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Black Earth Compost Partnership

Velvet Green Organic Lawn Care has some exciting news for anyone looking to limit their impact on the environment. They have recently partnered with Black Earth Compost to help make organic lawn care more readily available. Current Black Earth customers...

Why Should I Care About a West Nile Positive Mosquito?

Why should I care about a West Nile Positive Mosquito? West Nile Virus can make some people very sick. West Nile is a virus that is in our environment all the time. In summer, there is an increased chance that...

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...

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....

Spring 2017 Newsletter

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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...

Five Factors that Affect Cool Season Turf Grass Growth

Day length - 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...

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...
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