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Is Snow Good For Golf Course Turf?

Is Snow Good For Golf Course Turf?

There is one saying that all golf course superintendents abide by in the winter and that is “snow is good, ice is bad.” Is snow good for golf course turf? The short answer is yes. Superintendents that work golf courses in the northeast know that winter weather can be extreme and change very rapidly. Because …

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Why Can’t Cool Season Grass be Planted in Summer?

Why Can’t Cool Season Grass be Planted in Summer?

Valley Green has been an expert in turf and grass seed for over thirty years. Our custom grass seed blends are some of our best-selling products. Our busiest time is usually in spring or late fall because that is a very popular time to seed lawns with cool season grasses. We have heard the question …

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Lawn Problems that Arise from a Warm and Wet Summer

Lawn Problems that Arise from a Warm and Wet Summer

The northeast is having a very different summer than the one of the hot and dry 2020. The summer of 2021 has been excessively warm, humid, and wet. These conditions are a breeding ground for many turf-related diseases and other problems. Many of the northeast states are under a tropical storm watch today which is …

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What the Color of Your Grass Can Tell You

What the Color of Your Grass Can Tell You

Last week we published an article on summer problems your lawn is trying to tell you. This week, we are going with something similar. Since we are one of the top grass seed sellers in the northeast, we decided to write this week’s article on what the color of your grass can tell you. When …

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How to Protect Golf Course Turf in Summer Heat

Summer is less than two months away and most golf courses have officially opened for the season. The weather is still cool but superintendents need to start their plan to protect golf course turf in the summer heat. Hot and humid weather can be a recipe for disaster on the golf course. Being able to …

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Simple Spring Landscape Projects For New Homeowners

Simple Spring Landscape Projects For New Homeowners New homeownership is both an exciting and challenging period. With the pandemic still going on, the real estate market has been doing surprisingly well. When purchasing a home for the first time, many buyers forget that with their new home comes the new responsibility of lawn care. With …

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Planning for Spring Golf Course Openings

Due to the fact the northeast is getting more than a foot of snow this week, you’re probably not thinking about spring. Despite this, late winter is an optimal time for superintendents and grounds crews to start planning for spring golf course openings. Though there still might be snow on the ground, a lot of …

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