Larch Groundwork was started in 2001 by Mike Aplin. Mike is a fully qualified Sports Turf Specialist with over 20 years experience as a groundsman. He is currently a Pitch Adviser for the FA ,ECB and RFU as well as a trained tutor for the Grounds Management Association (GMA). Matt Faulkner is the companies head mechanic and has also many years experience in grounds maintenance and machinery operations. The company currently works at multiple sports sites including Cricket, Football, Rugby, Bowls, Croquet and Tennis. Larch Groundwork work closely with both the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire FA in conjunction with the GMA on the Pitch Improvement Program and we have huge knowledge and experience of the Grass Pitch Maintenance Funding available for the Football Foundation.
Larch Groundwork offer a full range of pitch preparation and maintenance services including mowing, marking, aeration, scarification, rolling and brushing as well as weed treatment, fertilising and chemical treatment, seeding, top dressing, renovation and repair. Get in touch for a bespoke quotation for your requirements.
We also offer a full range of turf machinery servicing and repair - from pedestrian machines to ride on mowers and other turf equipment. Matt Faulkner our head mechanic has a fully equipped workshop and we can collect/deliver machinery from your site. We may also be able to provide temporary replacement machinery whilst yours in being repaired or replaced.
Advice on all types of sports surface preparation and maintenance
Got a particular problem or issue with your facility? We can provide expert analysis and guidance
We can point the way to the latest available assistance in technical help as well as possible funding opportunities from various sources for your club.
Pitch Improvement Pricing 2023
Clubs who have had a PitchPower report and a Football Foundation grant as well as just regular club maintenance are eligible for this price scheme. For multiple pitch sites or any other questions please get in touch with us.
Agrinova Scarifier - £700
As new scarifier with collection box
If you would like to know anything more about any of the services we offer please don't hesitate to get in touch with us