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.

Turf Maintenance tasks - month by month


Horticulture Week Custodian Awards

BALI NATIONAL LANDSCAPE Awards

 

IOG Saltex

Catch up with IoG Saltex 2016 by visiting our dedicated page including Live show blog, videos, exhibitor info, product launches and news.

Turf kit and machinery

VIDEO: Review of Pellenc Rasion Basic and Smart pedestrian battery mower

VIDEO: Review of Pellenc Rasion Basic and Smart pedestrian battery mower

VIDEO: Makita Twin 18V LXT pedestrian battery mower

VIDEO: Makita Twin 18V LXT pedestrian battery mower

VIDEO: Reviewed: Battery pedestrian mowers

VIDEO: Reviewed: Battery pedestrian mowers

Tomlin mower trailer

Tomlin mower trailer

Classen TA18 steerable aerator

Classen TA18 steerable aerator

IoG Saltex 2016 - show preview

IoG Saltex 2016 - show preview

VIDEO

VIDEO - Sally Drury talks soils, seeds, sedum and more with Green-tech at Saltex 2016

VIDEO - Sally Drury talks soils, seeds, sedum and more with Green-tech at Saltex 2016

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Turf in depth

Sue Ireland: A career in parks

Sue Ireland: A career in parks

After nine years in charge 4452 hectares of open space entrusted to the care of the City of London Corporation (CoL), Sue Ireland is leaving for pastures new. She shares her insights from 38 years in the parks sector with Sarah Cosgrove.

What options will apprentice levy open up for horticulture?

What options will apprentice levy open up for horticulture?

Next month's introduction of the Government apprenticeship levy could offer good value for money for horticultural businesses, Rachel Anderson discovers.

Pitch renovation and preparation

Pitch renovation and preparation

Repair work should be planned well in advance and a growing number of products are available to help get the job done, Sally Drury reports.

What's in store for turf in 2017?

What's in store for turf in 2017?

Labour shortage, loss of chemicals, robotic mowing, new grasses and plant nutrition.