October 2005 (page 1)

Harrogate Week 2006 to deliver outstanding training

The GTC is encouraging greenkeepers and their employers to get the most out of Harrogate Week 2006, including an impressive education programme.

in Training & Education - on 31/10/05

Exploring beneath the surface of soil-based sports fields down under

Beneath The Surface

Since the mid-1990s there has been a requirement for local authorities in New Zealand to implement ‘asset management plans’ and ‘customer-agreed’...

in Consultancy - on 31/10/05

Pesticides Training and Certification – An Update

The new Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Plant Protection Products which replaces the old “Green Code” is due for publication early on the new...

in Training & Education - on 31/10/05

Mower's all-round abilities impress Contracts Firm

Ireland’s leading commercial landscaping firm is confident that Kubota ZD28 ride-on zero-turn mowers will become the mainstay of its grass-cutting fleet...

in Industry News - on 31/10/05

AH AGRONOMY evolves into STCA

George Attwood-Harris, Managing Director of the recently formed Sports Turf Consultancy Associates Ltd (STCA) is a respected Agronomist, who has worked...

in Industry News - on 31/10/05

Toro Greensmaster wins at World Croquet Championship

Toro’s popular Greensmaster 1000 mower was voted a winner at this year’s World Croquet Championship at The Cheltenham Croquet Club. Lawns manager David...

in Industry News - on 30/10/05

Bradford Golf Club

Bradford Golf Club have solved a drainage problem on their three wettest greens by using a mole ploughing machine as part of a gravel banding...

in Golf - on 28/10/05

BIGGA award CPD credits for  NTF Conference, Blackpool 2005

BIGGA members registered on the Continuing Professional Development Scheme and working towards Master Greenkeeper status can claim their CPD credits for...

in Training & Education - on 28/10/05

New lecturer appointed at Myerscough College

The Sportsturf team at Myerscough College welcomes a new addition to the teaching team this month. Dr. Andy Owen has joined the College from the Sports...

in Training & Education - on 28/10/05

Influx of diseases

Influx of diseases

Autumn is a time of the year when we usually see a greater influx of disease’s in turfgrass swards. This is mainly due to a combination of factors prevailing...

in Training & Education - on 28/10/05

Not just for kids...

If you’re mad about John Deere, then the company’s new 2005/2006 Collection catalogue is an absolute must. Birthdays, Xmas, work, rest and play –...

in Industry News - on 27/10/05

Settling in at St Albans

Settling in at St Albans

Doesn’t time fly when you are busy. It has been over three years since the new school playing fields were constructed back in 2002. And what a difference...

in Industry News - on 27/10/05

The Wimbledon Way

Chapel Allerton Tennis Club Head Groundsman Anthony Asquith is always keen on keeping up with the latest grounds maintenance methods and technologies....

in Tennis - on 27/10/05

Exciting times ahead at Doncaster

Exciting times ahead

We never have a dull moment here at the Belle Vue stadium especially during the months of January –September when there never seems enough hours in the...

in Football - on 26/10/05

Are you looking for a Groundsman/Greenkeeper?

The Pitchcare job section offers all the latest jobs available for Groundsmen and Greenkeepers, but there is also a section here that allows those looking...

in Industry News - on 26/10/05

Charterhouse tee off for charity

A golfing foursome from Charterhouse Turf Machinery has helped raise £5,750 for two baby care hospital facilities in the south west of England. The...

in Golf - on 26/10/05

Arsenal light up Highbury pitch

Arsenal Football Club is the first Club in the UK to invest in a full scale revolutionary pitch growth and lighting system, which will help produce perfect...

in Best of the Rest - on 26/10/05

Potters bowled over by Dennis

Initially I was in the market for a spiker and scarifier, plus a lightweight mower for cutting in winter without harming the turf. But when my local turf...

in Bowls - on 26/10/05