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How will the groundhogs prediction effect Ohio’s lawncare

Happy #GroundhogDay– only 46 days to go until spring officially arrives! I am also reminded that it is hard for Ohio weather patterns or sports teams to do anything consistently for 6 weeks.   Not trusting a Pennsylvanian rodent- we sought a second opinion from Buckeye Chuck, Ohio’s groundhog, who also predicted six more weeks of […]

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Reducing Mosquito Populations in Your Lawn: Save Summer Events from Bug Bites!

High Mosquito Populations- Getting the Control You Need in Your Back Yard  Northeast Ohio is getting a beautiful start to summer with perfect temperatures and plenty of rain every few days. Lawn and landscapes are looking fabulous so far,  making us very proud of our lawns as we entertain guests this summer. While the lack of drought is welcomed […]

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Why does my lawn look like a wheat field?

Ohio Lawns are in their Seed Stage If your lawn looks like a miniature wheat field, you’re not alone. Most lawns in Ohio are going to seed now, putting all their energy into seed production, not into looking green and beautiful. But fear not, turf grasses will soon return to their darker, greener selves. Here are […]

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Soil Basics 101- Soil and its importance in our lives, lawns and lawncare

Soil and its importance in our lives, lawns and lawncare So what is soil? Soil is a vast mysterious ecosystem with layers of nutrients and billions of lifeforms. Without healthy soil there would be little to no life on planet earth. Knowing about the impact fertile soil has on human existence is invaluable! It’s where we […]

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High Oak Mite Populations in 2016: What does it mean for Ohioans?

If you have strange itchy welts this year the Oak Itch Mite may be the culprit. Check out this link for details on this periodic pest reeking havoc in Northeast Ohio this year. http://bygl.osu.edu/node/536

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Cicadas Return to Ohio in 2016

If you live in Northeast Ohio then you’ve probably heard the 17 year periodic cicadas singing loudly in the trees over the past few weeks. Major cities throughout our region reporting large numbers of cicadas include Hudson, Aurora, Kent, Cuyahoga Falls, Ravenna, Streetsboro, Solon and Stow Ohio. The scientific names for Brood V are  Magicicada cassinii (Fisher, 1852), […]

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Portage Turf Specialists Takes Root with New, Mobile-friendly Website

Portage Turf Specialists LLC in Ravenna, Ohio, recently launched a freshly redesigned, mobile-friendly website with an onsite blog and social media integration to more easily connect with future customers. Executives at Portage Turf overhauled the company website to better promote their lawn care programs online, using search engine marketing tactics to reach consumers who use […]

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