July 2006 (Page 2)

Royal Ascot gives seal of approval to Scotts' Primo Maxx

Scotts’ revolutionary new liquid turf growth regulator, Primo MAXX, is showing some astounding results in trials being carried out on Royal Ascot Golf...

in Industry News - on 20/7/06

Student Prize Winners at Myerscough College

The awards ceremonies that took place over two days, Thursday 134h July 2006 and Friday 14th July 2006 saw over eighty students receive awards for outstanding...

in Best of the Rest - on 19/7/06

The 6th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association, the Conference of Ideas!

Along with a number of colleagues from Cranfield University, I attended the 6th conference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA) located...

in Training & Education - on 19/7/06

Imminent water restrictions offer new challenges

Water restrictions

The need to conserve water now becomes a reality - shortly we could face drastic water restrictions and rising costs as a result of low rainfall this winter....

in Training & Education - on 19/7/06

Biggest Grounds Care Fleet ever Assembled

The biggest ever fleet of municipal grounds care equipment in the UK was brought together in Leazes Park recently to demonstrate Newcastle City Council’s...

in Industry News - on 19/7/06

Ernest Doe Turf Care Show

Ernest Doe Turf Care Show

Ernest Doe & Sons Ltd, the largest family-owned grounds care, agricultural and construction machinery dealer in the UK will be holding their annual Turf...

in Industry News - on 18/7/06

Danish Greenkeepers Conference 2006

Danish Greenkeepers Conference 2006

in Training & Education - on 18/7/06

Turf Stress Management

Produced by Scotts Technical Manager, Simon Barnaby, the document provides sound advice on drought management.

in Industry News - on 17/7/06

New Jacobsen Greens Mowers ensure better is the name of the game at Honiton Golf Club

Nearly 40,000 rounds a year at Honiton Golf Club and the course keeps on looking better! That is a tribute to head greenkeeper John Barden and his dedicated...

in Industry News - on 17/7/06

Traditional greens rescued on Hertfordshire course

A Hertfordshire Head Greenkeeper has seen his 18- hole parkland course televised, less than three years after being advised to dig up his greens.

in Golf - on 17/7/06

Dollar Spot Disease

Dollar Spot Disease

Dollar spot is a fungal disease that appears to be increasing in occurrence across the UK. Historically in the UK, dollar spot has been recorded as a...

in Training & Education - on 16/7/06

Exciting new range of drought tolerant mixtures go into trial

Significant improvements in tall fescue cultivars together with the interest in more drought tolerant species, has resulted in DLF Trifolium putting a...

in Industry News - on 16/7/06



Nematodes are a large and diverse group of non-segmented, microscopic roundworms that can inhabit both the rootzone and the turfgrass plants themselves....

in Training & Education - on 15/7/06

The Modern Day Triumvirate

Serious golfers should understand the need for maintenance of a club’s biggest single asset, according to the “modern day triumvirate” at Temple...

in Industry News - on 15/7/06

Drought seminar days a success

Following the successful seminar jointly organized by Avoncrop Amenity Products & Scotts Professional in May on Stress Management in Turf, two more seminars...

in Industry News - on 15/7/06

Horticulture excellence in Bath

Bath & North East Somerset Council, like many other local authorities, have been through a period of change, restructuring to meet the demands of government...

in Local Authority - on 14/7/06

Rolawn to launch new Greens Turf

As a result of developments in grass seed and growing technology Rolawn, the UK’s leading turf grower are producing a new fine greens turf which utilises...

in Industry News - on 14/7/06

Turfmech Clears up fast at the Worcestershire Golf Club

One of the first Turfmech TM1 walk-behind vacuum collectors to be supplied in the UK is helping reduce by more than 50 per cent the time and staff needed...

in Industry News - on 14/7/06

Reaseheath Show 2006

Reaseheath Show 2006

Reaseheath Show 2006

in Training & Education - on 13/7/06

Sunken Trench Lines could cause problems

As the drought continues the LDCA alerts Sports Operators to the risks of settlement of trench lines due to soil shrinkage. Because of the dry conditions...

in Industry News - on 13/7/06