June 2004 (page 2)

Wythall  Bowling Club

Barrie Stokes is currently chairman of Wythall Bowling Club, and has been involved with the club since it’s beginning in 1985. Barrie also oversees all...

in Bowls - on 15/6/04

Weed of the Week: Japanese knotweed  Fallopia japonica

Weed of the Week: Japanese knotweed Fallopia japonica

in Consultancy - on 15/6/04

Ransomes rotary maintains Europe's largest power station.

Drax Power Station near Selby in North Yorkshire is the largest coal-fired power station in Western Europe supplying some 7% of the UK’s electricity...

in Industry News - on 14/6/04

Blackwell Golf Course

Blackwell Golf Course

Blackwell Golf club was formed in 1893 as a nine-hole course on part of the Lord Hewell Estate, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. It was extended to eighteen...

in Golf - on 14/6/04

Glasgow City Council go for quality cut

Keeping Glasgow’s grassed areas in trim has been enhanced now that the City Council has substantially expanded its fleet of Dennis pedestrian cylinder...

in Industry News - on 11/6/04

Irrigation of Sports Turf

Rob Lucas, a student at Reaseheath, with his course assignment work. More inside.

in Training & Education - on 11/6/04

Artificial Grass Pitches

The FA have announced the publication of three documents that relate to the design, construction and maintenance of artificial grass playing pitches.More...

in Football - on 11/6/04

Summer in the City

Summer in the City

The City of Manchester Stadium has been hosting the FA Summer Tournament with the national teams of England, Iceland and Japan all involved as part of...

in Football - on 10/6/04

Transformations at Batley Rugby League Club

Batley Rugby Football League Club, formed in 1880, is one of the oldest clubs in existence, and during the last 10 years its Yorkshire-based Mount Pleasant...

in Industry News - on 10/6/04

GCSAA/USGA Wetting Agent Evaluation

Golf course superintendents often apply wetting agents on putting greens to help manage localized dry spots (LDS).

in Consultancy - on 9/6/04

Marquis of Lansdowne selects Ransomes Jacobsen

Bowood Golf and Country Club selected Ransomes Jacobsen turf equipment to maintain the 18 hole championship course. More inside.

in Industry News - on 8/6/04

Weed of the Week: Mayweed Anthemis cotula

Weed of the Week: Mayweed Anthemis cotula

in Consultancy - on 8/6/04

Keilir GC meets Arctic challenge

Extremes of temperature, low spring light angles and a soil depth of 15cms on the first nine fairways, doesn’t stop Keilir Golf Club hosting two international...

in Golf - on 7/6/04

What Speeds are your Greens?

At this time of the year, many golf courses are holding competitions, with members comparing the speed of greens from one course to another. Televised...

in Golf - on 7/6/04

 A new surface at Preston North End 

Preston North End

My last league game was on the 9th May but I was unable to start my end of season renovation until 17th May because we had well over 25 additional matches...

in Football - on 7/6/04

Ipswich Town machine lands TV role

The latest turf care machine bought by Ipswich Town FC is to appear on television. More Inside.

in Industry News - on 4/6/04

New TERRA SPIKE XF at Long Ashton Golf Club

The first commercial version of the new Terra Spike XF, the ultra-fast deep aerator from Wiedenmann UK, has been delivered to Long Ashton Golf Club at...

in Industry News - on 4/6/04

Understanding principles of irrigation

If naturally occurring rainfall is insufficient to meet the needs of the turfgrass, irrigation needs to take place. In order to take a decision on whether...

in Consultancy - on 4/6/04

Preparations for Wimbledon 2004

Preparations at Wimbledon

Tim Henman’s form in the French Open is whetting our appetites for the tennis calendar’s showpiece event – the All England Lawn Tennis Championships...

in Tennis - on 2/6/04

Irrigation for sports turf

Irrigation for sport

Nowadays, irrigation is an important and integral part of the turf grass management industry, especially as the demand for better quality playing surfaces...

in Consultancy - on 2/6/04