April 2006 (Page 1)

Dalziel Park look to Fairways for Golf Course Maintenance Package

Dalziel Park Golf and Country Club has signed a five year contract hire agreement for course maintenance equipment with local dealer Fairways GM.

in Industry News - on 30/4/06

Reaseheath Show gains Momentum

Bowling Green Seminar Confirmed

in Industry News - on 30/4/06

RTF Regenerates from bare ground

The ability of RTF (Rhizomatous tall fescue) to self-repair is proving itself following trials in the U.K.

in Industry News - on 29/4/06

New teams at Nottingham Forest

Nottingham Forest

In the last few months Nottingham Forest have turned their fortunes around quite dramatically on the pitch, in more ways than one. Since the departure...

in Football - on 28/4/06

Nottingham Cricket Groundsman Association AGM

On a recent trip to Nottingham I had the pleasure to meet up with a number of dedicated groundsmen who were attending the Nottinghamshire Cricket Groundsman...

in Cricket - on 28/4/06

Impending Drought Orders

Drought Orders

To date 3 Water Companies - Southern Water, Mid Kent Water and Sutton and East Surrey Water have applied to the Secretary of State for Drought Orders,...

in Industry News - on 27/4/06

Barenbrug's Landscaping Mixtures Catalogue is a vital reference tool

Barenbrug’s popular pocket-sized Grass Seed and Wildflower Mixtures for Landscaping catalogue is now available for 2006. It contains a comprehensive...

in Industry News - on 27/4/06

Dennis Machine slots in perfectly

A village bowling club in rural Kent is maintaining high standards in the condition of its green following renovation work with an overseeder from Dennis....

in Industry News - on 26/4/06

Purpose-designed hitches make Tractors ideal for holiday homes' movement

Two Kubota Grand L4630 tractors with specially-designed front and rear hydraulic hitches have transformed the movement and repositioning of caravan holiday...

in Industry News - on 25/4/06

Statement to the golf industry

I feel compelled to write something about GCNi, it might be sour grapes, if so, I apologise. I had major concerns about what would happen to GCNi (Golf...

in Golf - on 24/4/06

Win a Satellite Navigation System

Satellite Navigation

Where in the World competition, sponsored by SISIS International.

in Industry News - on 24/4/06

A football Groundsman and just for the love of it

A football Groundsman

I started as Groundsman about 5 years ago when the club moved to a new facility in Bromley, Kent, I sort of got the short straw as my job at the time was...

in Football - on 21/4/06

The argument for safe eco-friendly Turf Anchors

Tackling problems such as turf erosion with other than biodegradable ground stakes pose a serious risk of injury to individuals and damage to valuable...

in Industry News - on 21/4/06

Two Year Drought Warning

Two Year Drought Warning

Yesterday the Environment Minister, Elliot Morley told the Commons, "We are facing a two-year drought. We are facing the worst drought since 1975. In some...

in Industry News - on 21/4/06

Manicured roughs and fairways for Centenary Celebrations at Williamwood Golf Club

In order for the course at Williamwood Golf Club on the outskirts of Glasgow to be in prime condition for the centenary year celebrations later this year,...

in Golf - on 20/4/06

Sunderland AFC sees big pitch improvements with Toro Kit

Sunderland AFC has invested in a new range of Toro turf maintenance machinery and is seeing significant improvements in both turf quality and productivity...

in Football - on 19/4/06

Easter Sunshine brightens up the Gloom

After all the recent poor weather, and the trials and tribulations faced by many groundstaff, the Easter period finally brought us the sunshine we have...

in Industry News - on 19/4/06

Rolawn's Hi-Tech response to Turf Shelf Life Awarded Patent

Rolawn, Europe’s largest turf grower have been recognised for their innovative approach with the award of a patent for their turf coolers.

in Industry News - on 18/4/06

Turf growers take positive steps to address water shortage

Members of the Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) have united to address the drought problems which are likely to affect them and their customers.

in Industry News - on 18/4/06

Professional Football Groundsman of the Year Awards 2005

Groundsman Awards

The presentation of the 2005 awards were held at the Hilton Hotel, Watford on Tuesday 11th April. Former World Cup Final referee and Football League official,...

in Football - on 18/4/06