According to The Ohio State University extension office, the best species of turfgrass for Ohio lawns are Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, tall fescue and fine fescue. All of these do best when kept two to two-and-a-half inches tall.
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Sandy Mitchell is an Ohio-based writer, blogger and editor. Among other projects, she writes for About.com and "The Better Drink." Before devoting herself full time to writing, Mitchell was a travel agent and cruise school instructor for 18 years. She holds a Bachelors of Science in business administration from Bowling Green State University.