Keeping Our Turf Hydrated

The start of summer has brought drought like conditions. Very minimal precipitation, and as a result, our irrigation system has been working hard to maintain adequate plant hydration where the coverage is sufficient. The benefit: firmer surfaces to play from. The challenge, maintaining plant health with the added heat stress. Our irrigation system isn’t perfect. … Continue reading

March Has Arrived

We are fortunate to have enjoyed wonderful golf weather in the last few weeks.  The birds are already chirping, the buds on trees and shrubs are growing, and some flowers are beginning to bloom.  Similarly, the turf we play on is growing quicker than usual for early March.  The rough has been mowed and the … Continue reading

Turf Education and “Frost Delays”

Turf Education and “Frost Delays” Frost Delays at Redwoods… Through the winter season with the sudden drop in temperatures,  there is a chance for a frost delay. We would like to encourage customers to please contact the golf shop prior to heading out to golf for the most up to date course conditions. As the winter season … Continue reading

Fall Is Approaching

We’ve had a great summer at Redwoods. Our turfcare team has been busy with routine maintenance and ongoing detail work. We’ve been fortunate, not having many major issues of concern; frequent irrigation breaks, pump failures, disease pressures, etc., so we’ve been able to take advantage and complete more detail work. A stretch of heat welcomed … Continue reading

Summer’s Here!

It’s been months since our turfcare team has updated the maintenance section in our Redwoods blog.  Great job to Brittany and the rest of our social media/marketing team who continually informs and updates everyone about everything important going on at Redwoods. The beginning of May was the start of year three, drainage installs.  We completed … Continue reading

Drainage Improvements Phase 3

Golfers have been ecstatic about the improvement of our turf conditions in relation to our drainage improvements in the past couple of years. Phase 1 & 2 are both complete. We have 4 phases to complete, and this will be year 3 of these improvements. We have already installed approximately 25 kilometers of drainage improvements on our … Continue reading

March Madness

  March has been busy, and with the hype of the NCAA basketball championships, I felt this title was appropriate. Snow cover closed our course and setback our maintenance schedule about one week. Course cleanup and drain lines are priority. Debris through the winter has accumulated in many of our rough areas. It’s important to clean these areas so … Continue reading

The Sweetest Engagement Story

4 Months of Legos, Then a Ring The engagement story of Angela Richards & Matthew Hama On December 28th, Matt handed me a small red lego piece and said “Don’t lose anything I give you from now on.” This led to four months of bagged lego arrivals (every lego numbered individually in sharpie), accompanied by … Continue reading