May 2008 (page 3)

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Flood SOS

For the most part, I feel privileged to be working in our industry. Although I’d worked in Premiership football, I had no idea that turf, and the art...

in Cricket - on 16/5/08


Investment in the maintenance of sand based synthetic turf pitches once they have been laid is as vital as the initial design and specification. Leicester...

in Industry News - on 16/5/08

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The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), one of the world’s leading financial services companies, has become a corporate partner of the United States...

in Golf - on 16/5/08

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Rory Ferguson, 19, is the second student to take advantage of Ransomes Jacobsen’s scholarship programme to help promote careers in the grounds care industry....

in Industry News - on 16/5/08

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The Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) has joined the ‘Forum for gardening with wildlife in mind’.

in Industry News - on 15/5/08

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Augusta National

My first memory of Augusta National Golf Club was sitting in front of the TV with my dad, watching Ian Woosnam win The Masters in 1991. I had no idea what...

in Golf - on 15/5/08

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UEFA Venue Directors

Keith Dalton is Match Centre Manager with UEFA’s Competitions division. One of his responsibilities is that of Venue Director which sees him assigned...

in Football - on 14/5/08

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UEFA Cup Final Venue

John Reynolds heads north to meet the lads at Manchester City who are, apparently, mad for it!

in Football - on 14/5/08


Hampton Court Palace Golf Club has become the latest golf club to invest in the new Toro Golf Decoder Controller (GDC) irrigation system.

in Industry News - on 12/5/08

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Stephen Miller has been appointed Projects Manager for Cleveland Land Services Ltd.

in Industry News - on 12/5/08

Trustees relief at pitch decision

Government, Bermuda Cricket Board (BCB) and National Sports Centre (NSC) trustees breathed a collective sigh of relief yesterday after the International...

in Cricket - on 12/5/08


Pearlwort can become a troublesome weed when allowed to spread and establish in turf.

in Consultancy - on 11/5/08


Moles, the destructive pests that so infuriate gardeners and groundsmen, are on the increase throughout Britain.

in Industry News - on 11/5/08

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What makes a good bid?

This is a question that we are often asked by sports clubs and, more frequently, by schools. The answer is not always straightforward as major sources...

in Industry News - on 11/5/08

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Lacrosse roads?

A sport sidelined for decades is enjoying a groundswell of interest but is still battling a shortfall of adequate facilities.

in Industry News - on 10/5/08

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Shelton Sportsturf Drainage Solutions will be hosting a working demonstration day and LDCA Council Meeting on Thursday 29th May, at Baumber Village Hall,...

in Industry News - on 10/5/08

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Turfmech has been given the green light in the High Court to continue production of its MaxiMow 13 and MaxiMow 17 large-area trailed hydraulic gang mowers....

in Industry News - on 9/5/08

RHS Wisley Student wins 2008 Young Horticulturist of the Year National Final.

Patrick Wiltshire is third time lucky. After three years of trying, Patrick Wiltshire, currently studying at RHS Wisley, but originally from East Yorkshire,...

in Training & Education - on 9/5/08

UEFA Champions League Final pitch installed by British company in Moscow

THE FIRST all-England UEFA Champions League final between Manchester United and Chelsea will be played on a Moscow pitch installed by a British...

in Football - on 9/5/08


The Red Diesel debate

A definitive answer from HM Customs and Excise-details inside

in Industry News - on 8/5/08