Issue Number 22 (Page 1)

Phosphite fertilisers What are they?

Making your life easy - and getting beautiful results - is what our business is all about. It is also all about consumer education, and the science behind...

in Best of the Rest - on 12/3/09


In Part 2 of his ‘back to basics’ series on fertilisers, Scotts International Technical Manager, Stuart Staples, considers how understanding turf’s...

in Industry News - on 12/3/09


Reed all about it!

Recent changes in legislation (Groundwater Regulations 1998 and updated in November 2008) have made it a criminal offence to knowingly allow the discharge...

in Golf - on 11/3/09


Singing a different Troon

It hasn’t stopped raining in Britain, while Navarino Dunes in Greece hasn’t seen rain since May. How do environments at opposite ends of the spectrum...

in Golf - on 7/3/09


You need to lead

Celebrating 20 years of working with Groundsmen and Greenkeepers in January 2009, Trainer and Conference Speaker Frank Newberry focuses on the need for...

in Training & Education - on 6/3/09


Technically speaking, humates are the salts of humic acids. These are found in humus which is formed by the decomposition of vegetable and animal matter....

in Best of the Rest - on 3/3/09

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An Englishman Stateside

Celtic Manor’s Workshop Manager, Cal Callaby, enjoys Toro’s hospitality at their headquarters in Minneapolis. The trip involved technicians from...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 3/3/09

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The new breed of professional rugby player is a fitter and stronger animal. Subsequently, the game is played at a much faster pace making it more exciting...

in Synthetics - on 1/3/09


Twickers World

As a former enthusiastic amateur rugby player, Laurence Gale finally fulfilled his dream of walking on the hallowed turf of Twickenham. Unfortunately,...

in Rugby - on 28/2/09

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Fire evacuation plans

How good are your fire evacuation plans when they are needed? That is the burning question! Here the company's Keith Parr shares his views with you...

in Best of the Rest - on 26/2/09


Dave Edmondson, Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at St Nom - would love to go to America one day to play golf. What, with his swing?

in People - on 25/2/09


Colin Burchett, aka Fidget, Parish Council Ranger - Loyal, irritable, considerate and doing his bit for his carbon footprint!

in People - on 23/2/09


Quakers Notes...

Gary Ventress has gone ‘back to his roots’ as Head Groundsman at the Darlington Arena, home of the Quakers. Here he talks about the reasons why he...

in Football - on 23/2/09

Techy Tip

Bernhard's Technical Training Manager, Ben Taylor, says that regular maintenance will save you money!

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 22/2/09


New Trafford!

Peter Marron’s final act as Head Groundsman at Old Trafford Cricket Ground was to oversee the installation of a new drainage system. Undertaken by White...

in Cricket - on 22/2/09


Community Spirited

Middlesbrough Football in the Community is the Premier League’s largest community initiative. After extensive renovation work the complex was officially...

in Football - on 21/2/09

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Disease - by association

When I started to look at plant diseases in the early 1980s, I did what most people do and read the current textbooks and believed (somewhat naively) that...

in Consultancy - on 20/2/09


The RJ National

Converting waste ground alongside the Ransomes Jacobsen manufacturing facility in Ipswich into a three hole golf course proved a challenging and rewarding...

in Golf - on 19/2/09


A thermo anemometer is a device for measuring wind speed and temperature and is an important tool for turfcare professionals. The term is derived from...

in Industry News - on 19/2/09


Forest Green Rovers

With Setanta Sports agreeing a three year TV deal to cover the Blue Square Premier, FGRs Head Groundsman, Matt Rainey, believes it is important to highlight...

in Football - on 17/2/09