March 2005 (page 2)

Head Groundsmen working with the Media

Working with the Media

Head Groundsmen from Premier League football, rugby and First Class cricket have attended a Media Training course run by Pitchcare.com in association with...

in Training & Education - on 17/3/05

Huge investment by Birmingham Parks Service

Birmingham City Parks Service has taken delivery of further turf maintenance equipment worth over £1 million to help with the upkeep of the highways,...

in Industry News - on 17/3/05

St John’s School choose Hayter

St John’s School in Northwood, one of the most prestigious fee paying boys primary schools in the UK, has recently taken delivery of a Hayter MT313 to...

in Industry News - on 17/3/05

More Investment Leamington & County Golf Club

Leamington and County Golf Club have upgraded their turf maintenance fleet with the recent purchase of new tees and fairway mowers. This latest round of...

in Industry News - on 16/3/05

Over 180 guests visit  Golf Industry Show in Orlando.

Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich based turf equipment manufacturer, took over 180 guests to the recent Golf Industry Show in Orlando, Florida. More...

in Industry News - on 16/3/05

New Powerhead slashes sprinkler trimming time.

New to the U.K., comes Powerhead, a high speed cutting attachment, designed to shave hours from the tedious job of trimming around sprinkler heads. More...

in Industry News - on 16/3/05

GTC Education Director becomes Vice-Chairman of Lantra industry group

Greenkeepers Training Committee Education Director David Golding has been appointed Vice Chairman of Lantra’s landscaping industry group. More...

in Training & Education - on 15/3/05

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Royla Ascot refurb

Ascot is all about horse racing. There has been racing here for almost 300 years. Our main event is obviously the Royal Ascot Festival, held in June each...

in Industry News - on 15/3/05

Wrekin celebrates its Centenary

Wrekin celebrates

This year, being the club's centenary, will no doubt be a busy one for me and my staff. The expectations from the committee and members will be high. More...

in Golf - on 14/3/05

Pre season rolling at Bath Cricket Club

Bath Cricket Club

Light rolling with the heavy mower, Allett, began on Monday 21st February and promptly stopped on the 22nd. Winter came at last. We did not have much snow...

in Cricket - on 14/3/05

Groundsmen’s achievements celebrated at ECB awards dinner

The achievements of First Class cricket groundsmen in England and Wales were celebrated at the ECB’s Groundsman of the Year awards dinner recently.

in Cricket - on 14/3/05

Keeping a healthy spine in your ball-park figure

healthy spine

Grounds maintenance is literally a field of opportunity. But unfortunately, in terms of human vertebrae and connecting ligaments, not all those opportunities...

in Consultancy - on 11/3/05

The Lawns at City Hall get Inturf makeover

Inturf have just laid turf at one of the most important landmarks in Cardiff, in time for the city to celebrate being the “Capital of Wales” for the...

in Industry News - on 10/3/05

Controlling Thatch

Controlling Thatch

Keeping things in moderation is the key to success in most aspects of life – thatch is no different. More Inside.

in Consultancy - on 10/3/05

USA Award for Martyn Jones

USA Award for Martyn

Congratulations to National Turfgrass Foundation's Martyn Jones who, this week, was honoured by the Ohio State University for his contribution to the sports...

in Industry News - on 9/3/05

Breaking news from Charterhouse

The excellent performance of nine Charterhouse Turf Machinery dealers has resulted in them being named as the company’s Target Breakers for the 2004...

in Industry News - on 9/3/05

March maintenance at the County Ground.

March maintenance

Now we are into March we have managed to carry out most of the work that was scheduled for February, except the rolling, due to the recent snow and rain....

in Cricket - on 9/3/05

University Challenge

A Dakota Turf Tender 412 from Campey Turf Care Systems has gone to the top of the class at Staffordshire University. The versatile unit has been selected...

in Industry News - on 8/3/05

Cricket groundsmen’s association gets off the mark

The first meeting and social event of the Hertfordshire Association of Cricket Groundsmen took place recently at Letchworth Cricket Club.

in Cricket - on 8/3/05

New Chairman outlines his plans for the TGA

Stephen Edwards of Inturf took over the Chairmanship of the Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) when members gathered in Cardiff for its Annual General...

in Industry News - on 8/3/05