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7 Day Forecast In Ashburn

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Aim:

  • Restore surface levels.
  • Top improve surface drainage with the addition of sand.

Method:

Distribute topdressing onto playing surface and brush in.

Timing:

End of season

Effects of Incorrect Procedure:

  • Poor surface levels
  • Degraded soil structure.
  • Reduced conditions for microbial growth.
  • Increased thatch layer.

Equipment:

  • Tractor mounted distributor.
  • Mechanical loader.
  • Drag brush/mat or harrows.
  • For small areas use a fork, rake and drag mat/brush.

Practical Tips:

  • Due to the nature of the work, specialist contractors who have the appropriate machinery often complete this.
  • Ensure that the area topdressed is over seeded and the seed raked in to ensure good seed/soil contact.