Issue Number 47 (Page 2)

Simon Watson   trials assessment mr

Fungicide essentials

Dr Simon Watson explores proactive, preventative applications and suggests that ‘going early’ not only achieves longer lasting results, but also considerable...

in Pests & Diseases - on 10/4/13

Bowls Mowing

Maintenance costs

A succesful bowls club is not just about its clubhouse, membership or hanging baskets but, most importantly, its playing surface; that patch of green that...

in Bowls - on 8/4/13

RansomesUS 6

The Lion Tour 2012

Warren Bevan, Course Manager at Lancaster Golf Club, joined five of his colleagues on a trip to the USA to visit the Jacobsen headquarters in Charlotte,...

in Industry News - on 6/4/13

National Stadium Malta

Two pitches in one

On a short business trip to Malta, our Operations Director used the opportunity to visit the island’s National Stadium, where he was surprised to find...

in Football - on 4/4/13

TimLodge WallGoal

Jumpers for goalposts

Dr Tim Lodge of Agrostis Sports Surface Consulting argues that, by making sites more attractive to non-sporting people, those very people might, seeing...

in Public Places - on 2/4/13


Sustainability in golf?

Carolina Nalon, an ecologist and environmentalist from Brazil, argues that, for sustainability to be achieved in golf, it will require changes in human...

in Golf - on 31/3/13

Bromsgrove AFT Dakota

Bromsgrove Rugby Club

After considerable fundraising efforts, Bromsgrove Rugby Club have been able to embark on an ambitious drainage project designed to improve the quality...

in Rugby - on 29/3/13

AlbertRoad Robby

Albert Road Rec

From a gangland sink site has risen a community sports gem that has been nationally recognised, thanks to one man turning his dream into a reality.

in Football - on 27/3/13

GregEvans SwardDensity

Agronomic investigation

It has been three years since the infamous ‘2mm debate’ was held at Harrogate in 2010. At that time, there were many angry greenkeepers out there shouting...

in Golf - on 25/3/13

He Ain\'t Heavy picture for article

He's My Workmate

Many of us are lucky enough to have real friends in the workplace. Some of us even work with family members. But, what do we do when our friend becomes...

in Consultancy - on 23/3/13

Twickers3 Binki tractor

On the wing

Twickenham Stadium has an 82,000 capacity and is the largest stadium in the world dedicated to the game of Rugby Union. The pitch and its head groundsman...

in Rugby - on 21/3/13

Roller in Water

Rained off

As Yorkshire, and indeed the rest of the UK, continued to be plagued by downpours and deluge, snow and ice, Steve Carroll and Alex Finnis from the The...

in Cricket - on 19/3/13

Barenbrug Figure1

A matter of breeding!

Barenbrug’s amenity research and development manager, Dr David Greenshields, advises on the pros and cons of North American versus European grass seed...

in Football - on 15/3/13


Talking Cobblers

Paul Knowles, owner of Greenbay Grounds Maintenance, describes an eventful four weeks at the turn of the year when he and his team had to endure torrential...

in Football - on 14/3/13

RS5738 Vertidraining

Bringing in an Expert

John Handley discusses the role of the contractor and the benefits they can provide over ‘doing the job’ in-house

in Consultancy - on 12/3/13

KingsNorton Mick&Nick2

Kings Norton Golf Club

It’s been six years since Pitchcare visited Kings Norton Golf Club, near Birmingham. Mark Allen of Amenity Land Solutions recently caught up with Course...

in Golf - on 10/3/13

DaveSaltman2012 2

Green shoots of recovery?

It seems that, every time I sit down to write my foreword these days, many of the options for discussion are all pretty negative. The news seems perpetually...

in Industry News - on 28/2/13


Educational Partnership

College in significant commitment to strengthen and develop its reputation and services

in Industry News - on 25/2/13