Q: Can you give me a good resource on caring for sports turf? Our football and soccer fields need an “extreme makeover.”
A: As the father of a soccer-playing son, I see wide variations in field conditions. Some are pristine green and some look like a plowed field.
To keep a field in playable shape, volunteer managers must compromise with scheduling needs, use good tools and have a thorough understanding of the field’s soil type and drainage.
The University of Georgia has a good sports turf reference for sale.
You can also go to Georgia Turf to get lots of information about maintaining turfgrass in Georgia.
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