Essential maintenance operations for natural pitches
Keeps the grass healthy and dense. The equipment used for this operation impacts the quality of the final result and this is why our team only works with top mowing machinery.
Creates a proper environment for the turf to develop at the root level and prevents compactation. Essential in creating an optimal playing surface.
Scarifying is the physical process of removing dead organic matter from the surface of the pitch. The scarifying machine will be chosen depending on the amount of dead organic matter. In severe cases, the scarifyer’s can be set at various heights, being more or less aggressive and take out various amounts of organic matter. The presence of dead organic matter at turf level has as effect:- Keeping moisture at a high level which subsequently leads to diseases.- Diminishing turf’s density and vigour- Slippery layer of thatch that affects the quality of the game.
6. Topdressing application
Topdressing is the application of a uniform thin layer of diverse components over the turf surface. This operation brings the following benefits: - Levels the surface- Helps to amend soil properties- Better environment for seed germination- Stabilizes channels created by aeration works