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El Niño’s Effects On Landscape Trees & Shrubs

We keep hearing that El Niño will be affecting weather patterns all across the western hemisphere this winter. In Ohio, the predictions are for a warmer, drier winter. While the prospect of a milder winter seems very appealing, there are definite implications beyond the weather. These simple changes in weather patterns can affect wildlife, plants, […]

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Why Winterize Your Ohio Lawn?

Maintaining a green and healthy lawn isn’t just a summer task! You need to take time and attention to care for your grass year-round to keep it thick and lush. The best way to do that is to take winterization seriously. We at the Portage Turf Specialists LLC recommend that you take these steps to […]

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Mole Control

If you are experiencing soft tunnels throughout your lawn and dirt piles from burrowing moles, you are not alone! Last years wet summer and soft soils allowed mole populations to explode. This years prolonged heavy  snow cover allowed moles to destroy lawns throughout our region undetected. They were also protected from natural predators such as cats, hawks and owls. […]

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What is Organic Lawn Care?

Many Ohio homeowners are looking into more environmentally friendly lawn-care options for 2015. If you’ve been researching ways to take care of your lawn with more natural elements, you may have run across organic lawn care as an option. Allow us at Portage Turf Specialists LLC to tell you a bit more about this natural […]

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Should I Hire a Lawn Care Company?

Many folks this time of year are dreaming of the smell of fresh cut grass, and asking themselves the question- Should I Hire a Lawn Care Company ? Four quick questions will help to determine the answer to this age old question!     Is your free time valuable?  I think most of us would respond yes […]

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Aeration- An Essential Part of Lawncare

Aeration is the process of pulling thousands of soil plugs out of the lawn to help reduce compaction and thatch layers, promote oxygen and water infiltration and promote deep healthy root systems which in turn will help provide the thick healthy lawn we are looking for. Think of all you do to compact your lawn […]

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4 Tips for Creating a Sustainable Yard

As the world becomes more knowledgeable about its environmental impact, homeowners are encouraged to save the planet by making a few alterations to how they run their house. From switching to energy-efficient light bulbs and using rechargeable batteries, you may already be going green in your Kent, Ohio home.

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Crabgrass Invasion Hits Ohio!

Has a low growing, light green grass invaded your once beautiful lawn? Your not alone! In 2014 even lawns treated with crabgrass pre-emergent are showing signs of crabgrass due to heavy rains. The good news is we have the cure for your lawncare woes. Portage Turf prefers to implement a two step process to eradicate […]

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Our Expert Lawn Maintenance Programs in Ravenna

From the soil up, Portage Turf Specialists LLC provides expert lawn care services for maintaining happy, healthy lawns. Starting at the roots, we strive to create a habitat that naturally encourages thicker, darker, and more drought-tolerant turf. To learn more about our programs

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Kent OH Lawn Care Tips: Springtime in Ohio

Spring is finally in full swing, and homeowners all over Ohio are rejoicing. Before you start jumping for joy and planning your first backyard barbecue, though, make sure that your lawn is as excited about the extra foot traffic as you. Today we have some Kent OH lawn care tips to help you make sure […]

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