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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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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?
It’s that time of year again… Weeding season. By late June, Northeast Ohio’s gravel areas, flower beds, mulch beds and driveways will be an eyesore if left unattended. Raise your hand if you have mowed your driveway recently- very hard on the blades, mower and the grass afterwards when mowing with dull blades! Weeds will take a […]
At Portage Turf Specialists LLC, people often ask us to explain the benefits of using natural lawn-care approaches instead of synthetic chemical-based treatments. So, we’ve put together this list to answer that very question and explain why we firmly believe in organic lawn care methods. What Are the Benefits of Natural Lawn Care? Natural […]
If you want to obtain a beautifully thick, lush, green lawn but your grass is plagued by crabgrass, you aren’t alone. The lawn-care professionals from Portage Turf Specialists LLC don’t want you to feel as though you have to resort to using a battery of harsh chemicals on your property to eradicate crabgrass. We’ve put […]