November 2005 (page 1)

Encouraging wildlife on the Golf Course

As grounds managers, whether on a golf course, sports ground, or other amenity area, we are increasingly aware of our duties and responsibilities to nature...

in Training & Education - on 30/11/05

New Norfolk spider takes its place

Marcus Kett, owner and managing director of GreenasGrass Grounds Maintenance Services, has taken delivery of an innovative new mower for maintaining slope...

in Best of the Rest - on 30/11/05

Earthworms: Friend or Foe?

Horticulturalists the world over have been encouraging earthworms in the soil for years, but the turfgrass industry has always seen them as a pest. Why...

in Consultancy - on 30/11/05

AFT multi-use trailer to make BTME debut

Suffolk based AFT Trenchers Ltd. will be showing their new Multi-Use Trailer on Stand B11 at the BTME Show in Harrogate. Designed to do a multitude of...

in Industry News - on 29/11/05

Scotts Gives Sky Blues a Spot-on-Total Solution

Specialist fertilizer and controls company Scotts has brought its technical expertise into play to ensure the pitch at Coventry City Football Club’s...

in Industry News - on 29/11/05

AFT appoint Sales and Marketing Manager

Sudbury based AFT Trenchers Ltd. have appointed James Lane, 28, as their Sales and Marketing Manager-details inside

in Industry News - on 29/11/05

Best Practice Guide Pesticide Handling Areas. Before Spraying:

At least 40% of surface water pollution by pesticides may come from the pesticide handling areas. Water is vulnerable from tiny splashes and spills that...

in Industry News - on 29/11/05

Electric Vehicles for City of Sunderland Community & Cultural Services

The Environmental Services section of Community and Cultural Services at the City of Sunderland Council have added a fourth electric powered utility vehicle...

in Industry News - on 29/11/05

Compost Maker Roadshows lead to success!

Course Care has been on the road with their Compost Makers, demonstrating the machines at Woodsome Hall golf club, The Berkshire golf club, Canford School,...

in Industry News - on 29/11/05

Stafford Borough Council goes green with John Deere

John Deere equipment supplied by dealer Turner Groundscare of Erdington in Birmingham is helping Stafford become a cleaner, greener, safer borough, as...

in Industry News - on 28/11/05

Winter wonderland or winter wallies?

Winter wonderland

As you read this you may well be experiencing the first taste of winter 2005/6 and if you're not you probably soon will be. But let’s get something straight,...

in Industry News - on 25/11/05

SportSURF introduce new surface research community.

More than sixty delegates were brought together for the first inaugural meeting of SportSURF held at Loughborough University. SportSURF are a newly formed...

in Training & Education - on 25/11/05

Enter to win the Bill Adams Literary Awards 2005/6

The Bill Adams Literary Award will give students and Pitchcare members the opportunity to submit a written piece of work on any subject relating to the...

in Training & Education - on 24/11/05

Slovenian Greenkeepers Association Conference

Attending this year’s conference was a very interesting and rewarding experience. The opportunity to meet up with so many committed, friendly supportive...

in Golf - on 24/11/05

Celtic's John Hayes celebrates Scottish Groundsman of the Year Award

John Hayes celebrates

John Hayes, head Groundsman of Celtic FC, has won the IOG Scottish Professional Football Groundsman of the Year Award, given at Scotsturf. He received...

in Football - on 23/11/05

Lunar Wins Scotsturf Award

Lunar, the new fungicide launched by Sherriff Amenity in June, has won the best new product in the fertiliser/chemical category at Scotsturf 2005. More...

in Best of the Rest - on 23/11/05

New TORO sand Pro machines tackle bunkers and beyond

Toro is introducing a new generation of Sand Pro bunker rakes that make it easier than ever to maintain world-class bunkers. They are joined by a new range...

in Industry News - on 23/11/05

Kubota to attend alternate shows

In common with a number of other major tractor and groundcare machinery manufacturers and suppliers, Kubota (U. K.) Limited has announced that it will...

in Industry News - on 22/11/05