August 2007 (page 1)

Pitchcare Auctions

After much wailing and gnashing of teeth, our web monkey has finally got the auctions site on line.

in Industry News - on 31/8/07

In my Day

“What was it like in your day old timer?” That was the question Adam Scrace posed to Sid Talbot, a former groundsman with Telford & Wrekin Council....

in Industry News - on 31/8/07

A new Spray Cloak covered boom for the walk-behind Techneat Acuspray and Acuspray Pro will enable professional landscape and turf managers to apply herbicide...

in Industry News - on 31/8/07

There has been recently an amount of mis-information unjustly spoken about the product *correctOAR's.*

in Industry News - on 30/8/07

A regular overseeding programme has achieved dramatic improvements to grass cover and given more consistent conditions at an Essex golf course.

in Industry News - on 30/8/07

Millions of pounds is to be spent to transform football pitches to encourage young sporting stars.

in Football - on 30/8/07

The Environment Agency has issued “enhanced flood warnings” across England and Wales due to the heavy spring and summer rainfall, which has saturated...

in Industry News - on 29/8/07

A series of bowls days will be held at a number of venues during September

in Industry News - on 29/8/07

Taking a leap of faith is more often associated with religion than with agriculture or horticulture but Alf Ganderton and Tony Brasier of Hereford contractors,...

in Industry News - on 29/8/07

Rickmansworth Golf Club was the venue for the first ever Independent Greenkeepers Association (IGA) London Branch golf outing.

in Golf - on 28/8/07

Flood damage

Current estimates are that the damage to property from the recent floods will cost in excess of a billion pounds.

in Consultancy - on 28/8/07

Groundsman of the Year

As always, this year’s Cricket Groundsman of the Year judging was a very rewarding experience, giving me the opportunity to meet so many dedicated Groundsmen...

in Cricket - on 28/8/07

Football Aid

Football Aid would like to say thank you to all the Ground Staff of the participating Football Aid Clubs for their support in 2007.

in Football - on 27/8/07

Bowls surfaces

Bowls, both indoor and outdoor, is an activity that can be pursued by people with disabilities as well as able-bodied people.

in Bowls - on 26/8/07

Soil analysis is the most important tool available to anyone considering the construction of a sports surface, without scientific analysis the suitability...

in Consultancy - on 25/8/07

Fourteen of the UK’s top race tracks will be echoing to the sound of thoroughbred engine horsepower, following a new five year deal between Jockey Club...

in Industry News - on 25/8/07

It's a Mare

I am often asked to advise on the control of the weed, Mare’s-tail, causing problems in cultivated land. Mare’s-tail is an aquatic weed, Hippuris...

in Consultancy - on 25/8/07

seed prices set to rise

A combination of factors will inevitably force the price of grass seed to rise says leading grass seed Supplier DLF Trifolium Ltd.

in Industry News - on 24/8/07