August 2005 (page 2)

Who's taking care of your Waste ?

Waste Regulations have been updated and affect everyone in our industry. The Landfill (England and Wales) Regulations 2002 came into force on 15 June 2002....

in Industry News - on 21/8/05

Keep in Touch with Pesticide Legislation

In the UK it is a legal requirement for most people who undertake spraying of professional pesticides to hold a pesticides certificate of competence, otherwise...

in Industry News - on 21/8/05

WRAP call on Landscaping industry to put recycled wood to the test.

WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme) is calling on local authorities and landscaping professionals to take part in a series of trials designed...

in Industry News - on 20/8/05

Spousing Off!

I was just sitting with my wife enjoying the morning coffee and laughing about how I suggested that even Dave (Saltman) should pay for his magazine subscription...

in Industry News - on 19/8/05

From Wentworth and Wembley to Wimbledon via WORTHING!

WHEN considering great sporting venues in this country the finest of fine turf is often associated with the 4W’s. Three, Wentworth, Wembley and Wimbledon...

in Bowls - on 19/8/05

Sporting Excellence at Hymers College requires immaculate sport surfaces.

Hymers College, Hull’s premier co-educational independent school, situated in the grounds of the town’s former Botanical Gardens, has purchased a deep...

in Industry News - on 19/8/05

McCormick  Compact helps Norfolk driving range revival

A friendly welcome, some tidy facilities and investment in more effective groundcare machinery has helped transform the Fakenham driving range in Norfolk...

in Industry News - on 19/8/05

Wembley Stadium appointment announced

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium is delighted to announce the appointment of Steve Welch as Head Grounds Manager.

in Industry News - on 18/8/05

Book Review - A Natural Course for Golf

Book Review - A Natural Course for Golf - a must buy for golf course Greens Committee members.

in Golf - on 17/8/05

Improving pitch playability.

Improving playability

As a turf grass consultant, and editor for Pitchcare I see many examples of poor quality pitches. In the main, this is caused by the lack of regular appropriate...

in Football - on 17/8/05

Protea Mowers at Saltex (B14)

Protea Mowers at Saltex (B14)

in Parks - on 16/8/05

The Role of Nutrients in Turfgrass and the Soil

The Role of Nutrients

We can only produce good quality turf playing surfaces when we have the correct balance of chemical, biological and physical properties in the soil.

in Consultancy - on 16/8/05

Giving turf a sporting chance

Sporting chance

Barenbrug’s Jayne Leyland looks at the influences on grass seed selection for heavy duty sports pitches

in Consultancy - on 16/8/05

Work based training courses available

Myerscough College is the leading land based college in the country, providing high quality education and training. Presently we are expanding nationally....

in Training & Education - on 15/8/05

Bowls Green 2005

The popular SISIS Bowling Green Maintenance Days are coming to the South East this Autumn.

in Bowls - on 15/8/05

Kirkland up to Old Tricks

Kirkland up to Old Tricks

Day one of the Premier League and old habits die hard, particularly as far as goalkeepers are concerned. At the City of Manchester Stadium visiting West...

in Football - on 15/8/05

More at Doncaster Town Moor

Doncaster Town Moor golf course is situated in the centre of Doncaster Racecourse and is a free draining heathland course playable all year round. It is...

in Golf - on 13/8/05

Golf Tee Signs at IOG Saltex

Stand Number B10. New Granite boulder marks a new step in weather resistant, maintenance free signage

in Parks - on 13/8/05

National Turfgrass Foundation Research Award 2005 Recipient announced

Turfgrass Foundation

It was recently announced that Dr Alan Gange, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Biology at Royal Holloway, University of London, will be the recipient of...

in Industry News - on 13/8/05

Choose Campey for Maximum Efficiency

Stand A57. Campey Turf Care Systems will use Saltex 2005 to unveil the latest additions to their range of equipment for fast and effective sports turf...

in Parks - on 12/8/05