May 2017 (Page 4)

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A Proven Biostimulant

Historically, the diversity of biostimulant products available was limited but, in recent years, a plethora of new products have come to the market in...

in Industry News - on 15/5/17


ICL H2Pro Range

ICL presents three new wetting agents formulated with advanced technologies and designed for great results.

in Industry News - on 15/5/17


Effects of thatch

Maxwell Amenity Technical Manager, James Grundy discusses the effects of thatch.

in Consultancy - on 15/5/17

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Mower blades

In this article, Reesink Turfcare’s Clive Pinnock talks blades. Specifically, how these unassuming pieces of metal can mean the difference between frayed...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 15/5/17

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Brian living the life

An American course superintendent responsible for maintaining a remote course high in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina is celebrating after...

in Industry News - on 14/5/17

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Powerleague Shoreditch

MyLocalPitch’s Outstanding London Sports Venue Award for April has been won by Powerleague Shoreditch.

in Football - on 14/5/17

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£4m training ground

Scottish Premiership football club Partick Thistle will end a 140-year wait for its own training ground by building a £4m (US$5.2m, €4.7m) complex in...

in Football - on 13/5/17

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'Excessively dry!'

Fears have been raised that the UK could be in for a summer drought as the wettest inhabited place in England remains “bone dry”.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 13/5/17

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TPC Sawgrass ‘major’ form

A team of BIGGA members is undertaking the experience of a lifetime, helping to maintain the course at TPC Sawgrass for this week’s ‘Fifth...

in Golf - on 12/5/17

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Brand new Trilo S4

Launched at BTME 2017, the 2nd generation S4 vacuum sweeper from Trilo was shown in the UK for the very first time at a gathering of interested turf professionals...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 12/5/17

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B&Q ban pesticides

B&Q has today become the first home improvement retailer to announce it will grow its flowering plant range free from the world's most widely used insecticides,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 12/5/17

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Arise Sir Keith...

Many must have voiced that sentiment about the doyen of cricket groundsmanship Keith Boyce. A pioneer and original thinker, he is renowned among cricket’s...

in Cricket - on 12/5/17

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iTurf Programme

A tailored iTurf Programme from ICL has signalled consistent and excellent results according to Dale Frith, Head Groundsman at Fleetwood Town FC

in Industry News - on 11/5/17


The Van Gogh of pitches

Leicester groundsman shows why he is the 'Van Gogh of football pitches' as he cuts club crest into centre circle

in Football - on 11/5/17

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Irrigation training day

Experts in turf maintenance equipment Reesink Turfcare and turf irrigation specialists Aquaturf Solutions hold a free Turfcare Professionals Irrigation...

in Industry News - on 11/5/17

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Toro T4240 for multi-site

East Cambridgeshire District Council, having recently become responsible for even more sites across the area, has invested in the portable Toro T4240 high-output...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 10/5/17

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£228m council tax bill!

New economic figures unveiled today reveal the cost to the local taxpayer of banning common weedkillers to keep pavements, parks and public places weed...

in Local Authority - on 10/5/17

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Johnsons Sports Seed

Sean McLean, Links Superintendent at Princes Golf Club, has months of careful preparation ahead of him. June 2017 sees his club join with Royal St Georges...

in Golf - on 10/5/17

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Micro Menace!

In the first of a two-part article, Grounds Training Tutor and Careers Advisor Frank Newberry defines his terms and identifies the biggest problem caused...

in Training & Education - on 10/5/17


ECB adviser for Cornwall

Simon Johnson, Head Greenkeeper at Falmouth Golf Club, and Head Groundsman at Mount Ambrose CC is named ECB Pitch Adviser for Cornwall

in Cricket - on 9/5/17