July 2005 (Page 1)

Soil Fundamentals

Soil Fundamentals

In order to manage turfgrass we need to have a basic understanding of soils and the impact that the soils condition has on the grass.

in Consultancy - on 29/7/05

The Osprey has landed

The Osprey has landed

The follow up article from Dan Duffy at the New Stadium, Swansea. There is always a bit of a worry leading up to the first game on a new surface. Dan talks...

in Football - on 29/7/05

MSc fills the gaps in Sports turf knowledge.

Stephen Prinn began his career in the sports industry as a greenkeeper 25 years ago. He moved onto construction and design, before beginning as a teacher...

in Training & Education - on 27/7/05

Turf Basics

Turf Basics

Understanding the basic principles of turf management are important. Listed below are six basic practices that help promote, establish and sustain sports...

in Consultancy - on 27/7/05

Hunter Grinders launch the Series 5 Range at Saltex

Stand Number P22 Hunter Grinders Ltd is an engineering based company, constantly looking for new ways to increase the performance of its machines. New...

in Parks - on 23/7/05

STRI plays host to International Researchers

On 13 July, STRI played host to 98 international researchers from the ITRC (International Turfgrass Research Conference) on a glorious sunny day in...

in Industry News - on 23/7/05

New Toro Line Painter launches at Saltex

Revolutionary painter makes marking of sports fields fast, easy and mess-free

in Parks - on 22/7/05

The New Stadium, Swansea

Swansea stadium

The final preparations are now in place for the grand opening of Swansea’s new 20,000 all-seater Stadium at Morfa. The construction began in the autumn...

in Rugby - on 22/7/05

Grass growth and development - Terms and definitions

Photosynthesising is the plant’s way of producing its own food for consumption and therefore growth. The grass plant uses the energy from sunlight to...

in Consultancy - on 22/7/05

Penton Media Europe secures renewal of IOG Saltex contract

Penton Media Europe (PME) has announced that it has retained the management contract for the UK`s fifth largest trade show - the IOG SALTEX open space...

in Industry News - on 21/7/05

Tennis in Trafalgar Square

A J Leisure.Com constructed a Natural Turf Tennis Court in Trafalgar Square complete with perimeter fence for the LTA and Ariel Tennis Ace Finals With...

in Tennis - on 21/7/05

John Deere signs nationwide agreement with SGM Hire

John Deere Limited has signed a new five year preferred supplier agreement with SGM Hire, covering a wide range of commercial ground care machinery from...

in Parks - on 19/7/05

New Products from Kubota at IOG Saltex 2005

The new RTV900 all-terrain utility vehicle will be making its IoG SALTEX debut on the Kubota exhibit (stand number W23) at this year’s show.

in Parks - on 19/7/05

Ransomes Jacobsen – IOG Saltex 2005

Stand No: V15 The One Stop Shop for Turf Professionals

in Parks - on 18/7/05

RFL seeks nominations for 'Grounds Person of the Year award'

RFL Awards

Although it's normally the players and coaches who grab all the headlines in Rugby League, the Rugby Football League (RFL) are determined to recognise...

in Rugby - on 18/7/05

Aebi at IOG Saltex 2005

Stand No. W03 Aebi has made a name for itself with high-quality implement carriers and multi purpose tractors. Aebi has also become a hallmark both in...

in Parks - on 18/7/05

Irrigation problems at Tividale

Yet again, here we are in the middle of a long dry spell that hopefully will come to an end very soon. I suspect that a lot of people reading this will...

in Football - on 18/7/05

Surrey Groundsman’s Association – Koro Demonstration

The Surrey Groundsman’s Association (SGA) in partnership with the corresponding organisation in Kent would like to invite you to view a demonstration...

in Industry News - on 17/7/05

From bottles to bunkers

Putting recycled glass through its paces. The top names in golf will be striving for their best performance this week, but next month the St Andrews...

in Golf - on 16/7/05

Leeds Rhinos and Tykes

Leeds Rhinos and Tykes

I must have one of the most unique challenges facing a stadium Groundsman. I look after a 130 year old soil based pitch that has to provide well over 60...

in Rugby - on 16/7/05