Guides & Advice

Explore our guides and advice for maintaining and managing all types of amenity projects.

  1. Golf course grass nutrition

    Golf course grass nutrition

    Fertilisers: Grasses should be fed during the growing season to encourage natural growth but not to force or stimulate unnecessary growth especially early in the year.
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  2. Sowing grass on commercial landscapes

    Sowing grass on commercial landscapes

    Specification for the seeding operation: The variation in site conditions and the proposed end uses make it difficult to offer a specification which satisfies all requirements.
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  3. Racecourse and Polo Grounds

    Racecourse and Polo Grounds

    While racecourses may not receive prolonged and intensive wear throughout the year, it is significant to note that the action of the horses galloping can exert extreme downward force, especially in the landing area of fences.
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  4. Football and Rugby Pitches

    Football and Rugby Pitches

    The amount of wear imposed on grasses used in both football and rugby pitches can be extreme. And with playing seasons often extended due to inclement weather conditions, the off-season window – during which reparative works can be carried out – is often very short.
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  5. The Hockey Pitch

    The Hockey Pitch

    While synthetic pitches have gained a stronghold in the sport of hockey, at club level, many hockey pitches are part of a multipurpose turf area and a high-quality management is required for an optimum playing surface.
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  6. Cricket Grounds

    Cricket Grounds

    Cricket is played on a surface which is possibly one of the most difficult to maintain. The grasses are subjected to extremes of maintenance with regard to mowing and rolling, both of which greatly reduce the competitive ability of the plants to survive let alone thrive.
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  7. The Bowling Green

    The Bowling Green

    Bowls has always been a popular sport. Many bowling greens are in need of greater, more specialised maintenance as their usage increases. The management of both Crown Green and Flat Rink greens is in essence similar. The management of greens is designed to produce a uniform, fast, well-prepared surface.
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  8. Tees and fairways

    Tees and fairways

    Golf Tees: Tees should always be designed so they can be maintained easily with reasonably sized equipment. Keeping a tee in good condition requires constant remedial work which can result in excessive wear.  Therefore, the larger the tee, the less the effect of wear will be.
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