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Aim:

Used in many different forms in Winter Games.

  1. In Pitch preparation to lift grasses and remove surface dead grass and rubbish.
  2. In renovation to remove organic material from the surface of the soil down to 30 40 mm.
  3. On pitch to lift grass before cutting and speed up the ball run. 

Method:

Scarification is down in many forms on the sport ground. Pitches are raked manually or with powered equipment.

Timing:

As a guide, in the growing season the grass plant is scarified to clean out dead material such as old leaves etc.

Practical Tips:

Be careful with powered equipment unless your square is perfectly level as you do not want to mark the surface of the pitch.