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What is needed for bases!
Each field needs the following: three bases, three base plugs and one clean-out tool.
(The clean-out tool is used to clear any soils that may enter the base anchors.)
Today’s tips is about raking base paths.
Rakes should be used on the base paths (in addition to mainaining them by hand).
TIP: When raking your base paths, do NOT rake across the path. Rake up and down along the length of the path.
Raking across the path can cause a low spot to develop down the middle of the path.
Our field maintenance tip of the day is a continuation of yesterday’s information on base paths!
An important tip to maintaining your base paths is to remove any white chalk material with a shovel prior to raking. This will keep the clay more stable and not cause a hump, or raised area, down in the middle of the baseline.
With that said, look back tomorrow for BTF’s tips on raking your base paths!