green speed

Sward stimpmeter speed for seven species

Golf course putting greens are covered with many types of grasses. I’ve written about my skepticism that adding Si will increase green speed in 3 posts on the blog (post 1, post 2, post 3), and I’ve done so in reference to Zoysia matrella greens which are known for the high silica content of the leaves.

My frustration in not being able to increase our green speed

A correspondent wrote to ask about the ever popular topic of Si and green speed: Pretty sure I already know the answer to this, but I had a conversation with our rep from […] fertilizer company about my frustration in not being able to increase our green speed […].

This will make you rethink what you throw in the spray tank

Beth Guertal wrote to me a couple weeks ago: “I liked your Si blog post of recent date. It made me go back and find some data I collected once upon a while.