Basic Installation Method Putting Green

artificial grass installation diagram putting green basic

This putting green is being installed next to a hard concrete edge.

  1. Excavate 3-5 inches of the native soil; an optional weed barrier may be laid down on top of the excavated area.
  2. Fill in 4 inches with a crushed rock base, compacted to 90%-95% compaction, leaving 1 inch before reaching the height of the concrete edge. Lay 1/4 inch of decomposed granite on top of the crushed rock base and make sure to compact this evenly.
  3. Around the outer perimeter, attach seam tape to the sub-base with 5 inch, non-galvanized nails every foot.
  4. Glue the putting green onto the seam tape and secure with 5 inch, non-galvanized nails every 6 inches around the perimeter and use 1 inch, non-galvanized staples every 3 square feet in the interior.
  5. Now that the grass is laid out flat and attached, evenly spread .5 – 1.5 pound(s) of infill per square foot, raking it into the thatch of the turf.

Basic Installation Method Putting Green with Fringe

artificial grass installation diagram putting green basic with fringe

This putting green is installed next to a hard concrete edge with fringe.

  1. Excavate 3-5 inches of the native soil; an optional weed barrier may be laid down on top of the excavated area.
  2. Fill in 4 inches with a crushed rock base, compacted to 90%-95% compaction, leaving 1 inch before reaching the height of the concrete edge.
  3. Lay 1/4 inch of decomposed granite on top of the crushed rock base and make sure to compact this evenly.
  4. 4. Along the seam between the fringe and the putting green, attach seam tape to the sub-base with 5 inch non-galvanized nails every foot.
  5. Glue the putting green and fringe onto the seam tape and secure with 5 inch, non-galvanized nails on the fringe side of the seam and 1 inch, non-galvanized staples on the putting green side.
  6. Secure the fringe with 5 inch nails every 6 inches around the perimeter at approximately 1 inch away from the concrete edge as well as 1 inch staples every 3 square feet in the interior putting green.

Premium Installation Method Putting Green

artificial grass installation diagram putting green basic with fringe

This putting green is being installed next to a hard concrete edge using a bend-a-board.

  1. Excavate 3-5 inches of the native soil; an optional weed barrier may be laid down on top of the excavated area.
  2. Fill in 2 inches with a crushed rock base, compacted to 90%-95% compaction, leaving about 3 inches before reaching the height of the concrete edge.
  3. Lay the bend-a- board around the entire perimeter. The bend-a- board is held in place with 12 inch composite stakes, five stakes per bend-a- board, held together by nailing or screwing the stake into the bend-a- board.
  4. Fill in all but 1/4 inch of the remaining area up to the top of the bend-a- board with crushed rock base.
  5. Lay 1/4 inch of decomposed granite on top of the crushed rock base and make sure to compact this evenly, this will be flush with the top of the bend-a- board.
  6. Around the outer perimeter, attach seam tape to the sub-base with 1 inch non-galvanized staples into the bend-a- board every foot.
  7. Glue the putting green onto the seam tape and secure with 1 inch, non-galvanized staples every 6 inches around the perimeter and every 3 square feet in the interior.
  8. Now that the grass is laid out flat and attached, evenly spread .5 – 1.5 pound(s) of infill per square foot, raking it into the thatch of the turf.

Premium Installation Method Putting Green with Fringe

artificial grass installation diagram putting green basic with fringe

This putting green is being installed next to a concrete edge with a fringe as well as using a bend-a-board.

  1. Excavate 3-5 inches of the native soil; an optional weed barrier may be laid down on top of the excavated area.
  2. Fill in 2 inches with a crushed rock base, compacted to 90%-95% compaction, leaving about 3 inches before reaching the height of the concrete edge.
  3. Lay the bend-a-board around the entire perimeter leaving about 1/4 inch between the bend-a-board and concrete edge. The bend-a-board is held in place with 12 inch composite stakes, five stakes per bend-a-board, held together by nailing or screwing the stake into the bend-a-board.
  4. Fill the remaining area with crushed rock base within a 1/4 inch of the top of the bend-a-board.
  5. Lay 1/4 inch of decomposed granite on top of the crushed rock base and make sure to compact this evenly, this will be flush with the top of the bend-a-board.
  6. Along the seam between the fringe and the putting green, attach seam tape to the sub-base with 5 inch, non-galvanized nails every foot.
  7. Glue the putting green and fringe onto the seam tape and secure with 5 inch, non-galvanized nails on the fringe side of the seam and 1 inch, non-galvanized staples on the putting green side.
  8. Secure the fringe with 1 inch staples every 6 inches around the perimeter into the bend-a-board as well as every 3 square feet in the interior putting green.
  9. Now that the grass is laid out flat and attached, tuck the fringe into the 1/4 inch gap we left between the bend-a-board and the concrete edge. Then evenly spread .5 – 1.5 pound(s) of infill per square foot for the putting green and about 1-2 pounds of infill per square foot for the fringe, raking it into the thatch of the turf.