August 2012 (Page 5)


Of the numerous events that have been called off this summer due to waterlogged sites, the comeback show by The Stone Roses in the Phoenix Park in Dublin...

in Industry News - on 9/8/12

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A section of residential central London is undergoing a major change in the way its communal gardens are maintained, with a marked benefit to the local...

in Industry News - on 9/8/12

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Millennium Stadium

A ‘portable’ pitch for a demanding international sport throws up many challenges for the Head Goundsman at the Millennium Stadium. Penny Comerford...

in Rugby - on 9/8/12

Stuart Staples, Everris, TSL 2012

The appropriate choice of nutrients and the form, method and timing of fertilizer applications are vital in minimising losses caused by mowing, leaching...

in Industry News - on 8/8/12

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In the UK, we are not alone in having endured the wettest summer in living memory.

in Industry News - on 8/8/12

05 08 2012 teams up with Greenways Publishing, the UK’s leading sporting newspaper publisher, to offer advice to groundsmen at grassroots level in...

in Industry News - on 8/8/12

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The drive for ever higher standards and top quality year round golf is felt most keenly in the Home Counties, where numerous golf clubs compete for members....

in Industry News - on 7/8/12


Are you aware of the EU Water Framework Directive? This legislation requires measures to control potentially polluting activities, to ensure there is no...

in Industry News - on 7/8/12

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Mumbles Cricket Ground

Mumbles Cricket Ground, on Wales’ beautiful Gower Coast, is maintained by three very willing part-time groundsmen. As Mike Bird discovered on a recent...

in Cricket - on 7/8/12

Groundsman industries

Irish Dealer takes stock of new GROUNDSMAN two and four wheel drive TURF CUTTERS

in Industry News - on 6/8/12

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Turf health at risk

Applying a fungicide that fails to move with actively growing turf could seriously compromise any extended turf disease protection through the summer,...

in Industry News - on 6/8/12

Douglas Golf Club

Douglas Golf Club, located to the south of the Isle of Man’s capital, has recently purchased a Cushman Turf-Truckster and a Turfco WideSpin 1530 truck...

in Golf - on 6/8/12


Trevor Luckhurst

Trevor Luckhurst - he�s even grumpy about �Grumpy Old Men� not being made anymore!

in People - on 5/8/12

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Poweroll cricket rollers

With, what used to be, the tallest chimney in Cornwall within its boundary, the home of Poweroll has an interesting history. The site was previously a...

in Cricket - on 5/8/12

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The Kubota 22hp RTV900 and 25hp RTV1140 hydrostatic drive diesel utility vehicles deliver unrivalled comfort, safety and economy

in Industry News - on 4/8/12

Etesia SKF

Etesia UK say that they have recently seen an extremely high demand for demonstrations of both their Attila A180 all-terrain ride-on mower and also their...

in Industry News - on 4/8/12

Neil Stubley with course tutor Dr Andrew Owen

Myerscough honour dedication and commitment of Sportsturf students with College Awards

in Industry News - on 3/8/12

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Balancing the need for a fine-leafed appearance with strong wear tolerance is no mean feat when it comes to golf tees grass cover selection

in Golf - on 3/8/12

LW Optimax

Following the record rainfall this summer, we can expect a stunning period of plant growth and in turn, a colossal volume of leaf and grass debris during...

in Industry News - on 3/8/12

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Whitgift School

Whitgift School in South Croydon is an independent school for boys and has a strong sporting pedigree. The pitches within the school’s forty acres of...

in Schools & Colleges - on 3/8/12