Turf and Sports Pitch Maintenance Planner
Plan your work schedule for the year with Horticulture Week’s month-by-month guide to essential maintenance and management tasks for turf and sports facilities such as bowling greens , cricket pitches , football pitches , rugby pitches , golf courses , lawns and other recreational and fine turf.
Jobs should only be undertaken when ground and weather conditions are suitable and will vary according to location and may vary significantly from year to year. While the year nicely divides into 12 months, activities often overlap.
Manufacturers have wasted no time bringing out updated equipment to comply with latest legislation, Sally Drury finds.
With mowing one of the key tasks at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, the team are ideally placed to try out the latest machines. Sally Drury reports.
What is available to help groundsmen keep playing surfaces in the best possible condition? Sally Drury asks the experts.
Avoid damage to ornamental lawns and sports turf