Issue Number 24 (Page 1)


Donald Robinson doesn’t understand the phrase ‘quiet life’, and his rugby club, Durham and Northumberland League 2 side Novocastrians are glad he...

in Rugby - on 28/6/09


I walk the line!

Continuing our independent ‘Which’ style analysis of some the industry’s most widely used items of equipment, the latest to be put to the test are...

in Football - on 27/6/09


Fertiliser Efficiency

‘Rising fertiliser prices and tighter budgets, together with seemingly more variable and challenging weather conditions’. This scenario probably sounds...

in Industry News - on 26/6/09


You gotta roll with it!

Is the Disturbance Theory just a fanciful dream or the wishings of dusty advocates of traditional golf from yesteryear? Not according to Keith Scruton,...

in Golf - on 23/6/09

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Nematode Problems

The appearance of chlorotic patches is often the first indication that plant parasitic nematode feeding is causing significant damage to turfgrass. A common...

in Industry News - on 22/6/09


Tree Planting Guide

What can be better than sitting in the shade of your favourite tree on a hot summer’s day, sleeves rolled up and sampling your favourite tipple whilst...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 21/6/09


Welcome to Millfield

Millfield is one of an elite group of educational establishments that has, because of its stature, been able to drop the suffix ‘school’. Along with...

in Schools & Colleges - on 20/6/09


Parken Fine!

The Parken Stadium is the home of FC Copenhagen - F.C. København in Danish or FCK for short! The stadium also hosts the Danish national side as well as...

in Football - on 17/6/09


in People - on 16/6/09


in People - on 16/6/09


Hedge Law

Is your boundary hedge having an adverse effect on your immediate neighbour’s enjoyment of their property? Since 2005, Local Authorities have had the...

in Best of the Rest - on 14/6/09

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Pest Management

New trial data provides ITM help for turf managers. Data gathered from a number of STRI trials has helped Scotts develop a new system which makes integrated...

in Industry News - on 13/6/09


You could be forgiven for thinking that a Dennis Bowls seminar would be just a big sales pitch for the company’s mowers. Nothing could be further from...

in Bowls - on 12/6/09


Health & Safety

Jim Brown, Estate & Property Manager at De Vere Oulton Hall in Leeds, looks at the connection between training and health and safety and suggests that...

in Industry News - on 11/6/09

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Legislation Update

It is difficult keeping track of the latest developments regarding legislation and initiatives affecting our industry. David Mears guides us through developments...

in Industry News - on 8/6/09


Bob the Rebuilder

The Massey Ferguson Sports and Social Club ground in Coventry has had a checkered recent history. Tasked with bringing the facility back to, and beyond,...

in Industry News - on 6/6/09


Forward AFT!

Harry Jurgens has been at the helm of AFT Trenchers for just over twelve years, first as Managing Director and now as owner. Charmian Robinson charts the...

in Industry News - on 5/6/09


Park Life ...

Haydock Park is in the middle of a four year project to install new drainage and returf the track, all without disrupting the race meetings. It has thrown...

in Equestrian - on 2/6/09


Finch Perfect!

In his time at Coventry City Football Club, Grounds Manager Michael Finch has seen many football managers come and go. The latest incumbant is Chris Coleman...

in Football - on 1/6/09


Alex McDermott, (24), Assistant Greenkeeper at The Belfry and Volunteer Groundsman at Wolverhampton Football Club. I am studying for my NVQ 3 in sports...

in Industry News - on 31/5/09