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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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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