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Controlling Crabgrass Naturally

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 […]

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Hairy Bittercress Invades Ohio Lawns

Ohio Lawns have been spared with a mild winter and anyone who had an aeration and seeded last fall (from a reputable company like Portage Turf Specialists LLC) certainly enjoyed the extended growing season. Unfortunately for many, the mild, wet winter also means uninvited guests in the form of winter annual weeds have been growing to all time […]

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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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Grub Treatment and Skunk Repellent

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 eaten all your turfgrass roots. And if that wasn’t bad enough, skunks and raccoons will soon be by to feast on […]

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How to Choose the Best Mowing Height

Mowing your lawn is much more than just cutting the grass every Saturday. One of the most fundamental steps to a perfect lawn is getting the mowing height right for your type of lawn and for a particular season. We at Portage Turf Specialists LLC want to pass along a few mowing tips we abide […]

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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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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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