Picture Perfect: Mowing Techniques for Lawns, Landscapes, and Sports / Edition 1

Picture Perfect: Mowing Techniques for Lawns, Landscapes, and Sports / Edition 1

by David R. Mellor, David R. Mellor
     
 

ISBN-10: 1575041510

ISBN-13: 9781575041513

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Wiley

"Some artists use canvas to create a work of art. David Mellor uses a baseball field. His patterns are so precise and imaginative, I call him the Rembrandt of groundskeeping."
—Bob Uecker, Milwaukee Brewers Broadcaster

Now you can transform your sports field or clubhouse lawn into an envy-grabbing work of optic art. In this book, David Mellor shares the

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"Some artists use canvas to create a work of art. David Mellor uses a baseball field. His patterns are so precise and imaginative, I call him the Rembrandt of groundskeeping."
—Bob Uecker, Milwaukee Brewers Broadcaster

Now you can transform your sports field or clubhouse lawn into an envy-grabbing work of optic art. In this book, David Mellor shares the turf mowing and maintenance secrets that have made him one of the leading creators of elaborate patterns used on athletic turf nationwide. Articles about Mellor's work have been published in the New York Times and USA Today, and he is currently the director of grounds for the Boston Red Sox Baseball Club. In Picture Perfect, Mellor gives you the benefit of his years of experience along with simple-to-use techniques for creating playing fields that are without doubt a cut above the rest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575041513
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction.

Chapter 2. Test Your Soil.

Chapter 3. Turfgrass Establishment.

Chapter 4. Fertilization.

Chapter 5. Common Nuisances.

Chapter 6. Mowing Recommendations.

Chapter 7. Making Turns with Your Mower.

Chapter 8. Equipment -
Tools of the Artist.

Chapter 9. Preventing Traffic and Wear Problems.

Chapter 10. Techniques to Help Hide Damaged Turf.

Chapter 11. Useful Tips.

Chapter 12. How Patterns are Created.

Chapter 13. Pattern Basics.

Chapter 14. Pattern Instructions.

Chapter 15. Photographing Your Lawn Art.

Chapter 16. Three Challenging Situations.

Chapter 17. Turfgrass Factoids.

Chapter 18. Resources.

Chapter 19. References.

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