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Old 07-04-2010, 02:33 PM
ramsbaseball ramsbaseball is offline
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Topdressing of Baseball Field

I inherited a baseball field that was/is in need of some new maintenance practices. The field is a native soil and only has irrigation in the infield.

My questions are:
when is the best time to topdress a field (it has Tif419)?
If I topdress the outfield will the lack of irrgation cause the sand to burn up the little bermuda that is located in the outfield?
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Old 07-15-2010, 07:55 AM
Mayes Turf Mayes Turf is offline
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Rambaseball
You should go ahead and topdress now while the bermuda is still growing good before it goes into dormancy. If your field is a high school baseball field you'll be alright spreading 80 ton of sand on there it will be about 1/8" layer and then brush or drag it in to work it down through the bermuda.
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