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Mycorrhizal Root Fertilizer

The Importance of Mycorrhizal Root Fertilizer

As you look around your landscaping this fall, you might start to notice that your trees and shrubs are looking a little weak. That’s because when trees and shrubs are planted amidst landscaping, the soil does not always provide favorable conditions for prosperous growth. Don’t be discouraged! Our team at Portage Turf Specialists, LLC is […]

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Greener Grass

How to Get Greener Grass

Are you dreaming of summertime in your Northeast Ohio home? Do you picture your kids running barefoot through your beautiful, lush, green lawn? Many homeowners share that dream and try, year after year, to achieve the greenest lawn on the block. But what does it really take to transform your lawn from “okay” to over-the-top […]

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Complementary Soil Testing

Take Advantage of Our Free Soil Test

The health and wellness of your lawn begins with the soil. So, if your goal is to maintain healthy plants, the place to start is with a soil test. This is a great way to measure your soil’s health and fertility. But what does the test show and how often should you do it? Our […]

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Lawn Aeration

3 Key Benefits of Lawn Aeration

One of the healthiest processes for maintaining great lawn health is professional aeration. But what is lawn aeration? By definition, to aerate is “to introduce air into a material”. In this case, the material is the soil your lawn is growing in. Aeration permits water and nutrients to better penetrate the soil so your Kent, […]

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New Lawn Care Provider

3 Services to Look for in a New Lawn Care Provider

When looking for a new lawn care provider, you want more than a weekly lawn mowing service for your front and back yards. You need a lawn company that is 1) experienced and highly skilled in both tree and shrub health, 2) knowledgeable in combating damage from pests and insects, and 3) provides fertilizer and […]

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Fall Lawn Care Tips

5 Fall Lawn Care Tips

We know many people are ready for all the fun activities that the autumn weather brings. Cozy campfires, hats and scarves, hot apple cider, and bumpy hayrides just to name a few. But is your lawn ready for the transition? The experts at Portage Turf Specialists LLC have compiled a few fall maintenance tips to […]

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Lawn Care Steps to Protect Your Grass during Extreme Heat

Summer heat has officially set in, and you’re beginning to feel cheated due to the loss of spring. It feels like summer weather set in without the gradual spring transition. While you’re feeling cheated, so does your grass. It’s feeling the burden of extreme heat and is going into conservation mode. Lawn maintenance is a […]

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4 Steps to Attaining a Beautiful Lawn with Our Organic Lawn Treatment

As a homeowner, you take pride in keeping your home in good working condition for your family and the community. One part of being a responsible citizen is understanding the chemicals you use to treat your lawn. Many of us eat organic foods for personal well being, but have you ever considered organic lawn treatments […]

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4 Tips for Winterizing Your Lawn This Fall

Fall is in full swing in the Midwest, and it’s time to take the final lawn care steps before winter. Proper lawn care maintenance is a work of art that will pay off next spring. At Portage Turf Specialists LLC, lawn care is our expertise. Feeling stumped on how to tackle your lawn’s needs? We proudly […]

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Phosphorus Q & A

What is Phosphorus? Phosphorus is a chemical element with symbol P and atomic number 15. As an element, phosphorus exists in two major forms—white phosphorus and red phosphorus—but because it is highly reactive, phosphorus is never found as a free element on Earth. Why is phosphorus important to plant health? Phosphorus supplies energy to the […]

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