Removing the sod with a sod cutter:
Removing the sod:
Next, remove the infield mix under the lip with a box blade:
What causes lips? Dragging practices (Too close to the edge), poor infield mixes with poor silt/clay ratios (SCR's), not edging on a frequent basis (once a month), overall excessive use of a field.
This field has an infield with a high SCR. Wind alone causes lips, much less dragging. Here is a photo from today. Dragging the infield with prevailing winds of 30 mph.
The infield renovation starts tomorrow.
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