Ways to Help Increase the Effectiveness of Fungicides

Ways to Help Increase the Effectiveness of Fungicides

There has been an increase in reports of diseases that are resistant to fungicides all over the northeastern United States. We sell several different types of fungicides and have learned of various techniques that our customers use to help increase the effectiveness of the fungicides. Spring is a great time to apply preventative fungicides as …

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Minimizing Heat Stress in Cool Season Lawns

Minimizing Heat Stress in Cool Season Lawns

Minimizing Heat Stress in Cool Season Lawns Spring solstice will hit the northeast this weekend and temperatures may hit record highs this Friday. Spring landscaping will soon be in full swing. Because our cool season grass blends are one of our most popular products, we decided to talk about minimizing heat stress in cool season …

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using a steel green spreader on athletic fields

Using a Steel Green Spreader on Athletic Fields

Valley Green recently partnered with Steel Green Manufacturing to sell their ride-on sprayer/spreaders at our store locations. These machines are the perfect spring landscape tool. They spread seed, fertilizer, and can be equipped with a sprayer. With spring and summer sports on the way, it is time to start preparing athletic turf. Using a Steel …

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Developing a Pre-Emergent Strategy for Summer Weeds

Developing a Pre-Emergent Strategy for Summer Weeds

Developing a Pre-Emergent Strategy for Summer Weeds We are in the last week of February and spring will be here in less than a month. You should start developing a pre-emergent strategy for summer weeds now. Valley Green carries a large selection of pre-emergent herbicides for spring lawn care. When planning out your pre-emergent strategy, …

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questions on lawn thatch

Common Questions on Lawn Thatch

Common Questions on Lawn Thatch Thatching is one of the most important things a landscaper or homeowner can do in spring to help their lawn recover from winter. When thatch is allowed to build up, it can cause many problems when trying to grow healthy grass. By definition, thatch is a layer of mainly dead …

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