The cricketing press and county groundsmen have not always seen eye to eye but, a few weeks ago, there was a massive recognition by the former of the latter’s...
in Cricket - on 28/1/13
I can remember my first experiences of planting trees on a large scale. It was back in 1973 when I was a parks apprentice with Birmingham City Council....
in Conservation & Ecology - on 26/1/13
For a life-long Manchester City fan, being Head Groundsman at the Etihad Stadium is a dream come true for Lee Jackson, but with it comes the responsibility...
in Football - on 24/1/13
Organic matter, or the build up of thatch, remains a dominant issue across many sports disciplines, but has our knowledge and understanding of it moved...
in Consultancy - on 22/1/13
Bath Rugby Club are one of the oldest and most successful clubs in the UK. They play at the Recreation Ground, also known as The Rec.
in Rugby - on 20/1/13
James Mead, Head Groundsman at Rugby School, asks whether the Olympic legacy will ever be delivered without a change in policy
in Best of the Rest - on 18/1/13
The UK’s trees seem to be under constant threat from new pest and disease problems. Leaf-mining moth and bleeding canker disease of horse chestnut, oak...
in Conservation & Ecology - on 18/1/13
Our editor pops in to Stapleford Park, the East Midlands first European Senior Tour venue, to meet Head Greenkeeper Matthew (Mazz) Edge
in Golf - on 16/1/13
One of close to 60,000 monocot species, Toad Rush can be a pain in the grass on fine turf. Laurence Gale MSc describes the conditions it prefers and the...
in Consultancy - on 14/1/13
John Handley, Technical Manager at Maxwell Amenity, offers some sterling advice for moss control and removal
in Consultancy - on 12/1/13
The Ohio State University’s internship programme for aspiring greenkeepers is simply referred to as the TOP Program - The Ohio Program. One of its latest...
in Golf - on 10/1/13
Borrowing and changing the words (slightly) from Queen Elizabeth II; 2012 is not a year on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure.
in Editorial - on 1/1/13
We take them all for granted; most by expectation. So, how valuable is the volunteer sector to the sportsturf industry? Bob Stretton looks at the history...
in Best of the Rest - on 10/1/12