Martin Evans has worked at Malvern College for the past thirty-two years, the last six as Head Groundsman. In this article, he talks about life at the...
in Cricket - on 3/10/13
You need to sometimes take a step back, slow down and look at how you got to this point. Study all the variables involved and take a long term look at...
in Football - on 1/10/13
When our editor called in unannounced at Builth Wells Golf Club, it was something of a shock to the system for Head Greenkeeper Matt Horton to see our...
in Golf - on 1/10/13
Consultant Agronomist, Gordon Jaaback, suggests that the current Performance Quality Standard requires other factors to be included within its framework...
in Football - on 30/9/13
In the second of two articles on the training we give (and get) at work - Trainer and Motivational Speaker Frank Newberry looks at some of the prerequisites...
in Consultancy - on 28/9/13
Japanese Knotweed was introduced to the United Kingdom in 1825 and widely planted as an exotic garden ornamental before the invasive nature of the plant...
in Consultancy - on 26/9/13
The ethos of Rossendale United Juniors Football Club was laid down twenty-five years ago; to allow youngsters to play, have fun developing their skills...
in Football - on 24/9/13
Under this building site are four of the best grass tennis courts in the land. The reason for the cover up was so that a new swimming pool and changing...
in Tennis - on 22/9/13
Anyone who considers Crown Green Bowls an ‘Old Man’s Game’ would have been well advised to visit a leafy corner of Birmingham on Saturday 27th July...
in Bowls - on 21/9/13
Martin Deans - likes the element of surprise, but don’t buy him a dog for Christmas!
in People - on 20/9/13
For international cricket to be played in a small market town in Lincolnshire, all the pieces of a complex jigsaw needed to fit together. Martin Deans,...
in Cricket - on 19/9/13
David Monk moved from greenkeeping to groundsmanship to look after Wigan Warriors’ training pitch at Orrell.
in Rugby - on 15/9/13
Not to be confused with the French hip-hop scene, LERAP is the protocol relating to a buffer zone between a body of water and an area being treated with...
in Industry News - on 13/9/13
Having flirted with a career as a professional cricketer, Oli Makin is now back at Rochdale AFC; the club he calls home
in Football - on 11/9/13
Andrew Scott discusses the make-up of a green’s soil and why the topsoil is so important
in Golf - on 9/9/13
Racecourse Groundstaff Awards to be included in The RCA Showcase Awards in 2013
in Industry News - on 3/9/13
What does a Playboy bunny have in common with golf on TV? Far too much, argues one American superintendent
in Editorial - on 3/9/13
I read, with interest, a recent thread on our message board regarding fatigue in the workplace, and it got me thinking; how many sports clubs, schools...
in Editorial - on 2/9/13
By now, our magazine subscribers will have received the latest tome and, whilst I don't write about our achievements very often, since this issue represents...
in Industry News - on 30/8/13