Seeding Question for Athletic Field

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by EDL, Apr 10, 2005.

  1. EDL

    EDL LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Posts: 110

    Alright, heres a question, I have to put a bid on overseeding an Athletic Field. It is for a private highschool. The school does not have a sprinkler system and is looking to buy a rain tower. They have just come out of a financial crunch were maintanance was not an option. So here is my question what type of seed mix would you use? Since i do not expect watering to happen on a certian schedule.
     
  2. northmichigan

    northmichigan LawnSite Member
    Posts: 133

    there is athletic field mix for high traffic usage. i have used it to great success with one inch of sifted topsoil and overseeding the whole field.if you aren't using a topsoil cover and only overseeding then you should use a quickly germinating mix that has perrennial rye.
    mj
     

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