You don’t want to be out mowing the lawn in the middle of a hot, sunny, summer’s day and your lawn doesn’t want that either. The best time of day to mow the lawn, for the sake of both the person mowing and the grass itself, is in the late afternoon or early evening when the weather has had a chance to cool down a bit, and the sun isn’t nearly so intense.
Arguably the most important factor in artificial pitch maintenance is to keep the turf upright and to stop compaction of the rubber crumb. By keeping the turf upright it helps support the elements of natural play such as traction, ball movement, and it also prevents player injury.
Investing in a new ride on mower can be a daunting task at the best of times, especially nowadays where there is so much choice available at the click of a button. The way we cut grass here in the UK has not actually changed all that much in the last 20 years, unlike the Automotive industry where battery technology is at the forefront of most people’s minds when thinking into the future.
It is hard to believe that it is now over a year since the first lockdown back in March 2020 when we like all other businesses had to very quickly adapt our working practices to operate within some very tight trading restrictions. From the beginning our priority has always been to ensure we protect our staff, customers and suppliers which remains the same today.
Everybody wants to have the nicest lawn and investing in a robotic lawn mower such as the Husqvarna Automower, you start to save on time, chemicals, running cost, noise and emission pollution, minimising the dangers of cutting your lawn, servicing and storage space.
There is often a sense of confusion as to whether you want to seed or overseed in your turf renovation. These two processes both aim to create a viable turf sward from seed, but using different processes and machinery.
The increased use of email, online accounting tools, online payment systems as well as automated groundcare equipment means that its increasingly important for land and sports turf owners to look at their growing exposure to cyber risks and how they can best protect themselves and their businesses.
Whether you are a golf course, bowling green, football pitch or a domestic lawn customer, a common debate is which type of mower should I use - cylinder or rotary? Here are some helpful Pros and Cons for each type of mower to help you make the right choice...
Football pitch standards at all levels have steadily increased over and over during the last 10 years. You certainly don’t see a muddy pitch at professional level anymore, or even re-turfing mid-season which was common even at major venues such as Old Trafford. So why have pitches improved? this is down to several factors...