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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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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