June 2011 (Page 1)

Man killed by flying metal

A GROUNDSMAN died after a piece of metal shot from a strimmer and pierced into the base of his skull, an inquest heard.

in Industry News - on 30/6/11

Shaw Hill Golf Club A

A combination of machinery finance, hybrid mowers and a full five-year service agreement has provided a Lancashire golf club with a hassle-free, environmentally...

in Industry News - on 30/6/11


Henbury Golf Club Course Manager Gary Hawley suggests that major savings could be made on fungicide bills by using the British Seed Houses fertiliser Vitanica...

in Golf - on 30/6/11


The Person-al Approach ..

With forty years service, Graham Person, Head Groundsman at Summer Fields School in Oxford, still has a twinkle in his eyes

in Schools & Colleges - on 30/6/11

Cricket: Groundsman honoured

Otago Daily Times Cricket: Groundsman honoured Otago Daily Times Long-serving Central Otago groundsman Peter Domigan was honoured for more than 20 years...

in Cricket - on 29/6/11

Carrow Road surface gets Premier League makeover

Norwich City will be hoping to roll out a green carpet fit for the kings of the Premier League next season as long it is not only Citys pre-season plans...

in Football - on 29/6/11

1. Japanese knotweed in July prior to herbicide treatment using the InjectorDos

‘Death by lethal injection’ awaits weeds with the new improved InjectorDos from Micron Sprayers, a pesticide applicator specifically designed for...

in Industry News - on 29/6/11


Grass roots sports

I have been called many things by various people; arrogant, big-headed, single-minded and, probably, the best of the lot, passionate (not by my partner...

in Industry News - on 29/6/11

Thorp shines as wickets tumble

Lancashire collapsed in a heap and Durham, with the notable exception of Dale Benkenstein, followed suit on a day on which a worried Aigburth groundsman...

in Cricket - on 28/6/11

Edgbaston head groundsman Rouse to retire

Wisden Cricketer Jun 28 2011 11:22AM GMT

in Cricket - on 28/6/11

anthracnose foliar blight mr

Summer turf diseases can cause a serious loss in playing surface quality, especially when turf is under stress from environmental conditions and heavy...

in Industry News - on 28/6/11

Why Wimbledon's Centre Court roof is ideal for players and grass

Guardian.co.uk Jun 25 2011 11:15PM GMT

in Tennis - on 28/6/11

Leading farmer to chair The Voluntary Initiative

Wiltshire farmer Richard Butler has been appointed as Chairman of The Voluntary Initiative (VI) succeeding Professor Barry Dent who is retiring after successfully...

in Industry News - on 28/6/11


Topdressing an art

Topdressers have evolved with the latest industry trends and now offer a host of environmental and user friendly options, according to Steve James, Sales...

in Industry News - on 28/6/11

Operation Pollinator

Please note that the date for Operation Pollinator Training Workshop in the south west, at Burnham & Berrow Golf Club, has been moved from 1 July to 15...

in Industry News - on 27/6/11

Wimbledon's 'grass whisperer' keeps courts fit to play

USA Today Jun 24 2011 6:42PM GMT

in Tennis - on 27/6/11


Concerns over the lack of rough at Royal St George’s for The Open Championship next month have receded following the recent rain showers.

in Industry News - on 27/6/11

Whitgift 5

Essex-based groundsman, Andy Smith, has become the second person to find permanent employment after featuring in Pitchcare's 'Find me a job!' campaign....

in Industry News - on 27/6/11

Hurlingham lawns

On Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme Colin Crosbie, Curator of RHS Garden Wisley, said that although the space given over to lawns in private gardens is...

in Industry News - on 27/6/11

Chain Trencher 656

The latest Shelton Chain Trencher can dig to 1 metre deep; from 100 to 170mm wide.

in Industry News - on 26/6/11