Sports Turf: Why Planning Ahead Matters

May 18, 2020 | By: Dax Gruber

With winter sports coming to an end, kids of all ages will be running out eagerly to start their spring sports. The warm sun permeates the body washing away those winter blues and brings the excitement of Spring. Then quickly, you have that frightening realization that the sports turf may not be up to par…. ( read more )

Ornamentals & Spring

May 18, 2020 | By: Gary Snyder

We’re a couple months closer to Spring from last time we talked and hopefully you have planned your tree & shrub disease control for spring 2020. If not, there is still time to get it done. Green Velvet can help!  So, what are you doing for your insect control program in 2020? Green Velvet offers… ( read more )

Spring Seeding Success

May 18, 2020 | By: Randy Tischer

Green Velvet has been planting hundreds of acres of grass seed here in Ohio every year for the last 60 years, so we bring a fair amount of experience to the table when discussing the best times of the year to plant grass seed. History has proven that Fall seedings, those planted from August 1… ( read more )

Flower Beds: Spring Care & Tips for Pros


April 11, 2020 | By: Joyce Hupman

Spring is here and it’s time for flower beds – something that I am very passionate about! I like my beds clean and fresh and so do your customers! It has been a tradition in my house to have everything ready to go so we can plant flowers as a family on Mother’s Day.  … ( read more )

A Winter That Never Arrived: Predictions for Spring 2020

March 18, 2020 | By: Randy Tischer

If your business model was dependent on winter snow and ice removal for a source of income, now may be a great time to make some changes to it for next winter! I have all but eliminated the word “normal” from my vocabulary when talking about our weather here in Ohio. After last year’s record… ( read more )

Time to Start Planning Your Spring Tree & Shrub Treatments

February 15, 2020 | By: Gary Snyder

It’s February and Yes, Really, It’s Time to Start Planning Your Spring Tree & Shrub Treatments…Let Green Velvet Help! It may still be winter outside but Spring is just around the corner.  With Spring comes the awakening of trees, shrubs, flowers…and insect pests and diseases. Now is the best time to begin planning your program… ( read more )

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