Turf pigment and paint 7

Turf pigment and paint 7

You use turf pigments, turf paint and colourants to improve the appearance of discoloured or patchy turf, to match the colour of new sod with existing turf, or to change the colour of the turf for aesthetic or event purposes. It is now common to use these on sports...
Turf fungicides: prevention or cure? 6

Turf fungicides: prevention or cure? 6

The case against using turf fungicides preventatively.   Case 1: I am a heavy smoker, I smoke 20 cigarettes a day and weigh over 120kg with a BMI of 38. I don’t do any exercise. My favourite food is burgers and fries. As I am in the high-risk bracket for...
Using Light. 5

Using Light. 5

In April of 2021, Comm Bank Stadium became the first Australian stadium to begin using LED grow lights. SeeGrow LED grow light technology enables turf managers to have a climate-controlled environment with a carbon dioxide canopy to get the best possible growth and...
Slow release fertilizers 4

Slow release fertilizers 4

Firstly, not all slow-release fertilizers are the same and each has its advantages and disadvantages. For example the picture above is of a low-quality prill (granule) of a sulphur coated urea (PCSCU) granule that is supposed to last up to 8 weeks. It has released...
Turf miticides 3

Turf miticides 3

Not all turf miticides act the same and their effectiveness varies dramatically.  The problem. As turf grass mites have very short life cycles of 10-14 days it means that damaging populations can rapidly develop under the right conditions. For more detailed...