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GlenFarrow’s top 6 reasons why an irrigation system is beneficial for your sports turf

Sprinkler for sports turf irrigation

The irrigation season is here!

With the warmer weather arriving and the sun out, it is the ideal time for outdoor sports. Keeping grass turf’s in top condition can prove quite challenging during peak seasons, especially with the unpredictable British weather and heavy usage. Regardless of the sport, compaction of soil is one of the most common issues that occurs with a poorly irrigated field. Not only can it cause injury to players, but it can also result in dying grass as roots have little access to water and air. Therefore, having the right irrigation system for your field can make a drastic difference to the quality of your grass. 

Why will an irrigation system benefit my sports turf?

1. Limited water wastage

Sport turf irrigation systems are specifically set up to use the correct amount of water for your field, covering all areas of the grass. This means it is a lot less likely to use water that is not needed. 

2. Lower costs

Due to more efficient water usage and the need for less manual labour, your water and energy costs will be kept to a minimum.

3. Time saver

Irrigation systems can be set up with automatic timers. This means you do not have to spend time constantly turning them on and off, and instead set them to come at specific times best for you.

4. Greener grass

The quality of your grass should see drastic improvement with an irrigation system. A consistent supply of water to a field over a longer period of time will ensure the grass is in a healthier condition.

5. Watering fertiliser

Watering in your fertiliser with an irrigation system is a quick and efficient way to keep your grass green and get people back to playing on the field. It helps to push the nutrients into the soil to reach the roots and washes the fertiliser off of the grass to avoid scorch.

6. Convenience (full mobile/tablet control) 

Our GlenFarrow irrigation team can supply and install irrigation systems with complete off-site control. This means you can control you sprinklers from your mobile, tablet or desktop in your own home without having to go to the site. 

Are you in need of an irrigation system or upgrade? Get in touch with us today!

Call Wayne Flowers on 01775 722327 or email wayne.flowers@glenfarrow.co.uk