Foundry

Foundry

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

February task

Putting out some herbicide for post control of winter weeds and pre emergent weed control for spring and summer control.
 
Adding some fertilizer to the ryegrass fairways to get them ready for the spring golfing season.
 
Pressuring washing course amenities 
 
Irrigation consultants Jim fredericks (fredericks irrigation service), Paul Roche (golfwaterinc) and Randy Chilton from 
)rainbird corporate ) on site working to improve satellite communication and effeciencies. 
 

Aeration week

Aerating greens to remove thatch, incorporate sand and provide a better root zone for the bent grass roots 
 
Aeration number 2 green
 
Holes once they have been filled with sand 
 

Using back pack blowers to help move the sand into the holes. We used 65 tons of sand to  backfill aeration holes 
 

7 days after aeration was completed. The weather has been good for recovery. We had about .75 of rain plus the weather has been in the mid-high 70s