Somerhill School, Tonbridge

gj-somerhill-001Maintenance for football, rugby, cricket and athletics

Multiple pitches are laid out on two plateaus each of close to 2ha.

Secondary drainage has been installed and annual maintenance includes major remedial works including scarifying, deep aerating, over-seeding and sand spreading.

The standard of grass cover is maintained to a high level and the school prepares the pitches for football, rugby, cricket and athletics.

The soil type is a heavy clay loam and the maintenance programme incorporates adequate fertilisation with attention to weed and earthworm control when appropriate.