ball field grass

Discussion in 'Sports Field Management' started by RPM1, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. Athletic field

    Athletic field LawnSite Member
    Messages: 152

    Use 100% P.Rye to overseed. It's cheap, very wear tolerant, and looks good. There are also new varieties that have good disease resistance. If you plant an "Athletic Field Mix" with 50/50 P. Rye/K. Blue, You'll end up with mostly P.Rye anyhow so save your money and go 100% P.Rye. There are turf type TF out there. I have never use them because I was told that they will clump when injured. For Football, Soccer, Lacose, stay away because of this. For baseball and softball maybe alright, no aggressive play on the grass in that sport. Plus TF has to mature about a year to have the same wear tolerance as PRye or K.Blue
  2. Field General

    Field General LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    RPM1 , check your PM's
  3. Drew Gemma

    Drew Gemma LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,508

    okay all rye is no good either it does not repair it's self like KBG.

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