How much does TruGreen Cost?
How much does TruGreen Cost?
$65 – $225 average cost per application (5,000 – 10,000 SF)
$450 – $2,000 average annual cost (7 – 9 visits)
TruGreen costs $65 to $225 per application on average. TruGreen annual plans cost $450 to $2,000 for 7 to 9 service visits. TruGreen costs $250 to $500 per acre. TruGreen lawn care prices per year depend on the yard size, condition, location, and add-on treatments.
TruGreen weed control costs $50 to $125.
TruGreen aeration and seeding costs $200 to $300.
TruGreen mosquito control costs $75 to $200.
The cost of the TruGreen complete plan is $80 to $190.
|Yard size||Cost per application*||Annual cost*|
|Small lawn (Less than 5,000 SF)||$50 – $135||$350 – $1,200|
|Average lawn (5,000 – 10,000 SF)||$65 – $225||$450 – $2,000|
|Large lawn (10,000 – 20,000 SF)||$100 – $360||$700 – $3,200|
*For 7 to 9 treatments.
TruGreen plan prices
TruGreen plans cost $65 to $225 per visit on average or $450 to $2,000 annually. The cost of a TruGreen Complete plan is $80 to $190 per visit. TruGreen plan prices depend on the treatment options and location.
|Plan||Cost per application*||Annual cost*||Services|
|TruComplete||$80 – $190||$650 – $1,700||
|TruHealth||$65 – $170||$450 – $1,350||
|TruMaintenance||$50 – $125||$350 – $875||
|TruSignature||$120 – $225||$1,100 – $2,000||
|TruNatural||$130 – $200||$650 – $1,000||
|Tree and shrub service
(Included in the TruSignature plan, or as an add-on service)
|$60 – $80||$120 – $320||
*Based on a 5,000- to 10,000-square-foot lawn.
TruGreen lawn services cost
The cost of TruGreen lawn service is $50 to $300 per application when purchased separately. TruGreen bundles their services together in different combinations to create their 5 annual lawn care plans.
|Service types||Average price per application|
|Aeration and overseeding||$200 – $300|
|Fertilizing and weed control||$50 – $125|
|Mosquito control||$75 – $200|
|Perimeter pest control||$120 – $300|
|Termite prevention||$100 – $160|
|Tick and flea control||$60 – $100|
|Fire-ant spray||$75 – $150|
TruGreen aeration and overseeding cost
TruGreen aeration and seeding costs $200 to $300 per treatment on average. Lawn specialists apply this core aeration treatment once annually in the spring or fall. TruGreen requests that customers clear the lawn, mow, and water the grass 24 hours before this service.
When hiring locally, lawn aeration costs $75 to $250 per service and the cost to reseed a lawn is $300 to $1,350 on average.
TruGreen fertilizer and weed control cost
TruGreen fertilizer and weed control costs $50 to $125 per treatment on average or $350 to $875 annually for up to 7 visits. The TruMaintenance℠ plan includes fertilization and weed control only. TruGreen does not sell weed control or fertilizing services separately.
At other local companies, weed control costs $50 to $125 per application and the cost to fertilize a lawn is $65 to $100 per application.
TruGreen mosquito control cost
TruGreen mosquito control costs $75 to $200 per treatment on average or $300 to $1,200 annually for 4 to 6 treatments. The TruGreen Mosquito Defense plan includes targeted spraying of mosquito breeding grounds. This spray helps control other flying insects such as gnats.
TruGreen perimeter pest control prices
TruGreen perimeter pest control prices are $120 to $300 per treatment on average or $480 to $1,500 annually for 4 to 5 visits. Unlike general grub control on the lawn, perimeter pest control treats around the home’s foundation. The treatment targets common insects like ants and spiders.
Additional TruGreen services include:
Termite prevention costs $100 to $160.
Tick and flea control costs $60 to $100.
Fire-ant spray costs $75 to $150.
Cost factors of TruGreen lawn care
The TruGreen monthly cost is $30 to $165, depending on the treatment type and number of yearly visits. Trugreen costs $250 to $500 per acre for each visit.
|Common service types||Average cost|
|Per application (5,000 – 10,000 SF)||$65 – $225|
|Per month (12-visit annual plan in hot climates)||$30 – $165|
|Per year (7 to 9 visits)||$350 – $2,000|
|Per acre (one application)||$250 – $500|
|Per acre (annually)||$1,750 – $4,500|
Cost factors include:
Lawn size – Bigger lawns cost more to service but come with lower costs per square foot.
