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Discussion in 'Sports Field Maintenance' started by kreft, May 4, 2007.

  1. beaglegun

    beaglegun LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    What kind of grass and what variety?
     
  2. coach24

    coach24 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    For those of you all who have asked questions, I am not sure of the kind of bluegrass that was originally on the field when I got here. however, we are using Hogan seed's "Hogan's Alley KY Bluegrass Blend" the exact % of which I will check on before I post.

    The soil makeup is a variety of sand and loam, but it's fairly inconsistent, being a lot more clay based down the left field line, and much more sand-heavy down in right field. When the field was built, some of the native soil was mixed with the trucked-in composition. What I've found is soil samples vary in location and it's been a hard thing to evenly fertilize because part of the field reacts differently than others.

    The infield is a clay based surface. I mixed in 22 tons of calcined clay last winter and it has become a bit too soupy since. I plan on adding 25-50 tons of alabama red clay within the year. The conditioner is Mule Mix, colored Red.

    here are a couple more pics!

    I'll be happy to answer any more specific questions.

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    Last spring in the snow!
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  3. STRINGALATION

    STRINGALATION LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 777

    That Snow Shot Is A Grammy
     
  4. coach24

    coach24 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

  5. Baseballer1100

    Baseballer1100 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 220

    Talk about a nice looking squib.
     
  6. coach24

    coach24 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    thanks, jub jub
     
  7. Patatoe1

    Patatoe1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 111

    Hey Coach in the second picture of your last set of pictures how do you stripe like that?
     
  8. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,675

    Looks really nice guys. That picture with the snow is pretty cool.
     
  9. rockytop00

    rockytop00 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    Nice fields... especially like the corn one. How do you cut corn with a mower? Must be complicated eh?
     
  10. beaglegun

    beaglegun LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    Pics are in Oct after a Sept renovation. Ky bluegrass/per ryegrass. New Ky bluegrass sod on the sides.

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