This blog post was published earlier here but has a few updates.
Lately there has been a lot of talk about sustainability in golf and reducing our reliance on chemicals. For the most part if we can reduce or manage the stresses that are affecting our turf we can manage the turf pests that have the potential to kill the turf.
|How often do we need to cut our greens in the winter?|
|Newly planted Poa annua (foreground) had no seed head|
due to not being mowed in months.
|Equipment Use form|
I have received a few comments about using the greens mowers to remove leaf litter and debris from the putting greens to smooth them out. This is a good way of removing the debris but I prefer to use a blower as it causes absolutely no stress to the turf.