April 2004 (Page 1)

Turfgrass Diseases – What’s around now?

Supporting this months feature article on Pest and Disease control, Pitchcare is pleased that Kate Entwistle has kindly found time in her busy schedule...

in Consultancy - on 30/4/04

Hunter Grinders launch new website

User stories, articles on precision grinding including how keeping your mower equipment in top condition will prolong the working life of your machinery...

in Industry News - on 30/4/04

New generation herbicide for effective weed control

Faster, more complete weed control under a far wider range of conditions with much greater coverage per litre and a hazard free ‘clean’ label. That’s...

in Industry News - on 30/4/04

Issues relative to Weed Control today

Many changes have taken place in recent years in the methods of weed control, due to changes in products available, application technology and strict Legal...

in Consultancy - on 30/4/04

Another Ransomes Mastiff for Goodison Park

Bob Lennon, Head Groundsman at Everton Football Club, has taken delivery of another Ransomes Mastiff pedestrian mower to help maintain the playing surface...

in Industry News - on 29/4/04

Synthetic Surfaces - Maintenance

Leading industry specialists, Technical Surfaces, have produced an analysis of the life cycle of a typical surface, and the costly implications of delaying...

in Synthetics - on 29/4/04

Pesticides - Do you check?

When you put work out to tender do you check the qualifications of the successful contractor? Have ALL his staff obtained the necessary qualifications? It...

in Industry News - on 27/4/04

A  season so far at Tividale Football Club

Tividale Football Club

With less than a month to go before the last game of the season, I felt it was a good idea to share with you what I have been doing with the pitch so far.More...

in Football - on 27/4/04

Weed of the Week: Pearlwort  (Sagina procumbens)


Weed of the Week: Pearlwort (Sagina procumbens)

in Consultancy - on 27/4/04

Five a side flourishes on former car park

Five a side football is back in play on a pitch, which spent nearly three years as a company car park. More Inside

in Industry News - on 27/4/04

Hunstanton Golf Club go puncture proof.

It took Jimmy Reed of Hunstanton Golf Club in Norfolk, less than five minutes with puncture proof tyres on his Ransomes Jacobsen Workhorse to see the value...

in Industry News - on 23/4/04

Cricket Groundsmen honoured at Lord’s - 2004 Winners

Three groundsmen were honoured today at the home of English cricket as they received a Cricket World & Pitchcare Cricket Groundsman of the Year Award for...

in Cricket - on 22/4/04

Turfgrass Seed 2004

The second of our Pitchcare book reviews features this years Turfgrass Seed 2004 booklet produced by the British Society of Plant Breeders Limited. (BSPB)...

in Industry News - on 22/4/04

Bat wing rotary at Burghley House

The gardening and forestry teams at Burghley House, the magnificent Elizabethan country house on the outskirts of Stamford in Lincolnshire, have taken...

in Industry News - on 22/4/04

Wish upon a star... make sure it is not STARWEED!

A small plant found on a bentgrass bowling green in Melbourne during the spring of 2001. Not having seen the plant before, the Greenkeeper asked us for...

in Consultancy - on 21/4/04

Gibsons website highly commended in TWO awards

Gibsons Garden Machinery Ltd have been highly commended for the development of their fully functional website in two regional business awards. The first,...

in Industry News - on 21/4/04

Hayter business in Denmark set to increase

Lyngfeldt A/S, International Distributor of the Year for Hayter in 2003, is working hard to win the award again for 2004. They have recently organised...

in Industry News - on 21/4/04

Mike Lincoln-Smith to retire

One of the best known and respected salesmen in the business, Mike Lincoln-Smith, has decided to retire from Hayter at the end of April. More Inside.

in Industry News - on 21/4/04

Calverley Golf Course

Calverley Golf Course

Head Greenkeeper, Clive Walton, is part way through a major six-year programme to redevelop Calverley Golf Club, a mixture of parkland and moorland course...

in Golf - on 20/4/04

Pitch Renovation Day

Campey Turf Care Systems are pleased to invite Pitchcare members to a demonstration day. (end of season renovation) being held at Macclesfield Town Football...

in Industry News - on 20/4/04