June 2013 (Page 4)

 £50k boost for sports pitch in Peak village

A project to transform a High Peak field into a football pitch has been given a major boost by Sport England.

in Football - on 12/6/13

9th fairway signature hole De Vere Slaley Hall GC

With the grass growing season well underway and unpredictable weather conditions providing the usual test of turf managers’ mettle, Steve Cram, Course...

in Industry News - on 11/6/13

Grass-free lawn opens in London park

A floral, scented lawn, planted in a west London park provides a better habitat for pollinating insects than traditional grass, according to researchers....

in Public Places - on 11/6/13

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Ransomes Jacobsen, the distributor of Turfco products in the UK and Europe, is now offering the all-new WideSpin 1550 top dresser.

in Local Authority - on 11/6/13


The club was using an indigenous loam mixed with marl, and fast wickets were evident, but they found the grass germination and growth very difficult so...

in Cricket - on 11/6/13

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Running a Workshop

James Wilkinson, Workshop Manager at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club, gives an insight into the life of a workshop technician and its importance to the success...

in Golf - on 11/6/13

BGGA Conference 2013

Everris’s International Technical Manager talks ‘precision nutrition’ at BGGA conference

in Industry News - on 10/6/13


Ron Hogston, the former head groundsman at Bath Racecourse, who inherited the job from his grandfather and father, has died.

in Equestrian - on 10/6/13

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Equipment manufacturer and distributor Broadwood International’s new website has gone live with a whole range of additional features to make navigation...

in Industry News - on 10/6/13


Complete Weed Control, the UK’s leading specialist contract service for the eradication of all problem weeds, is pleased to announce that Will and Hamish...

in Industry News - on 9/6/13

Eaton GC 006

Eaton Golf Club, situated just over a mile from Norwich city centre in 108 acres of heath and parkland adjacent to the river Yare, took delivery of two...

in Industry News - on 9/6/13

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Estádio José Alvalade

Carlos Venegas visits the Esatadio José Alvalade, home of Sporting Lisbon FC, to discover how the groundstaff, and the grass, cope with extremes of temperature...

in Football - on 9/6/13

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Nottingham City Council has taken delivery of eight new Etesia PRO46 pedestrian mowers to maintain the large parks located throughout the area, which brings...

in Industry News - on 8/6/13

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The widest commercially available rotary roller mower in Europe will be put through its paces on the Trimax demonstration plot at the 2013 TGA Turf Show,...

in Industry News - on 8/6/13

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Leaderboard, one of the leading golf course management companies in the south of England, has selected E-Z-GO as its preferred supplier of golf cars.

in Industry News - on 8/6/13

Competition winner

in People - on 8/6/13

Hyundai HYM46SP mower

An extensive range of Hyundai-branded power products suitable for garden, estate and commercial applications will be making its debut at September’s...

in Industry News - on 7/6/13

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Environmental impact of natural turf sports pitches mapped by new research project

in Industry News - on 7/6/13

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When the time came for Andy Chetram, Facilities Manager at Central Park Stadium - the UK’s longest greyhound track, to purchase new maintenance equipment...

in Industry News - on 7/6/13

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Guards Polo Pitch

Polo is often called the sport of kings. It must be the oldest of turf pursuits, created by the Persians in around 5000 BC. It is played in eighty-four...

in Equestrian - on 7/6/13