August 2001 (page 1)

After leaving school in 1978 at the ripe old age of sixteen i was fortunatly offered a position with the local authority, with the grand title...

in Football - on 1/9/01

Nine weeks have now passed and we are down to five more days before we put all our hard work to the ultimate test of a full game of competitive...

in Football - on 1/9/01

I have worked as a groundsman all my working life. I left school in 1970 and joined Leicester City as a trainee groundsman working first on their Belvoir...

in Football - on 1/9/01

From the time I left school to the time I joined ‘The Saints’ in 1994 I had been to college twice, worked for two borough councils looking...

in Football - on 1/9/01

My first experience of Groundsmanship was at school when I managed to get some work experience at Arsenal’s famous Highbury pitch. From that moment...

in Football - on 1/9/01

When I left school I became an electrician’s apprentice, the job only lasted two weeks until I decided that I hated the boss so much that I tried...

in Cricket - on 1/9/01

I can only say how pleased I am to be on board with pitchcare.com(ltd) and ideal dreamt up by Dave Saltman. I think it is a great idea that Groundsmen...

in Cricket - on 1/9/01

I started my working life at Edgbaston at the age of 17 after leaving Moseley College. I stayed on the playing staff with Warwickshire County Cricket Club...

in Cricket - on 1/9/01

You`ve probably seen them at the circus or on the TV, those very clever people who balance spinning plates on sticks. The trick is to get all the plates...

in Tennis - on 1/9/01

I have always been practically minded, but I find that visual demonstration is the best way to teach and the easiest way to learn.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 1/9/01

Irrigation Control Limited have known and worked alongside Dave Saltman for a number of years and when he initially approached us to make us aware of the...

in Industry News - on 1/9/01

PSD Consultancy

The expertise of PSD reaches well beyond turf, with skills in soil assessment, effective site drainage, feasibility studies, contract management, plus...

in Consultancy - on 1/9/01

As a young farmer I was always taught if you look after the land it will look after you. The same applies to growing and keeping grass, whether you are...

in Rugby - on 1/9/01

It seems that all the biggest tournaments hit us at the end of the season. We are now staging the showcase County finals of the fours, triples, pairs and...

in Bowls - on 1/9/01

Andy Cole previously Senior Agronomist with Grass Science and the STRI is joining PSD Agronomy Ltd. from the start of September 2001. Andy, who lives...

in Consultancy - on 1/9/01

Grass Pitches

Clubs are investing significant amounts of money into academies and it is therefore essential that the natural grass pitches constructed provide playing...

in Industry News - on 1/9/01

I've been interested in horticulture since I was 9 years old. My first job was on the commercial side growing all year round geraniums, before moving into...

in Bowls - on 1/9/01

If it is turf maintenance equipment for the use at Sports Stadia, Football and Rugby, then Textron Golf & Turf could be in a Premier League of their own…or...

in Industry News - on 1/9/01