May 2007 (Page 1)

Lawn Society awards first Chelsea Medals

The Lawn Society has awarded its first medals for lawns and grassed areas exhibited at the Chelsea Flower Show.

in Industry News - on 31/5/07

tony bolton

Master of trades

TONY BOLTON explains how his interesting career path has led him to work at two high quality sports venues in Lancashire; Sedgley Park RUFC and Rawtenstall...

in Industry News - on 31/5/07


Leicester City Council has recently taken delivery of 4 Hayter LT324G LPG powered triples. The machines have been supplied by local dealer Mitchell Industries...

in Industry News - on 30/5/07

FA launches search for 'visionary' chairman

The search for a visionary administrator with the business acumen of Bill Gates, the diplomacy of Nelson Mandela, the firefighting skills of Red Adair...

in Industry News - on 30/5/07

Attila cuts up rough at a low cost

This year’s weather has seen rain alternating with spells of warm, dry sunshine – the ideal conditions for encouraging weeds, saplings and other unwanted...

in Industry News - on 30/5/07

Somerset square bashing all the rage among bowlers

The batsman who is out of touch has but one ground in mind in terms of feeling his way back into form. The bounce is wonderfully consistent, the straight...

in Cricket - on 30/5/07



If ambition is rewarded then Robert Bradshaw should go far in our industry

in Football - on 27/5/07

Treats of London

NATHAN CHAPMAN is Groundsman at one of the treats of London, the Honourable Artillery Company’s ground in EC1

in Industry News - on 27/5/07

Trimax attends TGA show after record month

Mowing systems manufacturer Trimax will attend its first Turfgrass Growers Association annual exhibition in a buoyant mood after its most successful month’s...

in Industry News - on 26/5/07

Do pesticides deserve such BAD PRESS?

Languard’s PAUL CAWOOD seems to think not

in Consultancy - on 25/5/07

In a Festive Mood

In a Festive Mood

This year’s Cheltenham Festival again proved to be one of the most popular events of the British horseracing calendar.

in Equestrian - on 25/5/07

lindum turf

Two thousand sq metres of Lindum Turf are transforming London’s Trafalgar Square on their way to a permanent site on the banks of the Thames.

in Industry News - on 25/5/07

NPFA to change name

After more than eighty years, the National Playing Fields Association is changing its operating name.

in Industry News - on 23/5/07

Hurrells specialist seeds

The very latest new formulation for all Turf seeds developed and applied in Germany-WASP (Water Absorbent Seed Process.) This innovative new technology...

in Industry News - on 22/5/07

Slit Drainage

Slit Drainage

You cannot make a silk purse out of a pig’s ear. If there is not enough finance available to put in the necessary degree of drainage, it is no good thinking...

in Consultancy - on 21/5/07

Royal flush

Course Manager Alan Strachan and his greenkeeping staff at Royal County Down Golf Club have every right to be proud of their work. The club’s Championship...

in Industry News - on 21/5/07

Creating future classics

Since 1988 Jonathan Gaunt has been designing golf courses, not only in the UK but also in Turkey, Denmark, Spain and the burgeoning Czech Republic. To...

in Golf - on 20/5/07

Edinburgh City Council's Bereavement Services purchase two new Triplex Mowers

Edinburgh City Council’s Services for Communities, Bereavement Services has recently taken delivery of two new Ransomes Highway 2130 triple mowers from...

in Industry News - on 19/5/07

Talking ROT!

Talking ROT!

The appearance of fungal fruiting bodies on the trunk or branches of a tree often causes alarm, particularly if the tree in question is in an area frequented...

in Consultancy - on 18/5/07

Obituary - George Attwood-Harris

Agronomist, 52, of Biddulph.

in Industry News - on 18/5/07