Turf Essays

  • Computers Related To Turf Grass Industries

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    Computers Related To Turf Grass Industries The field of turfgrass science, and golf course management has became very sophisticated in just the few short years that I have been involved. Much of the equipment has gone higher tech, as far as electric motors, and more computerized technology. Many golf course superintendents now are , "online via the web". If there is a question concerning a new disease or fertilizer one can log on to Texas A@M home page and hopefully find a solution to the

  • Essay On Synthetic Turf

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    Easyturf.com.au blog posts Laying Your Synthetic Turf On A Slope When you’re deciding how to landscape your lawn, synthetic turf is probably one of the primary options you take into consideration. The synthetic grass available from Easy Turf is incredibly realistic, so you’re guaranteed simple installation and maintenance with no difficult upkeep routines or expensive and time-consuming seed planting. What’s more, synthetic grass gives you the freedom to get creative with your landscaping, as

  • Artificial Turf Essay

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    rtificial turf has a bum wrap. Invented in the 1960s, the synthetic grass was one of the most talked-about innovations of its time. Within a decade, however, the talk turned sour. After being installed in baseball fields and arenas, athletes and managers agreed, artificial turf was not a good substitute for the real thing. So, scientists and manufacturers went back to their drawing boards, and even now, are constantly improving upon the original design. Today, artificial turf is widely used not only

  • Gang Violence And Substance Abuse

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    activity is an everyday occurrence whether it includes violence, drugs, death or any illegal activity in which they participate. The research that I have conducted will focus on how the selling of drugs by gangs members can lead to violence/death and how turf wars between rival gang can also lead to death. In recent years the selling of drugs has increased in the world of gang members. It is their primary economical way to acquire money to support themselves and their family. In doing so, they are destroying

  • The Tunnel

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    The Tunnel My unforgettable senior football season was coming to a close. The whole team knew that this was the last game of football we would ever play together. After this game, it would never be the same. I had been waiting my whole life to experience what I was about to face in the next few hours. To me, and to the rest of my hometown, high school football isn’t just a game; it is a lifelong passion. I grew up watching my role models play the same game I was about to play where the football-frenzied

  • Episode Of Hands

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    butterflies Flickering in the sunlight over summer fields. The knots and notches,-many in the wide Deep hand that lay in his,-seemed beautiful. They were like the marks of wild ponies' play,- Bunches of new green breaking a hard turf. And factory sounds and factory thoughts Were banished from him by that larger, quieter hand That lay in his with the sun upon it. And as the bandage knot was tightened The two men smiled into each other's eyes. The first

  • The Computer’s Positive Impact on Education

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    education! A century later, teacher across the country teachers and students are still successfully utilizing chalkboards in the classroom for teaching and learning. This little story is true and significantly compares to computers entering the education turf. I’m going to take this opportunity to expand on the positive contributions computers have and will make in the education field. Computers are having a positive affect on education in many ways. Some of the optimism about computers in education

  • Hockey and the NHL

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    Hockey is a sport of finesse, toughness, and speed all wrapped up by player talent. Hockey can be played on any surface, though ice and hard rubber "roller turf" are the two major fields currently played on by professionals. All though to some these two variations on hockey may seem the same, they actually have many differences. Roller hockey contrasts that of ice in several ways. While the playing surfaces are the most obvious difference, number of players, periods, and skates also vary. The most

  • A Comparison of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Romeo and Juliet

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    Parallel Themes and Characters in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Romeo and Juliet Certain parallels can be drawn between William Shakespeare's plays, "A Midsummer Night's Dream", and "Romeo and Juliet". These parallels concern themes and prototypical Shakespearian character types. Both plays have a distinct pair of 'lovers', Hermia and Lysander, and Romeo and Juliet, respectively. Both plays could have also easily been tragedy or comedy with a few simple changes. A tragic play is a play in which

  • The Effects of Gangs

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    gang? According to Steven Sachs, a probation officer since 1978, it is "a structured, cohesive group of individuals, usually between the ages of eleven and twenty-five, who generally operate under some form of leadership while claiming a territory or turf," (Sachs XV). Distinctive clothing, the use of special street names, language, symbols and signs, and the committing of organized and spontaneous criminal acts describe some of the characteristics of a gang. Gang members can be male or female, but

