Fall Lawn Clean Up

How to Clean Up Your Lawn for Fall

Caring for your lawn is a year-round job and while it may seem like the workload becomes less in the fall, there is still plenty to do. Fall lawn maintenance prevents damage during the winter and helps plants thrive once spring arrives. At Portage Turf Specialists LLC in Ravenna, OH, we know that a happy […]

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Tree and Shrub Maintenance

3 Tips for Healthy Trees and Shrubs

There’s a reason why “mature trees” are something that most home buyers look for. Trees and shrubs are a beautiful addition to any landscape, and their beauty changes throughout the year. Our team at Portage Turf Specialists LLC knows that you don’t want anything to threaten the health of your trees and shrubs, and that […]

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Get Your Lawn Through A Hot Ohio Summer

Keeping lawns green in Ohio from memorial day to labor day can be a real challenge- but the Portage Turf Specialists are up to the task. Many variables come into play during these hot and humid days and keeping cool season turf alive and green relies heavily on our precise timing and more importantly- your […]

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Lawn Dead Patches

Why Does My Lawn Have Dead Patches?

At Portage Turf Specialists LLC, we understand how frustrating it is when you work hard for a beautiful, green yard only to find dead patches. If you’re like many Ravenna, OH, homeowners, you take pride in your home and your lawn, and the last thing you want is ugly, brown spots ruining your curb appeal. […]

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DIY Lawncare Gone Wrong!

Do it yourself lawncare can have it’s rewards, however with so many people home taking care of their own lawns we are seeing a major uptick in costly lawn damages from roundup or glyphosate. Take this as a friendly PSA for anyone considering spot treating dandelions or weeds throughout the lawn. When in doubt contact […]

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Professional Lawn Care Services

When It’s Time to Outsource Your Lawn Care

Have you ever considered hiring a professional lawn care service? Hiring a company to care for your lawn might not be right for everyone. If you love slinging bags of fertilizer and herbicide on your days off and have always gotten picture-perfect results with your lawn care regimen, a lawn care service is probably not […]

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Winter Pruning Advice

Winter Pruning 101

In the wintertime, outdoor work for the Midwest homeowner is usually limited to shoveling snow and spreading ice melt on the sidewalks and driveway. When a fresh coat of snow covers the ground, all of your outdoor landscaping and plant life is dormant for the winter. But, did you know that this weather makes for […]

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THICK HEALTHY LAWNS BEGIN WITH FROST SEEDING BARE AREAS NOW

February brings into my mind many things. Groundhog day, the Superbowl, Valentines day, more snow, cold, Presidents day, lawn care.  Yes, I said it, lawn care in February. February happens to be one of the very best times to seed your lawn – especially if you are dealing with a shady, mossy lawn or a […]

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Fall Lawn Care

3 Fall Lawn Care Mistakes

Growing a lush, green lawn is well within the capabilities of any homeowner, as long as you follow a few simple rules. Unfortunately, many lawns fail, not because of neglect, but because of some bad practices and misconceptions made in the fall. So, to help you end up with the greenest, healthiest lawn next spring, […]

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Grub Invasion Destroys Ohio Lawns

Contact  Portage Turf today to schedule your grub control and   lawncare visit to stop the damage in its tracks. Most lawns in Ohio are recovering nicely from summer disease issues and are returning to their thick, dark green state.  Some lawns are not- large brown lawn patches may mean a grub infestation has ate all […]

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