Football field maintenance
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Football field maintenance

When I tell people that I'm the landscaper who looks after our team's football field they are really impressed, and a little jealous. I don't think they know how much work it is though - it's definitely trickier than keeping your backyard looking green. Not only does my football field need to look lush, it also needs to be perfectly even so that the ball doesn't bounce at crazy angles, and not so soft that the players boots sink in. I need to keep up with all of the latest tricks that landscapers have, and I write these up here so that everyone can give them a try on their own fields.


Football field maintenance

  • Two Matters to Consider Before You Start Your Landscaping Project

    14 January 2021

    Here are a couple of matters you should consider quite carefully before starting a landscaping project. How long you'll have to wait for your plants to grow You should check how long it will take each of the plants you're going to add to the garden to grow. Many plants take weeks to germinate, months to bloom and several years to fully mature. If you don't want to wait months to see some colourful blossoms in your garden, you might need to swap some of your seeds for ones that are fast-growing.

  • Natural-Turf Lawn Installation Options

    18 September 2020

    Are you mulling over installing a natural turf lawn on your residential property? While everyone loves the look and feel of a healthy, lush-green, real grass lawn, not all natural lawns are installed the same way. There are two main methods available for laying new natural lawns: seeding and sodding. Read on below to learn more about each installation option. Seeding Lawn establishment using seed can be achieved either by traditional seeding or by hydro-seeding.

  • Tips to Avoid Damage & Loss Charges When You Hire a Generator

    21 March 2019

    Generators are perfect as a both a primary and temporary or emergency power solution, depending on your specific needs. Once you hire a generator unit, you will be responsible for ensuring that it stays in good condition. As per the terms of your contract with the generator hire company, you will find yourself liable for damages and loss. To avoid having to pay an extra amount of money to cover repair costs, here are some tips to keep in mind when you hire a generator

  • Why There's Much More to Excavation Than Meets the Eye

    30 December 2018

    In any major construction project, the "money" is in the building itself. The investor will only realise their return once such a building has been finished and is fully occupied. It's not surprising, therefore, that most of the preliminary work is focused on that part of the equation, but for this project to be successful, the site must be prepared very carefully and in particular, its foundation must be prepared. If you're planning such a project from a big picture perspective, why do you need to pay full attention when it comes to your choice of excavation service?

  • How to Revive Your Yellow Lawn

    15 January 2018

    You can turn your yellow Kikuyu turf lawn around so that it starts looking lush again. The revival will depend on how accurately you diagnosed the cause of the problem. This article discusses some of the remedies that can restore that yellow lawn. Thinning Vegetation Lawns can turn yellow if thick trees on your property are preventing sunlight from reaching the blades of the Kikuyu grass. The absence of sunlight means that the grass will find it hard to manufacture its food through photosynthesis.