January 2013 (Page 1)

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BTME 2013 was host to the launch of Bayer’s innovative new turf fungicide Interface™.

in Industry News - on 31/1/13


On 21st December, the Mark Harrod team met with Long Stratton FC, the winner of their 2012 Football Club Competition.

in Industry News - on 31/1/13


AT this years BTME 2013 the Dennis and Sisis brands were represented by a wide selection from the company’s highly regarded fine turf maintenance equipment...

in Industry News - on 31/1/13


Cricket Groundsmen will shortly have the opportunity to refresh their education on how to maintain their pitches, courtesy of Dennis & SISIS.

in Industry News - on 30/1/13

j seed

Worcestershire based DLF Trifolium Ltd, and its Johnson Sport Seeds Cultivars, dominate the 2012 Turfgrass seed booklet with a top rating for their innovative...

in Industry News - on 30/1/13


Uppingham School

Mark Burrows, Grounds Manager at Uppingham School in Rutland, talks to our editor about working practices at the four hundred year old establishment.

in Schools & Colleges - on 30/1/13

RCA Chief Executive Commends Racecourse Achievements

Racecourse Association (RCA) Chief Executive Stephen Atkin has today commended racecourses for their efforts to promote racing in 2012, pointing to the...

in Equestrian - on 29/1/13

BTME2013 Curtis Tyrrell

BTME 2013 has proved a real winter warmer for the turf industry with six thousand visitors pouring through the doors during a vibrant week at the Harrogate...

in Industry News - on 29/1/13

Wildlife 'thrived' in 2013 after hot summer

Wildlife thrived in 2013

The hot summer in the UK provided a much-needed boost for wildlife with butterflies, moths and grasshoppers all thriving, the National Trust says.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 29/1/13

toro ped

Turf-care specialist Toro offers a range of heavy duty pedestrian mowers for the landscape contracting market.

in Industry News - on 29/1/13


It was billed as a test event, even if most of the Test players in both teams were away preparing for the start of the Six Nations, the first match played...

in Rugby - on 28/1/13

Amenity Forum.jpg

The importance of demonstrating good practice and using trained and qualified staff has never been greater albeit this is in the context of ever increasing...

in Industry News - on 28/1/13

Shuttle 6 Cover

Golfbuggyhire, the specialist vehicle hire management company based at Haydock in Merseyside, has been awarded the Royal Warrant in recognition of their...

in Industry News - on 28/1/13


County Cricket Groundsmen

The cricketing press and county groundsmen have not always seen eye to eye but, a few weeks ago, there was a massive recognition by the former of the latter’s...

in Cricket - on 28/1/13

Mistle thrushes 'missing' from UK gardens

Mistle thrushes have disappeared from UK gardens at a "staggering" rate, according to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 27/1/13

The show must go on

Crystal Palace head groundsman: 'We make sure we do everything for the supporters, whatever the weather'

in Football - on 27/1/13

Greenkeepers discover 2500-year-old skull in bunker

THE skull, that of a teenage girl, has now been sent to Dundee University’s forensic anthropology department for further examination.

in Golf - on 27/1/13

Pro Turf pack shot

Everris launched a brand new, high-impact, controlled-fertilizer range at BTME 2013.

in Industry News - on 26/1/13

Evian Nov 2012 002

One of the biggest-ever orders for patented British innovation, Bunker Plug, is being installed at The Evian Masters Golf Club, France, host of the 2013...

in Industry News - on 26/1/13


Planting trees and hedges

I can remember my first experiences of planting trees on a large scale. It was back in 1973 when I was a parks apprentice with Birmingham City Council....

in Conservation & Ecology - on 26/1/13