Lawn health – Poorly maintained lawns need additional treatments over a longer period of time to grow healthier grass.
Treatment plan bundles – Lower rates per service may apply when combining extra lawn care options into a more specialized plan.
Lawn features – Working around or moving obstacles increases the labor time.
Location – Different treatments are available at various rates to suit the grass types and conditions in that area.
Discounts – TruGreen reduces fees for prepaid annual plans. Most customers also get 50% off their first service visit.
Shrub & tree treatments – Services for trees and shrubs include all plants on the property and 5 to 10 trees. Extra fees apply for very tall trees.
TruGreen price negotiation
TruGreen price negotiations are available for customers on annual plans. Lawns bigger than 5,000 square feet get up to 50% off the first application price. Lawns smaller than 5,000 square feet are eligible for other lower rates on the first visit.
TruGreen alternatives pricing
The following table shows TruGreen alternatives for lawn care companies. Lawn Doctor prices are $50 to $100 per treatment on average.
|Company||Average cost per treatment*|
|Lawn Doctor||$50 – $100|
|Weed Man||$65 – $100|
|Natural Lawn of America||$70 – $130|
|Virginia Green||$60 – $90|
|Lawn Pride||$45 – $100|
*Prices are for lawns of 5,000 to 10,000 square feet.
Is TruGreen worth it?
TruGreen is worth it for continuous lawn service every 4 to 6 weeks with an annual lawn plan. TruGreen has more than 200 franchise branches nationwide. Their Healthy Lawn Guarantee® ensures free repeat visits to resolve lawn issues.
What does TruGreen do?
TruGreen offers lawn care services including:
Granulated lime and soil amendment applications
Pest control for ticks, fleas, chiggers, earwigs, some ants, spiders, grubs, and mites
Weed control for broad-leaf weeds like dandelions and crabgrass
Tree and shrub maintenance
TruGreen services do not include mowing, sod installation, or mole exterminations.
How often does TruGreen come?
TruGreen comes 7 to 9 times annually depending on your lawn care plan type. Most customers get service visits once every 4 to 6 weeks on average. The TruGreen Perimeter pest control plan has 4 to 5 treatments annually that last 2 to 3 months per application.
Does TruGreen work?
TruGreen works for weed removal, and results begin appearing within 10 to 14 days. Most customers see the biggest improvements after one year of treatments. Lawn improvements vary according to the site conditions.
Is TruGreen safe for pets?
Only the TruNatural plan with 100% natural fertilizer is safe for pets. For all other fertilizations, TruGreen recommends that no one walks on the lawn for 1 to 2 hours minimum after spraying, or until it dries. All TruGreen products have EPA approval.
Find TruGreen reviews here:
TruGreen – TruGreen reviews
Trustpilot – Trugreen
This Old house – TruGreen lawn care review
Consumer Affairs – TruGreen lawn care
Getting quotes from TruGreen and competing services
Before hiring a lawn care service or lawn treatment service near you, be sure to:
Get several estimates to compare TruGreen with local lawn care companies.
Verify the company has a business license, insurance, and surety bond.
Check for certifications to apply fertilizers and pesticides.
Read website reviews on Google and HomeGuide.
Beware of low bids because they may indicate low quality.
Review the company’s portfolio or photos of previous work.
Get copies of the detailed estimate, warranty, and contract.
Never pay in full before the job is complete.
Questions to ask
How long has your TruGreen franchise been in business?
Can you give me a list of references?
Which lawns treatments do I need, and why?
Can I see a written schedule of lawn work and job details?
Which common lawn services are not part of this contract?
What are my options for chemical applications vs. organic treatments?
How will you protect my healthy garden beds from herbicides when spraying?
Who should I call to schedule appointments and manage the crew?
How big is the crew, and what’s their training and experience level?
Can I get a copy of the contract and guarantee terms?
Who do I call to request assistance if the lawn has more problems?
What is your payment schedule?
When does the annual service automatically renew, and when is my deadline to cancel it?
Can I schedule seeding at any time before fall?
Will I need more fertilizer and weed-control spray before overseeding?
How should I prepare for the next maintenance visit?