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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Keeping pests away from trees

Keeping Pests Away From Trees

Fall is actually a very popular time to plant trees in the northeast. The cooler air and warm soil make for optimal germination conditions for the trees. If you are new to planting tree or are an experienced tree keeper, keeping pests away from trees is extremely important. Pest infestations can easily destroy a tree …

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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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fall landscaping ideas

Five Fall Landscaping Ideas

Fall is a wonderful time to explore and experiment with different types of landscape designs. The colors that come with fall offer a plethora of ways to display that color. Homeowners can experiment with fall perennials and flowers that can make your landscape pop without a lot of work. Valley Green is one of the …

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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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