Turf & Rec

Mother Nature, not city, to blame for furry fields

June 5, 2019
By Mike Jiggens
City crews in Guelph were forced to stop mowing this field halfway through due to extremely wet conditions.

June 6, 2019 – As public complaints continue to mount about Guelph’s overgrown sports fields, the city has assured user groups it is doing its best to keep up with field maintenance in the face of excessively wet weather. In many cases, staff can’t get mowers onto the extremely wet fields and turf is higher than normal.