Bowls (page 5)

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Seminar a Sunny Success

Maintaining their commitment to educating groundsmen and greenkeepers, Dennis and SISIS have kicked off their 2014 series of ‘on the green’ seminars,...

in Bowls - on 1/4/14

Tenby Beach

Big shoes well filled

A greenkeeper at Tenby Golf Club for the past seventeen years, Scott Williams saw his fine-turf responsibilities considerably extended last summer following...

in Bowls - on 2/3/14

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Dennis FT510 for club

Ask greenkeeper Bill Mitchell to name the most impressive feature on his new Dennis FT510 mower and the response is immediate: “It’s the fact I know...

in Bowls - on 6/2/14


SISIS help renovate

Avonmore Associates, a specialist fine turf contractor, has upgraded its turf maintenance fleet with the purchase of two SISIS Rotorake 600HD pedestrian...

in Bowls - on 22/11/13

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Avon calling!

Mike Bird visits a company that has been successfully providing a dedicated greens-care solution to bowls clubs for more than twenty years

in Bowls - on 12/10/13

2012 07 Turfcare Seminar Days (1)

Mower manufacture and fine turf equipment supplier Lloyds & Co of Letchworth, is holding a series of free seminars on turf care in October 2013.

in Bowls - on 7/10/13

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Crown bowling greens

Anyone who considers Crown Green Bowls an ‘Old Man’s Game’ would have been well advised to visit a leafy corner of Birmingham on Saturday 27th July...

in Bowls - on 21/9/13

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soil is its heart

Andrew Scott discusses the make-up of a green’s soil and why the topsoil is so important

in Bowls - on 9/9/13

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Dedicated Christchurch bowlers will play their last game on the picturesque green this weekend.

in Bowls - on 30/8/13

Bowls Maintenance Seminars

The next round of the Dennis and SISIS bowling green maintenance seminars has been announced, with the company heading to Currie Bowling Club, Near Edinburgh...

in Bowls - on 23/8/13


It used to be that multifunction equaled compromise. This is not the case with the advanced ATT INFiNiSystem™ from ATT - the one true answer that can...

in Bowls - on 12/8/13

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Reducing Organic Matter

The reduction of organic matter remains a high priority for golf and bowls greenkeepers. Agronomist Charles Henderson explains that, as no two greens will...

in Bowls - on 12/8/13

Budenberg Bowling Club

Following a competitive tendering process, Souters Sports were chosen to construct the new bowling green on a former decaying factory site for Budenberg...

in Bowls - on 30/5/13

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Organic Matter

Through a combination of extensive organic matter and moisture content testing, strong relationships between organic matter levels and volumetric moisture...

in Bowls - on 24/4/13

Bowls Mowing

Maintenance costs

A succesful bowls club is not just about its clubhouse, membership or hanging baskets but, most importantly, its playing surface; that patch of green that...

in Bowls - on 8/4/13

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As a county veteran team player, Mike Beloe is a man who knows the game, how to care for a bowls green and also achieve the best possible playing surface....

in Bowls - on 24/1/13


Llandrindod Wells BC

Celebrating its centenary in 2012, Llandrindod Wells Bowling Club is a gem of a fine-turf sports venue set in the rolling countryside of mid-Wales. Mike...

in Bowls - on 6/1/13

Maintenance of bowling green edges

Bowls England has received several enquiries regarding the use of wooden/concrete boards (erected to support the playing surface) that stand above the...

in Bowls - on 29/11/12


Royal Leamington Spa is to become the 'centre of excellence' for outdoor bowls in England.

in Bowls - on 27/11/12


Leamington Spa Bowls Club

During a visit to Royal Leamington Spa, our editor met up with an old work colleague, Robert Hoof, who now manages Warwick District Council’s Parks Department....

in Bowls - on 22/11/12