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Behind every pitch

Pitch and Grounds Advisor for the England and Wales Cricket Board, Andy Mackay, had a slightly different road into the world of grounds management. The...

in Cricket - on 20/9/22

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Delegation helps career

Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry believes that you can supercharge your own career and the careers of others with delegation. If you personally...

in Training & Education - on 14/9/22


Stowmarket Golf Club

During its 120-year life, Stowmarket Golf Club has been developing in one way or another. Blair Ferguson met with Head Greenkeeper of thirty-three years,...

in Golf - on 9/9/22


Feeling hot hot hot

During August, many parts of the country have seen soaring temperatures and drought conditions. By the time this magazine is published there will probably...

in Editorial - on 5/9/22


Sept Agronomy Advice

This month traditionally sees a shift in weather conditions, which become more autumnal without extreme heat and long dry spells (location dependant) which...

in General Interest - on 1/9/22


Healthy water this summer

There are scientific reasons why we’re drawn to water, it’s calming, peaceful and inspiring, adding beauty to any landscape. Our love for it is pervasive...

in Technical - on 29/8/22


Epsom College

It’s all fun and games, plus plenty of hard graft, for the grounds team tending one of the country’s elite sporting schools. Greg Rhodes arrived at...

in Schools & Colleges - on 25/8/22


Thorndon Park Golf Club

David Byron comes as close as it gets to being born and bred at Thorndon Park Golf Club, and gives the course as much attention as if he had been, Greg...

in Golf - on 22/8/22


Intense turf stress

This summer has seen the hottest recorded temperatures within the UK. It seems likely that 2021, which was declared the hottest European summer since 1500,...

in Football - on 17/8/22


We are the champions

Do you have a prize tree in your midst? If so, celebrate your good fortune, lavish the attention on it that a champion deserves while putting in place...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 12/8/22


Goodwood Estates

Goodwood is a beautiful estate in the heart of West Sussex covering 4,900 hectares (12,000 acres) in the village of Westhampnett, Chichester, West Sussex...

in Public Places - on 8/8/22


Leeds Utd Training Ground

David Mears visited recently to meet Head Groundsman, Stefan Jones and learn more about the facilities and new developments; in particular the construction...

in Football - on 4/8/22


Agronomy - Aug 2022

For most, up to now, summer has been tough in terms of turf management. There will be many of us in the industry who will be hoping for a more settled...

in General Interest - on 1/8/22


Stoneham Golf Club

Laid out in a beautiful piece of heathland on the northern boundary of Southampton, Stoneham Golf Club has always presented a good challenge to all standards...

in Golf - on 28/7/22

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Controls Regulations 2020

The new Official Controls (Plant Protection Products) Regulations 2020 recently came into force. But, what are Plant Protection Products, why are they...

in Industry News - on 25/7/22


Liverpool Hope University

Student wellbeing ranks high in Liverpool Hope University's strategy for upgrading its landscape provision. Greg Rhodes speaks to Martin Grayshon, Head...

in Schools & Colleges - on 21/7/22


Marbella Football Center

As top class football training facilities go, Marbella Football Center is up there with some of the best in the world. Regularly used by elite teams from...

in Football - on 18/7/22


Grand old course of York

Racing’s elite has become more demanding of turf standards in recent years, so how do you ensure the best possible going in the cold, wet north of England?...

in Equestrian - on 11/7/22

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Fight or Flight or Freeze

Frank Newberry offers three quick and easy ways to minimise the fears that are strongest in the final hour before we make a speech or presentation. This...

in Training & Education - on 7/7/22


SHOWCASE: Triplex Mowers

From the TechControl display to contour following and ease of maintenance, the lightweight John Deere 2750 PrecisionCut excels in every discipline.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 4/7/22