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Sports Pitch Renovation

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March 28 , 2013 | Posted by Nick |

Sports Pitch Renovation

New formulas for 2013

 SPECIAL OFFER

2013 WINTER RENOVATION GRASS SEED MIXTURES

We are pleased to be able to offer to you a choice of 3 grass seed mixtures suitable for over seeding and renovating winter sports pitches

Mix No 1 – Premier Sports Mix

35% Ligala PRG

40% Ponderosa PRG

25% Concerto PRG                     from £2.15 per kg*

Mix No 2 – Standard Sports Mix

25% Ponderosa PRG

35% Beatrice PRG

40% Gator PRG                      from £2.05 per kg*

Mix No 3 – Economy Sports Mix

50% Esquire PRG

25% Fancy PRG

25% Bellevue PRG     from £1.95 per kg*

*All prices shown are based on a minimum order of 800kgs (40 x 20kg) delivered to site or to store. Smaller quantities are available and excess carriage would be charged at cost.

Other varieties are available and with varieties listed above can be blended to your own specification if required – please call the sales office for more information and a quote.

Other Sports Pitch and Greens Mixtures Available – Ask for details

Cricket Wicket Mix

Cricket Outfield Mix/School Playing Field Mix (Universal)

Traditional Greens Mix                           

 Premier Greens Mix  

NB: other Greens mixtures available on request

A winter sports renovation mix suitable for overseeding most worn sports fields and cricket outfields. This mixture will not only establish quickly but will leave a dense hard wearing sward that will recover well after play.

This mix is very popular with local authorities that require a balance of quality and value in the same mix.

At the end of the Winter sports season, there may be as little as eight weeks to get pitches renovated and back into tip‐top condition for the autumn fixtures. Key to the success of the renovation is not wasting time; make sure that you have seed and top dressing in stock.

Seeding Tips

Winter Sports Renovation Mix/ Summer Sports Mix/ Cricket Outfield Mix

For renovating pitches – a renovation programme should definitely include overseeding. For a stretched budget – overseed the most worn areas.

After a dry spring, restricting water encourages the seedlings to root down through the surface in search of moisture and nutrients. An early fertiliser (e.g. Phoenix Outfield No. 3) application can get seeds off to a good start – this ensures effective nutrient uptake and thus strong establishment.

Whatever the financial constraints, a cut in seed rates is really just wasting money, far better to assess the pitch areas that really need overseeding and treat them with 20‐25g/sqm for stronger establishment and more value for money.