setting the grass up for a bountiful year. While weed control, diseases and fungus […]
April 20, 2020
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Common Spring Lawn Pests Hiding in Your Louisiana Lawn

Here in Louisiana, the return of spring also means the return of lawn pests. Spring lawn pests wreak havoc on our lawns, gardens, and even our […]
March 31, 2020
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Flowering Trees in Louisiana: A Colorful Addition to Your Landscaping

Planting a new tree in your Louisiana lawn is a big deal. It takes proper planning, proper timing, and proper care afterwards. Different types of trees have different benefits. Flowering trees are some of the most popular and attractive additions to any Louisiana lawn. Here are a few of the best flowering trees in Louisiana to add a pop of color and fresh fragrance to your property.
March 24, 2020

Natural Pest Prevention With Pest-Repelling Plants in Louisiana

Now that spring weather is back, it’s time to start thinking about your pest prevention and pest control strategies. Protecting your Louisiana lawn and garden from destructive and dangerous pests is an all-year job that requires patience, persistence, and planning. For many, the answer is a pest control program or targeted treatments, but there is a way to support these pest control services. By planting pest-repelling plants in and around your Louisiana lawn and garden, you add a natural pest prevention element to your strategy. Here are a few of the best pest-repelling plants to add to your Louisiana lawn.