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Aeration And Topdressing Greens……”why are you doing this again!”

Our usual aeration and topdress 4 weeks before Club Trophy/Scratch Cup week has been brought forward to this week due to extra fixtures during June and a cancellation this week. We have verti-cut the greens in 2 directions and aerated the greens with knife tine’s down to 3″ at 2″ spaces today and Thursday we will topdress and overseed the greens then brush and wash in by either irrigation or rainfall.

This work will ensure the greens will be the best condition through June, July and beyond which is traditionally our busiest and most important calendar months.

“Why are you doing this again!”

  • To ensure the greens remain healthy and smooth during our busiest months.
  • The topdressing will ensure the greens remain playable “firm” during the winter months.
  • Aeration will strengthen the greens during extreme weather conditions and help them through tough conditions making them more sustainable and healthy with out extra costs of resources which are past onto the member’s/customers ie Fertiliser’s, Water, Fungicides, Wetting agents and Labour costs.
  • Short term damage with long term benefits that will recover by the weekend.

 

New 3rd Tee Progress

New 3rd Tees have been cut twice this week at a shorter height and a light topdress then rolled for smoothness ready for a hand mowing next week at an even shorter cut.

Root development is currently amazing.

Further renovations to the path around the 2nd Green and 3rd Tees next week with further work to the 3rd Yellow Tee single sleeper edge to path/Tee.

Large seeded area to the right of the 2nd green is showing signs of germination so please keep off this area if possible.