May 2006 (Page 2)

Southern Water and Mid Kent Water Drought Orders granted

Environment Minister Ian Pearson has today agreed to make three further drought orders to allow water companies to limit or prohibit non-essential uses...

in Best of the Rest - on 25/5/06

New Tracker Tested

Terrain Aeration’s new Airforce Tracker terralift machine has been put to the test in two back gardens at opposite sides of the country.

in Industry News - on 24/5/06

Free Case of Wine on Offer

Guess when our 20,000th member joins.

in Industry News - on 24/5/06

Course Management with 1000 deer as Neighbours

Unique amongst golf courses in the United Kingdom, Knole Park Golf Club is located within 1,000 acres of outstanding ancient parkland, home to the finest...

in Industry News - on 24/5/06

Testing Loams at Tonbridge School

Testing Loams

Tonbridge School in Kent has a reputation for producing good cricketers and quality cricket pitches. One of the most famous pupils of this 450 year old...

in Cricket - on 23/5/06

Scotts Seminar gets seal of approval from Turf Profesionals

Continuing its programme of working closely with turf professionals, Scotts recently held a Stress Management in Turf seminar at Singing Hills Golf Course,...

in Industry News - on 23/5/06

Golf Cars for Westhill Golf Club

George Bruce, the Director of Golf at Westhill Golf Club, situated in an elevated position 8 miles west of Aberdeen, has recently purchased two electric...

in Industry News - on 23/5/06

The Female Touch

Bryan employs six groundstaff, two of them women, Jackie and Sarah. The girl on the roller, Jackie, turned out to be Bryan’s daughter and she has been...

in Cricket - on 22/5/06

American Trialist at Tottenham Hotspur FC

No, not the latest ‘wunderkind’ from an American soccer league, but the very latest super lightweight mower that Darren Baldwin, Grounds Manager at...

in Industry News - on 22/5/06

STM/SCAG is still the top choice at Northampton Borough Council

Just as Spring finally kicked off and the grass started to grow, Northampton Borough Council took delivery of 24 SCAG machines from Simon Tullett Machinery,...

in Industry News - on 21/5/06

Municipal Maestros

Municipal Maestros

Take the five greenkeeping staff at the award-winning Heaton Park Golf Course in North Manchester. They have to tend a 5,755-yd par 70 course with as many...

in Golf - on 20/5/06

Aeration Additives save money by conserving water

Since hose pipe bans in the South of England were first announced, Terrain Aeration have been injecting water storing polymers as part of their deep, compressed...

in Industry News - on 19/5/06

Turfgrass Growers Association responds to first non-essential use ban

The Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) has expressed disappointment in the Secretary of State for the Environment’s Inspector’s decision to deny turf...

in Industry News - on 19/5/06

Rubber Chippings Revolution

Dunweedin' is a revolutionary new garden/landscape product now available in the Pitchcare shop. Dunweedin rubber chippings can help transform your garden,...

in Industry News - on 18/5/06

New LDCA Website hits another level

Forging forward, the Land Drainage Contractors Association (LDCA) is increasing awareness of its services through the launch of a new user-friendly website....

in Industry News - on 17/5/06

E-Z-Go Golf Car Fleet for Letham Grange

The Letham Grange Golf Courses, situated in mature parkland 4 miles north of Arbroath in Tayside, has taken delivery of a fleet of 16 golf cars from E-Z-GO,...

in Golf - on 16/5/06

Terra Spike helps Turf Maintenance regime at Ashbourne GC

Scott Purdy, head greenkeeper at Ashbourne Golf Club, has purchased a Wiedenmann Terra Spike XP6 to help with his turf maintenance regime at the 120-year...

in Best of the Rest - on 15/5/06

First drought order for 11 years

First drought order

The first drought order to be granted in England and Wales since 1995 will ban the non-essential use of water. Under the six-month order, Sutton and East...

in Industry News - on 15/5/06

Jersey Royals

However, not all is doom and gloom. There are a number of local authorities still striving to maintain high standards and training their groundstaff to...

in Industry News - on 15/5/06

DD GrassMaster selected for Arsenal’s new Emirates Stadium

Wednesday evening, Arsenal will face Spain’s Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League Final. This will be their last game of a season which sees them leaving...

in Football - on 15/5/06