  • An In-depth Analysis Of Digging

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    poet mentions turf. Now Ireland is one of the only countries left in Europe that still have turf bogs. Since Seamus Heaney is Irish there is an obvious link to his country. When the poet writes about his Grandfather he implies that there used to be a lot of turf cutters in his day. ‘My Grandfather cut more turf in a day than any other man on Toners bog.’ In that line there is a lot of pride on the part of the Grandson. The line also implies that there used to be a lot of turf-cutters in

  • Problems Faced by US Soldiers in Vietnam

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    Vietnam for one year only, and after they began to gain experience they were sent home this reduced the effectiveness of the American army. The Americans were constantly throwing inexperienced rookies against highly skilled guerrillas on their home turf! It says the soldiers were most likely to die in the first moth of being in Vietnam. I'm not too sure if this point is true because there is no hard evidence to show it. I can understand when new recruits were thrown in they would have been eager

  • Developing Collaborative Partnerships

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    (Bendle/Carman 1996) can be intimidating or threatening; in addition, other barriers must be overcome in order to make partnerships work: negative past experiences with collaboration; difficult past/present relationships among agencies; competition and turf issues; personality conflicts; differing organizational norms, values, and ideologies; lack of precedent; and fear of risk (Anderson 1996; National Assembly 1991). This Brief looks at successful collaborations involving work force development, family

  • The Power of a Front-Yard Garden

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    cuttings. They made their own changes. A lavender border edged a drive. A waterfall of prostrate rosemary cascaded from a planter box. Ideas blossomed from such small changes. Xeriscaping was becoming popular. Three more people actually removed their turf. In one drought-tolerant planting, a dry creek of river-rock wound its way through native perennials. Another front garden featured an old-fashioned wood glider-swing under a vine-covered trellis. My own garden continued to flourish. The neighbors

  • Soccer history

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    League had its own indoor league from 1979-1984. Some of the differences from outdoor soccer are: there were only five players on the field and the goalkeeper, the goals are smaller, and the field is smaller. The field is like a hockey rink with astro-turf field surrounded with Plexiglas. The soccer goals are also built into the wall. This is a very fast paced game with four periods of 15 minutes each. In the United States, major league professional soccer has attracted little interest from the fans

  • Cricket, A Civilized Game

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    The area is usually around 450 feet by 500 feet. When setting up the wicket, three stumps and driven into the ground. Each stump is about 31 inches along with one pointed end and one rounded end (Formals 24). Twenty-eight inches is left above the turf of the field. The three stumps are placed in a line with one another and the space between is just small enough to prevent a ball from passing through. When aligned they measure nine inches from the outside edges of the outer two stumps. On the rounded

  • Graffiti: Costly and Damaging

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    is up to the individual. Webster defines graffiti as an inscription or drawing made on some public surface. Graffiti is often thought of as gang-related, because gangs have traditionally painted their identifying symbols in places to mark their turf. In Muncie, this is evident in the Westside Park. Underneath the bridge on Nichols Ave. is an array of graffiti, ranging from an extra-large red rose and a bull to a flowery symbol with the term “mas mota” written painted on it, a graphic of methamphetamine

  • Engineering Report - Whipper Snipper/lawn Trimmer

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    sidewalks, driveways, parking lots and shrub beds with hand-held trimmers? Can you imagine how sore your back, arms and legs would be after a long day of pushing a manual edger along seemingly endless sidewalks and driveways? Can you imagine trimming any turf at all without a powered trimmer? Many of us take the advantages the line trimmer gives us for granted. Line trimmers are one of the most important pieces of equipment in the wide array of landscaping tools. They put an edge on sidewalks, shrub and

  • The Storms of Villette

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    Lucy is left predominately alone, that the reader feels the full depth and emptiness of Lucy's solitude. She says, "But all this was nothing; I too felt those autumn suns and saw those harvest moons, and I almost wished to be covered in with earth and turf, deep out of their influence; for I could not live in their light, nor make them comrades, nor yield them affection" (230). After a resulting fit of delirium and depression, Lucy attends confession at a Catholic church solely in order to receive kind

  • Formation of the Turf Club

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    Jockey in Newmarket. However, the Jockey failed as money issues and other problems led to its demise. This essay aims to examine firstly the impact of the English Jockey Club in Ireland, secondly why the Jockey Club failed, and third the rise of the Turf Club and the procedures taken to make it a success. The year 1750 is generally accepted as the date on which the English Jockey Club came in to existence in England. At the beginning it was on the lines of a social club where aristocrat owners could