22
Jun

The Process of Turf Removal and Recycling

Revolutionary Turf Removal

Turf Removal

Gone are the days where golf and sports field renovations are a long drawn out process that requires a large team in order to execute the process properly. With new revolutionary turf removal equipment, you’ll no longer need to worry about manually uprooting and removing turf, finding a way to recycle it and then waiting for the soil to recover.

This new process combines the three tedious steps of sod removal into one easy to operate machine. Rather than use a sod-cutter to shave off the top layer of grass, a rototiller to create premium soil and then collect the sod to take it to a recycling service you can now streamline the entire process. At this point, you may be wondering how that’s even possible. Here at West Coast Turf, we’re experts in professional sod and we’re here to tell you that it most definitely is possible.

Q: How Can I easily Remove and Recycle Turf?

A: With the Field TopMaker

The answer to all your questions lies in the Field TopMaker machine! It’s the ideal machine to bring natural turf surfaces into perfect condition and can be used several ways. Whether you need to level, clean, de-thatch, renovate turf areas or harvest sprigs this machine is the one for the job! Manufactured with a series of adjustable blades that can remove up to 5 centimeters above the service and 5 centimeters below. The ability to accurately adjust the machine allows the user to remove weeds and thatch layers or remove the surface completely. The cut material can also be deflected back onto the surface or transferred into built-in conveyors and placed in trailers for off-site removal.

The Benefits of Field TopMaker Turf Removal

This type of machine is Ideal for use on soccer fields, golf courses, polo fields, municipal grass areas and sod farms. The biggest benefit of using the Field TopMaker for your turf is time. A typical soccer field can be removed and cleaned in just one to two days! You can also use this machine to remove any minor bumps on your fields while also removing weeds and thatch at the same time.

Another big advantage to using the Filed TopMaker for Turf Removal is water draining ability. This machine will not disturb soil life or stability. It will however allow you to install rolls of turf or plant plugs immediately after stripping the surface. Once complete, field and golf surfaces can be brought back to perfect condition and be ready for use immediately. While newly surfaced fields will be fully rooted after 6 weeks and ready for use thereafter. If you’re ready to experience the perfect solution for the perfect field, contact us today!

 

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16
Jun

Paspalum Maintenance Tips

What is Seashore Paspalum?

Paspalum Maintenance

Seashore paspalum is a warm-season grass that has a high salt tolerance. It’s usually installed in warm-season areas where the soil or water irrigation system also has a high salt content. This type of grass does well in warm weather and thrives near the ocean. During warm weather, it exhibits aggressive growth habits, accompanied by a dense root system and identified by its medium to course-bladed appearance. Also, since it’s a warm season grass, it goes dormant during the winter. Overall, paspalum needs moderate amounts of watering a fertilizing but requires frequent mowing to maintain a low cut. However, it’s also prone to scalping when mowed too short which is where proper paspalum maintenance techniques come in handy. Read the rest of this entry »

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09
Jun

Artificial Grass vs. Natural Turf

Artificial GrassWhat’s the difference between Artificial Grass and Turfgrass?

The main difference between artificial grass and turfgrass is quite simple: one is real grass while the other is synthetic. Both have their own pros and cons respectively, however one is better for the environment than the other. Let’s take a look at these two types of grasses side by side to gain a better understanding of each and their effect on both our environment and our home. Read the rest of this entry »

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06
Jun

The Benefits of Soil Burst Products

What is Soil Burst?

soil burst

If you’re looking for a one-stop shop for plant fertilizer, then look no further. Soil Burst is a premium fertilizer for both plants and turf grass. It has a slow release formula that releases nitrogen into the soil in small doses over an extended period time rather than all at once. Perfect for any lawn stage, Soil Burst is customized to stimulate plant growth all year long. Read the rest of this entry »

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