Fall Cultural Practices and Winter Prep

October 27, 2016 Dean Baker

As we start into November, the turf department will be busy commencing with our annual shut down activities.  In the first 2 weeks of November, we have a number of important procedures to complete. 

Weather permitting... the schedule is as follows:

Oct. 31st  to Nov. 4th :

  • Topdressing / Verti-draining greens (note... there will be temporaries)
  • Topdressing fairways
  • Blowing out the irrigation system

Nov. 7th to 11th :

  • Topdressing Tees
  • Winter spray all greens tees & fairways
  • Sod prep / sod all cart path wear areas

 

Questions or Concerns? Do not hesitate to contact Dean or Jeff

dean@burlingtongolfclub.com or JLockhart@burlingtongolfclub.com

About the Author

Dean Baker

Dean Baker, Certified Golf Course Superintendent (27 years). He joined Burlington Golf & Country Club in 2012, where he has enjoyed the remodelling and renovation of this historic 1922 Stanley Thompson design. Dean is a graduate of the University of Guelph where he remains involved with the program he graduated from, Associate Diploma in Turf Management. There he lends his expertise as an instructor to upcoming turf managers, by instructing the Human Resources for Turf Managers Course.

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