March 2008 (Page 3)

Green - such a versatile colour

From lush landscaping and manicured lawns to 90° angles on London landmarks, a remarkable ‘stay-green’ grass from the UK’s largest seed producer...

in Industry News - on 14/3/08

Jacobsen fine cut mower improves sward presentation at Isle of Wedmore

The greenkeeping team at Isle of Wedmore Golf Club in Somerset are improving the quality and presentation of their semi-rough following the purchase of...

in Industry News - on 14/3/08

Facts, Formulations & Fundamentals 3

Formulations & Fundaments

Part three of a series of three articles written by Kevin Timms Sports Turf Advisor NZ Sports Turf Institute on the Facts Formulations & Fundamentals of...

in Consultancy - on 14/3/08

The Princess Royal visits Plumpton College

The Princess Royal was taken on a conducted tour of various parts of the college where she was welcomed by staff and students.

in Training & Education - on 14/3/08

Moss and algae on sports surfaces

With the inclement, milder, wet weather recently experienced in most parts of the country we are seeing a significant rise in algae and moss problems on...

in Consultancy - on 13/3/08

Acclaimed Surrey GC extends Massey Ferguson tractor fleet

The Wisley Golf Club in Surrey has taken delivery of three new Massey Ferguson compact tractors to assist with day-to-day maintenance of the club’s Robert...

in Industry News - on 13/3/08

TORO’S Student Greenkeeper of the year returns from Stateside Studies

Toro’s Student Greenkeeper of the Year 2007 has recently returned from an eight-week educational trip to the USA.

in Golf - on 13/3/08

Top Goals for Top Gear!

Friday night’s TV is set to be dominated by the BBC’s Sport Relief extravaganza. At 10pm on BBC 2, sit down, turn on and strap yourself in as the Top...

in Industry News - on 13/3/08

Facts, Formulations & Fundamentals 2

Facts and Formulations

Fertilisers and their use are at the core of successful, every-day turf management. Yet for many turf managers and prospective turf practitioners they...

in Consultancy - on 12/3/08

Gloucester Harlequins Cricket Club win E-Z-GO MPT Utility Vehicle

Steve Speck, Youth Team Manager and part-time Groundsman at Gloucester Harlequins Cricket Club has won a brand new E-Z-GO MPT utility vehicle in a competition...

in Cricket - on 12/3/08

LDCA Council and Members Day at BLEC

The most recent Council and Members Day of the LDCA was hosted by BLEC Landscaping and Equipment at their premises in Deeping St James, nr Peterborough....

in Industry News - on 12/3/08

Hayes-y day in Paradise for Oatridge students

Students from Oatridge College in West Lothian have been learning what it takes to keep the green, green grass of Celtic Park in top condition.

in Training & Education - on 11/3/08

Symbio - Free Seminars

Symbio is arranging 2 seminars - Bramhall Park Golf Club, Bramhall, Stockport and Sand More Golf Club, Alwoody Lane, Leeds.

in Golf - on 11/3/08

A New Lease of Life

A synthetic sports surface will not last forever. Paradoxically, something that is ‘artificial’ actually has a life expectancy, usually of around 10...

in Synthetics - on 11/3/08

John Richards

Divided We Fall

I’m not a Groundsman or a Greenkeeper. Nor am I, come to that, anyone who has any particular detailed knowledge of this sports turf industry.

in Editorial - on 10/3/08

Woodhall Spa – The Home of English Golf Benefits From Chemical Mixer

Golf has been played in Woodhall Spa since 1890. Today there are two 18 hole courses - the Bracken and Hotchkin, with the ‘Hotchkin’ being ranked...

in Golf - on 10/3/08

Facts Formulations & Fundamentals of Fertilisers

Fertiliser Facts

Fertilisers and their use are at the core of successful, every-day turf management. Yet for many turf managers and prospective turf practitioners they...

in Consultancy - on 10/3/08

BIGGA Member enjoys Aeration Discount

An experienced course manager and BIGGA member is enjoying the benefits of a special discount, by aerating his greens to one metre below the surface on...

in Golf - on 10/3/08

The Irish Abroad

Having been away from Ireland for so long, and my experience at home being limited to American style management, it is difficult for me to make direct...

in Golf - on 9/3/08

Ed Combest Wins IGCEMA Edwin Budding Award sponsored by Ransomes Jacobsen

Ed Combest, retired professor from Lake City Community College in Lake City, Florida, is the inaugural winner of the International Golf Course Equipment...

in Industry News - on 8/3/08