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.
Control is needed in urban areas as well as on sports turf and nursery sites. Sally Drury looks at the best ways to manage weeds as well as costs.
Student anniversary collaboration generates outstanding work.
New technology can record, trace and predict maintenance activities for all types of artificial surfaces, Sally Drury reports.
The right seeding and inputs are essential for keeping grass in top condition and ensuring that pitches look and perform at their best, says Sally Drury.