June 2005 (page 2)

Hursley Park Cricket Club.  Past, Present and Future

Hursley Park Cricket Club

Hursley Park Cricket Club was founded in 1785 and is therefore amongst one the oldest clubs in the country and plays within the boundaries of Hursley Park...

in Cricket - on 18/6/05

Good Vibrations

The new Lloyds WH20 Commercial 20" walk-behind mower is built for the professional operator. This mower is very light, yet rugged and powerful. It pushes...

in Industry News - on 17/6/05

Bespoke electric vehicle for mail deliveries on University Campus

The Estates Services department at University of Wales Swansea has recently taken delivery of a bespoke electric vehicle for mail deliveries around the...

in Industry News - on 17/6/05

Kestrel Setting The Benchmark For Quality

In June 2005, Kestrel Golf and Sports were credited with an ISO9001 Quality Management System certificate, ensuring that they continue to strive for improvement...

in Industry News - on 17/6/05

Putting Green Root Zone Amendments and Irrigation Water Conservation

Root Zone Amendments

Peat and soil amendments increase the available water capacity (AWC) of sand based root zones, but to translate this into irrigation water savings, an...

in Training & Education - on 17/6/05

Scotts Turf and Amenity Team knows the 'FACTS'

Scotts has taken the innovative step of putting its entire Turf & Amenity team though a new, industry-recognised training scheme, in a bid to provide customers...

in Industry News - on 16/6/05

Lawn Master Open Evening 18th June

Are you a groundsman, greenkeeper or landscaper who is feeling overworked, underpaid, undervalued and unfulfilled? Come to the Hilton Hotel in Cobham to...

in Industry News - on 16/6/05

Scottish Premiership newcomers sign agreement with Fairways GM

Falkirk Football Club, who recently won promotion to the Bank of Scotland Premier League, has tied up a five-year, £200,000 equipment and servicing deal...

in Industry News - on 14/6/05

Problems with compacted sand in artificial turf?

Kersten's K2000 Surfacemaster provides the answer

in Synthetics - on 14/6/05

New Chelsea FC Academy gets the Barenbrug touch

A tried and tested mix of Barenbrug grass cultivars has been used in the turf for six outdoor pitches at Chelsea Football Club’s new £20m training academy,...

in Industry News - on 14/6/05

Luton ready for the Championship

The early results of our end of season renovations look very promising. The sward is coming up well and I feel confident that, by the time we have our...

in Football - on 13/6/05

Moorpark shrinks trimming time by Three man days

Sprinkler trimming time at Moorpark Golf Club in Hertfordshire has been drastically reduced with the arrival of Powerhead high speed cutting...

in Industry News - on 11/6/05

From David to Goliath

From David to Goliath

Wigan FC's rise to the Premiership. Who would have thought it! Little Wigan becoming a Premiership Football Club in only 25 years from birth. Their win...

in Football - on 11/6/05

University success for Dennis

Aberystwyth University is maximising the efficiency and quality of its grounds care operations with a new pedestrian mower that does much more than just...

in Industry News - on 10/6/05

Turffit Grows from Strength to Strength

After another successful season which saw sales to golf courses treble, Turffit, the Fife based Turf grower, are continuing with their expansion plans...

in Industry News - on 10/6/05

Artificial Surfaces Debate

mongst the topics being discussed is the artificial pitch surfaces debate and Drs Steve Baker (Sports Turf Research Institute, Bingley) and Andy McNitt...

in Training & Education - on 10/6/05

Summertime Madness

Summertime Madness

In the last year we have hosted the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the England FA Summer Tournament, the rugby league tri nations game between Great Britain and...

in Football - on 10/6/05

Patrick Gosset to retire as IOG chief executive

Patrick Gosset retires

Patrick Gosset is stepping down this summer as chief executive of the Institute of Groundsmanship.

in Industry News - on 9/6/05

Best Management Practices to reduce Pesticide runoff from Turf

Pesticide runoff

Golf turf management has made huge strides over the past 40 years that have allowed golf course superintendents to achieve turf quality that nears perfection....

in Training & Education - on 7/6/05

June maintenance at Chapel Allerton

We are coming up to a busy period in the grass court calendar with numerous tournaments and matches ahead. The workload is very intensive, our mowers are...

in Tennis - on 7/6/05