April 2018 (Page 3)

Edgbaston Priory HBVC students

Edgbaston Priory planting

Pitchcare were delighted to be part of a ‘Planting Party’ today at Edgbaston Priory Tennis Centre.

in Tennis - on 20/4/18

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Bourne Sport track washer

Bourne Sport unleashed its new custom-built track washer on the Julie Rose stadium in Ashford recently.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/4/18


Don’t ruin your ground!

ECB Pitch Advisor, Wilson Carlisle, says the weather from the start of this year has been very unhelpful, to say the least to that most long-suffering...

in Cricket - on 20/4/18

Yell Gorse

Benefits of soil biology

Rethinking course maintenance at Harpenden Common Golf Club to focus on soil biology has reaped rewards on the course and in the clubhouse

in Golf - on 20/4/18

MVP Packs (golf)

Increase uptime with MVP

With Toro’s MVP kits greenkeepers, workshop technicians and mechanics can avoid maintenance headaches in the season ahead

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 19/4/18

Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year 2018

Irish Student Greenkeeper

The winner of the Irish Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2018, sponsored by ICL and Syngenta, has been announced as Rody Kilbride from Ballyhaunis,...

in Golf - on 19/4/18

RainBird Waterjet

Rain Bird: New Water Jets

With Rain Bird’s new XLR Series of water jets, users can now choose from a wide range of solutions that the company claims will outperform and outlast...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 19/4/18

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

World Cup pitch not ready

Groundsmen face a race against time to get the pitch ready for one of England’s World Cup matches in Russia

in Football - on 18/4/18


Guiseley's grassroots aim

Tracey Crouch MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Sport, Tourism and Heritage, visited the future site of a brand new changing pavilion for Guiseley...

in Football - on 18/4/18

Stuart WIlson, Croke Park

Croke Park interview

Stuart Wilson, Pitch Manager at Croke Park Stadium, discusses the challenges of retaining the pitch.

in Rugby - on 18/4/18


Bernhard's charity climb

Fourteen members of Bernhard Company will be taking on Snowdon in Wales, Scafell, in England and Ben Nevis in Scotland in a challenge that begins at 2pm...

in Industry News - on 18/4/18

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Climate change and birds

Along with modern farming methods, climate change is widely cited as one of the most significant threats to the world’s biodiversity, and one that is...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 18/4/18


Microplastics found ...

Tiny fragments of plastic could make their way from waste treatment plants into the food chain, say scientists

in Conservation & Ecology - on 17/4/18

Greentek Cover image

Open up your surfaces

After all the heavy rain we’ve had lately, it’s time to open up the surface of your greens! The Sarel Roller from GreenTek aids with irrigation by...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/4/18

evian championship general

Evian support opportunity

BIGGA members have been invited to become part of the championship support team for the Evian Championship 2018.

in Golf - on 16/4/18


Aplin picks up award

The head greenkeeper at Goring and Streatley has won a national award.

in Golf - on 16/4/18


Yorks Essex abandoned

Yorkshire and Essex's County Championship match at Headingley was abandoned as a draw without a single ball bowled because of a wet outfield

in Cricket - on 16/4/18

JamieSmart Q&A

Q&A with Jamie Smart

Jamie Smart - some dinner party! Would George Michael be the mediator?

in Cricket - on 16/4/18

JamieSmart Landscape

James and the Giant Pitch

Jake Barrow headed to Newtown, the largest town in Powys, but with a population hovering around 12,500. Surrounded by difficult to pronounce villages (unless...

in Cricket - on 16/4/18


EU environmental clause

The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has warned that Brussels will not rely on Michael Gove’s pledges over the environment but instead insist...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 15/4/18