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Grounds Maintenance Blog

Landscape management and snow removal tips for commercial properties

Are You Over-Mulching Your Trees?

Over the past couple of decades landscapers have started a trend of over mulching trees. Although a fresh layer of mulch may look nice sometimes, you could actually be over-mulching your trees causing stress and a decrease in vigor.

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Property Enhancements

Preventing Siding Damage

The growing season is in full swing here in Ohio (finally) so that means that crews will be out and about mowing, pruning, and performing bed maintenance near your building. Nobody is perfect and people make mistakes. 

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Property Enhancements, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

The Best Lawn Care Program for Weed Control and Fertilization

Turfscape's Lawn Care Program for fertilization and weed control consists of four to six applications, depending on individual property requirements. 

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Property Enhancements, Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

How To Control Surface Insect Damage


The two most common species of surface insects that can destroy your lawn are billbugs and chinch bugs. The damage occurs typically in the hot summer months when the turf is already stressed out, but can also occur in wet weather.

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Pests and Diseases

Practical Tips on Lawn Care (From a Landscaper and Pet Owner)

I have a puppy. Well, I have an 8-month-old, 65 pound yellow Labrador Retriever (her name is Abby). In fact, I’ve always had dogs. Man’s best friend indeed!

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Pests and Diseases

How to Treat Gray and Pink Snow Mold

Cold, wet weather conditions that persist from the onset of winter through early spring have professionals at Turfscape noticing the signs of gray and pink snow mold.

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Property Enhancements

The Benefits of Pruning and Then Mulching

For some reason, it has become a standard landscape practice in the condominium market to have mulch installed prior to the Memorial Day holiday. The issue with this is, however, that the shrubs in the same planting beds do not need to be pruned until the following weeks.

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Property Enhancements

Infographic: Curb Appeal for Commercial Properties

Your business's curb appeal sets the tone for visitors to your property. Unsightly grounds negatively impact your business. Clean-cut turf and bright, colorful flowers on the outside mirror what your company has to offer on the inside. 

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Property Enhancements, Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

The Best Time to Plant in Northeast Ohio

With spring right around the corner, Clevelanders are itching to head out to their yards, clean up winter debris and spruce up their landscapes for this upcoming growing season. You can already feel the springtime buzz and see it at our local home improvement stores where they have made the switch from winter items to spring items.

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Property Enhancements, Commercial Landscaping

The Complete Commercial Lawn Care Checklist for Spring

Your grounds in winter probably look nothing like your grounds in summer!

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Property Enhancements, Commercial Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

6 Reasons Your School Grounds May Be Unsafe

Schools are a haven for education. We trust that our children and the public will be safe on school grounds. But budgets are tight. Your in-house staff doesn't have time or knowledge of what to look for. There could be hidden dangers that only an experienced landscaper can uncover.

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Campus Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

How Landscape Impacts Students: 5 Tips to Improve School Grounds

Those in charge of the grounds at educational institutions and schools should not underestimate the importance of school grounds in contributing to school pride, first impressions and a professional image. It matters little the state of your school buildings when your grounds are the first thing people see. 

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Property Enhancements, Campus Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

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