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The Best Seasonal Flower Color Options for Colleges & Universities in Northeast Ohio

Colleges and universities across the country are known for having well-maintained and beautiful landscapes.

Those vast expanses of green, mixed with pleasing pops of color not only boost your educational institution’s brand and reputation, but they also draw more students to your organization and give them additional reasons to brag about their alma maters.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping, Commercial Landscape Enhancements

3 Landscaping Cost Impacting Factors for Colleges and Universities in Northeast Ohio

A well-maintained college campus with aesthetically pleasing pops of landscape color does more than you can imagine to boost a university’s student appeal.

On top of attracting more students to your educational institution, boosting enrollment numbers, professionally cared for landscapes can improve student grades, enhance campus safety, and be an important part of your branding and reputation.

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Property Enhancements, Campus Landscaping, Commercial Landscape Maintenance

The 10 Most Common Landscaping Problems on College Campuses

A college or university campus with its rolling hills, shade trees, vast turf expanses, and gathering nooks surrounded by educational buildings is a special environment. Students get to soak in the sights while they expand their educational horizon.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping, Commercial Landscape Enhancements, Commercial Landscape Maintenance

The Top Landscape Maintenance Services for Schools

Spring is in the air in Northeast Ohio (well, some days at least), and with the sun shining and warmer temperatures, students, faculty and visitors are going to be roaming your campus more often, and your landscape is one of the first things they’ll notice. Seeing muddy grounds, salt residue and other remnants of the winter season can seem overwhelming when deciding where to start your spring cleanup. When you partner with a commercial grounds maintenance company in Northeast Ohio, they can take care of the landscape maintenance services for you. At Turfscape, we focus on the following landscape maintenance services for schools.

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Campus Landscaping

7 Ways Landscape Companies Can Reduce Your Property's Carbon Footprint

The industrial and digital revolutions have been great for humankind. But they have come at a cost: our collective carbon footprint.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus 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

How to Protect Plants at Risk for Winter Burn

Great plant, tree, and shrub maintenance doesn’t cease when the ground freezes. It’s a common misnomer that all plants, grasses, shrubs and trees hibernate throughout the winter. While most plants enter a state of dormancy in the cold winter months, some don’t. Because these plants aren’t completely dormant, they often struggle to survive

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

Is Outsourcing Your Grounds Maintenance Cheaper?


The grounds around your school are more than just turf to mow and beds to weed.

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Property Enhancements, Campus Landscaping, Outsourced Grounds Maintenance

Quick Tips for Fall and Spring Landscape Beautification

Summer is the season of the lush colorful blooms we all love, but the changing of the seasons doesn’t necessarily mean sacrificing color and beauty in your landscapes.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping

8 Reasons to Aerate & Overseed Your Lawn

Lawns in Northeast Ohio can suffer from the brutality of the area's sporadic weather. A dry and hot summer causes grass roots to become stressed from trying to maintain moisture and nutrients.

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping

Freshen Up Your Planting Beds with Mulch Cultivation

Looking for a way to freshen up your planting beds, but not spend as much money out of your budget as a full mulch application? Mulch cultivation might just be your solution. Cultivating the planting beds on your property not only improves the overall appearance, but also aids in the long-term health of the investment you made in your plant material. This is how:

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Commercial Landscaping, Campus Landscaping

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