How to get the best from your Bent overseeding programme
Delivering fast, attractive, highly resilient putting surfaces with increased rounds and greater player satisfaction – all with reduced chemical inputs and costs – it’s no wonder in recent years that Colonial Browntop Bent grass (Agrostis capillaris) has seen a resurgence in popularity for golf greens. However, increasing Bent populations doesn’t happen overnight. Some careful consideration of mechanical and nutritional approaches is required to maximise the efficiency of a bent overseeding programme. Northern Regional Technical Manager for DLF & Johnsons Sports Seeds Stuart Yarwood explores.
DLF Masterline amenity grass mix for all surfaces suits Greensward Sports Consultancy
In the 12 years since he established Greensward Sports Consultancy, it’s been seed from DLF that Director Andy Boyce has turned to for reliable results on surfaces from across the sporting spectrum. Whether it’s bowls, cricket or winter sports, Andy swears by mixtures from both Masterline and Johnsons Sports Seed for germination, presentation and plant health that never fails to hit the mark.
Johnsons Perennial Rye mix hailed ‘amazing’ for fairway recovery at Thorndon Park
As the only club in Essex to make it onto the England Top 100 list, Thorndon Park in Ingrave has a reputation to uphold for its putt-perfect greens and feature fairways.