August 2004 (Page 3)

Lindum launch Grassfelt

Lindum’s revolutionary new Grassfelt, (which will receive its official launch at Saltex) is a living grass sward grown into a soil-less, biodegradable...

in Parks - on 12/8/04

Lawn company sports racing mowers

Two racing lawn mowers (borrowed courtesy of The British Lawn Mower Racing Association) will hover above The Lawn Company’s stand as Weed Free, once...

in Parks - on 12/8/04

Machine deal to Guernsey

MOX UK has won an order from La Grande Mare Hotel, Golf and Country Club in Guernsey for a new fleet of Toro Golf Course Machinery-full details inside

in Industry News - on 11/8/04

Unsung heroes 2004

Saltex sees the opening of nominations for Terrain Aeration’s Unsung Heroes awards for Greenkeepers and Groundsmen.Now into their second year the awards,...

in Industry News - on 11/8/04

August rugby league diary 2004

August rugby league diary

August is again a very busy month for Ground staff at rugby league clubs, with the playing season now moving into the final quarter of the season. The...

in Rugby - on 10/8/04

Stumpmaster bursts onto UK market

StumpBuster heads a group of new-to-the U.K. machines being launched at Saltex by newcomers TurfTools, a Swedish company attending their first European...

in Parks - on 10/8/04

Edgers supplied to War Graves Commission

The Commission was given a problem when the manufacturers of the edging machine which they used dropped it from their range. Finding an alternative machine...

in Industry News - on 10/8/04

Denham Golf Club choose Hayter

One of the most prestigious clubs in Buckinghamshire, has recently taken delivery of a Hayter MT313 small triple. The machine is one of the first production...

in Industry News - on 10/8/04

Implications of global warming on turf grass

Weather-Global warming

Following the success of the Technical Merit Award 2003, sponsored by Tillers Turf. Pitchcare have been publishing some of the best answers submitted to...

in Consultancy - on 9/8/04

Compressed air de-compaction no threat to wickets

Cricket squares are always deliberately compacted on the surface to get a good bounce of the ball,” explains Richard Murray, who, as Head Greenkeeper...

in Industry News - on 9/8/04

Winter golf possible following fairway drainage

Members at Abbeydale Golf Club in southwest Sheffield are looking forward to their second season of continuous winter golf, following the installation...

in Golf - on 9/8/04

Quick drying loam enables play at Eldwick and Gilstead CC

A change of loam has brought tangible drainage benefits to Eldwick and Gilstead Cricket Club in a damp summer. Groundsman Garvin Clarke has used Ongar...

in Cricket - on 6/8/04

Revolutionary Reel Mower

A revolutionary laser-guided mowing machine able to work totally on its own and create virtually any geometric pattern across sports turf has been launched...

in Industry News - on 6/8/04

Lawn mower crushes Groundsman

A 35-year-old Groundsman was trapped underneath a ride-on lawn mower for more than two hours after it toppled down a hill at a Mid Wales golf club-details...

in Industry News - on 5/8/04

New lightweight protective grass covering

New for IOG Saltex, Bavaria Alusysteme launches its Flexi-ramp. This innovative product has been designed to protect fragile surfaces such as turf, from...

in Parks - on 5/8/04

Where Eagles Dare

A bit of a challenge for Club Car to deliver a vehicle to the lighthouse at Eagle Island.

in Industry News - on 5/8/04

Chipco Green meets Knapsack criteria

Chipco Green, from Bayer environmental Science, is the only contact fungicide on the market that, unlike any Chlorothalonil based brands, has approval...

in Industry News - on 4/8/04

Geographic Information Systems explained

GIS Systems Explained

Managers of sporting facilities (e.g. golf courses) need to be able to produce satisfactory playing surfaces that fulfil the performance characteristics...

in Consultancy - on 4/8/04

Forest Pines hosts John Deere Team Championship finals

Forest Pines Golf Club near Brigg in north Lincolnshire is the new finals venue for this month’s John Deere Team Championship golf competition.

in Industry News - on 3/8/04

Deep aeration and much more

Wiedenmann have produced a new tractor mounted deep aerator, the Terra Spike XF, which is three times faster than competitor machines.

in Parks - on 3/8/04