Facilities and Equipment

Information on facilities and equipment for turfgrass, including lawn establishment, improving your lawn care, managing thatch, mowing turfgrass and athletic field conditions.

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7 Habits of Poor Sports Turf Managers
7 Habits of Poor Sports Turf Managers - Articles Articles
This article will talk about 7 things that people do poorly in the turf business and will give you action steps to correct them. More
8 Steps to an Easy Field Facelift
8 Steps to an Easy Field Facelift - Articles Articles
Readers will learn 8 key agronomic steps to maintain safe fields throughout the year More
How to Repair and Restore Grass Destroyed by Insects
How to Repair and Restore Grass Destroyed by Insects - Articles Articles
Readers will learn do's and don'ts to restore grass destroyed on athletic fields by insects. More
How to Best Maintain Football Fields During and After the Season
How to Best Maintain Football Fields During and After the Season - Articles Articles
This article will give readers do's and don't to maintain football fields after the season More
How to Protect and Maintain Athletic Fields in the Heat of Summer
How to Protect and Maintain Athletic Fields in the Heat of Summer - Articles Articles
This article will give the reader do's and dont's to protect athletic fields in the heat of summer More
How to Ensure Your Soccer Field is Always In Its Best Condition
How to Ensure Your Soccer Field is Always In Its Best Condition - Articles Articles
This article will give the reader Do's and Don't to always ensure a soccer field is in its best condition. More
Tips to Improve Your Lawn Care Program This Fall
Tips to Improve Your Lawn Care Program This Fall - Articles Articles
As nighttime temperatures dip into the low 50s and the days continue to get shorter, one thing is certain; fall is coming. More
Prevent ‘Moweritis’ from Killing Your Young Trees and Shrubs
Prevent ‘Moweritis’ from Killing Your Young Trees and Shrubs - Articles Articles
Young healthy trees in our landscapes and along our streets are dying overnight from an unusual cause. More
High School Athletic-Field Conditions and Injuries
High School Athletic-Field Conditions and Injuries - Articles Articles
The condition of a playing field is not only of aesthetic importance, but it also may affect play and player safety. More
Snow Removal from Synthetic In-Filled Systems
Snow Removal from Synthetic In-Filled Systems - Articles Articles
There are a couple of options that can be used to successfully remove snow depending on the situation. More
Mowing Turfgrasses
Mowing Turfgrasses - Articles Articles
Grass cutting is the major time-consuming operation in the maintenance of any turfgrass area. More
Managing Thatch in Lawns
Managing Thatch in Lawns - Articles Articles
Thatch can have either beneficial or detrimental effects on turf depending on the amount present. More
Lawn Management Through the Seasons
Lawn Management Through the Seasons - Articles Articles

Lawn Management Through the Seasons

Peter Landschoot, Ph.D.

Successful management of home lawns depends on proper selection and management of turfgrasses. More
Lawn Establishment
Lawn Establishment - Articles Articles
Turf establishment begins with careful planning, knowledge of soil conditions, and an understanding of the environmental and cultural requirements of turfgrasses. More
Nikolai Sokolov, Bugwood.org
Calibrating Your Fertilizer Spreader - Articles Articles
How to calibrate fertilizer spreaders. More
Athletic Fields - Specification outline, construction, and maintenance
Athletic Fields - Specification outline, construction, and maintenance - Articles Articles
Drainage patterns for some of the more important types of fields, specification guidelines for their construction, and management practices as they apply to PA and areas with similar climates. More
Managing and Maintaining the Perfect Baseball Field
Managing and Maintaining the Perfect Baseball Field - Articles Articles
To ensure that you maintain the best soil, greenest grass, and nicest looking outfield, follow these dos and don’ts. More