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Preparing knapsacks

Knapsack and handheld sprayers both have maintenance demands to keep them operating sweetly. The knapsack sprayer is overlooked as a tool despite its importance...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - 4 hours, 24 minutes ago


Calling the shots

The Hampshire town of Aldershot is the ‘Home of the British Army’. The garrison, plus a wider urban population of 243,000, ensures that the local football...

in Football - 2 days, 4 hours ago

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All in the planning

An employed team of groundsmen and gardeners tend to one of the UK’s premier racecourses. Jane Carley went to meet the team at Ascot to discover how...

in Equestrian - 5 days, 4 hours ago


April 2020 Diaries

We face what is an unprecedented situation in modern times. In this month's diaries we address the key agronomic points relating to curtailed budgets and...

in General Interest - 1 week ago

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Spirit of place!

Knowing such a marvellous house, gardens and grounds - with Robert Adam architecture and Chippendale furniture in abundance - and then learning about a...

in Public Places - 1 week, 2 days ago


Oldest school ties

It is said that St Augustine first founded a school here in 597AD and it became the King’s School in 1541 when it was re-founded by Royal Charter under...

in Cricket - 1 week, 5 days ago


Putting Things Off - Pt 1

Are you deadline-driven? Event-orientated? A sensation-seeking procrastinator? In Part 1 of this two-part article, Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank...

in Consultancy - 2 weeks ago


Golf (COVID-19) Update

Keeping golf courses open is simply no longer compatible with the updated policy of government which is designed to save lives in a time of national...

in Industry News - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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Covid-19 - our industry

On Friday, I emailed some of our sports turf industry professionals in all sectors, to gain an oversite on their thoughts of Covid-19 at this present...

in General Interest - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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Award winning application

Paul Gater, First Assistant and spraying specialist at Caldy Golf Club, has won the prestigious title of Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year, presented...

in Golf - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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FIFA - U17 World Cup

The recent FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil was the eighteenth edition of the competition. For the restructured FIFA pitch team, led by their Pitch Management...

in Football - 2 weeks, 5 days ago


Saddleworth Golf Club

On the edge of the northern extremes of the Peak District, Saddleworth Golf Club in Lancashire is an 18-hole, par 71, 6196 yards parkland/moorland course....

in Golf - 3 weeks ago


An insight into Agrovista

John Marland has been integral in the development of the newly formed Agrovista Amenity. In this exclusive Q&A, John explains what Agrovista Amenity truly...

in Industry News - 3 weeks, 2 days ago


COVID-19 guidance

The organisations involved in running and maintaining golf clubs – BIGGA, the PGA and GCMA – have issued advice on how to deal with the public health...

in Industry News - 3 weeks, 5 days ago


St Bede’s College

St Bede’s’ partnership with its grounds team stretches back forty years and is still going strong. Greg Rhodes reports.

in Training & Education - 4 weeks ago


All by myself at Meridian

Meridian Sports & Social Club is a community-focused sports club based in Charlton, South-East London. The site lies just a stone’s throw across the...

in Multi-sports venues - on 9/3/20


Crawford’s a cracker!

Just a few miles down the road from Belfast, Clandeboye Golf Club boasts two 18-hole courses situated in the idyllic surroundings of Lady Dufferin’s...

in Golf - on 6/3/20


The real horror story

Why would anyone replace a key sustainable component of our living environment with a coal and oil-derived product, one of only limited life span and almost...

in Synthetics - on 4/3/20