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

  • 3 Ways To Turn Your Concrete Retaining Wall Into A Striking Landscape Feature

    28 October 2016

    Concrete is a popular choice of material for retaining walls within the garden. It's not surprising as concrete is inexpensive, versatile and incredibly durable. However, if your retaining wall is in a prominent place in your garden, such as an outdoor entertaining area, you may find a plain concrete finish isn't all that aesthetically pleasing. Fortunately, there are some simple ways that you can make concrete retaining walls much more attractive, and here are three of them.

  • How to Remove Sod From Your Yard

    25 February 2016

    If you are looking to lay down a fresh lawn, you will first need to remove the sod. Here are some tips for removing the sod using a variety of different techniques. Prepare to Remove the Sod Before you decide which method you will choose, there are some preparation steps to take first. First of all, make sure you know where all sprinklers and other aspects of the lawn irrigation system are located.

  • Reasons to Opt For Commercial Synthetic Grass

    12 January 2016

    Owning business premises is not simply about ensuring the building itself is aesthetic appealing. The overall curb appeal of the premises will also play a role in creating an impression on current as well as prospective clients. You may have a pristine office but if the exterior looks decrepit and ill maintained, you stand the chance of losing business. One of the easiest ways of ensuring the outdoors of your premises is aesthetically appealing is through the use of commercial synthetic grass.

  • Money saving tips when having your property landscaped

    10 November 2015

    Hiring a landscaping professional to clean up your green areas and make them look immaculate and beautiful is a great luxury to have. However, many people don't have the money to spend on these professional services. Instead, they do the work themselves. Not only does it save money, but it is also a great form of exercise and helps you to de-stress. There are costs when it comes to doing it yourself such as the time cost, the cost of materials and your lack of expertise.

  • Building Supplies You Need for Your DIY Deck

    6 August 2015

    When it's time to add some outdoor space to your home, many people elect to build a deck onto their home or patio to create a space to host outdoor dinners and barbeques. There are plenty who decide to undertake this project themselves, but how do you know what building supplies you need to improve the landscape of your yard? Permits Before you start putting together your building materials and tools, it's time to head to your local governmental office and present your plans to obtain the necessary construction permits.