What Has Been Happening To Our Green During The Autumn/Winter 2018/19 ?

A lot has happened to our green and it's surrounds since the club closed for bowling at the end of September 2018.  The images below will give you some idea of the scope and scale of the works which have been undertaken and include:

  • Hollow tining of the green

  • Vertidrain of the green

  • Replacing the old wooden surround and sand ditches with a permanent pre-formed surround

  • Removing the grass surrounding the green and widening the paths

  • Adding drainage to the top corner of the green

  • Levelling and re-turving the edges of the green

  • Laying new asphalt on the paths around the green

  • Providing a second access point for both players and equipment onto the green

All of this work is designed to improve our facilities and the drainage of the green leading to a better bowling environment.

Hollow Tining

Hollow Tining

Work in progress

Hollow Tining

Hollow Tining

Work in progress

Hollow Tining

Hollow Tining

Starting to clear the debris

Hollow Tining

Hollow Tining

A close up of the action

Hollow Tining

Hollow Tining

A lot of cores to be removed!!

Hollow Tining

Hollow Tining

Bringing air to the roots and opening up the soil to improve drainage

Top Dressing

Top Dressing

Adding a top dressing and seed to the newly tined green

Volunteers

Volunteers

A couple of very tired volunteers

Digging Out The Old Surround

Digging Out The Old Surround

Digging Out The Old Surround

Digging Out The Old Surround

New Drainage

New Drainage

Removing The Old Grass Edging

Removing The Old Grass Edging

Digging Out Done

Digging Out Done

Laying The New Surround Begins

Laying The New Surround Begins

Removing Turf From Green Edges

Removing Turf From Green Edges

oving Turf From Green Edges

oving Turf From Green Edges

Irrigation Heads Uncovered

Irrigation Heads Uncovered

The New Surrounds

The New Surrounds

New Surrounds In Place

New Surrounds In Place

Winter Works 2019

Winter Works 2019

Applying the glue

Winter Work 2019

Winter Work 2019

Attaching the artificial grass

Winter Work Underway

Winter Work Underway

Artificial grass cut to size

Winter Work on Green Surround

Winter Work on Green Surround

Artificial grass going on

Winter Working 2019

Winter Working 2019

Cold day for this job

New Surrounds In Place

New Surrounds In Place

New Turf Going In

New Turf Going In

Getting There Now

Getting There Now

It Starts To Look Like A Bowling Gre

It Starts To Look Like A Bowling Gre

It Starts To Look Like A Bowling Gre

It Starts To Look Like A Bowling Gre

Irrigation Heads Re-sited

Irrigation Heads Re-sited

Tidy Corners

Tidy Corners

Newly Tarmacked Path

Newly Tarmacked Path

Newly Tarmacked Path

Newly Tarmacked Path

Rubber Mats In Place

Rubber Mats In Place

Let's get bowling

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