Garden Lawn Scarification

Lawn Scarification

We were asked to renovate this tired garden lawn to be ready for late spring. As you can see the lawn is very old and full of moss and weeds, it was decided that the best approach was to take as much of the thatch and organic matter out as possible and start from a […]

Cricket Square Preparation

Cricket Square Preparation

The days are still short and we’re still seeing frosts but it’s time to start preparing cricket squares for the fast approaching season.The photos below show the various preparation stages over several week. First the grass is cut with a rotary mower to bring it down to a manageable level, next the winter fencing is […]

Cricket Practise Nets

Cricket Practise Nets

Today we are leveling off the ground and prepare to lay a practise cricket pitch. We’ll be digging out around 8 inches to add some drainage as this location is prone to water logging. In the coming weeks well build up the layers of the pitch finishing with around 100mm of loam on light, free-draining […]

Football Ground Work

Football Ground Work

Tonight we are helping out Paul Knowles and Greenbay Grounds Maintenance at Northampton Town Football club. We’re getting the ground ready and tending the pitch at half time and after the game.

Cricket Pitch Renovation

Cricket Square Renovation

It’s that time of year again, the cricket season has just ended and we need to get cracking with our renovations in order for the grass to take while the ground is still warm enough.We’re taking quite a lot off this square because it has been reported that there has been a lot of variable […]