Back in 1973, David Alexander started his own lawn care business in Troy, Michigan. The company quickly grew and in 1992, ServiceMaster acquired TruGreen.
ServiceMaster spun off TruGreen in 2015 just before ServiceMaster went public. TruGreen opened it’s own corporate office in Memphis, Tennessee.
TruGreen offers professional lawn care and landscaping services to clients in all 50 states.
In 2016, TruGreen acquired Scotts Lawncare. While Scotts Miracle Gro company still provides products for customers, their lawn service division was acquired by TruGreen and the name Scotts Lawncare was discontinued.
Bob Vila of This Old House recently featured TruGreen (August 2022) as one of the best lawn care companies in America. It is quite common to find the TruGreen name listed as one of the best lawn care companies on many sites, including Marketwatch.
In February 2022, the company was hit with a class action lawsuit claiming robocalls are violating the law.
TruGreen maintains a corporate office in Memphis, Tennessee.