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.

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  • 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.

  • After You've Cut down a Dead Tree, Do You Need to Grind or Remove Its Stump?

    13 November 2017

    Many people are blessed to own property that contains a number of mature trees and can therefore take advantage of mother nature's glory. However, these trees are living organisms and some of them will, from time to time, encounter problems. If an arborist has told you that one of your trees has developed a fatal disease, you know that you need to take action and will essentially have to remove it.

  • How to Use Simple Bricks to Give Your Outdoor Space Some Style

    18 September 2017

    If you have some nice landscaping trees or flowerbeds outside your home, but they seem to lack style and personality, you don't need to break your budget by adding expensive pavers and other such materials to your space. Some simple, affordable bricks can be just what you need to anchor and enhance your property's landscaping, and make your entire outdoor space stylish and inviting. Consider a few suggestions for how to use bricks to give your home's yard some style and personality, and to really enhance the space overall.

  • Finding the Right Words: How to Choose an Epitaph for a Monument

    21 June 2017

    Losing a loved one is an incredibly difficult thing for anybody to go through, and it's often made even harder because of all the arrangements that need to be made. Although it would be easier if it could all be put off until the shock and initial stages of grief have passed, funeral arrangements and other concerns have to be sorted quickly. One of the most important things that you'll want to make sure you get right is the choice of a lasting monument, a permanent place to remember the deceased.

  • Green Outdoor Spaces Means Smiling Employee Faces: Why Creating an Outdoor Space for Staff Boosts Productivity

    12 May 2017

    Companies today benefit from the slew of new technologies designed to increase efficiency and productivity. However, whilst focusing on technology, it is easy to overlook the human element of your business, i.e. your staff. While it is important that you provide your staff with the right tools to do their job, you should also take into account the effect that their environment has on their productivity. Nature Boosts Staff Morale and Productivity