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Matching articles for Surfaces - Natural Turf: 28

Work Your Turf

Aeration, Overseeding Can Help Turfgrass After Drought

Web Exclusive - November 2012

The drought of 2012 was brutal in many locations, and your turf might be feeling the effects. Learn what you need to do now to help rejuvenate your turf.

Top Shape

Keep Turf in Peak Playing Condition

Supplement Feature - September 2012

Since Xavier College Preparatory opened its doors in 1943, student athletes at the girls' Roman Catholic high school in Phoenix have lacked a home field. A neighboring boys' school allowed Xavier's softball, soccer and lacrosse players to use its field for practice, and when a conflict arose, the girls commuted to other schools.

Field Maintenance

No Snow?
Consequences of a Nearly Snow-Free Winter on Ballfields

Guest Column - March 2012

This past winter has been striking for its lack, or near lack, of snow in many areas. Learn how this affects your ballfields, and what you need to do to get them ready for the players to take to the field.

Tomorrow's Turf

Budgets and the Environment Drive Trends in Natural and Synthetic Sports Fields

Supplement Feature - September 2011

San Diego State University's renovated grass practice facility in Southern California is set to open later this year after nearly three quarters of a million dollars in upgrades. Ron Hostick, CSFM, SDSU's athletic area lead, said the project was designed to convert an existing grass field into a robust facility that provided the Division 1 school with a more recruiting-friendly environment. And because the team plays weekend games on Qualcomm Stadium's natural turf field, the organization wanted to maintain a similar surface for practice.

From Blueprint to Ballgame

The Ins and Outs of Sports Field Design

Feature Article - February 2011

Before you can get your team onto the field, you have to take care to ensure your fields are properly designed. Close attention to the soil and other factors is essential.

Maintenance Series: Sports Turf

Toughen Up Your Turf

Feature Article - January 2011

In this first installment in our series on maintenance issues, we take a look at the basic requirements for maintaining sports fields. Whether your fields are synthetic or natural turf, there are steps you can take to maximize their playability.

Sports Turf 101

The Benefits & Drawbacks of Synthetic & Natural Turf

Supplement Feature - September 2010

Natural or synthetic turf? It remains one of the hottest conversations in recreation and athletic circles today.

Breaking Ground

Making the Most of Your Sports Fields

Feature Article - February 2010

No matter what type of turf you deploy, your sports fields need careful consideration to ensure they remain in playing shape. We offer advice from those in the know to help you stay on top of your game.