Issue Number 47 (Page 1)

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Sporting legacy

One of Britain’s ‘greenest’ villages has created sport and leisure provision newly recognised at national level, reports Tom James

in Public Places - on 12/5/13


Gort Golf Club

Greenside’s editor, Alan Mahon, visits Gort Golf Club in County Galway, where he finds the Course Superintendent, Peadar Grealish, in reflective mood...

in Golf - on 10/5/13


The Golf Environment

In the second of a series of articles, the Golf Environment Organization looks at issues of sustainability - the six key action areas that golf courses...

in Golf - on 8/5/13


Understanding Phosphite

If you had mentioned the word phosphite seven or eight years ago you would probably have been met with a blank stare, which is what I gave when first hearing...

in Pests & Diseases - on 6/5/13

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Swansea University

With one or more sports surfaces in daily use for all but two weeks of the year, regular scheduled grounds maintenance remains top priority for the three...

in Football - on 4/5/13


Day out at Chepstow

Jane Carley heads to Chepstow Racecourse, where ten inches of rain fell in the last two weeks of December, resulting in the postponement of the Welsh Grand...

in Equestrian - on 2/5/13

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Glynneath Golf Club

Heavy rainfall, an environmentally sensitive location and a small team have proved of little hindrance to the progress of Glynneath Golf Club, where passion,...

in Golf - on 30/4/13


Concept & Design

This is the first in a series of articles by Richard Comely and Lee Kristensen of Ransomes Jacobsen that will detail the birth of a commercial mower, showing...

in Industry News - on 28/4/13


Sports Pitch Drainage

Even with the highest annual rainfall ever recorded, the failure in sports pitch drainage must give concern. Time and again assessments of poorly drained...

in Consultancy - on 26/4/13

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Organic Matter

Through a combination of extensive organic matter and moisture content testing, strong relationships between organic matter levels and volumetric moisture...

in Bowls - on 24/4/13

Grasscutter on the verge!

Grasscutter on the verge!

Our anonymous football league head groundsman, Mr AKA Grasscutter, discusses the benefits of being able to wield a spanner and, on occasions, a hammer!...

in Football - on 23/4/13


Training Grounds

During a visit to Ipswich Town’s Portman Road stadium to conduct an interview with their new Head Groundsman, Ben Connell, the subject turned to the...

in Football - on 22/4/13


Simon White

Simon White - Passionate and approachable, unless you happen to be sat next to him at The Posh end!

in People - on 21/4/13

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The Chase Golf Club

At The Chase Golf Club & Spa near Stafford, it all gets a bit touchy, feely, smelly where soil samples are concerned. Their Course Manager, Simon White,...

in Golf - on 20/4/13


Stuart Lambert

Stuart Lambert - Short and concise answers, but I guess Rihanna says more than enough!

in People - on 19/4/13

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cricket pitch management?

Regeneration may have become a development buzzword, and recycling a daily part of domestic life but, when it comes to the improvement of sports pitches,...

in Cricket - on 18/4/13

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Hawick Golf Club

The Scottish Borders is renowned for its stunning beauty. Sadly, it’s often awful weather means that it can rarely be seen in its best light. And so...

in Golf - on 16/4/13


Martin Knight

Martin Knight - would like to lose weight but, with kebabs on the menu, maybe a lottery win is more likely!

in People - on 15/4/13


sixwaays tent

Our editor helps out on match day at the Sixways Stadium, home of Worcester Warriors, where Head Groundsman, Martin Knight, has struggled to keep the pitch...

in Rugby - on 14/4/13


Granular fertilisers

We are all familiar with fine-turf fertiliser granules, they are the most convenient form of dry fertiliser for even spreading, and they look so simple;...

in Consultancy - on 12/4/13