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common questions on fall fertilization

Common Questions on Fall Fertilization

One of Valley Green’s most popular products is its fertilizer mixes and with fall coming up, we answer a lot of common questions on fall fertilization. Many homeowners assume that they should fertilize their lawn solely in spring, but it is very important to also fertilize the lawn in fall. Because we offer many different …

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Fall Turf Diseases

Fall Turf Diseases

Just because summer is almost over doesn’t mean you should stop being vigilant with your turf health. There are several fall turf diseases homeowners, superintendents, landscapers need to look out for. With the warm and wet summer the northeast had, fall turf disease could be quite prevalent this year. We have several products that combat …

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Keeping Fruit Trees Healthy during harvest time

Keeping Fruit Trees Healthy During Harvest Time

August marks the start of the fall picking season for fruit trees. Though it is a lucrative time for growers, it can be a harrowing time for the fruit trees themselves. Keeping fruit trees healthy during harvest time is a full-time job. If the trees are not well taken care of now, they may not …

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Early fall cool season grass care

Early Fall Cool Season Grass Care

Valley Green’s most popular grass seed mix is currently our cool-season grass seed mixes. The mixes include Kentucky Bluegrass, Fescues, and Perennial Ryegrass. Cool season grasses thrive in cooler weather so we have seen an uptick in customers coming in to order the mixes for fall overseeding. We have also answered several questions on early …

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Why Late Summer and Early Fall are Perfect Times to Overseed

Why Late Summer and Early Fall are Perfect Times to Overseed

We have been getting quite a bit of quote requests for grass seed the past few weeks. The suspected reason for this is that our customers are preparing for late summer and early fall overseeding. Spring, late summer, and early fall are optimal times to overseed. Overseeding is the process of covering dead and bare …

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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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poisonous plants in your landscape

Poisonous Plants in Your Landscape

Poisonous plants in your landscape can put any homeowner or landscape crew at risk from the painful rashes they cause. Some of the plants can even cause blindness or permanent sensitivity to light. If you or a client have an infestation of poisonous plants in your landscape, you should take steps to eradicate them as …

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Frequently Asked Questions on Lawn Summer Dormancy

Frequently Asked Questions on Lawn Summer Dormancy

Frequently Asked Questions on Lawn Summer Dormancy Now that summer is officially here, landscapers and homeowners must start to watch their lawns for summer dormancy. This summer seems to be less dry than last, but we are only in the first month of it. As a top northeast grass seed supplier, our location managers are …

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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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