April 2005 (Page 1)

Are you looking to renovate your greens this spring?

When considering the renovation of six greens on the Spring Hill Country Club golf course, one of the biggest concerns was uniformity of new greens compared...

in Golf - on 29/4/05

Spanish Open Days prove a success for British Manufacturers

Hunter Grinders Ltd was one of several British machinery manufacturers who recently attended the Spanish Machinery Trading Company; Atica, Trade Open Days,...

in Industry News - on 29/4/05


IOG SALTEX, Europe’s annual flagship event for the open space management industry being held on 6-8 September at Windsor Racecourse, Berks, is to once...

in Industry News - on 29/4/05

Wembley interview on BBC Radio London with Dave Saltman

Wembley interview

Pitchcare MD interviewed live on BBC Radio London.

in Football - on 28/4/05

New equipment joins turf fleet at Blairgowrie Golf Club

Alan Holmes and his greenkeeping team at The Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire have taken delivery of a new greens mower and a new tees and surrounds...

in Industry News - on 27/4/05

School merger prompts pitch development

The impending merger of two prominent Leeds schools has prompted the development of land earmarked for sports pitches 10 years ago.

in Industry News - on 27/4/05

Fast Aeration is Possible…But ONLY with THE right machine

Recent press reports from an aerator manufacturer have warned turf professionals against using aeration equipment at excessive speeds as it can compromise...

in Industry News - on 27/4/05

National Urban Forestry Unit help greenspace investment

The UK’s National Urban Forestry Unit (NUFU) is a charity working in partnership with central and local government, the corporate sector and other environmental...

in Industry News - on 26/4/05

Sherriff Amenity launch new herbicide

Sherriff Amenity have launched Astalavista, a brand new selective herbicide. Astalavista can be used for the control of a wide range of broad-leaved weeds...

in Industry News - on 26/4/05

South Wales goes green

Local authorities in South Wales are going green in a big way – John Deere dealer Powercut of Cwmffrwd, Carmarthen, has just delivered 31 X Series diesel...

in Industry News - on 25/4/05

Xtra Grass for the new Arena Coventry

Xtra Grass at Coventry

The Arena, a brand new state of the art multifunctional 32,500-seater stadium, is due to open on the outskirts of Coventry in August 2005. More Inside....

in Football - on 25/4/05

Peter Leech receives Award of Merit

John Deere’s manager, customer support Peter Leech has been presented with the prestigious Award of Merit from the Institution of Agricultural...

in Industry News - on 25/4/05

Cheltenham scoop top pitch award

BBC Sport
... the divisions. Groundsman Mike Heather said: "I'm very pleased, particularly as the marks were the highest in all divisions. "I'm ...

in Best of the Rest - on 22/4/05

Cricket groundsman trio honoured at Lord’s

Three groundsmen were honoured this week at the home of English cricket as they each received a Cricket World & Pitchcare Cricket Groundsman of the Year...

in Cricket - on 22/4/05

TGA Turf Show 2005 set to be bigger than ever

TGA Turf Show taking place at Fineturf, Honington, near Grantham on 29 and 30 June 2005.

in Industry News - on 22/4/05

Free “SAND & SOIL” demonstrations and seminars day

Being held on 1st June at Rugby School in Warwickshire.

in Industry News - on 22/4/05

No more wet feet for Stowupland bowls players

When a Suffolk bowls club faced losing valuable playing time through a waterlogged green, they turned to the north country for help — and then found...

in Industry News - on 22/4/05

Wembley - IOG Position

Wembley - IOG Position

Chief Executive, Pat Gosset, explains the IOG's position on the Wembley Head Groundsman recruitment.

in Industry News - on 22/4/05

No more shovels for Wickham

Any groundsman who thinks top-dressing is tiresome should talk to Tony McLure, Head Greenkeeper at Whickham Golf Club in Northumberland. Since the Club...

in Industry News - on 21/4/05

Lighting up at PSV

Stadium Managers are always looking at new technologies to enhance the performance of their pitches. In recent years we have seen the development of lighting...

in Football - on 19/4/05