February 2019 (Page 2)


Unveiling the hidden gem

For years the official Royal family residence in Northern Ireland, Hillsborough Castle in County Down, remained closed to the general public due to security...

in Public Places - on 22/2/19

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Etesia exceed at Glanusk

Harry Legge-Bourke, custodian, managing partner and trustee of the Glanusk Estate, believes that the Etesia Attila 98X ride-on brushcutter has exceeded...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 21/2/19

Verti-Seed 2

Sheringham's CTM score

Norfolk’s Sheringham Golf Club has called on a duo of seeders from Charterhouse Turf Machinery to help their aim of achieving ‘continuous...

in Golf - on 21/2/19


PFA pitches petition

On behalf of its members, PFA Scotland recently submitted a petition to the SPFL calling for action over artificial surfaces and the general standard of...

in Industry News - on 21/2/19

Ladbrook Park

Otterbine at Ladbrook

For the past 15 years, Otterbine’s Sunburst aerating fountain has created a stunning centrepiece to the heart of Ladbrook Park Golf Club in the...

in Golf - on 20/2/19

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TriSmart makes difference

Stuart Hogg, Course Manager at The West Lancashire Golf Club, believes that ICL’s H2Pro TriSmart provides him with everything he requires from a wetting...

in Golf - on 20/2/19

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Dreams at Hillside GC

Hillside Golf Club has staged numerous major events and now have the proud honour of hosting the British Masters 2019, as part of the European Tour. In...

in Golf - on 20/2/19


new community stadium

Ambitious plans for a new community stadium and sports development for West Cumbria have reached fever pitch, with the submission of the planning application...

in Football - on 19/2/19

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LM front runner at York

As a long-term user of Limagrain grass seed, Adrian Kay, head groundsman at York Racecourse, believes that an improvised MM25 mixture gives him the confidence...

in Equestrian - on 19/2/19

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Toro triple for BTME

Reesink Turfcare brought visitors to BTME a Toro triple this year: three new launches – two on the machinery side and one for irrigation. And all three...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/2/19


Q&A with Sam Bethell

Sam Bethell - he’s leaving on a jet plane!

in Golf - on 18/2/19


Feeling chipper!

A once-bunkered club is rising from a perilous lie as the new owners sink the right investment into the right provision, indoors and out. Greg Rhodes talks...

in Golf - on 18/2/19

New John Deere 2750 Greens Mower

JD precision preview

Available from 2020, John Deere’s 2750 PrecisionCut and E-Cut hybrid triplex mowers offer more precise control of performance and cut quality than ever...

in Golf - on 17/2/19


The Mountfield MC48Li 48V

With over 50 years of life at the top as the UK's lawn mower and gardening tool manufacturers, MOUNTFIELD have excelled in providing new and innovative...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 17/2/19

Sholing FC Robbery

Vandalism at Sholing FC

"It was like having your heart ripped out." Those are the words of a Hampshire football stalwart who spent most of Thursday helping to deal with the mess...

in Industry News - on 16/2/19

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BIGGA London Section

On February the 12th the BIGGA London Section in conjunction with Oaklands College held its annual Greenkeeping seminar.

in Golf - on 16/2/19

Mak1894 DUC355 Chainsaw Action

More cordless Makita

The new Makita DUC355Z and DUC405Z twin 18V Brushless LXT Chainsaws supply energy to the powerful 36V DC motor drive system inherent in these models....

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 15/2/19


O's groundsman praised

Ross Embleton has hailed the work of Colin James and his staff after pitch struggles last season due to a lack of investment by the previous regime

in Football - on 15/2/19

Benenden Lawns

300 glorious acres ...

Looking after the vast grounds at one of the country’s foremost independent schools for girls is a truly challenging task. Neville Johnson went there...

in Schools & Colleges - on 15/2/19

John Deere TPC Sawgrass Volunteer Programme 2019 Group

Seven for Sawgrass

This year’s group of British and Irish greenkeepers are preparing for the experience of a lifetime as part of the John Deere TPC Sawgrass Volunteer Programme,...

in Golf - on 14/2/19