Communication is a key factor to our client’s field progress addressing concerns and planningproject strategies. Meeting once a month helps to ensure evaluating health of sports turf through planned usage.
Core Aeration: Improvement and Predictability
Your strategized services to maintain your turf may vary from removing thatch or deep tininggreens. However a main factor for peak performance, in any sports turf, is core aeration alsoreferred to as coring, spiking, slicing or soil cultivation.
Deep Tine Aeration
Allowing maximum aeration with the least impact for turf usability is deep tine aeration. Coreaeration lessens possible soil compaction which can result in hardening the surface being played.
Verticutting removes thatch from Bermuda turf,a necessity to plant health. Thatch is anexcessive build-up of clippings prohibiting thepenetration of oxygen, nutrients and water toroot area. Vericutting thins grass increasing
allowing leaf blades thereforeimproving aesthetics for ball roll and playability.
Cores are collected using a turf sweeper then reapplied to areas needing viable roots, which cangrow immediately.
Sand and compost or a combination of the two, are inserted in the soil profile creating a chadecreasing soil compaction and leaving a better playing area for oxygen and nutrients to
into the soil root.Keith’s vision grew and his creative approach to innovative services supports the basics of turf science, facilitating pristine fields for any turf environment here in Virginia. AboutLatest Posts
Owner at Commonwealth Sports Turf ServicesGrowing up on a working farm that feeds your family gave Keith an appreciationfor the importance of planning for growth. It was corn and peanuts then, now itsports turf. After graduating from Virginia Tech with a Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Economics and spending 5 years with Southern States, Keith partnered into a newbusiness venture overseeing natural turf maintenance for Luxury Lawns, a startup maintenancecompany. Continued growth over 20 years has placed Luxury Lawns, a company Keith now owns,in the top small businesses in the Midlothian area specializing in residential turf management,landscape design and installation, and hardscape applications. After success in the residentialturf market, Keith launched Commonwealth Sports Turf and now manages the day to dayoperations of the business.