Issue Number 10 (Page 1)

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Conkers under threat!

The Horse Chestnut is being attacked by pests and diseases. But how serious is the threat to one of our favourite, and most recognisable, trees? JOHN...

in Consultancy - on 12/3/07

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Hedging your bets

Paul Thornton, Head Gardener at Rugby School, looks at the benefits of planting hedges and offers tips on variety, planting, maintenance and legislation....

in Industry News - on 4/3/07

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The Environment and Golf

Increasingly joined up thinking is helping agencies, authorities and the golf industry unite under the realisation that golf courses are the key to the...

in Golf - on 28/2/07

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What a load of Rubbish!

I’m a great believer in recycling to protect the environment so it was refreshing to see 100’s of tons of typical garden waste being brought into one...

in Training & Education - on 27/2/07

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Aintree to York

It was a wrench leaving Aintree after ten years but, although there will always be room to improve the course, I felt I needed fresh challenges to keep...

in Industry News - on 12/2/07


Mead the new boy

Thirteen months on from my appointment as Head Groundsman at Rugby School I could not have asked for a better year in grounds maintenance terms. The weather,...

in Industry News - on 6/2/07


The secret of a success

A visit to the DLF Trifolium laboratories and breeding fields in Denmark shows why the company are the World's No1. More inside

in Industry News - on 29/1/07

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Sustainable golf. They have become the new ‘buzz words’ in greenkeeping circles. But what exactly is it? On the following pages one of the country’s...

in Golf - on 29/1/07

Tim Butler MSU

Chemical Constituents

Many turfgrass professionals are often confused by the constituents of the products that they are using, be they fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides....

in Training & Education - on 28/10/06