The park's most dramatic sign of spring is the lawn roll-out, which occurred early Saturday morning. The sod's composition is similar to that of previous years: a mix of Kentucky bluegrass and fescue from a local sod farm in New Jersey. This year we are a little behind schedule due to the winter's extreme cold, so expect the lawn to open in mid-May.
|The lawn was re-graded after the ice rink load-out to ensure proper drainage for the grass.|
|Irrigation heads were installed throughout the area.|
|Sod awaits roll-out. Each of the 77 pallets contained 600 square feet of sod.|
|Our contractors roll out the green carpet. This dramatic change took just 7 hours and 30 workers.|
|Now water, watch, and wait. The roots must establish so that the lawn is healthy for the thousands of feet that will walk on it.|