June 2010 (page 2)

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New Primo Maxx trials in Scandinavia have shown that healthy growth over the summer can help resist the effects of winter disease and enhance turf survival...

in Industry News - on 25/6/10

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John O’Conner (Grounds Maintenance) Ltd has recently taken delivery of two John Deere 5090R tractors, specially adapted and mounted with Ransomes Hydraulic...

in Industry News - on 25/6/10

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Life’s a Beach!

Marcus Hastrup is the Director of Agronomy at the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi. In a Q&A session, he talks about the challenges of working in...

in Golf - on 25/6/10

Molineux pitch undergoes major facelift

Wolves’ Molineux pitch has undergone a major facelift as the club prepares for next season.

in Football - on 24/6/10

Get to the points

BASIS registered members can – from 16 June 2010 – obtain CPD points when they order either The UK Pesticide Guide or the comprehensive online resource...

in Industry News - on 24/6/10

 Sanli to launch raft of new machines at Saltex 2010

First-time IOG SALTEX exhibitor, SANLI UK Ltd, will be showing and demonstrating at the show a number of important new additions to its outdoor power equipment...

in Parks - on 24/6/10


in Best of the Rest - on 24/6/10

 Kenilworth Road pitch undergoes drainage overhaul to help improve surface

The biggest overhaul of the Kenilworth Road pitch in five years is currently in full swing.

in Football - on 23/6/10

STRI resigns position as Wembley pitch consultants

STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute) announced yesterday that they have tendered their resignation as consultants to Wembley, with the company due to...

in Football - on 23/6/10

Wembley to lay Desso pitch

Wembley Stadium today made the following announcement regarding the playing surface.

in Football - on 23/6/10

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As controversy builds around the pros and cons of coated seed, Pitchcare will look at all sides of the argument, beginning with the views of Derek Smith,...

in Industry News - on 23/6/10

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Seed to Play

One of the goals of our Sports Turf Extension Program is to find ways to help sports turf managers get their fields ready for play in the shortest time...

in Consultancy - on 23/6/10

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The Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) has welcomed grass seed breeder, producer and supplier Euro Grass B.V. as a new affiliate member.

in Industry News - on 23/6/10

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“It’s an impressive machine for the price, well made and a willing performer.” So says Buckinghamshire tree specialist, John Ayres, speaking about...

in Industry News - on 22/6/10

Capello decides not to train at stadium due to pitch concerns

England will train at their own base camp here today rather than on the Port Elizabeth grass where they are to face Slovenia, which has been over-sanded...

in Football - on 22/6/10

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Dutch agricultural and groundcare machinery manufacturer Imants B.V. marked its 125th anniversary by hosting a weekend of celebrations at its factory in...

in Industry News - on 22/6/10

Wimbledon fights foxes, frost and pigeons for top lawns

Urinating vixens, greedy pigeons, May frost and idiosyncratic mowers are just a few of the problems facing Wimbledon's head groundsman in the run up to...

in Tennis - on 21/6/10

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National grounds management company Glendale recently re-won a 10 year contract with Lewisham Borough Council, and has bought the first three of John Deere’s...

in Industry News - on 21/6/10


Moor Park

Whilst the quality of the club house is not usually a deciding factor when choosing where to enjoy a game of tennis, the spectacular Georgian mansion which...

in Tennis - on 21/6/10

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The originator of the expression “if you only do what you’ve always done, you’ll only have what you’ve always had” could have been thinking about...

in Industry News - on 20/6/10