Sports Turf Tips, Techniques, and Methods
Drainage and Irrigation for Your Sports Turf Commonwealth Sports Turf Services has improved and maintained quality sports turf since 2003, with 31 years combined sports turf experience in Richmond, Virginia. Keith Kitchen, president, started a residential turf and landscaping company, Luxury Lawns, who were contracted by several high profile sports complexes to maintain their turf. […]
The Atlanta Braves, in the not to distant future, will be playing in a new stadium on new turf. This has many fans, players, and coaches quite nervous, and excited. The turf played on at Turner Field was always one of the Braves advantages. Other teams would visit Turner field and not be able to handle how the ball would play off the turf. The Braves knew how to play it and this is why so many great fielders played on the Braves ball-club.
From golf courses to football fields and county parks, each turf requires a slightly different touch. Maintenance services can vary from deep-tinning greens to removing thatch from fields; however, there is one task that is crucial for keeping every form of turf in peak performance condition. Core aeration, also known as soil cultivation, coring, spiking, or slicing, is this key maintenance task.
If you have questions about products being used on your sports turf or weeds, contact Commonwealth Sports Turf today online or by telephone to learn more. Several products have been introduced over the past few years that promised to control broadleaf weeds. Several of these products have shown promise in fighting weeds in sports turf.
As everyone in the sports turf industry in the area knows, the mid-Atlantic region of the United States has suffered through one of the harshest winters in recent history, with record snowfalls and colder than average temperatures. To add insult to injury, the weather has teased the area with sunny, warm spring day temperatures followed by snowstorms or frigid temperatures, sometimes within a 24-hour period.
Virginia has a mild climate and normally winters are warm and mild. In recent history, January and February of 2014 have been abnormally cold and filled with rough weather such as frost, ice, snow, hail, freezing rain, and high winds. While winters do come and go, bad weather will always wreak havoc on turf and […]