Areas where the turf is especially bad can be spot-seeded in October. Overseeding is especially important where there is year-round use of a field. If you spread 1/4" of sand over the field after overseeding, you'll get better seed germination, because the topdressing promotes seed-to-soil contact. Mowing.
The main point is to make regular overseeding an important part of your maintenance program. It will go a long way towards improving year around turf quality. Overseed at rates of 5 to 10 lbs seed / 1000 sq ft, using the heavy rates in fall or when you have a short time frame to get turf ready for play.
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"Synthetic turf is not maintenance-free." MAINTENANCE of SYNTHETIC TURF INCLUDES: Regular cleaning to get rid of debris; Sanitation and disinfection to protect the health of the players; Upkeep to keep the field from wearing out more quickly; Watering to reduce temperature on hot days
Tip #4: Take extra care of artificial turf sports fields in years 1 and 2. Maintain turf infill levels meticulously during the first 2 years after installation. At the start of the life of a field, the turf fibers stand straight up, which exposes the infill, makes it easier for infill to be displaced and means the entire system is more prone to damage from cleats, foot traffic and UV exposure from the sun.
of the field, some infill addition might be needed in certain areas. Regular Brushing & Anti-Static Application There are a few additional maintenance items associated with the PureFill system. The field might need to be brushed every 2-3 weeks and after each heavy rainfall.
Most synthetic turf fields should be groomed every 80 to 200 hours of field use to stand up fibers and level the infill. Routine Artificial Turf Field Grooming simultaneously achieves three objectives: Keeps impregnated layer uniform in its distribution; Ensures that the exposed part of the fiber is uniform in its direction and stays erect
A dense, wear-resistant sod is essential on athletic fields and play areas to provide playing safety, good footing, and a pleasing appearance. Production and maintenance of such a turf depend on the kinds of grasses used, proper design and construction, good soil drainage, proper seedbed preparation, adequate fertility, and a maintenance program which recognizes the special nature of the care involved.
applied by rubbing a white cloth soaked in the cleaner in order to minimize penetration of the agent below turf fibers. Three suggested cleaning methods outlined below: 1. A warm, mild solution of granular household detergent such as Tide or ALL in water, or any neutral low sudsing.