Bowling Green

Bowling Green

Construction, Renovation and Maintenance

Bowling Greens

Fineturf, one of the country’s leading bowling green construction contractors, specialise in projects that include new constructions, renovations, repairs and seasonal maintenance. Our many years of experience have enabled us to gain a thorough understanding of the construction techniques and materials that constitute a successful bowling green. We have successfully completed numerous contracts, some of which can be viewed in more detail on this website.

Bowling Green Construction

Utilising our fully owned fleet of plant and machinery, highly trained operatives and knowledgeable management staff we can provide a full construction service from initial site design and planning through to final surface installation.

A bowling green construction would typically involve the following:

  • Design, Planning and Site Setup
  • Excavate Base and Consolidate
  • Drainage Installation
  • County Concrete Channel Installation
  • Grave Carpet Installation
  • Blinding Grit Layer
  • Rootzone Application
  • Laser Grading
  • Final Ground Preparation
  • Fertiliser Application
  • Bowling Green Turf Installation or Seeding
  • Surrounding Slab Path
  • Irrigation System (Design and Install)
  • Growing in Maintenance Period Contract
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Bowling Green Renovation

We can renovate existing bowling greens to alleviate performance issues caused by a poor growing medium, drainage or undulating levels. A bowling green renovation would typically involve the following:

  • Strip Existing Surface
  • Cultivate Topsoil
  • Sports Sand Application and Amelioration
  • Laser Grading
  • Final Ground Preparation
  • Fertiliser Application
  • Bowling Green Turf Installation or Seeding
  • Upgrade of Old Green to Include County Concrete Channels and Auto Irrigation System
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Bowling Green Seasonal Maintenance

End of season maintenance is an important factor in ensuring a bowling green is in the best possible condition for the following seasons bowling. Varying works can be undertaken but would usually involve a combination of the following:

  • Deep tine aeration – relieves decompaction and encourages new root growth.
  • Hollow tine – provides aeration and thatch removal resulting in improved surface drainage and new root growth.
  • Overseeding – introduces new cultivars into the bowling green surface.
  • Top Dressing – removes surface irregularities and encourages seed germination.
  • Seed, Fertiliser and Top Dressing Supplies
  • Weed and Disease Control Products

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