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Lawn Dead Patches

Why Does My Lawn Have Dead Patches?

At Portage Turf Specialists LLC, we understand how frustrating it is when you work hard for a beautiful, green yard only to find dead patches. If you’re like many Ravenna, OH, homeowners, you take pride in your home and your lawn, and the last thing you want is ugly, brown spots ruining your curb appeal. […]

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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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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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4 Steps to Attaining a Beautiful Lawn with Our Organic Lawn Treatment

As a homeowner, you take pride in keeping your home in good working condition for your family and the community. One part of being a responsible citizen is understanding the chemicals you use to treat your lawn. Many of us eat organic foods for personal well being, but have you ever considered organic lawn treatments […]

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4 Tips for Winterizing Your Lawn This Fall

Fall is in full swing in the Midwest, and it’s time to take the final lawn care steps before winter. Proper lawn care maintenance is a work of art that will pay off next spring. At Portage Turf Specialists LLC, lawn care is our expertise. Feeling stumped on how to tackle your lawn’s needs? We proudly […]

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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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