Turf Site Anaylsis

Turf Site Anaylsis - Turf Site Anaylsis Mallory Kendall...

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Turf Site Anaylsis Mallory Kendall Dec. 7 , 2007 1. Turf species composition a. The main turf species is Fine Fescue (Festuca sp.) b. Also present is Barnyard Grass and Tall fescue 2. Weed Identification on site a. Dandelions b. Knotweed c. Oxalis d. Bindweed e. Shepards Purse f. Mallow g. Black Medic h. Chick Weed 3. Current management practices a. It has irrigation-but there are some brown spots b. It gets mowed at some point 4. Site “Enhancements” and management adjustments a. Mowing Height and Frequency i. The Fine Fescue grass is a lower maintenance grass, it does best at a height of 2”- 3”. But in times of dry periods in the summer a height more around 3” is better. Use a rotary mower with sharp blades and mow often enough so no more than 1/3 of the leaf height is removed. b. Fertilization level and timing (nitrogen) i. Fertilizer should be applied spring(mid March- mid June) and early fall(mid August-mid September) ii. Fertilizer for this area (about 9,800sf) per year
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HORT 341 taught by Professor Koski during the Fall '07 term at Colorado State.

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