Tag Archives | Lawn Care

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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Tree and Shrub Maintenance

3 Tips for Healthy Trees and Shrubs

There’s a reason why “mature trees” are something that most home buyers look for. Trees and shrubs are a beautiful addition to any landscape, and their beauty changes throughout the year. Our team at Portage Turf Specialists LLC knows that you don’t want anything to threaten the health of your trees and shrubs, and that […]

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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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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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Greener Grass

How to Get Greener Grass

Are you dreaming of summertime in your Northeast Ohio home? Do you picture your kids running barefoot through your beautiful, lush, green lawn? Many homeowners share that dream and try, year after year, to achieve the greenest lawn on the block. But what does it really take to transform your lawn from “okay” to over-the-top […]

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Lawn Aeration

3 Key Benefits of Lawn Aeration

One of the healthiest processes for maintaining great lawn health is professional aeration. But what is lawn aeration? By definition, to aerate is “to introduce air into a material”. In this case, the material is the soil your lawn is growing in. Aeration permits water and nutrients to better penetrate the soil so your Kent, […]

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Fall Lawn Care Tips

5 Fall Lawn Care Tips

We know many people are ready for all the fun activities that the autumn weather brings. Cozy campfires, hats and scarves, hot apple cider, and bumpy hayrides just to name a few. But is your lawn ready for the transition? The experts at Portage Turf Specialists LLC have compiled a few fall maintenance tips to […]

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Lawn Care Steps to Protect Your Grass during Extreme Heat

Summer heat has officially set in, and you’re beginning to feel cheated due to the loss of spring. It feels like summer weather set in without the gradual spring transition. While you’re feeling cheated, so does your grass. It’s feeling the burden of extreme heat and is going into conservation mode. Lawn maintenance is a […]

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Top 4 Spring Projects to Achieve a Healthy Lawn

It’s been a long, hard winter in Ohio, and we’re still experiencing the final act. Experiencing snow and cold weather in April has homeowners itching to get their hands dirty. Spring weather will arrive sooner rather than later, and it’s time to create your plan of attack. From fertilization, weeding, and mowing, it’s time to […]

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Is Winter a Natural Pesticide? The Threat of Emerald Ash Borer in 2018

Much of the United States has experienced a harsh, cold winter. Throughout these winter months, one thought of consolation is that frigid temperatures might kill some pesky insects. One such insect in question, the Emerald Ash Borer, has damaged many trees throughout Ohio. Looking for specific treatment for your insect and grub needs? Look no […]

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