Sports Turf and Amenity Grassland Management

Endorsed by The Institute of Groundsmanship

Turf and amenity grasslands in their multifarious form, including sport pitches, playing fields, golf courses, lawns, motorway embankments, roadside verges, urban parks and open spaces, have a significant impact on our everyday lives.

Topics covered:

· Grasses and their uses

· All aspects of mowing, including the effects on the grass plant and the machines that are available

· Irrigation

· Nutrition and fertilizer application

· Aeration, thatch control and top-dressing

· Pests, diseases and weeds

· Turf establishment and renovation

· Species-rich swards
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