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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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Items You Should Have on Hand for Spring Landscaping

Items You Should Have on Hand for Spring Landscaping Good lawn care in the spring will ensure that it thrives throughout the summer and fall of the next season. Early planning also allows the time to decide on what projects to focus on or what landscaping services you want to offer. There are several items …

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Preventing Winterkill on Golf Course Turf

Preventing Winterkill on Golf Course Turf The first snow has fallen in many parts of the northeast. With this weather, many golf courses are closed for play for the year. Even with the course closed, superintendents and caretakers still have to be proactive and take care of the course turf. Preventing winterkill on golf course …

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Preventing Snow Mold

March is four months away so you’re probably wondering why we’re talking about Snow Mold now. Snow Mold is one of the most common late winter/early spring lawn diseases in the northeast. Preventing Snow Mold means that landscapers and homeowners need to take action now. You may not notice Snow Mold until the snow on …

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4 Key Autumn Golf Course Maintenance Tips

4 Key Autumn Golf Course Maintenance Tips Sunday, October 4th is National Golf Lover’s Day. Valley Green has several customers that are superintendents at local golf courses. We sell several golf course maintenance products as well as seed. If the weather permits, golf courses can often remain open through November. This means that regular maintenance …

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5 Common Golf Course Weeds

Weeds are always an unwelcomed sight on any well-kept golf course. Any superintendent knows that keeping common golf course weeds under control is a challenge. Not taking proactive steps to control them will lead to a never-ending battle against them.  The most common weeds are the ones that have a tendency to run rampant. Valley …

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How to Keep greens from Becoming too Stressed in the Summer Heat

The heat is on in the northeast. Summer is here and you can really feel it. This season is one of the most challenging for golf course superintendents. Heat can be very stressful on golf greens. Luckily there are several ways courses that can be prepared ahead of and during the summer to keep greens …

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