How To Control Weeds in Mulch and Flower Beds

Question. Tired of flower and mulch beds taking over your home? Do you ever ask yourself “How can I do a better job controlling weeds in my flower beds?” If so you’re certainly not alone. Controlling weeds in our flower beds and around our landscaping can be a never ending nightmare right? Mulching yearly, using […]

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Soil Basics 101- Soil and its importance in our lives, lawns and lawncare

Soil and its importance in our lives, lawns and lawncare So what is soil? Soil is a vast mysterious ecosystem with layers of nutrients and billions of lifeforms. Without healthy soil there would be little to no life on planet earth. Knowing about the impact fertile soil has on human existence is invaluable! It’s where we […]

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How to Get the Perfect Lawn for Spring

With March 2017—and spring—just around the corner, we at Portage Turf Specialists are excited to see Ohio’s bright and thriving lawns. Giving your yard some attention toward the end of winter will pay off during the spring and summer, so this is right about the time you can start preparing your lawn for the upcoming […]

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Reasons for Winterkill of Ohio Lawns

Have you ever wondered why your lawn has dry, brown areas that don’t grow back in spring? Here at Portage Turf Specialists LLC, our goal is to help maintain naturally beautiful lawns, so we thought we’d share some information about winterkill with you.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Portage Turf!

A huge warm thank you to all of our customers for their business last season! We hope everyone is staying warm and enjoying this holiday season! Portage Turf Specialists is bringing all of our customers and followers an education series this winter on soil health. In this series we will be covering topics like general […]

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3 Steps To Prepare Your Ohio Lawn for Winter

The steps you take now to winterize your lawn will ensure that your grass looks great next spring. By following these recommended guidelines from the lawn care experts at Portage Turf Specialists LLC, you’ll be giving your Ohio lawn the leg up it needs so your yard looks naturally green and lush when it reemerges […]

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Proper Watering Protects Your Seeding Investment

MAINTAINING A NEWLY SEEDED LAWN After seeding has been performed keep the soil lightly moistened twice daily for good germination. If you are not able to water twice daily, make sure to water AT LEAST once a day. Do not over water, two light sprinklings are better than one heavy, ensuring your seed does not […]

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AEROvation: Introducing Our Newest Lawn Care Equipment!

Here at Portage Turf Specialists LLC we are always researching and adding only the best fertilizers, grass seed blends and equipment. We would like to introduce our loyal lawn care customers and followers to our new Ventrac AEROvator! It aerates and loosens the top 2-4″ of rock hard soil, providing an awesome seedbed and can overseed at the same […]

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NE Ohio Lawns Need Fall Aeration and Overseeding

Hot, dry summers here in Northeast Ohio turn some of the greenest, best kept lawns a straw-like color with bright green weeds scattered throughout. People contact us here at Portage Turf Specialists asking what’s happening with their lawn. “Is my lawn dead?”, “When can I expect the lawn to recover from this drought?”, “Where are these new weeds coming from?”etc. […]

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Attracting Birds to Your Backyard

Gardening and bird watching are two very popular pastimes in the United States, and their popularity continues to grow. Why not combine your hobbies and find ways to attract more birds, butterflies, and other wildlife to your yard this year?

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