New Equipment

We continue to invest in top-of-the-line equipment to service our organic customers. This is the brand new Finn BB5 series bark blower. With the ability to blow mulch, compost and playground chips through a 4″, 200′ long hose!...

5 Keys to Lawn Care Success

The 5 keys to lawn care success are interdependent, and if they are all in place, they will provide outstanding results. If any of the keys are not present, poor results will follow. At Velvet Green we provide three of the five keys to a successful lawn; the other two...

Dangerous Tick-Borne Disease Spreads To MA, CDC Warns

Massachusetts has seen more cases of this rare, potentially deadly tick-borne infection than all but three other states. A rare, potentially deadly tick-borne disease has infected people in Massachusetts. And health officials say it could be worse than Lyme disease....

What Makes Tiger Mosquito Moms Special?

Tiger Mosquito* Moms A female mosquito hatches from an egg which has been laid in water by a mother mosquito. Sometimes, a female mosquito is born from a single egg placed strategically by the mother to provide a safe place to hatch. She will breathe air from a tube...

Five Factors that Affect Cool Season Turf Grass Growth

Day┬álength – Grass absorbs sunlight and carbon dioxide through its leaves to produce sugar and oxygen, a process called photosynthesis, which you may remember from science class. Grass will grow more as the sun’s rays become stronger and the days become...

How To Protect Our Disappearing Bumble Bees

Although the weather may not be a strong indicator, it is officially spring! As we begin to spend more time outdoors, there will be a noticeable difference from past spring seasons. The rusty-patched bumblebee has been declared as the first bumblebee requiring...

Velvet Green Drone Video!

Soon, all signs of winter will melt away and our neighborhoods will start looking lush and green. Here’s a video featuring some of Velvet Green’s handiwork to ignite some spring...