Cleaning up aeration plugs on golf green

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by ArTurf, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Ark
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    I would like suggestions on picking up the plugs on a golf green. I assist the local superintendent with advice on turf care and he gives me advice also. When I aerate lawns I just leave the plugs and let them break down naturally which is probably what most of you do. This is not an option of greens as they must be somewhat playable afterward.
     
  2. shiveslandcsaping

    shiveslandcsaping LawnSite Member
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    You push them to the edge of the green with snow shovels and then into piles around the green and pick them up from there or you purchase a core harvester. I was an assistant super at Pinehurst Country Club in Pinehurst ,NC.
     
  3. starry night

    starry night LawnSite Gold Member
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    I guess you won't get any more expert advice than that.

    (shives: Is your username spelled the way you intend?)
     
  4. shiveslandcsaping

    shiveslandcsaping LawnSite Member
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    No my fingers didnt follow my brain when I signed up and I didnt proof read it after. LOL Ive never changed it. When I first tried logging on afterwards I couldnt figure out why I couldnt LOL.
     
  5. starry night

    starry night LawnSite Gold Member
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    :) I can imagine your surprise when it wouldn't accept "......landscaping". Funny story.
     
  6. David Grass

    David Grass LawnSite Senior Member
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    Even the Dyslexic pray to the same Dog we do.
     

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