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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Five Summer Problems Your Lawn Might Be Trying to Tell You

Five Summer Problems Your Lawn Might Be Trying to Tell You

Summer is certainly a trying time for even the most established lawns. If you are a new homeowner who is still green to proper lawn care, the best way to learn might be to listen to what your lawn is trying to tell you. There are many summer problems your lawn might be trying to …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Summer Landscaping

The Dos and Don’ts of Summer Landscaping

Lawn care in summer is always a challenge. Those that live in the northeast must contend with a variety of severe weather and problems including heavy rain, drought, insects, and humidity. Not keeping up with a strict lawn care regiment in summer can lead to dying grass, disease, and insect infestations. Welcome to our new …

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Valley Green to Partner with Advanced Turf Solutions

Advanced Turf Solutions Partners with Furrer and Dooley to Purchase Assets of Valley GreenHolyoke, MA — Advanced Turf Solutions, Inc., George Furrer, and Charles Dooley have reached anagreement to form a new company that will acquire substantially all of the assets of New England-based distributor, Valley Green, Inc. The transaction is scheduled to close at the …

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Creating a Backyard Oasis with Landscaping

Creating a Backyard Oasis with Landscaping

Creating a Backyard Oasis with Landscaping  Summer is an excellent time to spend outdoors with family and friends. If your backyard is looking a bit drab after winter, you may feel discouraged and not want to turn it into the summer oasis it could be. Luckily, with some easy landscaping techniques, your lawn can go …

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Preventing Common Summer Turf Diseases

Preventing Common Summer Turf Diseases Some of the most common summer turf diseases can actually be easily preventable if a treatment program is started early. Most of the more common grass types are susceptible to common summer turf diseases. These include Fescues, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, and Annual Bluegrass. We sell grass seed for all …

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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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Five Easy Tree Planting Tips

  The last Friday in April is Arbor Day. Arbor Day is an annual observance to plant trees. Valley Green belongs to several tree-related organizations that protect trees and care for them. We also carry several types of tree care products. We hope you are able to get outside and plant for Arbor Day. Whether …

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Summer Grass Care Timeline

The weather in the northeast is slowly getting warmer and Valley Green is in the midst of its busy season. Many of our commercial and residential customers are preparing their lawn for summer’s hot and dry weather. Because we are one of the northeast’s top landscape suppliers, we have put together a summer grass care …

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Reasons To Use a Fertilizer Spreader

Spring is a popular time to fertilize lawns in the northeast. When lawns “wake up” from winter, they wake up hungry! February through April is an optimal time to do your first fertilization application. Many professionals choose to time their application to when the lawn begins to actively grow. It can also be timed around …

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