May 2009 (Page 3)

Wimbledon roof test a sticky business

Temperature a minor concern as Centre Court survives its first examination under the new roof at All England club

in Tennis - on 19/5/09

Watch The Pitch Go... And Grow

Barely a week after being told that he\'s been \'highly commended\' at the Groundsman of the Year Awards, you can watch all the action online as Pete Ashworth...

in Football - on 18/5/09


Lely UK has announced Holly Jones as its new marketing executive.

in Industry News - on 18/5/09

Future of Test in hands of groundsmen

England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen has insisted that the five-day version of the game needs to be spiced up, pleading with grounds men that the future...

in Cricket - on 18/5/09


The Big Issue

Two articles in the Feb/Mar issue of Pitchcare magazine, the first written by Greg Evans, Course Manager at Ealing Golf Club in South London, and the second...

in Golf - on 18/5/09


Moss attack

Groundsmen and Greenkeepers are often left scratching their heads as to what can be used to control moss, algae and worms. Although fungicides are numerous...

in Consultancy - on 18/5/09

Arthur is a true local hero

Devoted villager Arthur Trow was today hailed a Local Hero for an incredible and unstinting 77 years of service to his community.

in Industry News - on 17/5/09

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Massey Ferguson has added four agricultural specification models to its 1500 Series compact tractor range.

in Industry News - on 17/5/09


Countax have developed a new grass cutter deck capable of either mulching or cutting and collecting grass for the C330 ‘Mini’ ride-on Mower.

in Industry News - on 17/5/09


The National Golf Centre at Woodhall Spa recently upgraded its exclusively Toro fleet to include a new heavy-duty Workman utility vehicle as well as four...

in Industry News - on 17/5/09

Wembley experts called in by Forest Green

Forest Green Rovers have called in the same pitch experts that relaid the Wembley turf.

in Football - on 16/5/09

Wembley job? I wouldn’t have it for £1m a year

IAN Darler has spurned some of the country’s top clubs over the years.

in Football - on 16/5/09

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Football Club Barcelona is bringing on sand on the field in the Nou Camp Stadium.

in Football - on 16/5/09


Wearing pitches

One of the key issues with schools and local authorities is the limited resources available to maintain sports pitches. This article looks at the all the...

in Football - on 16/5/09

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As a world-leading manufacturer of compact tractors, the launch of the new B20 Series compact tractors from Kubota hails a new era in this horsepower sector...

in Industry News - on 16/5/09

 How to make a besom

It takes three years to condition the birch needed to make a perfect broom – but it will last for a decade, says Jon Henley

in Industry News - on 16/5/09

Pete's Pitch Comes Highly Commended

Head groundsman Pete Ashworth and his team at Deepdale are set to celebrate their 'highly commended' award at the Football Groundsman of the Year Awards...

in Football - on 15/5/09

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Private preparatory school Spratton Hall has selected a Toro Groundsmaster 4500 rotary mower to help raise the standards of its sports pitches.

in Industry News - on 15/5/09

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In an effort to help students in landscaping and horticulture gain experience in operating outdoor powered equipment, European manufacturer, Etesia has...

in Industry News - on 15/5/09

Super summer offers from Scotts

Scotts has four brand new offers on some of its most popular products purchased before 30th June 2009.

in Industry News - on 15/5/09