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 ate all your turfgrass roots- and if that wasnt bad enough, skunks and racoons will soon be by to feast on […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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
Ahh yes- Memorial Day picnics are quickly approaching and your once beautiful, nicely mulched landscape beds are truly a memory as they are being overtaken by dandelions and weeds. Following are your options- How will you recover your once beautiful flower beds? Picking- very time consuming, painful thistles! , weeds quickly return, where do you […]
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 […]
Have you noticed yellow spots on your lawn recently? Nearly every Ohio homeowner has seen their yards affected by the recent spring-freeze. This phenomenon is a natural occurrence that is caused by night-time temperatures reaching the 20s and 30s. This causes the frost to burn the turf blade tissue, resulting in the yellowing you see.
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 […]
March brings warmer weather and melting snow, revealing the lawn that once was the best in the neighborhood underneath. Snow mold is often left and must be dealt with immediately. Some grasses are more susceptible than others. If your lawn has straw colored, matted patches, it has most likely been affected. Lightly rake affected areas […]