Lawn Aeration – Renovation Easy as 1,2,3!

Ohio lawns have seen some of every extreme in 2015. Starting off with prolonged snowfall, a spring drought, torrential summer flooding, and back to a drought. What does all this mean for your lawn? Extreme conditions have taken most Ohio turf quality to less than spectacular. We are seeing extremely compacted soils from these conditions […]

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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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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 Savings Time – Starting at $59!!!

We all know that regular fertilization is required for a thick,lush lawn; but how many have recently applied oxygen- the missing nutrient? After such  extreme weather conditions compaction has led to a severe oxygen deficiency in many ohio lawns. Breathing new life into your lawn with a fall core aeration is just as important as […]

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Grub Invasion Hits Ohio

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 […]

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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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