Ask The Expert: Rupert Bool answers your lawn maintaining questions

Leah Panapa 19/11/2021

LISTEN: Rupert Bool is Hagley Oval’s head grounds person - he knows everything about creating and maintaining the best lawns!

His credentials are pretty high; he’s been working in the turf industry for 21 years and is highly experienced in cricket grounds and golf courses here in New Zealand, the UK and also Canada. 

He did his apprenticeship at New Zealand Cricket’s high-performance centre at Lincoln and has ended back up in Christchurch when he moved down from Seddon Park in Hamilton for the build of new Hagley Oval, after the Canterbury quakes.

In this episode:

  • How often should you mow your lawns?

  • What is the perfect height for your grass?

  • How often should you water your grass and is the best time of day to water?

Listen to the full interview with Rupert Bool above.

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