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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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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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