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Topdressing

Topdressing is an extremely useful tool in the preparation of Sports turf fields and lawns.

Topdressing is the application of a uniform thin layer of soil or finely granulated organic materials applied over the turf surface. It is used to level the playing field when minor variations or depressions are apparent, help to amend physical soil properties and create a better growing environment for the turf and help reduce thatch.

Topdressing can be performed after hollow tine aeration to replace the removed profile.

Topdressing of a surface can be performed heavily in the spring and at lighter rates through summer and autumn to aid in thatch reduction and smooth an uneven surface.