June 2005 (Page 1)

Conservation on the Golf Course


There are over 2000 golf courses in Britain, many of them in prime positions with regard to landscape, amenity and wildlife value. More Inside.

in Golf - on 30/6/05

Internet hits newspaper sales

According to a recently published report 44% of 18-34 year old Americans click on to the internet for their news at least once per day. Only 19% refer...

in Industry News - on 30/6/05

BBC – Springwatch Live

For a new series to be broadcast next year, the BBC Natural History Unit are looking for examples of community sports areas working for nature and wildlife....

in Industry News - on 29/6/05

Lunar – A New Phase In Fungicides

Sherriff Amenity is delighted to announce the launch of Lunar, a new addition to their fungicide product portfolio. Lunar contains both a systemic (tebuconazole)...

in Industry News - on 29/6/05

Mighty mower cuts maintenance to size

Nick Rayner is cutting both the grass and his mowing time as he maintains the Cheshire Polo fields in Tarporley, thanks to his massive new Trimax Pegasus...

in Industry News - on 27/6/05

Plant Nutrients

Plant Nutrients

Having spent the last 17 years developing and designing fertilizer products, it still amazes me how much we demand from the grass we use for amenity surfaces....

in Industry News - on 27/6/05

Managing Earthworm castings in Low-Cut Golf Course turf

In the spring of 2002 University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists initiated a comprehensive study to investigate the effectiveness of abrasive aggregates...

in Training & Education - on 24/6/05

No time for retirement

Brian D Pierson has had a very hectic time in the past few years, the completion of two courses in America at the beginning of the new millennium was followed...

in Industry News - on 24/6/05

Looking deeper into Cricket Topdressings

Cricket Topdressings

Topdressing has become an automatic operation with the autumn renovation of a cricket square, but with changes in scarification over the last few years,...

in Training & Education - on 24/6/05

Winner for Wales with new tournament course

High on a Hilltop overlooking the City of Newport, The Celtic Manor Resort has set the stage for the prestigious Wales Open – which for the first time...

in Industry News - on 23/6/05

Versatile deep aerator for Paisley Golf Club

Head Greenkeeper Rab Grant has recently purchased a Wiedenmann Terra Spike XP deep aerator from Nairn Brown to help relieve compaction and improve drainage...

in Industry News - on 23/6/05

STRI Guidelines for Golf Green Construction in UK

For many years there has been a need for construction guidelines for golf greens specific to the United Kingdom, driven by the demand for good quality...

in Golf - on 22/6/05

Jimmy Two Hats

Jimmy Two Hats

Jimmy Stevenson is one of the few people in the horse racing industry with the responsibilities of being both the Clerk of the Course and the Estate Manager....

in Equestrian - on 22/6/05

Barenbrug temporary closure

Due to stocktaking, all orders for Barenbrug products from the Pitchcare shop will be subject to delay, when placed between Tuesday 28th June 2005 and...

in Industry News - on 22/6/05

New Dealership for Kubota in Hampshire

Long-established Hampshire horticultural machinery firm, Carters of Swanwick Ltd, has been appointed a sales and service dealer for the entire range of...

in Industry News - on 22/6/05

Lloyds announce new safety features for mowers

On the Lloyds stand will be the latest Technological advancements in operator presence controls giving a safety feature the like of which has not been...

in Industry News - on 22/6/05

Reaseheath Sports Turf Show set to repeat success

Reaseheath show 2005

Preparations are well under way for this year’s Reaseheath Sports Turf Machinery Show, with indications that it is going to be even more successful than...

in Industry News - on 22/6/05

Electrical vehicle moves waste at Princess of Wales Hospital

A bespoke electric vehicle for transporting clinical waste has recently been delivered to the Hotel Services department at the Princess of Wales Hospital...

in Industry News - on 20/6/05

Swan's new golf course design opens in Essex

Howard Swan, one of Europe’s most experienced golf course architects has designed an 18 hole golf course called Blakes, near North Weald in the heart...

in Industry News - on 20/6/05

Jim Thorn

Jim Thorn the Head Groundsman at The All England Lawn Tennis Club from 1982 to 1991 died peacefully at Halle, Germany on 1st. June 2005.

in Tennis - on 18/6/05