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...

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 fever!

Great Article on Farming in the Boston Globe

Wakefield-Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce Meeting

This week, our President Jeff Dodge (back row, second from the right) attended a Wakefield-Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce meeting. As an enthusiastic member of the business community, Jeff is dedicated to maintaining awareness about what goes on in his neighborhood.

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Mosquito Control Expert Joins Velvet Green Organic Lawn Care

Mary Duggan and Jeff Dodge (Wakefield, MA) - Mary Duggan, former Northeast Massachusetts District Executive Director of the Mosquito Control & Wetland Management for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has joined the environment and pet/human-friendly mosquito control...

Safe Mosquito Removal Aquisition

Jeff Dodge, left, owner of Jeff’s Landscape, Inc. and Velvet Green Organic Lawn Care in Wakefield, has acquired Safe Mosquito Removal, an environment and pet/human-friendly mosquito control company. Joining him in making the announcement are Paul...