June 2020 (page 1)

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Green credentials praised

Orbit, one of the UK’s leading housing providers, has invested in a large fleet of battery powered Pellenc equipment, from dealer RT Machinery, to meet...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 30/6/20

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The abuse of parks

I have sat for long enough and read the reports, seen the pictures, headlines, Tweets, Facebook updates and had conversations with my own team and...

in Parks - on 30/6/20

Wimbledon

It feels ... strange!

There are two questions I’m currently being asked. Firstly “Are you going to rip the courts up this year?” a question that warrants its own blog....

in Tennis - on 30/6/20

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Mannofield opens doors

Aberdeenshire Cricket Club have welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that clubs will be able to use outdoor cricket facilities for the...

in Cricket - on 29/6/20

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Interview: Matt Hallam

Notts County FC recently interviewed their head groundsman, Matt Hallam, to learn more about the brilliant job he and his team have done in renovating...

in Football - on 29/6/20

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Q&A with Dave Saltman

Dave Saltman - do not accept an invitation to one of his dinner parties!

in People - on 29/6/20

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Dave.com

With the sale of Maxwell Amenity to Agrovista UK Ltd, the company’s former Managing Director, Dave Saltman, has now handed over the reins. Friend and...

in People - on 29/6/20

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LockStar label update

ICL customers in Ireland can look forward to more effective and flexible weed control after LockStar, a residual herbicide, was granted a label...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 28/6/20

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Bunker renovation project

The Grove in Hertfordshire has finished a renovation and redesign project that has seen major enhancements to every bunker on its 18-hole championship...

in Golf - on 28/6/20

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Pitch wrecked by bonfire

Vandals who lit a bonfire on a junior football pitch in Barrow have been slammed by a member of the club.

in Football - on 27/6/20

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Lowly Village Green

Wivelsfield Green CC is a small club in East Sussex which has had just a Sunday friendly team for the last 100 years and l am the current groundsman. We...

in Cricket - on 27/6/20

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Carnoustie & John Deere

Carnoustie Golf Links Chief Executive Michael Wells announced today that a strategic partnership with John Deere has been secured, following a detailed...

in Golf - on 26/6/20

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‘A lovely guy’

A green keeper was airlifted to hospital after getting trapped by machinery at a Perthshire golf course

in Golf - on 26/6/20

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Reeassurance from Reesink

Reesink Turfcare has developed three new easy-care maintenance plans which will be rolled out over the coming weeks through its three turfcare branches...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 26/6/20

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2020 vision

The pandemic continues but, very slowly, the economy is starting to get going. Currently, we can visit a showroom to buy a new car, or pop to a shopping...

in Editorial - on 26/6/20

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A delayed start ...

With the Covid-19 crisis pushing back the potential start of the season, David Bates, MD of cricket pitch specialist total-play, looks at what maintenance...

in Cricket - on 25/6/20

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Great Pellenc offers

Pellenc has announced three promotions where customers can save up to a MASSIVE £745!

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 25/6/20

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Rare orchid flower blooms

Orchids, including the rare green winged orchid, were able to grow on parts of the course during lockdown

in Golf - on 25/6/20