Favorite Sod Cutter
8 , 2007 -- Issue 4
Fields for Better Play
a winter of rains and no baseball, we finally are ready to start practices
look at how the grass has overgrown the basepaths and the the warning
track. It's even grown out into the infield dirt!
the magic of the sod cutter. I'm sure you have cleanup
days to get ready for the season. We just had our cleanup day
at the park. Lots of people doing lots of things. But
the magic was the sod cutter.
this tool I edged three baseball fields and removed lips and lumps
faster than anyone believed possible.
I used my all time favorite - the Kiss Cutter from Turfco. It's
a light weight, four wheel model. If you want to cut straight
lines, then this is the machine to do the job. There
are several edging tools and machines you can use. The three
wheel versions are very hard to cut straight especially if you are
not on perfectly level ground.
the sod cutter to edge can be a bit tricky if your ground is not
level. But with the 4 wheel model it's a straight cut whether going
over lumps and bumps or flat ground.
if you or someone can draw straight lines by laying a stringer using
the right measurements for your field.
the links above and you'll see how to draw the lines on your field,
select the right equipment for the job, and edge your baseball field.
for better play more often,
Publisher, Editor, & Groundskeeper
Baseball Field Renovation Guide