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New For 2024: Get 25 % Off All Insect Programs

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* Discount Is Available To Any New Full Insect Program ** Program Must Be Prepaid Or Set Up On Autopayment

At Portage Turf Specialists we believe in preventing problems before they occur. This helps saves our customers money over the long term with their lawn and helps provide them with some of the best lawns in Northeast Ohio all year round. Some of the most beneficial reasons of adding insect prevention to your lawn include:

  1. Protects Plant Health: Insects, particularly pests like grubs, chinch bugs, and armyworms, can cause significant damage to your lawn by feeding on grass roots and foliage. Insect control helps maintain the vitality of your grass and prevents it from becoming weak or even dying due to infestations.

  2. Enhanced Aesthetic Appeal: A well-maintained lawn adds beauty to your property. Insect control measures help ensure a lush, green lawn by preventing brown patches, bare spots, and unsightly insect-related damage.

  3. Reduced Maintenance: A healthy lawn is easier to maintain. Without insect control, you may need to spend more time, effort, and money on repairing and reseeding damaged areas, which can be avoided with proper prevention.

  4. Preservation of Beneficial Insects: Not all insects are harmful to your lawn. Applying targeted insect control methods allows you to protect beneficial insects such as pollinators and predators, which contribute to a balanced ecosystem in your garden.

  5. Disease Prevention: Insects can transmit diseases between plants, increasing the risk of fungal or bacterial infections in your lawn. Insect control helps reduce the potential for these diseases to take hold and spread.

  6. Cost-Effective: Regular insect control can be more cost-effective than extensive lawn restoration or reseeding efforts that may be required if pest infestations are left unaddressed.

In summary, applying insect control to your lawn is a proactive measure to maintain the health and aesthetics of your grass, reduce maintenance efforts, protect beneficial insects, prevent diseases, save money, and make environmentally conscious choices. It’s an essential component of responsible lawn care and landscaping.

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Seasonal Insect Damage

As Northeastern Ohio homeowners know each season brings a new challenge to our Ohio communities. Insects are no different and as a local lawn care provider, we know that timing at everything in protecting your lawn. Whether it was the armyworm invasion of 2021 or the chinch bug destruction of 2020 we closely monitor our lawns to provide solutions to our homeowners to assist in protecting their investments. 

Some of our pest control programs include:

  • Perimeter Pest Control¬†
  • Lawn Insect Protection Programs
  • Yearly Grub Control
  • Mosquito/Tick Treatments

In addition, some of our treatments are multiple-purpose solutions. Whether you are noticing Japanese beetles in your trees and shrubs, or are seeing some dead spots in your lawn, the professionals at Portage Turf Specialists have the experience necessary to deliver the results you are looking for.