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Common Causes of Brown Patches

3 Common Causes of Dead Patches

Unfortunately, even the most diligent homeowner will occasionally find dead patches in his lawn. Sometimes, things out of one’s control can result in some ugly brown spots, and that can be pretty disheartening. The good news is, with the right renovation and repairs, your lawn can be restored to its former beauty in no time. […]

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Lawn Renovation and Repair

Lawn Renovation and Repair

Sometimes, despite your best efforts, you lawn can become thin, patchy, or completely brown. Perhaps you inherited the lawn problems of the previous homeowners, or maybe you have just been too busy to give your lawn the attention it needs. Whatever the reason, now is the time to take control of your lawn and get […]

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Give the Gift of Professional Lawn Care

Give the Gift of Professional Lawn Care

Do you have someone that’s hard to buy for on your Christmas list this year? Maybe a parent who doesn’t really want anything material, or an adult sibling who returns everything you buy. This year, think out of the box when completing your Christmas list and give the gift of professional lawn care. Your loved […]

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Fall Lawn Clean Up

How to Clean Up Your Lawn for Fall

Caring for your lawn is a year-round job and while it may seem like the workload becomes less in the fall, there is still plenty to do. Fall lawn maintenance prevents damage during the winter and helps plants thrive once spring arrives. At Portage Turf Specialists LLC in Ravenna, OH, we know that a happy […]

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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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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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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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